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Jimmy Carr reveals he got a hair transplant and veneers in lockdown and more of this week’s gossip

Who had an affair behind Bob Geldof’s back and how many shipping containers did Rod Stewart need for his model railway?

Matilda Davies
· 4 min read

Jimmy Carr has admitted he got Botox, a hair transplant and veneers on all his teeth to match his everyday appearance with his TV appearance. The veneers took him three 12-hour sittings in three days. He said he decided to have the procedures because after seeing himself on TV, looking at himself in the mirror was “disappointing”. 

The comedian said he doesn’t want to alter his appearance, but just wants to maintain his current appearance. He said: “I don’t think there’s anything you can do plastic surgery wise or augmentation wise that makes you look better, you can just sort of stay the same, that’s what you can hope for.”

Rupert Everett said he feels “no guilt” over his six-year affair

In a new interview with Piers Morgan, Rupert Everett spoke about his six-year affair with Paula Yates behind Bob Geldof’s back. He denied feeling guilty about it, saying: “I think it would be for her to feel guilty, not me.”

Despite now being openly gay, Everett said they started a romantic relationship in 1982 which continued after her marriage broke down in 1986. Paula tragically died of an overdose in 2000. Everett spoke about her overdose, admitting: “I am afraid once someone goes off the rails, your instinct is to run a mile.

Jamie Oliver fans are appalled after he shares the “secret ingredient” on his sausage pizza is grapes

On Channel 4’s ‘Keep Cooking Family Favourites’ with his son buddy, Jamie Oliver revealed the secret ingredient on his speedy sausage pizza – and fans are not happy. Despite backlash from viewers, Oliver insists that grapes combined with rosemary on the pizza are a “match made in heaven”.

People on social media are comparing it to pineapple on pizza, but much worse. On Twitter user said she was “absolutely disgusted”. 

This Morning receives nearly 2,000 complaints after weight loss chat

Presenters Dermot O’Leary and Alison Hammond spoke to doctor Michael Mosley about a new “rapid weight loss” diet that restricted people to 800 calories per day. Viewers called the segment “irresponsible” for promoting unhealthy dieting techniques.

The guest described a diet of eating eggs for breakfast, followed by a bean and tomato soup for lunch and baked vegetables for dinner. When asked about snacking, Mosley said: “You can obviously have plenty to drink as long as it doesn’t have any calories in it, so plenty of water.” The discussion is currently being assessed against Ofcom’s Broadcasting Code.

Rod Stewart chartered seven shipping containers to move his model train set to the UK

Rod Stewart has transported his treasured model train set spanning around 1,500 square feet from Los Angeles to Essex in seven shipping containers. Sources say Stewart treats the set “like the crown jewels” and spent a fortune having it transported. He started the set 28 years ago and has since been on the cover of a number of niche model railway magazines.

Four of Stewart’s children go to school in the UK, so he plans to spend more time in Essex with them and his wife Penny Lancaster. The six of them spent much of the UK lockdown together in their £4 million mansion in Essex.

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Matilda Davies

Matilda Davies

Matilda is an experienced journalist and content creator who has written for local, national and global publications. She is passionate about culture and lifestyle content, and connecting with audiences through these topics.