Former JLS Star Oritse Williams Denies Rape Allegations

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Former JLS star Oritse Williams has issued a denial against allegations that he raped a woman in a hotel room after a concert, after he was arrested earlier this month.

The 30 year old singer was detained in police custody on Friday December 2nd in Wolverhampton the morning after a gig at the Gorgeous nightclub in the city, after a 20 year woman claimed that she was sexually assaulted in a hotel room, as reported by The Sun.

Williams and another man, aged 29, were arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. However, both individuals have been bailed until February pending further investigations by police.

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JLS Say Goodbye To Fans At Their Final Live Show [Photos]

JLS Marvin Humes Aston Merrygold Oritse Williams Jonathan Gill Cheryl Cole Rochelle Wiseman Louis Tomlinson

JLS announced this year that they were to separate and head out on their own separate ventures, announcing their last ever run of performances along with the news of their split this summer. Marvin Humes, Aston Merrygold, Oritsé Williams and JB Gill performed to over 20,000 fans at the O2 Arena in London as they said goodbye to their fans after enjoying one of the best success stories The X Factor has offered to date.

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The boys played for one last (hopefully not) performance on Sunday, 22 December

It was an emotional night, but one that didn't lack the excitement and expression of the JLS performances of old. Among the thousands of screaming fans singing along in person for the last time, the boys also performed to a number of famous faces who didn't want to miss out on saying goodbye with the JLS boys. One Direction's Louis Tomlinson was there with girlfriend Eleanor Calder, as was Marvin Hume's wife and The Saturdays member Rochelle Humes. Former X Factor judge Cheryl Cole, who was on the judging panel in 2008 when the boys were first discovered, was also there, Instagramming a picture of the eventing with the caption: "Soooo proud of these boys ! Was here on their first day! It only felt right to be here on their last! Love you boys! #farewellJls #muchlove."

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JLS - JLS has teamed up with Tresor Paris to launch The JLS Foundation jewellery line in aid of The JLS Foundation supporting Cancer Research UK. The range includes necklaces, earrings and traditional friendship style cord and bead fan bracelets, all carrying purple crystal beads and stones. The jewellery will help fund Cancer Research UK's research specifically into cancers that affect children, teenagers and young adults. JLS said 'We're really excited to have teamed up with Tresor to create our very own, special jewellery range to raise money for The JLS Foundation, which works closely to fund Cancer Research UK's vital research'. - United Kingdom - Friday 6th December 2013


Kaiser Chiefs Frontman Ricky Wilson Completes 'The Voice' Judging Panel

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Ricky Wilson, the frontman of The Kaiser Chiefs, has been chosen to fill the remaining seat on The Voice judging panel for the next season of the BBC talent contest. Wilson has been brought in to replace the departing Danny O'Donoghue of The Script, as he joins one of four new faces joining the show.

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Ricky is the final new face to be added to the show.

As the frontman of the three-time BRIT Award winners, Wilson garnered a reputation as one of the most energetic frontmen in popular music and recorded such hits as 'I Predict A Riot,' 'Oh My God' and 'Ruby.' He will join fellow newcomer Kylie Minogue, who has been chosen to replace Jessie J, as well as show stalwarts Sir Tom Jones and Will.i.am. But it isn't just Wilson and Minogue who will be joining the show for the first time, as The Voice will introduce two new hosts following the departure of Holly Willoughby and Reggie Yates. JLS singer Marvin Humes and Big Brother presenter Emma Willis have since been hired to present the show when it returns next year.

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Rochelle Humes & Baby Alaia-Mai Both Doing Well Following Car Crash

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The Saturdays songstress Rochelle Humes was involved in an unfortunate fender bender earlier this week, when someone rear-ended the back of her car whilst her infant daughter Alaia-Mai was also in the car. Despite an initial scare, most towards the welfare of young Alaia-Mai, the singer told her Twitter followers not to worry about her as she and her daughter are both fine.

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Children In Need Fundraising Kick-Started By JLS, Union J & Terry Wogan

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BBC Children in Need has come around again and today (5th September) marks the launch of official fundraising. The charitable campaign, set up to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people, has raised £690 million since and the plans are for this year to be bigger than ever.

JLS Are Involved In Children In Need Despite Their Imminent Split.

Famous faces have added their name to the Children in Need campaign and will appear in adverts to persuade everyone in Britain to organise a fundraising event or donate money. Sir Terry Wogan, boybands JLS and Union J, The One Show presenter Alex Jones, ex-Blue Peter presenter Matt Baker and singer/X Factor judge Gary Barlow have all signed up to be the faces of the massive money raising event.

