Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi are getting divorced tomorrow, weeks after he was pictured holding her throat and pinching her nose in a London restaurant.
This is what happens when you file for a divorce on the front page of a newspaper. Nigella Lawson has contacted one of Britain’s most ruthless divorce lawyers in response to her husband’s public announcement that their marriage was over.
Nigella Lawson is holed up in her apartment in tears after learning from a newspaper that her husband, Charles Saatchi, was divorcing her. The Sun reports that the TV chef had no idea Saatchi had filed for a divorce until he issued a statement to the Mail on Sunday announcing it
Makers of a documentary about the song Happy Birthday to You are suing a major recording company over copyright to the jingle, called the most famous song in the English language. They are also seeking damages and restitution of more than $5 million in licensing fees collected by Warner/Chappell Music Inc from thousands of people and groups who’ve paid it licensing fees
Erin Brockovich, the gutsy environmental activist whose life story won Julia Roberts an Oscar, has apologised for being drunk in a boat. She looked very much the worse for wear in the mugshot police released after they arrested her for allegedly driving a boat while intoxicated
Pamela Anderson’s television ad for a web hosting company has been banned in the UK for its “sexist” content. The former Baywatch actress stars in the commercial for Dreamscape Networks
Rolf Harris made an odd choice for a final encore, considering. “This was the first verse that he wrote,” the iconic Australian entertainer said by way of introduction to Lead Belly’s Goodnight Irene
INFORM EDUCATE ENTERTAIN Public Service Broadcasting (Southbound) The novelty of mixing soundbytes from archival British propaganda material and public information films could so easily fall flat as a musical project but the curiously named J Willgoose Esq and Wrigglesworth, the electronic duo behind PSB, have the sonic nous to “teach the lessons of the past through the music of the future”. The late Margaret Thatcher features prominently on both the title track and Theme From PSB, while the strongest two tracks – Everest – a dazzling synthesizer soundscape about our own Sir Edmund Hillary’s climb to the top of the world, and Night Mail, which blazes with punk fervor and blazing guitars showcase the expansive compositional skills that PSB use to give the past meaning in the present.
A video game, the first to be funded by NZ On Air, has been released by Auckland games developer InGame, to promote New Zealand music. NZ On Air spent $287,000 on the game
“Anything I tell you is 100 per cent the truth.” William Shatner – Bill, as he prefers – is sitting across from me in a plush Auckland hotel suite. William Shatner! He has just finished telling me about his close encounter with an endangered monk seal while on holiday in Hawaii, and before that it was the rather thrilling tale of the time he hunted down a 2.7m-tall Kodiak bear in Alaska, armed only with a bow and arrow