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​Niles from The Nanny reveals the one thing he never understood about the hit show

<p><span><em>The Nanny</em> had six wildly successful years between 1993-199 and ended with Fran Fine (who was played by creator Fran Drescher) married to her boss Maxwell Sheffield (Charles Shaughnessy).</span><br /><br /><span>Niles settled down with his former arch rival — and Mr Sheffield’s colleague — C.C. Babcock (Lauren Lane.)</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7836777/meghan-markle-the-nanny-1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/9ae6191afaa04b8cb9cd33131dc26076" /></p> <p><em>The Nanny</em><br /><br /><span>However it is the latter love story that Davis couldn’t quite wrap his head around.</span><br /><span>“That’s the only part that I never really bought, to tell you the truth,” he admitted to news.com.au.</span><br /><br /><span>“C.C. and I had been so oil and water — I didn’t buy that we would end up married. But I had to play it, because that’s what they wrote ... I don’t think I’ve ever expressed that to anyone before!”</span><br /><br /><span>The 70-year-old originally thought that the odd pairing may mean an extended future for C.C. and Niles.</span><br /><br /><span>“The only reason I thought it could have worked would be if they were planning a spin-off, like The Niles and C.C. Show, which I would have loved — but they didn’t go with that idea.”</span><br /><br /><span>He may not have liked it, but Davis can still understand why the writers felt the need to have the butler and C.C. live happily ever after.</span><br /><br /><span>“I guess they were just wanting to tie up the loose ends.”</span><br /><br /><span>The characters small feuds in the show became a cornerstone of the program - making it the unforgettable classic that it is today.</span><br /><br /><span>“The luckiest thing that could have possibly happened was that we knew each other for six years before<em> The Nanny,</em>” Davis said.</span><br /><br /><span>“Once I realised she was going to play that part [C.C.], it was just so natural. We had an ease so we just were the perfect fit, right from day one.”</span><br /><br /><span>Niles was famous for his quick quips and one-liners, and a lot of that wit was actually inspired by the actor’s true self.</span><br /><br /><span>“The writers watched me carefully in the early days of the show,” he explained.</span><br /><br /><span>“They started to write in my voice. And because I have a wicked side to my humour, they picked up on it.”</span><br /><br /><span>While Davis loved his experience on the show, there was one star who didn’t quite agree.</span><br /><br /><span>“It wasn’t a fun experience,” Madeline Zima, who played little Gracie Sheffield, told The TV Page in 2013.</span><br /><br /><span>“There was just a kindness and a sensitivity that didn’t exist on the set of<em> The Nanny.</em> They treated me more like a prop than like a human being.”</span><br /><br /><span>Davis believes it boiled down to Zima’s attitude.</span><br /><br /><span>“There was always the sense with Madeline that she was just an unhappy child — it was her nature. It was noticeable,” he explained.</span><br /><br /><span>“I think the writers picked up on her unhappiness, and they wrote it into her character ... It’s why Gracie always seemed unhappy and was in therapy.”</span></p>

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Resurfaced video shows Meghan Markle detailing her experiences with racism

<p>An old video of Meghan Markle candidly talking about her experiences in racism has resurfaced in light of the Black Lives Matter protests.</p> <p>In the 2012 clip, which was filmed as part of the “I Won’t Stand For…” campaign for not-for-profit organisation Erase the Hate, Markle discussed her biracial heritage and detailed racist behaviour she witnessed and experienced.</p> <p>In the video, Markle says that she hopes that by the time she has children that “people are even more open-minded to change”.</p> <p>The video was filmed well before she had met her now-husband Prince Harry and had their son Archie.</p> <p>“For me I think it hits a really personal note,” began Markle in the video.</p> <p>“I'm biracial, most people can't tell what I'm mixed with and so much of my life has felt like being a fly on the wall.</p> <p>“And so some of the slurs I've heard, the really offensive jokes or the names, it has just hit me in a really strong way. A couple of years ago I heard someone call my mom the N-word.</p> <p>“So I think for me beyond being personally affected by racism, to see the landscape of what our country is like right now and certainly the world and to want things to be better.”</p> <div class="embed-responsive embed-responsive-16by9"><iframe class="embed-responsive-item" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/2qGRGSc4ncA"></iframe></div> <div class="body_text "> <p>Markle also discussed her heritage in the old video.</p> <p>“I am really proud of my heritage on both sides, I'm really proud of where I've come from and where I'm coming.</p> <p>“But I hope by the time I have children that people are even more open-minded to how things are changing and that having a mixed world is what it's all about.</p> <p>“Certainly it makes it a lot more beautiful and a lot more interesting.”</p> <p>The video has resurfaced online and on social media in the wake of the death of George Floyd, who passed away in police custody after a white officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes during an arrest.</p> </div>

