Amal Clooney up for Style Award

AMAL CLOONEY has been pitted against EMMA WATSON and CARA DELEVINGNE for a British Style Award.

The new wife of Hollywood heartthrob GEORGE CLOONEY is up for this year’s gong after winning plaudits for her eye-catching outfits, including her wedding dress designed by the late Oscar de la Renta.

Men on the list include BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH, TINIE TEMPAH, RALPH FIENNES, IDRIS ELBA, DAVID BECKHAM AND DAVID GANDY.

Actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is also nominated, along with singers RITA ORA and KATE BUSH.

Along with Cara, models JOURDAN DUNN and KATE MOSS are in the running.

The award is given to an individual “who most embodies the spirit of British fashion and is an international ambassador for London as a leading creative fashion capital”.

Amal Clooney up for Style Award

DANIEL RADCLIFFE makes an unlikely rapper, but the actor has been showing off his skills on a US chat show.

The Harry Potter star, 25, told The Tonight Show with JIMMY FALLON that he’d been interested in rap from a young age.

“I think I was the first kid in my class to learn the all the words to Real Slim Shady,” the Horns actor said.

After telling of his “obsession for memorising complicated, lyrically intricate and fast songs”, Jimmy challenged Daniel to rap the 1999 cult classic Alphabet Aerobics.

The song, from Blackalicious, moves through A to Z with every two lines moving to the next letter of the alphabet.

Daniel impressed with his performance, in which he didn’t stumble once performing what Jimmy called “one of the trickiest, fastest songs I know”.

Amal Clooney up for Style Award

SIMON COWELL’S X Factor looks set to be booted off next year’s Saturday night schedules.

According to The Guardian, ITV is planning longer live shows on Sunday to make way for live Rugby World Cup coverage on Saturday evenings.

The talent show has been part of ITV’s Saturday evening schedule since it launched in 2004.

But the newspaper has said that a series of clashes with Rugby World Cup fixtures will result in the show moving to Sunday nights for at least some of the 12th series next year.

“The World Cup comes once every four years and it is only the second time it has been in England, it is lucrative and has to be a cornerstone of the schedule,” one senior TV executive was quoted as saying.

“The X Factor obviously remains incredibly important to ITV and the two big events will be worked into the schedule.”

The X Factor, judged by Simon, CHERYL FERNANDEZ-VERSINI, MEL B and LOUIS WALSH this year, has suffered in the ratings again this year, losing out to Strictly Come Dancing.

‘X Factor’ has suffered in the ratings this year, losing to ‘Strictly Come Dancing’


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