INTERVIEW: James Blunt

January 5th, 2014 by Dean Piper

Singer James Blunt is having somewhat of a career rebirth right now thanks to his fantastic online smackdowns aimed at evil Twitter trolls. Initially sceptical about the social networking site, the star is now embracing the power of getting feedback from his fans and critics and giving them hell when they slate him. “Twitter’s been [...]

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 [...]

INTERVIEW: Matt Cardle

September 25th, 2011 by Dean Piper

If you were Matt Cardle right now you would have reason to be pretty angry. You won the X Factor, you’ve been flat out working on your debut album and then just weeks before you release your debut album teenyboppers One Direction – who lost against you – release their debut single, cause nationwide hysteria [...]

On The Grapevine…..

June 19th, 2011 by Dean Piper

James Blunt performed a cracking set at the Hampton Court Palace Festival this week. I popped down to see him play and caught up with the main man after. Kelly Brook was in the audience enjoying a night out with girlfriends. James told me at the after party: “Where’s Kelly Brook? I heard she was [...]

On The Grapevine…..

May 9th, 2011 by Dean Piper

*So I went to my first N-Dubz concert last weekend. Admittedly I’ve not been kind about the threesome in the past. But I’m entitled to change my mind. I finally get it! They were awesome live. Tulisa is in a league of her own singing live, Fazer looks fit and Dappy is a great rapper [...]

The rest of this week's column featuring Britney Spears, Kelly Brook, Kimberly Wyatt and James Blunt

January 9th, 2011 by Dean Piper

*Atomic Kitten fans better reached for a box of tissues as I have bad news. Jenny Frost – who came second out of the girls in Channel 4′s Famous And Fearless – has told me there’s no chance of the girls getting back together since splitting in 2004. She revealed: “Me and the girls are [...]

James Blunt's a single man once again….

December 19th, 2010 by Dean Piper

James Blunt has had a great year – his album Some Kind of Trouble is flying off the shelves across Europe and he’s ready to spend Christmas at his home in Verbier. It’s OK for some! Anyway, news for the ladies. James is single after splitting up with girlfriend Sabina Vidal a few weeks ago. [...]

The rest of this weeks column….

October 17th, 2010 by Dean Piper

Shhh WHICH married football star was caught red handed trying to grab an pretty Iranian girls telephone number? The wife was not best pleased! *Social Network actor Justin Timberlake hasn’t quite got the hang of twitter it would seem! Despite ‘tweeting’ occasionally Justin reveals: “I don’t get people who feel the need to tell you [...]