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JLS - JLS performing at the Pier Head for The Liverpool International Music Festival 2013 - Liverpool, United Kingdom - Saturday 24th August 2013


J.B. Gill, Marvin Humes, Aston Merrygold and JLS - 'One Direction: This Is Us' - World premiere held at the Empire Leicester Square - Arrivals. - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 20th August 2013

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Aston Merrygold, J.b. Gill, Marvin Humes and One Direction
Marvin Humes and Rochelle Wiseman
Marvin Humes and Rochelle Wiseman
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Aston Merrygold, J.b. Gill, Marvin Humes and One Direction

Video - Aston Merrygold Dawdles At LAX As Driver Is Nowhere To Be Seen

Aston Merrygold of the recently disbanded JLS paces around waiting for his driver with his phone clutched to his ear at LAX.

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Niall Horan Buys Marvin Humes' House (And Gets A Few Things He Wasn't Expecting!)

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Niall Horan from One Direction is in for a surprise after buying cheeky JLS mate Marvin Humes' old North London pad for £2.2million.

Now that newlywed Marvin and Rochelle Wiseman from The Saturdays have moved out of the swish property, the 19-year-old 1D star has decided to move in but mischievous Marvin, 27, has taken the opportunity to play a few housewarming pranks on his fellow boy band buddy. 'Yes, I got him a moving-in present', he told The Mirror. It was a cushion with a picture of himself on. Our management had One Direction cushions. So I got a Niall face and left it in the house for him to see.' A pretty tame wind-up, we'll admit, but we're sure they have worse in store after discovering what one source revealed to the tabloid. 'Whiffy prawns hidden in the curtain rails were joked about', they said. 'And, of course, Niall will have to quickly change the locks so he doesn't end up with a member of JLS letting themselves in and roaming around in the early hours.'

We're also wondering if Niall splashing out a massive £2.2million on the house was also a prank after Marvin revealed: 'I gave him mates' rates'. Hmmm!

Advice For X Factor Troublemakers: JLS Get Serious

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JLS have some stern words of advice for this year’s X Factor contestants.

Well, they have some words of advice for some of this year’s X factor contestants. It wasn’t too hard to figure out who they were aiming their words of wisdom at, exactly. Step forward, Rylan Clark and Lucy Spraggan, for you have been singled out as this year’s troublemakers.

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JLS Pull Prank On Olly Murs For Channel 4

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For a few seconds, Olly Murs thought he had seriously injured JLS star Aston Merrygold. The prank was filmed for Channel 4’s Stand Up To Cancer show, which is coming next Friday, October 19 to UK Screens.

According to The Mirror, Murs was interviewing his pop counterparts, JLS, when Aston volunteered to be shot out of a cannon, and Ollie was nominated to press the button to launch him clear. When the big moment came, with the tension at a suitably palpable level…. nothing happened. But, being a stereotypical guy, Ollie smacked the button a second time, even harder, and was seen to be shocked as Aston shot out of the cannon, missed the safety net and smacked into a wooden stage. It turned out that the body fired out of the cannon didn’t belong to Aston at all but an experienced stuntman. All was well, of course, as was the man Ollie shot from the canon, but for some time, Mr Murs thought he’d dealt some real damage to his fellow pop star. "Still recovering, still shaking & still shocked!! ‪@JLSOfficial‬ you got me proper today!!" he tweeted after the hoax. JLS star Marvin Humes added: "Just did an amazing prank with @ollyofficial and lots of JLSters!! Absolutely hilarious! Can't wait for u all to see!!"

Stand Up To Cancer represents a collaboration between Channel 4 and Cancer Research. It will see some of he biggest UK stars do all sorts of things, pranks included, to raise money and awareness of Cancer treatment.

Adele, JLS, Jonathan Gill and Brit Awards - Adele Adkins Tuesday 21st February 2012 2012 Brit Awards held at the O2 Arena - Arrivals.

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Adele, Jade Jones and Brit Awards
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Adele, Leigh Francis and Brit Awards
Adele and Brit Awards

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Video - JLS Take Convertibles For A Spin In Los Angeles

JLS, the multi-million selling British boy-band, spotted leaving a gas station in Los Angeles. The group, who finished runners-up on 'The X Factor', emerged from the store with refreshments before jumping in separate convertibles and heading to a private residence.

Comprising of Aston, JB, Marvin and Oritse, the band are currently in the U.S. writing material for their forthcoming third album. On Monday (1st August 2011), lead singer Aston tweeted, "Woooo LA baaaaaaaby! We are guna write some BANGERS for u all!!!! Ax"

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