The truth behind Prince Philip’s infamous ‘spear’ gaffe with Aboriginal dancer in Australia

One of the Aboriginal dancers who Prince Philip infamously asked if indigenous Australians ‘still throws spears at each other’ says the comment was not racist and he had ‘deep respect’ for the royal. The Queen’s husband died at Windsor Castle on Friday aged 99 after a long illness, with his death confirmed by Buckingham Palace … Read more

Oti Mabuse says lesser-known middle sister Phemelo is the most talented dancer out of her sisters

She’s the only Strictly professional to win the show two years in a row. But Oti Mabuse has said that out of her three siblings, she’s not the best dancer – nor is it her older sister, Strictly judge Motsi Mabuse – but their middle sister Phemelo, who works as an engineer in South Africa. … Read more

Taylor Swift helped her Lover music video co-star and former dancer land a record deal

Taylor Swift helped her Lover music video co-star and former dancer Christian Owens land a record deal By Dan Heching For Published: 00:28 BST, 5 April 2021 | Updated: 00:28 BST, 5 April 2021 She is a dominant force in the music industry and is using her influence to help stars on the rise. … Read more

Strictly star Oti Mabuse addresses rumours she will be leaving the show for The Masked Dancer

Oti Mabuse has addressed rumours she will be leaving Strictly Come Dancing in favour of The Masked Dancer. The professional dancer, 30, reflected on the reports that BBC bosses are worried she will leave after landing her new judging job on ITV while appearing as a guest presenter on Steph’s Packed Lunch on Channel 4 … Read more

BBC bosses ‘fear Oti Mabuse will leave Strictly’ after landing judging job on The Masked Dancer

Earlier this month, ITV confirmed that she will be joining the judging panel for The Masked Dancer. And now, it has been reported that BBC bosses are worried that Oti Mabuse, 30, will leave Strictly Come Dancing, after landing her new judging job on the rival channel. An insider has claimed that the reigning Strictly champion … Read more

ITV CONFIRMS Rita Ora will be replaced by Oti Mabuse for The Masked Dancer

ITV has confirmed Rita Ora will be replaced by Strictly’s Oti Mabuse for the first series of The Masked Dancer.  The singer, 30, whose reputation has been rocked by two COVID rule-breaking scandals, is the only Masked Singer judge not returning for the new series – with Jonathan Ross, Mo Gilligan and Davina McCall and Joel … Read more

Bhangra dancer from Canada who went viral tells Lorraine the dance has helped him stay positive 

A dancer from Canada who has gone viral told Lorraine practicing Bhangra has kept him positive. Gurdeep Pandher, from the Yukon, Canada, has gone viral after spreading joy through Bhangra, a traditional dance from India. Speaking to Lorraine this morning, the dancer, who has shares several videos of himself dancing in Canadian fields and even … Read more

Pole dancer, 27, killed herself after lockdown stopped her competing, inquest hears 

Jessica Norris, 27, from Bolton, had battled depression since she was teenager One of Britain’s top pole dancers killed herself after being prevented from competing during the coronavirus lockdown, an inquest has heard. Two time winner of Miss Pole Dance UK Jessica Norris, from Bolton, Greater Manchester, had battled depression since she was a teenager but … Read more

Gabby Douglas talks about being first-ever winner of The Masked Dancer and details frightening fall

She a three-time Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast. And now, with her win Wednesday night, Gabby Douglas can boast at being the first-ever winner of the Fox competition show, The Masked Dancer.   Douglas talks about whether her gymnastics background helped her in the dance competition, and recalls her frightening fall while practicing an aerial stunt in an … Read more

The Masked Dancer: Gabby Douglas wins season one of Fox spin-off show performing as Cotton Candy

Gabby Douglas won the first season of The Masked Dancer on Wednesday after performing on the spin-off show as Cotton Candy. The 25-year-old three-time Olympics gold-medal winning gymnast beat out Maksim Chmerkovskiy, 35, who finished as runner-up competing as the Sloth and third-place finisher Mackenzie Ziegler, 16, who performed as Tulip. Cotton Candy took a … Read more