Latest Richard Branson News

Richard Branson Has Recorded A Simpsons Cameo

By Lenny Barksdale | 20th August 2014

They say you haven’t ‘made it’ – i.e., reached the peak of your career- until you’ve had your Simpsons cameo. And even though Richard Branson was depicted in a season 22 episode alongside fellow billionaire...

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Vivienne Westwood Unveils "Extremely Glamorous" Virgin Atlantic Aircrew Uniforms

By Lauren James | 4th July 2014

Dame Vivienne Westwood has unveiled a range of new uniforms for Virgin Atlantic staff to wear to work. The British designer teamed up with the airline to design a range of practical yet stylish outfits...

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Celebs Get Behind Pressure To Change UK Drug Laws By Signing Letter

By Jack de Aguilar | 26th June 2014

David Cameron will receive a letter from over 90 celebrities, politicians, lawyers and health experts, calling for a review of the current policy on the possession of illegal drugs.Russell Brand has thrown his weight behind...

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Clive Davis Joins Growing Backlash Against Hotel, After Sultan Owner Introduces Brutal Sharia Law

By Lauren James | 6th May 2014

Record producer Clive Davis has become the latest big name to shun hotels owned by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who announced last week that he would proceed with the introduction of the Islamic Sharia law, a...

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Kate Winslet & Ned Rocknroll Name Their Son Bear Winslet, Representative Confirms

By Elinor Cosgrave | 24th December 2013

Kate Winslet is keeping celebrity tradition this Christmas by naming her child something almost as wild as the weather we are currently experiencing.Kate Winslet in October at the UK premiere of Labor Day with the...

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It's A Boy! Kate Winslet Give Birth To Her First Child With Ned Rocknroll

By Joe Wilde | 11th December 2013

Kate Winslet became a mother for the third time this weekend, with a rep for the actress confirming the birth of her new son this week. This is Kate's first child with husband Ned Rocknroll,...

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Nbc Teaming Up With Richard Branson To Create Live Television Special Around Virgin Galactic's First Commercial Space Flight

By Victoria Pavlova | 10th November 2013

Preparations for Richard Branson’s inaugural commercial space flight are in full force and this week, the billionaire announced that NBC was tasked with covering the lead-up and the flight itself. If everything goes according to...

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Nbc Will Broadcast Richard Branson's First Virgin Galactic Space Flight

By Nick Hill | 9th November 2013

American TV network NBC will broadcast the live launch of Richard Branson's first commercial flight into space.The founder of Virgin Group announced the news on 'Today' this Friday (Nov 8th), the network will follow preparations...

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It's Only 'Rocknroll' But Kate Winslet Will Never Take Her Husband's Name

By Joe Wilde | 19th September 2013

Rather than do things the old fashioned way, Kate Winslet has decided that she will keep hold of her last name rather than go by her husband's surname from here on in. Probably a wise...

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Cory Monteith Found Dead In Vancouver Hotel: The Facts And Glee's Reactions

By Elinor Cosgrave | 15th July 2013

Cory Monteith was found dead at noon on Saturday 13th July 2013. He'd been staying at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver. The actor was due to leave the hotel after a week's stay...

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Stars Head For The Stars: Justin Bieber Joins The Virgin Galactic Party

By Lauren James | 7th June 2013

It is confirmed: pint-sized popstar Justin Bieber and manager Scooter Braun, are set to be blasted towards the real stars, out into space.Tycoon Richard Branson, founder and chairman of travel, entertainment and lifestyle company, Virgin...

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Where Is Justin Bieber From? Mars, Venus Or Pluto?

By Michael West | 7th June 2013

America has finally lost patience with Justin Bieber and will blast him back to his homeland on the Virgin Galactic commercial space flight. But where is Justin Bieber from? Mars? Venus? The Moon? Well, actually...

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Justin Bieber Is The Latest Star To Fly Into Outer Space Thanks To Sir Richard Branson

By Joe Wilde | 7th June 2013

Justin Bieber has all the money in the world, so it really doesn't come as too much surprise to learn that he's shelled out a fortune to become the next star to climb aboard one...

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Kate Winslet, 37, Pregnant With A Miniature Rocknroller

By Michael West | 5th June 2013

Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet is pregnant with her first child to husband Ned Rocknroll. The 37-year-old will become a mother for the third time - she is also a parent to 12-year-old Mia with...

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A Seat Beside Leonardo Dicaprio On Space Journey Sells For Millions

By Holly Williams | 24th May 2013

A trip to space with Leonardo DiCaprio has been auctioned off for a magnificent 1.2 million euros which will be donated to the charity amfAR Cinema Against AIDS.The lucky bidder has landed the chance to...

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Kate Winslet Given A Flight Into Space As Wedding Gift

By Joe Wilde | 30th December 2012

Kate Winslet tied the knot with her ridiculously named other-half Ned RocknRoll in a very private ceremony earlier this week, and it turns out she got one heck of a present from one of her...

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Kate Winslet Gets Married To Rock 'N' Roll: Not An Announcement For An Upcoming Album

By Victoria Pavlova | 29th December 2012

Kate Winslet is married again and it’s to the man with the most… err… interesting name in showbiz, we might add.The Titanic actress wed Ned Rock’nroll (see, we told you) in early December, according to...

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Richard Branson Gives Kate Winslet And New Hubby Space Trip, Best Wedding Gift Ever?

By Lorna Greville  | 28th December 2012

Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll got married in a very secret ceremony earlier in December, it was reported yesterday. While they may have worried that such secrecy would mean their gift pile would be short...

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Skrillex And Jack White Lead The Festivities At Virgin Mobile Freefest

By Hayley Avron | 8th October 2012

Skrillex and Jack White were amongst the highlights of Saturday’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest (October 6, 2012). Over 50,000 people crowded into the Merriweather Post Pavilion to enjoy the three stages worth of music, from the...

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