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UK NEWS: BIG BROTHER STAR BRIAN BELO WINS SETTLEMENT OVER STOLEN ‘TOWIE’ IDEA

Big Brother winner Brian Belo has finally reached a settlement with ITV and Lime Pictures after taking legal action against the makers of the hit TV scripted reality show The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE). Via The Daily Mirror Belo, himself an Essex boy, claimed that the makers of the structured reality soap had adapted and reproduced part of a format he had originally developed with Sassy Films and Massive TV. The trio said they took the idea to Lime Pictures in March and []

UK TV: BIG BROTHER CONTESTANT WARNED OVER CALLING BLACK HOUSEMATE A ‘GORILLA’

Another day… another offensive remark… Another wake up call. Big Brother contestant and former boarding school girl Caroline Wharram (20) was given an official warning this week after describing former Los Angeles gangster Adam Kelly as a “gorilla”. Wharram ranted to a fellow housemate, “Adam is just an irritating, he’s not even funny. He snores like a family of dragons, it’s just rude. He’s horrible. He’s just a ridiculous ridiculous gorilla, bowl hair cut, no sanitation, he’s just disgusting. ” After she []

UK NEWS: FORMER BIG BROTHER STAR MAKOSI RACIALLY ABUSED ON TWITTER

Former Big Brother star Makosi Musambasi was left shocked and distressed after being racially abused on Twitter last night by some random who a long with some next random both seem to have far too much time on their hands.   http://twitter.com/#!/Morton457_/status/65231400009338880 Can u guys believe #cyberracism — MAKHOSI (@MAKOSI) May 3, 2011 http://twitter.com/#!/Jayzo9/status/65525577691574272 The Zimbabwean who made a name for herself after appearing on reality show Big Brother in 2005 later told website Pappzd Its really unfortunate that’s the world we live in! We see racism in football we see it on TV []

UK NEWS / EVENT: BIG BROTHER STAR SET TO MAKE SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE AT RICK ROSS CONCERT

It’s good to see that there is life after Big Brother 10….. Cairon Austin-Hill from Big Brother 10, will be making a special guest appearance at the Rick Ross concert on Tuesday 29th September 2009. Having heard he was a big fan, Starforce, the promoters of the event, invited the 19 year old reality TV star to introduce the successful US rapper onto the IndigO2 stage.   Choice FM and Starforce have come together to present successful Hip Hop artist Rick Ross, []

NEW MUSIC: CHARLEY UCHEA – I WANT MORE

Former Big Brother contestant Charley Uchea has decided to pursue a career in music. The South East London based “socialite” and possibly the UK’s answer to Alicia Keys, jumped in to the recording booth and laid down her vocals on top of an electro pop/dance beat. Listen to ‘I Want More’ below… Via Social Writers Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

JADE GOODY’S MUM ‘I’VE SEEN JADE’S GHOST’

Jade Goody’s mother the ‘delightful’ Jackiey Budden, claims to have seen her daughter’s ghost. Via Digital Jackiey Budden has claimed that she has been “visited” by late daughter Jade Goody twice since she passed away in March. The 51-year-old, who helped nurse Goody in her final weeks, said that the reality star is still communicating with her after her death. “I was laying on a sunbed outside my apartment and talking out loud, saying ‘Jade, you told me to call you and []

UK NEWS: JADE GOODY MUSICAL PLANNED

Via Digital Spy A friend and former business partner of Jade Goody has announced plans to create a musical based around the life of the late reality TV star. Danny Hayward told the BBC that auditions for the lead part of Goody would be announced in three weeks’ time. Publicist Max Clifford said: “It’s an idea that’s got legs, but it’s nothing definite. It’s not all signed and sealed, but it’s something that’s likely to happen.” Clifford added that he would help []

UK NEWS: VETERAN TV HOST MICHAEL PARKINSON SAYS ‘JADE GOODY WAS A WRETCHED ROLE MODEL’

Parkinson shows no mercy! Via The Telegraph Jade Goody, the reality TV star who died last month of cervical cancer aged 27, represented “all that is paltry and wretched about Britain”, Sir Michael Parkinson has said. He told Radio Times: “Jade Goody has her own place in the history of television and, while it’s significant, it’s nothing to be proud of. Her death is as sad as the death of any young person, but it’s not the passing of a martyr or a []

UK NEWS: STATUE OF JADE GOODY TO BE ERECTED IN HER HOME TOWN OF BERMONDSEY?

Via Digital Spy Jade Goody could be immortalised by a statue in Bermondsey, it has emerged. A number of fans have written to council heads and urged them to commemorate the reality TV star, who  last week, The Mirror reports. Community council chair Bob Skelly said: “The council has plans for the Dickens Estate area where Jade grew up, and I’m sure we could do something.” Publicist Max Clifford said: “It’s wonderful news.” It is thought that a statue or blue plaque []