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HERE’S your daily digest of celebrity news that’s made headlines in the past 12 hours.

Strictly Come Dancing fans are outraged after Mike Bushell once again survived the dance, sending Viscountess Emma Weymouth and Aljaž Škorjanec home, and the MTV EMAs saw a British takeover while on our screens last night.


Dua Lipa opened the show at last night’s MTV EMAsCredit: PA: Press Association

Dua Lipa wows in barely there leotard as Liam Gallagher receives top Rock Icon award at MTV VMAs

The Brits took over the MTV European Music Awards last night in Seville, Spain, with Dua Lipa, Liam Gallagher, Niall Horan and Mabel giving sensational performances.

While other nations dominated when it came to receiving accolades, our stars represented the UK in all their glory as they took to the stage – and Liam also won the first Rock Icon gong.

Little Mix beat stiff competition from Lewis Capaldi, Dave, Mabel and Ed Sheeran to be crowned the best British and Irish act, however, FKA twigs were the only Briton to triumph over the international competition by winning the award for best alternative.

The big winners were Halsey, Taylor Swift, BTS and Billie Eilish who took home two awards each.

Nicole Scherzinger, Joan Smalls and Cristiano Ronaldo were among the stars to attend the ceremony.

    Emma Weymouth has become the sixth celebrity to be kicked out of Strictly


Emma Weymouth has become the sixth celebrity to be kicked out of Strictly

Fans scream ‘fix it’ as Viscountess Emma Weymouth is the sixth star to be eliminated

Viewers of Strictly Come Dancing were furious last night as Viscountess Emma Weymouth became the sixth star to be eliminated from the show.

BBC broadcaster Mike Bushell triumphed in the dance for the third week running, but the result, which leaked overnight, left fans calling it a fix.

All four judges chose to save Mike over Emma, ​​with outraged viewers flocking to social media to share their thoughts.

It’s not the first time the program has been called “fixer”, with the elimination of Dev Griffin last month also prompting backlash.

Strictly’s Johannes and Graziano look stunning in the show’s first-ever gay routine

Viewers go wild as Johannes Radebe and Graziano Di Prima dance together on results show

It wasn’t all bad news for Strictly fans, with professional dancers Johannes and Graziano delighted as they danced together in the show’s first gay routine.

The couple impressed as they hit the dance floor during Emeli Sande’s performance on the results show.

In the energetic routine, the pair did spins, lifts and even gymnastics while holding hands and beaming at each other.

The move came after ITV rival Dancing On Ice made TV history by pairing Steps star Ian H Watkins with professional skater Matt Evers for the show’s next series.

    Paddy launched a furious rant on Twitter


Paddy launched a furious rant on TwitterCredit: Getty – Contributor

Furious Paddy McGuinness blasts ‘ignorant tool’ who said his autistic children ‘didn’t look handicapped’

The Take Me Out host became furious when someone made insensitive remarks as he dropped his children off at a playground and posted a lengthy rant about the exchange on his Twitter page.

Paddy shares six-year-old twins, Leo and Penelope, who have autism, with his wife Christine, as well as his four-year-old daughter, Felicity.

The TV favorite admitted that ‘a few years ago’ he most likely would have had a physique following the altercation, making him look like a ‘thug’, but chose instead to ‘handle the situation calmly “.

Paddy said his children “luckily” didn’t understand the comment that was made, and he approached the “ignorant tool” once they went inside.

    A new photo of Bond was released yesterday


A new photo of Bond was released yesterdayCredit: Instagram

Daniel Craig looks battered and bloodied in new James Bond: No Time To Die snap

The official 007 Instagram account continued to whet fans’ appetites for the 25th installment in the iconic franchise by sharing a photo of Daniel Craig as a spy yesterday.

Wearing suspenders over his white top and black pants, Craig’s face is bloody and scarred with concern.

The account captioned the snap, “Back in action. Daniel Craig as 007 in NO TIME TO DIE.”

The post comes a week after Craig said goodbye to James Bond for the last time as filming for the next film wrapped.

    Jean-Christophe Novelli's son may never speak


Jean-Christophe Novelli’s son may never speakCredit: Rex Features

TV chef Jean-Christophe Novelli reveals his three-year-old son may never speak because of autism after beating cancer

The star’s 58-year-old son was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma at just six weeks old, but was given the all-clear in April 2017.

Now Jean-Christophe Novelli and his fiancée Michelle Kennedy have revealed that three-year-old Valentino may never speak after being diagnosed with autism earlier this year.

The couple spoke out after their daughter Christina Novelli’s wedding in Santorini, revealing Michelle couldn’t be at the emotional ceremony as she had to stay in the UK with Valentino.

Michelle said Hello! magazine: “We have to accept that he can be non-verbal, which is very sad.

“He can’t even say ‘Mom’, which is heartbreaking.”

Strictly’s Alex Scott Tells Claudia About Revealing 1D Star Supports Her

Strictly’s Alex Scott Tells Claudia Winkleman About Revealing One Direction Star Secretly Supports Her

Footballer Alex was left red-faced after Strictly presenter Claudia revealed a member of One Direction was secretly backing her during last night’s results show.

The host playfully blurted out that one of the boys in the group wanted her to win, with a shocked Alex nudging her as she gasped, “It was supposed to be between us!”

She started giggling when Claudia apologized and said, “I didn’t say which one. There are millions of them.”

Needless to say, 1D fans were quick to flock to social media as they speculated which dude it might be.

    Molly-Mae ignored the recent backlash


Molly-Mae ignored the recent backlashCredit: BackGrid

Molly-Mae Hague hugs Tommy Fury after being accused of ‘cultural appropriation’ for Cleopatra outfit

Molly-Mae ignored the recent Halloween backlash as she was spotted snuggling up to Love Island beau Tommy Fury yesterday.

The blonde beauty was accused of “cultural appropriation” by some of her followers over the weekend, who weren’t happy with her for portraying Egyptian leader Cleopatra.

Molly looked in good spirits as she went shopping at Selfridges in Manchester.

    Fans think Stacey and Joe got married in secret


Fans think Stacey and Joe got married in secretCredit: Instagram

Stacey Solomon fans are convinced she secretly married Joe Swash in the Maldives as her sons pose in costume

In case you missed it, Stacey fans have speculated there’s more to the Maldives vacation than her and Joe Swash than meets the eye – with some claiming the pair is married in secret.

Both stars raised eyebrows when she shared a photo of her three boys in costume on the beach, with her and Joe in matching blue outfits.

The couple met in 2010 on the set of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! when Stacey was crowned queen of the jungle.

Joe had won the previous year and was presenting the spin-off show.

They started dating in 2016 and rumors of their engagement have been swirling ever since.

    Graham Foster actor Andrew reportedly quitting Emmerdale


Graham Foster actor Andrew reportedly quitting Emmerdale1 credit

Emmerdale’s Andrew Scarborough ‘resigns from Graham Foster’ after two years

And finally, it’s been reported that Emmerdale favorite Andrew has called off his village alter ego, Graham Foster, and left the show.

After two years on the soap opera, it has been teased that Graham will be leaving in dramatic scenes to air in the new year.

While there’s no word on the story yet, it’s likely going to focus on her feud with ex-lover Kim Tate (Claire King).