Sadie Frost is divine in new play Touched…Like A Virgin at the Soho Theatre

May 26th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Sadie Frost (above) was holding court at the Groucho Club this Thursday following her opening night in Touched…Like a Virgin at the Soho Theatre. The star had a new beau on her arm and told me: “His name’s Sonny and he’s a south east London guy. I’m very happy.” He’s very handsome indeed. Earlier in [...]

All the gossip from the 65th Cannes Film Festival

May 26th, 2012 by Dean Piper

PARTY OF THE WEEK: P Diddy couldn’t get off his yacht to attend because the weather was so horrendous but that didn’t start me dancing the night away at the Ciroc sponsored CAA agency party at Le Baron. Gemma Arterton (above) sat engrossed in conversation with Gael Garcia Bernal and busted moves with hubby Stefano [...]

Little Mix prepare to release “song of the year”

May 26th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Little Mix are preparing to launch their debut single within the coming weeks. I’m already hearing from one eager source that it’s “the song of the year” and then some. I caught up with the X Factor winners this week as they launched a campaign for M+M’s limited edition Union Jack Pack. The girls told [...]

Fearne Cotton teams up with James Blunt on new ‘Fearne and…’ series!

May 26th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Fearne Cotton continues to plough away with her ‘Fearne and…’ TV series. The first star is James Blunt in the ITV2 series and she’s currently working away on persuading three other big names to take part. “James was amazing,” she told me at the launch of Isaac Carew’s Mercy and Wild t-shirt label launch. “You [...]

Rita Ora hits the top spot with RIP….

May 15th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Congratulations to Rita Ora on her first solo number one in the charts with RIP. It’s a stonker of a pop tune and this girl is preparing to take flight into the pop stratosphere. Her debut album ORA will be out within weeks and she’s spent two and a half years being trained and prepared [...]

Paloma Faith makes a Fall To Grace with second album

May 15th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Paloma Faith is back with a fantastic second album, Fall To Grace, and I met up for tea and cake with the star this week at Soho’s amazing Maison Bertaux. The singer tells me she’s sick of being dubbed weird, zany and kooky and admitted she could never do what Lady Gaga does planning her [...]

INTERVIEW: Carrie Underwood

May 7th, 2012 by Dean Piper

It’s not everyday you get the opportunity to fly to New York to hang out with an American Idol winner. I jumped on a flight from the UK last weekend to go and meet up with music star Carrie Underwood. In the UK she’s not a big name…yet. But she’s clearly got fans – after [...]