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UK RADIO NEWS: REGGAE DJ NATTY B AND DADDY ERNIE, DAVE P AND MARTIN JAY AXED IN CAPITAL XTRA TAKEOVER

It was officially announced today that Choice FM is now to be known as Capital XTRA and as expected there are casualties and will probably be more. The Voice reports that Choice FM veteran Reggae DJ Natty B has been axed by the station. Natty tweeted: “It is with deep regret that last Sunday…was my final show on Choice FM. This has come as an unexpected surprise as has the news that the station will be now known as Capital Extra & []

UK TV: EASTENDERS AXE CHARACTERS SAM AND AVA (WELL THAT DIDN’T LAST FOR VERY LONG…)

Via Digital Spy EastEnders characters Sam James and Ava Hartman will both be leaving the soap later this year, Digital Spy can exclusively reveal. The Walford couple, played by Cornell S John and Clare Perkins, will bow out on screen as the Hartman family’s ongoing transplant storyline reaches its natural conclusion. Continue Reading…. Well the inclusion of this latest black family “unit” didn’t last for very long did it? I am sure the Taverneirs were on our screens back in the early 1990s for longer (old skool Eastenders []

FASHION HOUSE ‘DIOR’ AXE MODEL JOURDAN DUNN FROM SHOW BECAUSE OF BREAST SIZE….

British model Jourdan Dunn put fashion house Dior on blast yesterday when she announced on Twitter that the brand had dropped her from one of their Haute Couture shows in Paris. Dunn tweeted: “Ahahahahahaha I just got cancelled from Dior because of my boobs! I heart fashion #Couture.” “I’m normally told I’m cancelled because I’m ‘coloured’ so being cancelled because off my boobs is a minor : )” Dunn was axed from the show because her breast size was considered to large. … Like Jourdan []

UK TV NEWS: EASTENDERS AXES CHUCKY VENN’S CHARACTER RAY DIXON

Digital Spy reports that actor Chucky Venn is going to leave hit BBC One soap Eastenders.  Venn’s character Ray Dixon will exit the show in  June. Venn joined the show back in early 2012. In a statement released to Digital Spy Venn commented: “Working on EastEnders has been one of my career  highlights and an invaluable experience. “I couldn’t have asked for a  better team to work with and have found a life-long friend in my on-screen  partner Tameka. I want to thank everyone who supported me on the  show.” Ray’s exit []

THE VOICE CANCELS UK TOUR DUE TO POOR TICKET SALES

The Daily Mail reports that BBC show The Voice (UK) has cancelled its UK tour because of poor ticket sales. A spokesperson confirmed that, ‘Unfortunately, The Voice UK Live has been cancelled due to lack of ticket sales – customers are advised to contact their point of purchase for ticket refunds.’ The Voice UK started out strong in the ratings but as the weeks went by the show gradually began to lose viewers, which explains why the BBC eventually decided to cancel []

UK NEWS: STEVE JONES AXED FROM US X-FACTOR

British host of the US X-Factor Steve Jones has announced  on Twitter last night that he won’t be returning to host a second season of the show. He wrote, “I wont be hosting next seasons X-Factor which is a shame but I cant complain as  I’ve had a great time. Good luck to everyone on the show.” And rumour has it that judge Nicole Scherzinger won’t be returning either. The smugness is slowly being wiped off Simon Cowell’s face. All his shows are suffering which explains []