Monthly Archives: October 2013

James Arthur’s Angry At ‘The Sun’…


realitytv_the_x_factor_0311_2Last year 90% of the nation’s female population appeared to fall in love with James Arthur on ‘The X Factor‘; he sold thousands of copies of his first single, a cover of Shontelle‘s track ‘Impossible‘, but now he’s hit out at critics that claim that the singer does not show gratitude towards the talent show which discovered him.

Earlier this evening, James began a lengthily Twitter rant about showbizness: “Something’s irritating me. I’ve done about 200 interviews in total over the last two months and in every single one of them I have said that I am so proud to come from ‘The X Factor‘ and I am so thankful to the both the writer of ‘Impossible‘ and the success the song has given me, not to mention the fans I have gained across the globe. And in one joke made during an interview with ‘The Sun‘ (ironically) who I attempted to build bridges with after the assassination of my character they have done.. I said: “I haven’t made an effing penny from impossible!” We then both laughed. Now of course I am BITING THE HAND THAT FEEDS ME.”

“‘X Factor‘ took me from nothing to this place I’m in now where I have amazing support and get to travel the world with my music. Am I ungrateful for wanting an album of songs I have written? You just can’t win! Love as always to my beautiful fans. And apparently these comments are made by me on Jonathan Ross tonight. WRONG AGAIN! All I did was perform on Jonathan Ross I don’t speak.”

CUTV Head To The Welsh BAFTAs 2013…

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Last Sunday my good pal Helen Griffiths and I had the pleasure of attending the Welsh BAFTAs (BAFTA Cymru) on the behalf of Cardiff Union TV– watch our new video now (featured in today’s episode of CSM Live), and look out for the likes of Michael Sheen, Ruth Jones & Steven Moffat! (You’ll have to fast forwards to around the 14 minute mark to see me and my multiple chins wave the microphone a bit in an enthusiastic fashion in various celebrity’s faces…) Enjoy!

Madonna Confirms That She Was Raped Aged 19 At Gun Point


10564870-madonna-1983It’s not unknown that Madonna had a rags to riches story, and spent her first few years in New York struggling. Famous for moving from her home state of Michigan to the bright lights at the start of the 80s with just $20 in her back pocket, she spent years trying to establish herself within the music business.

However, along the way, she also suffered greatly physically. In the November issue of high-class fashion magazine ‘Haper’s Bazaar‘, the pop mogul has confirmed that she was indeed raped at the age of 19 at the top of one of the city’s many skyscrapers, and that her attacker launched himself at her with a knife.

New York wasn’t everything I thought it would be. It did not welcome me with open arms. The first year, I was held up at gunpoint. Raped on the roof of a building I was dragged up to with a knife in my back. I was defiant. Hell-bent on surviving. On making it. But it was hard and it was lonely, and I had to dare myself every day to keep going.” What an inspirational lady!