Frankie Sandford (born Francesca Sandford, 14.01.1989) Frankie Sandford is an English singer and a member of the girlband The Saturdays.
Childhood: Frankie Sandford was born in Upminster, London. Her parents are Kevin and Viv Sandford. She attended a private dance school after school before leaving to enrol at a Romford stage school to study musical arts. Her previous jobs include working in a bar and as a sales assistant in a clothes shop.
Musical Career: Frankie Sandford started out her career when she was 12 in the pop band S Club Juniors, winning a spot after CBBC auditions with S Club 7's management. Their first single was 'One Step Closer' which opened at number 2 in the UK charts. Their second single, 'Automatic High', and third, 'New Direction', also reached number two. Their debut album 'Together' reached number 5. They changed their name to S Club 8 as they got older and released a second album, 'Sundown', in 2003 before splitting in 2005. Frankie joined The Saturdays in 2007 alongside another former S Club 8 member Rochelle Humes nee Wiseman and released debut single 'If This Is Love' in 2008 as well as their platinum debut album 'Chasing Lights'. They released their highest charting single 'I Just Can't Get Enough', a cover of the song by Depeche Mode, at number 2 in 2009. Frankie made an appearance on Kids in Glass Houses' track 'Undercover Lover' in 2010.
Other Career: ventures Frankie Sandford and the other Saturdays appeared on 'Hollyoaks Later' in 2008. Frankie has also taken part in the TV series 'The Door' as well as teen TV show 'I Dream' with S Club 8 in 2004 and the paranormal show 'Ghosthunting with...' in 2010. In 2010, the band had their own reality TV show 'The Saturdays: 24/7'. Frankie was ranked number 17 in FHM's 2009 Sexiest Women poll while Zoo named her has having the 'best bum'. She has also helped with the 2010 autobiography 'The Saturdays: Our Story'. The Saturdays have been the face of Veet hair removal, Impulse women's deodorant and Nintendo 3DS game, 'Nintendogs + Cats'. Frankie Sandford:
Personal life: Frankie Sandford dated McFly's Dougie Poynter from 2008 to 2010. Since 2010, she has been in a relationship with Manchester City footballer Wayne Bridge. Frankie was reported to have been suffering from depression in 2011 but has since reported on her recovery. She has two tattoos; a star on her wrist and one reading 'Sunshine 'n' Showers' under her neck which was what her grandmother used to call her.
Mollie King , Frankie Bridge - Mollie King, Frankie Bridge, Rochelle Humes and Vanessa White from girl group 'The Saturdays' enjoy a night out in Shoreditch, which ended at 1am, with Vanessa being escorted to her car by a member of security, appearing rather worse for wear - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 17th March 2016
Frankie Bridge , Karen Clifton - Frankie Bridge and Karen Clifton seen heading to Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour at The Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. at Birmingham, Strictly Come Dancing, The Barclaycard Arena - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Saturday 23rd January 2016
Frankie Bridge , Karen Clifton - Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Tour cast seen heading to the Live Tour shows in Birmingham. at Strictly Come Dancing - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Saturday 23rd January 2016
Frankie Bridge - Strictly Come Dancing stars seen arriving back to their hotel after the first live show performance in Birmingham. at Strictly Come Dancing - London, United Kingdom - Friday 22nd January 2016
Frankie Bridge - 'Strictly Come Dancing' stars arrive back at their hotel after the opening night of the 'Strictly Come Dancing' arena tour at the Barclaycard Arena at Birmingham, Strictly Come Dancing, Barclaycard Arena - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Friday 22nd January 2016
The Saturdays singer got to meet one of her online tormentors in the flesh as part of a BBC Two programme dealing with internet bullying.
The 26 year old singer, who is married to former England footballer Wayne Bridge and has two children with him, says that she was branded “fat” by several social media users while she was pregnant with her first son in 2013.
Opening up about the effect that online trolls have had on her in a conversation with Victoria Derbyshire for BBC Two, Bridge (maiden name Sandford) had the opportunity to confront the troll in person as a separate part of the feature. She told the man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, how she felt about the abuse she received.
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Liam Payne is ''gutted'' after being unable to collect his Sexiest Man of the Year trophy at the Attitude Awards due to illness, but other big winners included Jess Glynne and Adam Lambert.
Liam Payne is ''gutted'' after being forced to skip the Attitude Awards.
The One Direction star, who was named Sexiest Man of the Year ahead of the star-studded ceremony at Banqueting House in London last night (14.10.15), was expected to be on hand to collect his trophy, but reportedly left organisers in the lurch after claiming he was sick at the last-minute, according to the UK's The Sun newspaper.
