Here’s your daily roundup of celebrity news that’s made headlines in the past 12 hours.
Love Island has a new host, a character could be recast in Emmerdale, and there’s bad news for Jessie J and Channing Tatum.
Caroline speaks out after losing her job at Love Island
Caroline Flack broke her silence after leaving Love Island to tell fans she’s happy Laura Whitmore is taking over.
The 40-year-old TV host has admitted she’s been going through a ‘really difficult time’ since being charged with assault following an explosion at her home last week.
ITV today announced that Laura, 34, will take on the coveted position when the show opens in South Africa on the 12thand of January.
Taking to her Instagram Stories today, Caroline said: “I’m glad it’s Laura…she loves the show as much as I do…
“Again…thank you for your continued messages of support…it’s been a really tough time…but I’m doing everything I can to keep my head above water and sort this all out.. .”
Cheryl posts a photo of her son Bear
Cheryl shared a rare glimpse of her son Bear as they enjoy a festive day.
The 36-year-old posted a gorgeous photo of the two-year-old boy she shares with ex Liam Payne – revealing just how big he is.
Walking in a winter wonderland! @laplanduk,” she wrote on Instagram.
The pair were seen strolling through snow-covered fir trees on a gorgeous walk through the woods, with the Promise This singer clutching Bear’s gloved hand.
Yesterday Cheryl shared a photo of Bear as she showed off her Christmas decorations, complete with matching pajamas.
She gifted fans with a series of photos of her amazing home – showing just a tiny bit of Bear’s curly head as he stared at the Christmas tree.
Katie Price cleans up her ‘dirty mansion’
Katie Price has finally cleaned up her filthy mansion – and it couldn’t be more different.
The former glamor model, 41, has spent the last year desperately trying to revive the West Sussex pad.
Lo and behold, Katie has finally managed to clean up a room of the property by stripping it bare.
Showing off the cleaning results on Instagram, Katie shared a snap of an empty room.
The space is radically different from its previous state.
She wrote: “Finally my house is now ready for carpet and furniture.”
Jessie J and Channing Tatum are done
Jessie J and Channing Tatum have split after dating for just over a year.
The couple reportedly ended their romance about a month ago, according to Us Weekly.
According to an insider, the two are still amicable, with the source explaining, “Channing and Jessie broke up about a month ago.
“They are still very close and still good friends.”
The 31-year-old British singer and the 39-year-old Magic Mike star were first linked in October last year.
The two stars shocked fans when they first went public as an unlikely celebrity couple, supporting each other at their various events.
Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne appear to have had lunch together
Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne looked tense as they treated the family to a Toby Carvery lunch yesterday.
The couple – who have been rocked by fraud charges in recent weeks – were spotted with their children at the restaurant chain.
Jacqueline, 27, is no doubt enjoying the comforts of her home after spending the past month in the I’m A Celeb jungle.
She wore a camel coat and leggings as she walked to the restaurant with one-year-old Mia.
Dan, 28, failed to smile as he looked at his wife.
Emmerdale Fans Think Bernice Will Be Recast
Emmerdale fans are wondering if Bernice Blackstock will return to the Dales after Liam Cavanagh got a call in Thursday’s episode.
But with actress Samantha Giles insisting she won’t be returning to the ITV soap, have the show’s bosses hired anyone new?
The character’s final scenes aired in late November as she missed her own wedding after finding out her ex-husband Charlie – the father of her daughter – had been rushed to hospital in Australia.
However, viewers saw Bernice’s fiancé, Liam, get a call from her with him and then excitedly tell everyone she’d be back for Christmas.
A fan asked, “Are they going to get someone new to play Bernice?”
Another joked: ‘Wonder if Bernice will come back with a new face?
Bernice left the Yorkshire Dales with her daughter Dee Dee to fly to Australia, after hearing her child’s father was ill.
Mark Wright reveals nasty back injury and nearly compromised nerves Performance Strictly Christmas Special
This Christmas, he’s back with new partner Janette Manrara to take part in the festive special, but his return to the dance floor hasn’t been without incident.
Speaking to The Sun Online, Janette revealed the couple had been forced to miss their clothes shopping with the other couples, saying: “We were a little scared this weekend that you might not be able to make every lap in the routine because he hurt his back a bit.
“But he’s back to form today. We’re fine.”
Mark said he got extremely nervous before playing: “I try to explain it to people, but nobody believes me, you know, except some people who feel it.
“Before, the nerves were so bad that you couldn’t be nervous anymore. So it’s like, what’s the next level? Surely he must pass out.
“Because I’m so bad. I didn’t know how I was going to do it, but yeah, suddenly it kicks in.”