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"'The virus is afraid of Betty!"

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>Fans around the world have rejoiced with the news that Golden Girl legend Betty White is safe and well amid the coronavirus pandemic.</p> <p>White, 98, is self-isolating in her home in California, with visits from animal friends, including ducks.</p> <p>"No one permitted in except those who must. Has helpers who are great with her," White's rep said in an email to<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.today.com/popculture/betty-white-doing-very-well-despite-coronavirus-pandemic-t182392" target="_blank">Today</a>.</p> <p>"The animal community is watching over her," White's publicist said, adding, "The virus is afraid of Betty!"</p> <p><span>Her friend Tom Sullivan confirmed to </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.closerweekly.com/posts/betty-white-gushes-shes-blessed-with-incredibly-good-health/" target="_blank">Closer</a><span> that she is also keeping her mind active during the lockdown.</span></p> <p>“She reads the L.A. Times cover to cover,” he said.</p> <p>“She owns literally thousands of crossword puzzle books and is constantly doing them to keep her mind jumping. This is really serious with her.”</p> <p>As well as keeping her mind active, White has been relaxing with a cocktail or two.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BHvKyGOgpwy/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BHvKyGOgpwy/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Betty White (@bettymwhite)</a> on Jul 11, 2016 at 2:54pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>“Betty loves to joke that vodka keeps her young,” her friend says with a laugh.</p> <p>“She loves the image of her sitting at home in a rocking chair, drinking a martini and watching game shows, but she’s not really a big drinker. That’s not her. She’ll only take a few sips of a cocktail if the occasion calls for it.”</p> <p>White also has a message to the world.</p> <p>“Betty’s message to the world is to slow down and enjoy what you have: family, friends, your pets,” says the friend.</p> <p>“She says that the pandemic is serious, but we have come through worse. It’s Mother Nature’s way of telling us all to slow down.”</p> <p>White has spent 80 years working in television and has the longest career in the history of television.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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The celebs banned from appearing on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show