The 22-year-old star, who appears on the cover of this month's issue of the gay magazine, didn't explain the reason for his absence, but wrote on Twitter: ''Gutted I can't make the @AttitudeMag awards tonight as I'm sure it's going to be an amazing evening
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It took some time for Rochelle Humes to get used to not having her Saturdays bandmates around and she admits she is missing all of her girlfriends while the group is on on hiatus.
Rochelle Humes misses The Saturdays.
The girl group consisting of Frankie Bridge, 26, Una Foden, 33, Mollie King, 28, and Vanessa White, 25, announced a temporary hiatus earlier this year to pursue other projects and focus on their families, but despite their busy lives, the 'Xtra Factor' is pinging for her pals.
Rochelle, 26, said: ''We still see each other, we just aren't working together. Not being around four girls I spent all my time with took some getting used to. Now it's like, 'Oh, I've got to answer all these questions myself,' whereas before I could sit back a bit.''
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Ashley Roberts has heaped praise on British high street stores such as River Island for providing fashionable clothes at ''reasonable prices''.
Ashley Roberts has praised British high street stores for providing fashionable clothing at ''reasonable prices''.
The former Pussycat Dolls singer spoke about her love of shopping in the UK while presenting the award for Best Trendsetter to River Island at 'Lorraine's High Street Fashion Awards in London last night (19.05.15).
She said: ''The UK has got it down, you walk down the high street and there is everything you need at reasonable prices, great trends that you can throw out and do something new the next day and that's what I love about it!''
Continue reading: Ashley Roberts Praises British High Street Stores
Keira Knightley has been voted the most stylish celebrity mum-to-be in a poll by baby brand My1stYears.com.
Keira Knightley has been voted the most stylist celebrity mum-to-be.
The 'Atonement' actress - who is expecting her first child with her husband James Righton - topped the list of fashionable expectant stars in a poll conducted by baby brand My1stYears.com after sporting a stunning bespoke Chanel creation at the Golden Globes this month.
The brunette beauty, 29 - who has been nominated for an Oscar for her role in 'The Imitation Game' - received 26 per cent of the vote, beating Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, who is awaiting the arrival of her second child with her husband Prince William in April.
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British pop star Frankie Sandford is expecting her second child.
The Saturdays singer and her soccer player husband Wayne Bridge announced the pregnancy to explain why Sandford had dropped out of an upcoming U.K. stage show tour based on reality Tv series Strictly Come Dancing.
She said, "Wayne and I are delighted to announce that we are expecting our second baby. It is very early days, but we couldn't be happier and (son) Parker will make a wonderful big brother.
Continue reading: Frankie Sandford Is Pregnant
The television presenter received three perfect scores of 40 from the judges on the way to securing her victory in the popular vote.
After nearly three months of intense competition, ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ has a winner! Former ‘Xtra Factor’ host Caroline Flack was voted the best of the three remaining contestants along with her professional dance partner Pasha Kovalev.
Former pop stars Frankie Bridge (of The Saturdays) and Simon Webbe (of Blue) were the runners-up in the final vote, while former ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ star Mark Wright was voted off in fourth place in an earlier stage of the final.
Winner! Caroline Flack was crowned 'Strictly...' 2014 champion on Saturday night
Continue reading: Caroline Flack Crowned 2014 'Strictly Come Dancing' Winner
Mollie King feels self conscious in a two-piece because she doesn't like showing off her tummy.
Mollie King feels insecure in a bikini.
The Saturdays star confessed that despite her slender frame she still feels self-conscious in swimwear as she hates putting her tummy on display.
She told New! Magazine: ''There are parts of my body where I think 'Oh God, I could do with toning that up,' or when I'm putting an outfit on and think, 'I'd rather cover that bit up.'
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Frankie Bridge feels a ''complete'' woman now that she has becoming a mother and got married.
Frankie Bridge feels ''complete'' since becoming a mother and getting married.
The Saturdays singer, 25 - who shot into the limelight in 2001 when she joined S Club 8 - believes she's become more of a ''woman'' since she gave birth to her son Parker last October and tied the knot with her soccer-playing beau Wayne Bridge, 34, last month.
She told The Sun newspaper's Fabulous magazine: ''My life is completely different to most people my age and I do feel older.
Continue reading: Frankie Bridge 'complete' As A Mother And Wife
Pixie Lott has become the latest celebrity to be confirmed for this year's 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
Pixie Lott is to take part in this year's 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
The 23-year-old beauty will be among the 15 celebrities who take to the dancefloor to compete for the coveted glitterball trophy.
Announcing he decision to join the 'Strictly' crew, the 'All About Tonight' hitmaker said: ''I'm so excited to be doing Strictly, it's going to be a lot of fun. I always want to push myself as a performer so can't wait to learn the routines.''
Continue reading: Pixie Lott To Compete On Strictly Come Dancing
Date of birth
14th January, 1989