Celebrities including Adele, Stormzy, Marcus Mumford and Akala have joined forces with Grenfell United, the survivors and families bereaved by the tower block fire, backing a new campaign which calls on the government to remove dangerous cladding from buildings. Karim Mussilhy, vice-chair of Grenfell United, said 'We lost our loved ones but it’s not too late for others. We can’t sit back while there is a risk another tragedy like Grenfell could happen again - that’s why we’re fighting for national change'.
American actress and activist Alyssa Milano has signed a publishing deal with Scholastic, and is set to release her debut children's book, Hope, in October 2019. Milano commented 'As a mother, I can’t think of a more important time to let kids know that their voice matters... I’m thrilled to be working with Scholastic on this empowering book series and can’t wait for everyone to meet Hope'.
Peggy Gou, a Berlin based DJ and music producer, had her breakout year in 2018 with her standout single, It Makes You Forget (Itgenhane), hailed as one of the year’s best dance tracks by Billboard and The Guardian. Gou, who was named one of 2018’s most stylish people by Dazed, is set to launch her own streetwear fashion line and record label in 2019.
Homecoming star Stephan James has signed to Creative Artists Agency for representation. The rising Canadian actor, nominated for a Golden Globe last week, also stars in the upcoming film drama If Beale Street Could Talk, which tells the story of a young man incarcerated for a crime he didn't commit, set for UK release January 18.
Personalities including Emmy Rossum, Olivia Palermo, Cameron Dallas, Iman and Nate Berkus, co-star in Ralph Lauren's 2018 Christmas campaign, each making festive shopping lists for the US fashion brand. Ralph Lauren unveiled the campaign on social media, posting 'We asked fashion and beauty entrepreneur Olivia Palermo to share her holiday wish list in a specially curated shop at RalphLauren.com/Gifts... Including ultra-luxe accessories from the Ralph Lauren 50th Anniversary Collection'.
David Gandy has been named MANGO Man's Icon of Style, and stars in the brand's latest campaign. The British model shared a clip from the campaign on Instagram, posting 'Proud to finally be able to reveal my latest story with @mango_man for their Icon of Style project, where I talk about my passions which include cars and of course Dora. Discover the whole story on mango.com #iconofstyle #mangoman'.
Stellan Skarsgård has signed to Creative Artists Agency, where he's co-represented by Michael Katcher, Franklin Latt, and Zach Kaplan. The Swedish actor recently starred in the films Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, and has just finished filming the TV mini-series Chernobyl.
Personalities including Myleene Klass, Vicky Pattison, Aston Merrygold, Joel Dommett, Kimberly Wyatt, Jack Fincham, Nicola Adams, Georgia Toffolo, Gary Kemp, and Josh Denzel have teamed up with Save the Children to take part in a Christmas jumper challenge, ahead of the charity's seventh annual Christmas Jumper Day, December 14. Vicky Pattison was crowned winner of the event after competing to see who could put on the most jumpers in 30 seconds, and commented 'I can’t wait to help spread the Christmas spirit by wearing my favourite festive knit. Donating just £2 can help to ensure children can continue to learn and be safe in some of the toughest places in the world - what better gift to give at Christmas time'.
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