This Morning

UK TV: THIS MORNING – “I THOUGHT ONLY PEOPLE IN AFRICA GOT HIV”

Peter Schofield and Holly Willoughby talk to Rachel Dilley, a mother-of-three who says she never dreamed she was at risk of HIV – because ‘only African people could get it’. “Growing up the only thing I’d seen was an advert on TV in Africa of African people dying of AIDS and I thought it was a disease you caught in that COUNTRY,  and that only they caught it. I didn’t realise that you know a white person had ever had it.” Is []

VIDEO: COMEDIAN RICHARD BLACKWOOD UNDERGOES DIGITAL RECTAL EXAMINATION TO RAISE AWARENESS OF PROSTATE CANCER

Earlier today comedian Richard Blackwood underwent a potentially life saving rectal examination live on This Morning as part of the Stand By Your Man campaign, which aims to raise awareness of prostate cancer. According to studies men of African and African Caribbean descent are three times more likely to get  prostate cancer than Caucasian men of the same age. When asked why he agreed to go through with the producer Richard said: “Men have this phobia of being checked, of being vulnerable, so I’m showing []

UK NEWS: COMEDIAN RICHARD BLACKWOOD TO HELP RAISE PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS

It has been reported that comedian and actor Richard Blackwood has agreed to under go a  digital rectal examination (DRE) live on This Morning as part of the Stand By Your Man campaign, which aims to raise awareness of prostate cancer. Blackwood said: “I believe it’s vital to raise awareness for all men — regardless of  background — of the importance of being diagnosed early. Quite recently I  learned that my mother has been diagnosed with cancer and that’s really left me  thinking []

UK TV: KERRY KATONA’S SHAMBOLIC APPEARANCE ON ‘THIS MORNING’

For those of you who are not so familiar with Kerry Katona, she burst on to the UK music scene back in the late 90s as a member of the defunct pop group Atomic Kitten.   Katona now makes a living endorsing budget supermarket chain Iceland, OK Magazine pays the “star” around £500,000 a year to “write” her own column for the publication (she doesn’t write squat!!!), and she has also appeared in her own MTV (Europe) reality show, ‘Kerry Katona – []