The apple doesn't fall far from the tree and that's certainly the case with Amanda Holden and her beautiful daughters. The Britain's Got Talent judge uploaded a stunning Instagram shot of her eldest child Lexi, 14, enjoying a dip in the pool during the family's summer holiday, calling her "My Princess".MORE: Amanda Holden unveils secret room inside homeThe teenager posed in a bright blue bikini and gazed into the distance, looking every inch her mother's mini-me.Loading the player... WATCH: Amanda Holden quizzed on which daughter is her favourite - see her responseAmanda, 49, shares two daughters with her husband Chris Hughes – Lexi and eight-year-old Hollie. The couple sadly lost their son Theo, who was delivered stillborn, in 2011.MORE: When celebrity parents twin with their adorable children - see the snapsThe Heart FM presenter has been enjoying a much-deserved summer break in the UK and Europe. As post-lockdown travel restrictions were eased, Amanda and her family jetted over to France where they met up with Piers Morgan and enjoyed an alfresco meal. Amanda also shared a beautiful family portrait with a backdrop of the sea.A few days later, the family headed on a staycation, which they timed perfectly with the British heatwave. "The sea is a bone chiller but we still swam. fishandchips supper – can't beat a holiday in greatbritain (when the sun shines) familytime," she quipped.Amanda's daughter looked like her mini-me on holidayWhile lockdown has had its ups and downs for many families, Amanda admitted that her time at home has been "great" for her marriage. The star, who tied the knot with husband Chris in December 2008, told The Sun: "I know people are talking about it causing spikes in baby-making and divorce rates, but for us it has been brilliant. I'm too old for more babies but our relationship is stronger than ever. It's all about the lockdown loving."She added: "You'd never know it because whenever I post photos online Chris refuses to be in them – or he takes them – but getting all this time together for once has been great. I'm blessed having Chris as well because he's such a laugh, he's like a stand-up comedian. Even in the darkest of hours, we will find something to laugh about and smile about."Like this story? Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox.
Michelle Keegan is big on fitness, and the Our Girl actress is known to incorporate HIIT sessions and weight training into her daily routine. Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the TV star revealed her surprising new hobby – cycling. Posing with her bike, Michelle looked as radiant as ever as she soaked in the sun ahead of her early morning ride with husband, Mark Wright. Showing off her trim figure in a pair of cycling shorts and a short-sleeved jersey, the actress teamed her sporty ensemble with white trainers, sunglasses and a helmet to match. RELATED: The best ladies bikes to buy for summer: Get inspired by the cycle-loving starsLoading the player...VIDEO: Michelle Keegan given special role in sister-in-law Jess Wright's weddingMichelle shared the photo on InstagramSince returning from Ibiza last month, the couple has been forced to quarantine for two weeks, and they've been using this period to spend plenty of quality time together. Also posting on Instagram, Mark shared updates once the pair had returned from their bike ride:"Morning ride, got it done," he said. "Dripping, it's warm outside today. Little 45 minute, 15 miler - get in there! 14.9 to be exact. Get up, get your workout done. It makes you feel so good. I'm ready for the day now – look at the barnet," he joked, laughing at his helmet hair. READ: Michelle Keegan sparks debate with bikini photo from Spanish summer holidayMichelle and Mark regularly train togetherMichelle regularly works out with her husband, Mark, who has recently launched his own fitness program – TrainWright – alongside his brother, Josh Wright. Celebrities including Tyson Fury, John Terry, Amanda Holden, and Pixie Lott have all taken part in Mark and Josh's vigorous home workouts, which are available on Instagram and Youtube.Back in 2019, Michelle gave us some of her top tips on how to get ready for swimsuit season and they aren't as gruelling as you might think. "I drink a pint of water every morning when I wake up," she said. The Our Girl star also likes to switch things up and get creative with her workouts, to stop them from getting boring. "Find something active that you enjoy so that it doesn't become a chore! I love taking my dog for long walks." She also advises that grabbing your best gal pal is key. "Do exercise with a friend! That way, you can spur each other on."MORE: Michelle Keegan shares jaw-dropping video tour of £2million Essex mansion
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Jim Parsons has opened up about his decision to quit The Big Bang Theory.The CBS sitcom came to an end after 12 seasons when the actor, who played Sheldon Cooper, said he was leaving.
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Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell are one of Hollywood's favourite couples, and are often pictured looking loved-up on the red carpet. Yet something they are always asked is why they haven't got married. The Overboard actress explained the reason for this during an interview on Loose Women in 2015 – and it sounds like they have a great attitude towards their relationship. Talking to the panel on the ITV daytime show, Goldie explained: "I would have been long divorced if I’d been married. Marriage is an interesting psychological thing. If you need to feel bound to someone, then it's important to be married.SEE: Goldie Hawn gets fans talking in rare lockdown photo with grandson RyderLoading the player... VIDEO: Goldie Hawn dances around the kitchen with Kurt Russell"If you have independence, if you have enough money and sense of independence and you like your independence, there’s something psychological about not being married because it gives you the freedom to make decisions one way or the other. For me, I chose to stay. Kurt chose to stay, and we like the choice."Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell began dating on Valentine's Day in 1983Goldie and Kurt have been together since Valentine's Day 1983, and celebrated 37 years together in February. They share son Wyatt Russell, 34, and both have children from previous relationships.Goldie is mum to Oliver and Kate Hudson, who she shares with ex-husband Bill Hudson, while Kurt shares Boston Russell with ex-wife Season Hubley.SEE: Goldie Hawn looks unrecognisable with short hair in incredible school photos years before meeting Kurt RussellMORE: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell spark reaction revealing latest lockdown adventureThe Hollywood couple have been isolating in LA during the lockdownThe celebrity couple are also doting grandparents to six grandchildren, who keep them on their toes. Goldie previously told Australian Women's Weekly: "A good family is the answer to happiness. I look at our kids and grandchildren and there's nothing in the world that could make me as proud as I am of all of them."During lockdown, Kurt and Goldie have been isolating at their home in LA, and have been making the most of their downtime. Now that the restrictions have been lifted, they have also been enjoying spending time with their family.Last week, Goldie shared a fun video on Instagram of herself, Kurt and Boston dancing in the kitchen while washing the dishes.Meanwhile, to mark Independence Day, Goldie and Kurt went on a road trip out of the city, and the First Wives Club star shared a sweet picture of them relaxing by a creek."Nature enlivens the heart. Kurt and I took to the road. Look what we found: nature’s perfection! We are all as perfect as we desire. Wishing you all a Happy 4th of July. My love abound," she captioned the image.SEE: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell share glimpse inside home in rare family videoMORE: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell's garden has some quirky features - take a look insideLike this story? Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox.
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The young man, named Kevin, was standing outside a Nashville Target store playing violin with a sign reading “Need to help my mom with rent, God bless,” on Aug. 9.
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US President Donald Trump heavily criticizes Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's choice of running mate in the US elections, calling her "nasty" and "disrespectful" as well as taking aim at her policies.