EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Heidi Range

January 22nd, 2012 by Dean Piper

She’s popped two bones, pulled a muscle in her bottom and is plastered in bruises…yet Heidi Range (above right) says she’s having the time of her life on Dancing on Ice. She also says the show has helped her through her painful split from fiance, TV presenter Dave Berry. “The end of last year was [...]

All the gossip from the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards!

November 8th, 2011 by Dean Piper

Alexandra Burke is finally preparing to release the first cuts from her second album. And despite being released from Cowell’s label Syco before signing a new deal at RCA it would appear Simon still has an influence on her career. She told me at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Woman of the Year awards this week: “Simon’s [...]

Sugababes sign a huge new deal with Sony

June 5th, 2011 by Dean Piper

I have great news for fans of Heidi Range, Amelle Berrabah and Jade Ewen – Sugababes have just signed a huge new three-album deal with Sony, after moving on from their old stable, Universal. The ladies, who have had six UK No1 singles, now have a new one, Freedom, lined up for release. “The Suga­babes [...]

Liam Gallagher, Nicole Appleton, Fearne Cotton and Jimi Mistry step out for the Draper Awards

November 20th, 2010 by Dean Piper

It was like yester year at the Met Bar this week when I popped in following all the fun had at the Draper Awards. Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton held court at the table next to the DJ booth and  Tamzin Outhwaite and her Miranda actor hubby Tom Ellis swung by. Earlier in the evening [...]

The rest of this weeks column…..

October 3rd, 2010 by Dean Piper

*This years Mobo Awards are shaping up rather nicely from the sounds of it. Performers on the evening have just been announced. So far Alesha Dixon, JLS, N-Dubz and Professor Green will be strutting their stuff on October 20 at the event in Liverpool. I’m still hoping the awards are going to sign the all [...]

Heidi Range takes a tumble – but the Sugababes carry on as a twosome for perfume launch…..

September 25th, 2010 by Dean Piper

The Sugababes were forced to pull out of their performing duties at the Olympic Ball after blonde Heidi Range took a fall in the shower yesterday morning – resulting in a hospital trip and several stitches to her jaw. A spokeswomen told me: “Heidi had a fall at home yesterday and needed to go to [...]

The Column – featuring JLS, The Saturdays, Christina Aguilera, Hollyoaks and Sarah Brown!

April 4th, 2010 by Dean Piper

*Don’t worry boys, Saturdays star Frankie Sandford is still young, free and single! I got to the bottom of rumours the star has been shacked up with hunky JLS wee-man Aston Merrygold by asking the lady herself to reveal the truth. And not only does she says her ‘union’ with Aston is a load of [...]

The Sugababes talk love as they release new album Sweet 7

March 15th, 2010 by Dean Piper

Sugababe Amelle Berrabah has been secretly seeing a new man – and she couldn’t help but confess all when we caught up this week. Amelle, who has been single since splitting with her long-term beau Freddie Fuller a year ago, told me she’s thrilled to have found new boyfriend Tom Benn – a former model [...]