British TV personality and presenter Ferne McCann has announced her new online health and fitness platform, Embodyment with Ferne, helping fans to reach their fitness goals. The former TOWIE star posted on social media 'I’ve worked with my team of industry leading personal trainers, nutritionist and health experts to create two plans that will help anyone have an incredible life changing transformation!'.
Lady Gaga has launched her own radio show in partnership with Apple Music. The Rain On Me hitmaker announced the news on Instagram, posting 'Introducing #GAGARADIO on @applemusic, every Friday this month. Tune in at 11am PT and listen to me and my #Chromatica collaborators talk about the inspirations, making the record & more! The shows are set to exclusive DJ mixes from @BloodPop, @burnsmusic, @Vitaclub, and @Tchami!'.
Jemma Moore, a London based actress, plays one of the main characters in Shudder’s new horror film, Host, which centres around a Zoom call gone awry and has been hailed by critics as ‘the best horror movie of 2020’. Filmed entirely remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic, Host has gained viral fame for its timely themes, with critics praising Moore and her co-stars for ‘capturing the mood of lockdown’. The British actress has also had minor roles in other features, playing a guard in 2017’s Wonder Woman and Private Li Chen in the 2019 Doom reboot, and was the winner of the ABC Discovers UK Digital Talent competition in 2017. She’s also started her own podcast this year, The Hobbycast, in which she interviews various ‘hobby connoisseurs’ about their chosen pastime.
Megan Thee Stallion has been named as Revlon's new global brand ambassador, joining Gal Gadot, Ashley Graham, and Adwoa Aboah in the role. The Hot Girl Summer hitmaker commented 'I've always set the bar high for myself with everything I do, but to now be a brand ambassador for Revlon, it feels like a new level. To me, the Revlon brand stands for both beauty and female strength and I'm excited to help define what that means to a new generation of women'.
Alicia Keys has unveiled her own beauty brand under the e.l.f. Beauty portfolio, 'aiming to bring new meaning to beauty by honouring ritual in our daily life and practicing intention in every action', launching in 2021. Tarang Amin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of e.l.f. Beauty, said 'We are beyond thrilled to leverage our strengths to help realise Alicia’s vision, as it not only aligns with our mission to make the best of beauty accessible, but infuses it with an even deeper dimension'.
Khalid and his Great Khalid Foundation have partnered with Reebok to launch the Write Your Legacy contest, through which the winner will have the opportunity to be mentored in singing and songwriting by the Talk hitmaker and his team. In honour of the Reebok Classic Leather Legacy trainers, the Write Your Legacy mentorship includes two 60 minute virtual workshop with Khalid, a year's supply of Reebok apparel and footwear, and a $10k reward, and people can apply by submitting a two minute video explaining what they want their legacy to be, with a sample of their singing, at www.reebok.com/legacy. The American singer/songwriter said 'The voices of young people need to be heard and amplified. For me and so many other young artists, music isn’t just a form of self-expression, it is our life, it is our air, it is who we are, it is how we breath and it is how we share our stories with the future'.
Mummy Diaries star Sam Faiers has unveiled her new children's homeware brand, Little Knightley’s, inspired by her own kids' love of safari animals. The range, including cushions, throws and sleep bags, 'transports you to a world of fun and adventure whilst still retaining an air of subtle sophistication', and is available at Next.
Stars including Ricky Gervais, Dame Judi Dench, Mýa, Dame Olivia Newton-John, Dame Jane Goodall, Tzi Ma, Peter Egan, Lesley Nicol, Slash, Joanna Lumley, James Cromwell, Alicia Silverstone, Benjamin Zephaniah, and Rick Wakeman, have come together to record 'an impassioned video calling for a reset of humanity's relationship with nature', particularly in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis 'and its zoonotic origins', in partnership with Animals Asia. The video promotes the slogan 'The Only Cure is Kindness', raising awareness of the plight of the Asiatic black bear and the need to end bear bile farming, and Gervais commented 'If this crisis has taught us anything, it’s the power of leaving nature alone - and that The Only Cure is Kindness.... Let’s be kinder to nature, and kinder and more forgiving to each other too'.
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