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Joanna Lumley Recalls Awards Show Nerves

Joanna Lumley always felt like she was about to ''lose [her] mind'' whilst waiting to find out if she'd won an award for her acting.The 72-year-old actress hosts the BAFTAs on Sunday (10.02.19), and after...

Joanna Lumley To Return As The Baftas Host

Joanna Lumley is set to return as the host of this year's BAFTAs.The 72-year-old actress - who hosted the awards bash in 2018, replacing Stephen Fry in the role - has been confirmed as the...

Joanna Lumley Wants To Be An 'Old Woman'

Joanna Lumley plans to live to be a ''very very old woman''.The 72-year-old actress has shunned the idea of there being a stigma around ageing, as she says she loves getting older and wants to...

Jennifer Saunders: I'm Unemployed

Jennifer Saunders says she's currently unemployed.The 60-year-old actress - who is married to fellow comedian-and-writer Ade Edmondson - admits for the ''first time in ages'' she isn't actively working on any projects and has no...

Joanna Lumley: Not All Men Are Bad

Joanna Lumley fears ''all men are seen as bad'' in light of the Time's Up and #MeToo movements.The 'Absolutely Fabulous' star praised women for speaking up about sexual harassment and inequality in Hollywood following the...

Ricky Gervais Calls For Ban On Wild Animals In Circuses

Ricky Gervais has called for a ban on wild animals in circuses.The 56-year-old comedian is backing Animal Defenders International (ADI) and has urged the UK to ban nationwide the use of wild animals in circus...

Jennifer Lawrence Told Joanna Lumley To Punch Her

Jennifer Lawrence has offered to let Joanna Lumley ''punch'' her in the face.The 'Red Sparrow' actress was branded rude for the way she brushed off compliments from the BAFTA Awards host when she was introduced...

Joanna Lumley Bought Champagne And Wine For Finding Your Feet Co-stars

Joanna Lumley kept buying champagne and red wine for her 'Finding Your Feet' co-stars when they were shooting the comedy drama.The 71-year-old 'Absolutely Fabulous' actress stars alongside the likes of Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie and...

Jennifer Lawrence Clarifies Joanna Lumley Comment

Jennifer Lawrence has claimed her on-stage comment to Joanna Lumley at the BAFTAs on Sunday (18.02.18) was ''an inside joke''.The 'Mother!' star was the subject on confusion at the glitzy award ceremony in London this...

Emma Roberts Had Sophisticated Bafta Style

Emma Roberts opted for a ''contemporary yet sophisticated'' look at the BAFTA Awards.The 'We're The Millers' actress lent her support to the Time's Up initiative with an Armani structured wrap dress with statement shoulders at...

Joanna Lumley Felt Pressured Into Appearing Topless

Joanna Lumley felt pressured to strip for a film role in 1971.The 71-year-old actress - who is hosting this year's BAFTA Awards in London on Sunday night (18.02.18) - has revealed she felt she needed...

Emma Watson Donate £1m To Sexual Harassment Fund

Emma Watson has donated £1 million to a new organisation which helps those facing sexual harassment. The 27-year-old British actress has joined almost 200 female stars, including Rebel Wilson, Emilia Clarke and Olivia Colman, in...

Joanna Lumley Praises Enchanting Meghan Markle

Joanna Lumley thinks Meghan Markle is ''enchanting''.The 71-year-old star has admitted to be being a huge fan of the former 'Suits' actress, and she thinks that her upcoming wedding to Prince Harry is proof that...

Joanna Lumley Turns To Absolutely Fabulous Designer For Bafta Dress

Joanna Lumley is working with her 'Absolutely Fabulous' designer on her BAFTA dress.The 71-year-old actress is set to host the star-studded awards ceremony in London on Sunday (18.02.18), and Joanna has revealed she's teamed up...

Joanna Lumley Urges Women To Reduce Their Risk Of Being Harassed

Joanna Lumley thinks clearer decision-making could help women to avoid harassment.The 71-year-old actress has expressed sympathy for the women who have recently admitted to having been harassed during their time in the entertainment business, but...

