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Piers Morgan receives death threats on Twitter and more of this week’s gossip

Piers Morgan revealed that police have been to his home and taken a statement after trolls tweeted him death threats. The troll said: "Unfortunately Piers when it comes to social media the police do very little… They don't have the resources or time to trace accounts."

Piers Morgan revealed that police have been to his home and taken a statement after trolls tweeted him death threats. The troll said: "Unfortunately Piers when it comes to social media the police do very little… They don't have the resources or time to trace accounts."

The account has reportedly been taken down since Piers demanded they reveal their identity. The trolls also took to Instagram to tell Piers: “This isn’t a threat Piers it’s a promise, you’re getting killed”. They also threatened Piers’ son Spencer. The police have assured fans their enquiries are ongoing.

Celebrity MasterChef 2021 to star Katie Price and Joe Swash

Celebrity MasterChef is returning for a 16th series this year, with filming beginning in March, ready to hit UK screens in July. So far, two celebrities have been confirmed for the line-up. Joe Swash, the ex-Eastenders star and husband of Stacey Solomon, will be showing off his cooking skills. It’s a long line of reality competitions for Swash, who won Dancing on Ice in 2020 and recently appeared on Celebrity Supermarket Sweep and Celebrity Gogglebox.

Katie Price also revealed she started filming for the show this week. She is also a reality regular, having won Celebrity Big Brother, appeared in I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here twice, and starring in various shows with her ex-husband Peter Andre. The rest of the cast has yet to be revealed.

New BBC comedy series The Cleaner to star David Mitchell and Helena Bonham Carter

BBC will release a new sitcom this year called The Cleaner, based on a long-running German comedy series. Greg Davies, who shot to fame on The Inbetweeners, wrote the series and will play the leading role of crime scene cleaner Paul Wickstead. While cleaning crime scene messes, he meets various people from the victim’s relatives to the murderers.

Helena Bonham Carter has recently been nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in The Crown, and Greg said he is “thrilled” that she will be joining the cast. It will also star Ruth Madeley, Layton Williams, Shobu Kapoor, Stephanie Cole and Donald Sumpter.

Britney Spears has said she is “100 per cent confident” she will take back control of her life

Britney Spears has said she is “sure” she will be able to escape her conservatorship so that she can marry her boyfriend, have more children and get her singing career back. She reportedly has nothing to do with her father any more, despite him currently having control over her estate.

Currently, she cannot make financial decisions, drive or go out by herself under the conservatorship. New Hulu documentary, Framing Britney Spears, was released last week and put her ongoing conservatorship back on the front pages.

Gordon Ramsay reveals he cancelled 22,000 restaurant bookings before lockdown

Gordon Ramsay has revealed that he cancelled more than 22,000 bookings across his restaurants when the UK went into its third lockdown at the end of 2020. He owns 35 restaurants across the country and said it was “devastating” to see the pandemic’s effects on the hospitality industry.

Despite the difficulties he's faced, he said he plans to open up more restaurants after lockdown. He hopes he will be able to reopen his restaurants at Easter, and that it will be as "monumental and electrifying" as when they reopened after the first lockdown in July.

Matilda Davies

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