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UK NEWS: BBC COMMENTATOR JOHN INVERDALE APOLOGISES OVER RUDE REMARKS AIMED AT WIMBLEDON WOMEN’S CHAMPION

BBC commentator John Inverdale was forced to issue an apology to 2013 Wimbledon women’s champion Marion Bartoli after his rude remarks about the star angered Radio 5 Live listeners. Inverdale said: “I just wonder if her dad, because he has obviously been the most influential person in her life, did say to her when she was 12, 13, 14 maybe, ‘listen, you are never going to be, you know, a looker. “‘You are never going to be somebody like a Sharapova, you’re never []

VIDEO: UNIVERSITY GRADUATE KELVIN OKAFOR WOWS THE ART WORLD

Middlesex University graduate Kelvin Okafor, whose accurate drawings are often mistaken for photographs, is garnering critical acclaim and making waves in the art world after scooping a number of national awards and exhibiting at galleries across the country.  The Tottenham based artist has drawn celebrities including Beyonce, Rihanna, Tinie Tempah and Amy Winehouse. CLICK HERE to view more of Kelvin’s work. This man is truly talented Well done and congratulations Kelvin.

VIDEO: THE BRITISH BLACKLIST LAUNCHES

The UK’s definitive online database of black British talent launched today. The database not only chronicles the careers of emerging stars from television, music, film and literature and provides up-to-date industry news but also preserves the memory of iconic historical contributions to black British entertainment. It  is the first of its kind. A year in the making, The British Blacklist services both industry and general viewers alike and should be the first port of call for those wanting concrete, researched information about industry []

UK NEWS: ADULTHOOD STAR JACOB ANDERSON CAST IN ‘GAME OF THRONES’

US network HBO has confirmed that British actor and Adulthood star Jacob Anderson has been cast in the hit mythical TV drama ‘Game Of Thrones’. Anderson will make his debut in Season 3 and play the character Grey Worm a captain of the Unsullied, a group of eunuch slave soldiers who are trained from childhood to excel in battle. The London born actor has also appeared in the British film Chatroom and TV shows Episodes and Skins. Congratulations Jacob.

UK SHOWBIZ WEDDING OF THE YEAR: POP STARS MARVIN HUMES AND ROCHELLE WISEMAN GET MARRIED

JLS star Marvin Humes and The Saturdays girl band member Rochelle Wiseman tied the knot on Friday at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The couple said their vows in front of band mates and MEGA-STARS including Tulisa Contostavlos, Olly Murs, Pixie Lott, Alexandra Burke, Diana Vickers, DJ Reggie Yates, Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts, Blue star Simon Webbe, Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Niall Horan of boy band One Direction and rappers Chipmunk and Wretch 32. Glossy publication Hello Magazine were also in attendance doing what they do best, cutting cheques to gain access []

UK NEWS: SCREEN LEGEND ROBERT REDFORD BACKS BLACK ACTOR’S SKINHEAD SCRIPT

British actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has won backing from screen legend and Sundance Film Festival founder Robert Redford for his script ‘Farming’, which is based on his experiences as a black child who became a skinhead during the heyday of the racist National Front in the 1970s. This madness happened after his Nigerian parents fostered him out to a white working-class parents in Tilbury, Essex from the age of six weeks. Adelwale said,  “They assumed anybody white was right. We became the first []

UK NEWS: ONE DIRECTION TOPS US ALBUM CHART

Former X-Factor contestants One Direction have made history and become the first British group to top the US charts with their debut album. The shocked group members said, “We simply cannot believe that we are number one in America. We want to thank each and every one of our fans in the US who bought our album and we would also like to thank the American public for being so supportive of us.” Click HERE to read more… That’s the power of social []

VIDEO: NEW JUMP OFF TV PRESENTERS GO ON FREE SHOPPING SPREE AT MAGIC STREETWEAR

New Friday Hip Hop Report Presenters Vicky N.Hope and Jade Avia were invited to the Magic Streetwear warehouse for a free-for-all shopping spree, to choose outfits for the New UK Show. ……. It looks like Magic Streetwear brought out their left over early-mid noughties stock for the day. The outfits made available to the girls look dated. Erm… did I really just see a velour tracksuit??? Anyway congratulations Vicky and Jade and good luck.