Joanna Lumley's 'Headmistress' Dress

Joanna Lumley thinks she'll look like a ''headmistress'' at the BAFTA Awards.The 'Absolutely Fabulous' actress will wear a bespoke black gown by Betty Jackson to the glamorous ceremony on Sunday (18.02.18) - a dress she...

Rod Stewart's Song For Joanna Lumley

Sir Rod Stewart dedicated a song to former girlfriend Joanna Lumley on his 1974 album 'Smiler'.The two stars had a brief relationship in 1973 at the same time as Rod was recording his fifth solo...

Joanna Lumley Says Stars Will Feel Pressure To Wear Black At The Baftas

Joanna Lumley feels actresses will feel pressured to wear black at the BAFTAs in a show of solidarity with the Golden Globes effort.The 71-year-old actress - who is poised to host this year's awards ceremony...

The Shape Of Water Leads Bafta Nominations

'The Shape of Water' leads the BAFTA 2018 nominations.The latest movie by Guillermo del Toro came away with nods in 12 categories for this year's ceremony - which are set to be hosted by Joanna...

Joanna Lumley 'To Replace Stephen Fry As Baftas Host'

Joanna Lumley is to replace Stephen Fry as the BAFTAs host. The 'Absolutely Fabulous' star will take on the prestigious role after the 60-year-old comedian stepped down from the position last week after fronting 12...

Ricky Gervais Backs Anti-fur Campaign

Ricky Gervais has urged fashionistas to ''save the lives'' of innocent animals by banishing fur from their wardrobe. The 56-year-old comedian has joined forces with Animal Defenders International in a new anti-fur campaign after he...

Joanna Lumley: I Only Use My Mobile Phone For Parking

Joanna Lumley only uses her mobile phone to pay for parking.The 71-year-old actress has admitted she hates using her mobile device and only turns to it when it's absolutely necessary.She explained: ''I think we are...

Joanna Lumley Doesn't Think Idris Elba Fits "The Description" For James Bond

The role of James Bond in any upcoming movies based on the secret service spy is something that's been hotly rumoured to be any number of actors, with Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Tom Hiddleston and...

Joanna Lumley Says Idris Elba Isn't Right For James Bond Role

Joanna Lumley doesn't think Idris Elba should become the next James Bond because he doesn't match the description of the character in Ian Fleming's books.The 44-year-old hunk has been put forward as the man to...

Joanna Lumley Set To Donate Her Organs After Death

Joanna Lumley is to donate her organs after she dies.The 71-year-old actress has pledged to give away her vital organs after she passes away to those in need of transplants - although Joanna joked that...

Sir Paul Mccartney Wants To Banish Meat Once A Week

Sir Paul McCartney wants people to banish meat from their diets once a week. The 74-year-old rocker - who has been a vegetarian for around 40 years - has released a booklet with his some...

Vanessa Redgrave Joins Andorra

Vanessa Redgrave has signed up for 'Andorra'.The 79-year-old actress and Guy Pearce are both set to join the cast of the romantic thriller alongside previously announced stars Clive Owen, Toni Collette, and Gillian Anderson. 'Andorra'...

Joanna Lumley Thinks Women Should Take Wolf-whistling As "A Compliment"

Joanna Lumley has courted controversy by suggesting that women should take it as a compliment if somebody wolf-whistles at them in the street.In a new interview with the Daily Mirror, the ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ actress said...

Tom Hardy And Lindsay Lohan Turn Stock Brokers For Charity

The actors took part in financial firm's BGC 12th Annual Charity Day, which is held in memory of their employees who died in the 9/11 attacks, and hit the trading floor in the...

Helen Mirren And Judi Dench Auction Shoes For Charity

Helen has gifted a pair of boots with gold trim and a zip to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund auction, while Judi has donated a pair of black wedge sandals to the sale...

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