<p>A number of celebrities are probably thankful that they’ve been banned from appearing on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show.</p> <p>The comedian’s reputation has taken a huge hit this year due to multiple accusations from staffers and show guests claiming she’s “not nice”.</p> <p>“Ellen is at the end of her rope,” an insider told<span> </span><em>Us Weekly</em>. “She thought this was all just sour grapes from a few haters. But it’s not a passing thing — the hits just keep coming.”</p> <p>But while some stars may now reject an invite to appear on the show, others won’t get that opportunity as they’ve been black-listed by the host herself.</p> <p><strong>Caitlyn Jenner</strong></p> <p>DeGeneres allegedly banned Caitlyn Jenner, 69, from her show in 2017 after she released her tell-all memoir,<span> </span><em>The Secrets of My Life</em>, in which she claimed DeGeneres “alienated” her from the LGBTQ community after coming on the show two years prior and saying she hadn’t accepted gay marriage.</p> <p>“I have to admit that I remember 15 years ago, 20 years ago, whenever it was that the whole gay marriage issue came up, I was not for it,” Jenner explained in 2015.</p> <p>“I am a traditionalist. I mean, I’m older than most people in the audience. I like tradition and it’s always been between a man and a woman and I’m thinking I don’t quite get it.”</p> <p>Later on, she said she accepted gay marriage and that it was a “wonderful thing to see”.</p> <p><strong>Vince Vaughn</strong></p> <p>The 49-year-old was reportedly banned after his 2011 comedy<span> </span><em>The Dilemma</em><span> </span>showed Vaughn’s character saying: “Electric cars are gay. I mean, not homosexual, but my-parents-are-chaperoning-the-dance gay.”</p> <p>Later on, Anderson Cooper came on the show and expressed how disappointed he was with the quip.</p> <p>The two eventually made amends and Vaughn appeared on her talk show a few years later.</p> <p>However, a source said that Vaughn and DeGeneres “love each other” and that he stopped appearing because he had nothing to promote.</p> <p><strong>Kathy Griffin</strong></p> <p>The<span> </span><em>Finding Nemo</em><span> </span>star wouldn’t allow Kathy Griffin to appear on her show given their longstanding feud, which according to Griffin, began when DeGeneres opened her show with a monologue about how “mean” Griffin could be.</p> <p>“Ellen did a monologue about how mean I am,” Griffin told <em>Us Weekly</em>. “I was in the dressing room like, ‘S**t! You’re another woman comic, c’mon!’”</p> <p>Griffin later revealed she was banned from DeGeneres’ show. Later, the talk show host slammed her to<span> </span><em>W Magazine</em>: “I know she had a big thing about wanting to be on the show, and we didn’t book her,” she said. “She did a whole thing that I banned her from the show. I didn’t ban her from the show, because first you have to be on the show to be banned.”</p> <p><strong>Kim Burrell</strong></p> <p>The gospel singer was set to appear on<span> </span><em>The Ellen DeGeneres Show</em><span> </span>alongside Pharrell to promote their song from<span> </span><em>Hidden Figures</em>, but DeGeneres banned her from making an appearance after she made homophobic comments.</p> <p>“I actually didn’t know her, her name is Kim Burrell. She made a statement she was doing a Facebook Live and she said some very not nice things about homosexuals, so I didn’t feel that was good of me to have her on the show to give her a platform after she was saying things about me,” DeGeneres explained on her show before letting Pharrell discuss Burrell.</p> <p>While Pharrell disagreed with the comments Burrell made, he insisted that people should “love each other” despite differing views.</p> <p>“I love her, just like I love everybody else and we all got to get used to that,” he said. “We all have to get used to everyone’s differences and understand that this is a big, gigantic, beautiful, colourful world and it only works with inclusion and empathy. It only works that way.”</p> <p>He added that “sometimes the divisive stuff works in life. We learned that lesson last year that sometimes divisiveness works. But you have to choose what side you’re on. I’m choosing empathy. I’m choosing inclusion. I’m choosing love for everybody just trying to lift everyone. Even when I disagree with someone, I’m wishing them the best and hoping for the best because we can’t win the other way.”</p> <p><strong>Sherri Shepherd</strong></p> <p>Sherri Shepherd used to be an Ellen show regular, after appearing on the first season of the show a number of times.</p> <p>It stopped when she began making comments on<span> </span><em>The View</em><span> </span>that were perceived as anti-gay, an insider told<span> </span><em>Page Six</em>.</p> <p>“When Sherri was on <em>The View</em>, she used to get booked on the Ellen show all the time. After she came out on <em>The View </em>taking a stance against gay marriage, the Ellen show refused to book Sherri,” our insider said. “They never gave a reason but the writing was on the wall.</p> <p>“Ellen is obviously a hypocrite,” the source explained. “She said she can be friends with people who have different views from hers, yet she won’t give those people her platform and block them from appearing on her show.”</p> <p>Shepherd has made multiple comments that were considered homophobic, including in one in 2014 when she said growing up Christian led her to believe homosexuality was a sin.</p> <p>“I think people don’t know my heart,” she told Menendez. “I think people feel I’m very judgmental. I think people feel I’m very homophobic. If they knew me, and knew my heart … “You grow up being a Christian and you grow up believing homosexuality is a sin; you’re going to hell if you’re a homosexual. This is something that they teach in churches. So it’s something that I grew up believing.</p> <p>“I might not agree with your lifestyle, but I love you,” she continued. “You may not agree with my lifestyle, but you love me … I don’t say it’s a choice. If you tell me, ‘Sherri, I was born gay.’ Okay. I’m not gonna argue with you, because I can’t tell you how you feel and what’s going on inside. I’m trying to make it into heaven by the skin of my teeth … I don’t know who I’m gonna see.”</p> <p>She later apologised and claimed her comments were misinterpreted by the media.</p> <p>She told <em>The New York Post</em> in 2019: “I’ve always admired and respected Ellen. She was the first to book me for my first talk show, where I went on to hold a record 23 appearances; and she championed for me to be a co-host on The View in 2007. The views and thoughts that I held have evolved from the statements I made on The View over 10 years ago and I support same sex marriage and partnerships. I am unsure why I haven’t been booked on Ellen’s show since my tenure on The View, but I welcome the opportunity to reconnect with Ellen to thank her for her support and opportunities that have happened for me because of her.”</p>

