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QUOTE: TV PRESENTER RICHARD MADELEY ACCUSES WINNIE MANDELA OF ‘RIDING NELSON MANDELA’S COATTAILS DURING HIS ILLNESS’

Television presenter and columnist Richard Madeley lost his mind on Friday morning while hosting talk show The Wright Stuff on Channel 5 During a discussion about the late great Nelson Mandela and his family (former wife Winnie and his children) Madeley said the following, ” I wish Winnie had just kept herself in the background. She’s really been riding on the coattails of his illness, which has not been pleasant to see”. After I heard this disrespectful nonsense spill from Richard’s trap I []

UK TV: CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER 2011 LAUNCHES ON CHANNEL 5

Last night I tuned in to the launch of Celebrity Big Brother 2011 (now on Channel 5) and laughed, cringed and laughed again. Before last night’s show there were rumour’s flying all over the place that singer Bobby Brown, former Baywatch babe Pamela Anderson and actor Charlie Sheen would be entering the house this year, but no such luck! Check out the full “celebrity” line up below. Amy Childs – Amy found fame on The Only Way Is Essex and has now []

UK TV: TIM WESTWOOD AND SNOOP DOGG TO APPEAR IN CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER?

BBC Radio DJ Tim Westwood tweeted today that he has been approached to appear on Celebrity Big Brother which has now moved to Channel 5. Westwood also claims that Snoop Dogg has also been approached. They asked me to do Ch5 Celebrity Big Brother. Snoop Dogg said they talkin to him. If he goes in – I'm goin in! It'll be the Dawg House! — IG: TimWestwoodTV (@TimWestwood) May 22, 2011 If Tim does end up in the Big Brother house with []

UK NEWS: CHANNEL 5 FIRE FORMER FOOTBALLER IAN WRIGHT

Via The Daily Mail Ian Wright was last night sacked from Channel 5 after refusing to promote the broadcaster’s shows. The former Arsenal player, 46, was axed from his nightly show, Live at Studio 5, after a row with executives when he refused to promote the channel’s ailing talent show Don’t Stop Believing. A friend of the veteran sportsman – who has been capped 33 times for England – said: ‘Ian is not a puppet. Don’t Stop Believing has lost nearly a []