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Remembering Jerry Stiller: Seinfeld's greatest character actor

<p>Jerry Stiller was behind one of the famous bloopers on popular TV show Seinfeld and co-stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jason Alexander couldn’t stop laughing about it.</p> <p>Stiller, who passed away on Monday, played the rage-filled father of Alexander’s hapless character George.</p> <p>“My George isn’t clever enough to hatch a scheme like this,” Stiller’s character, Frank Costanza, tells Elaine, who shoots back, “You got that right.”</p> <p>Frank Costanza then shouts, “What the hell does that mean?!” — at which Louis-Dreyfus breaks out of character and dissolves in uncontrollable laughter before saying, “That means whatever the hell you want it to mean.”</p> <div class="embed-responsive embed-responsive-16by9"><iframe class="embed-responsive-item" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/L2LdHH0hmHY"></iframe></div> <div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>This prompts Stiller to deliver the iconic line “You want a piece of me!?” which he repeats after Louis-Dreyfus erupts into laughter.</p> <p>Louis-Dreyfus and Alexander reminisced about the moment during an online fundraiser last week before Stiller’s passing.</p> <p>Louis-Dreyfus shared that Stiller would look to the sky while on camera as he had trouble remembering his lines due to nerves, but the gesture only added to the character’s hilarity.</p> <p>Alexander said that Stiller used his frustration at having trouble with his lines to make his character seem angrier.</p> <p>“That is where a lot of [Frank Costanza’s] internal rage would come from,” Alexander said, chuckling.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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Ellen’s former staffer speaks out: “The stories are all true”

<p>A former Ellen DeGeneres Show staff member confirmed that “the stories are all true!”, saying that the richest comedian in the world is also, allegedly, one of the rudest.</p> <p>“Is she always nice? No,” said the former staffer. “It irritates me that people think she’s all sweetness and light and she gets away with it.”</p> <p>In recent times, DeGeneres who is famous for her catchphrase “be kind” has been outed for being the complete opposite.</p> <p>The 62-year-old has been criticised for comparing the coronavirus lockdown to “being in jail” even though she’s self-isolating in her $US27 million Balinese-style mansion near Santa Barbara, California.</p> <p>Then, in a report leaked to<span> </span><em>Variety</em>, she was accused of cutting her talk show’s union show crew in favour of freelancers. Later on a spokesperson for Warner Bros. Television, which distributes Ellen’s show, told the publication that the change was cleared with union reps and no crew member lost a job.</p> <p>Shortly after that, a Twitter thread labelling her as “one of the meanest people alive” exposed the star as stories came to light of her antics, including complaining about a waitress’ nail polish and ordering that those below her do not make eye contact with her.</p> <p>Last week, a former security guard who served as a bodyguard to DeGeneres and her family when the comedian was hosting the 2014 Academy Awards told Fox News that she was very unfriendly.</p> <p>“Ellen pretty much just gave me a side glance out of her eye and didn’t even say ‘hello,’ or ‘thank you for protecting my mother, my wife and me,'” Tom Majercak said. “It was very cold, and it was very sly and it was actually kind of demeaning in the way that she treats people other than those who are in her circle.”</p> <p>But according to the executive producer of<span> </span><em>Ellen</em>, Mary Connelly, she has never seen DeGeneres exhibit diva behaviour.</p> <p>“None of what’s being said speaks to the Ellen I know,” Connelly said.</p> <p>“Do the producers and her sometimes have to make unpopular decisions? Yes. Ellen is not afraid to tell you when she doesn’t like something. She’s had tough conversations with me. That’s a function of everyday life. But the person I know is someone who comes in every day and wants to put on a fun show in a fun environment and help people.”</p>

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Piers Morgan admits he took Meghan Markle criticism “too far”

<p>Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan has confessed that he may have “taken things a bit too far” in his criticism of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex over the last two years.</p> <p>The controversial British figure has taken aim at Meghan Markle on a number of occasions, even going as far of “ditching” her family.</p> <p>He tweeted in January: “People say I'm too critical of Meghan Markle — but she ditched her family, ditched her Dad, ditched most of her old friends, split Harry from William and has now split him from the Royal Family. I rest my case.”</p> <p>Morgan even stirred up a feud with actress Jameela Jamil over the duchess after voicing his vicious opinions on the royals.</p> <p>He has since backtracked on his comments, admitting that his regular criticism of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex weren't "wise".</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B7FPg17HFTV/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B7FPg17HFTV/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by AllNewsInc (@allnewsinc)</a> on Jan 8, 2020 at 6:20pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>"It's probably not wise, if you're a columnist, to make things too personal," he admitted to The Sunday Times.</p> <p>"Have I taken things a bit too far? Probably. Do I think that will govern and temper how I talk about them going forward? Absolutely."</p> <p>Morgan has been accused of holding a personal grudge against the duchess, whom he allegedly had a friendly relationship with before she joined the royal family.</p> <p>He claimed she "ghosted" him and abandoned their friendship after meeting Prince Harry.</p> <p>The presenter also confessed that "boredom" has played a role in his attitude towards the royals.</p> <p>"It's times of relative peace, calm, quiet and dare I say boredom that might occasionally bring out the worst in me," he admitted. "Having squabbles with people who are never going to change their mind in a million years about stuff that no longer seems remotely important."</p>

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Explosive documentary on Princess Diana set to make William and Harry “very upset and angry”

<p>A new documentary focused on the life of Princess Diana is set to be released soon, but it’s assumed that Prince William and Prince Harry will not be watching, let alone have any involvement in the production.</p> <p>The four-episode<span> </span><em>Being Me: Diana</em><span> </span>is reportedly going to focus on the mental health struggles faced by the late Princess of Wales, her painful childhood and her broken marriage to Prince Charles.</p> <p><em>Being Me: Diana</em><span> </span>will reportedly use never-before-seen footage of Diana’s speeches in 1990-1992 in the final years of her marriage to Prince Charles along with interviews with people close to her.</p> <p>Endemol Shine, the parent company of production company DSP says that “everything” featured is “already in the public domain”.</p> <p>Speaking to<span> </span><em>The Sun</em>, a TV insider revealed that both the royal family and Diana’s Spencer family will refuse to take part in the tell-all documentary that has not yet been commissioned by Netflix.</p> <p>“William and Harry will be very upset and angry. It’s particularly distressing for Harry because he’s been working with Netflix,” said the insider, referring to Harry’s Thomas the Tank Engine special with the streaming giant.</p> <p>“At a time when the royals have been dealt a blow with Harry and Meghan leaving, the timing is not good.”</p> <p>Since their mother’s tragic passing, both her sons have been advocates of mental health.</p> <p>After chatting with Maddy Austin who was diagnosed with anorexia and revealed that Diana’s openness about her eating disorder helped her, Prince William said: “We need to be matter-of-fact about it, and not hide it in the dark where it festers.”</p> <p>The Duke of Cambridge added that he was “absolutely” proud of his mother for speaking out about her struggles with bulimia that Diana herself referred to as a “secret disease”.</p> <p>“There are illnesses. Mental health needs to be taken as seriously as physical health.”</p> <p>Although both the princes have taken part in documentaries relating to their mother in the past, both have also slammed the media – particularly tabloids – for the treatment their mother and respective wives have received.</p> <p>“I will not be bullied into playing a game that killed my mum,” said Harry before the lawsuit he and Duchess Meghan filed.</p> <p>“Everything that she went through and what happened to her is incredibly raw every single day, and that is not being me being paranoid.</p> <p>“That is just me not wanting a repeat of the past.”</p>

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Super-busted: Son of legendary Superman actor caught on TV with no pants

<p>Will Reeve suffered intense embarrassment after being caught on Good Morning America without pants on live TV.</p> <p>Reeve is an American correspondent for the morning show and son of the late <em>Superman</em><span> </span>star. He presented in a white button-up shirt and blazer. However, it wasn’t until he lifted his leg that he revealed he wasn’t wearing any pants.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">I have ARRIVED*<br /><br />*in the most hilariously mortifying way possible <a href="https://t.co/2NQ85QEJVr">https://t.co/2NQ85QEJVr</a></p> — Will Reeve (@ReeveWill) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReeveWill/status/1255141549450473473?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 28, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>However, Reeve took it all in good fun and posted a statement on Twitter.</p> <p>“Trying to be efficient, I got ready for a post-GMA workout a little too soon this morning,” he explained.</p> <p>“The camera angle, along with friends, family and several hundred strangers on social media made me rethink my morning routine,” he added.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">When WFH goes wrong (or, your self-framed live shot goes too wide).<br />Hope everyone got a much needed laugh 😂 <a href="https://t.co/GbyLBhL7Be">pic.twitter.com/GbyLBhL7Be</a></p> — Will Reeve (@ReeveWill) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReeveWill/status/1255167525677142017?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 28, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>He has since done a story on Zoom etiquette and explained the perils from working from home in another segment.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Putting a button on this story. <a href="https://t.co/x6G9KVCs9j">https://t.co/x6G9KVCs9j</a></p> — Will Reeve (@ReeveWill) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReeveWill/status/1255517179585363968?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 29, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>"I'm just here in my home, setup for another day of work like millions of Americans who are on video calls all the time now," Reeve said. </p> <p>"And a headline reminder for anyone who's using Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, anything with a camera: Make sure you frame your shot."</p> <p>He added: "On a personal note, I just want to say I try to take life seriously but not myself. So I've had a good laugh at this, but I don't want anyone to think that I don't respect and love my job. I've had a lot of fun and I know everyone else has, too. And I'm a lousy camera operator."</p>

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Unearthed snaps of baby Prince Harry with Princess Diana reveals adorable detail

<p>Prince Harry has been a super fan of the children’s show Thomas The Tank Engine since he was a tot still in nappies and now is starring in an on-camera introduction to a very special episode of Thomas The Tank Engine, a new royal TV special called Thomas and Friends: The Royal Engine.</p> <p>The classic show has been a must-watch for children all around the world for decades, including the Duke of Sussex who has pictures of him as just a young boy sporting memorabilia while alongside his mother, Princess Diana. </p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.1284046692607px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7835867/sg-21.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/695130b9b9d0459bb23d50e0f0d0d612" /></p> <p>Prince Harry’s latest project, which is him appearing in a 22-minute episode to mark Thomas &amp; Friends' 75th anniversary, definitely holds a special place for the royal.</p> <p>The episode even features a cameo from The Queen and Prince Charles set back in the time frame of when our future King was just a boy. </p> <p>The story follow Thomas as he transports Sir Topham Hatt, the controller of the railway yard, to Buckingham Palace in London.</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.1284046692607px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7835868/sg-20.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/40aa882884c7439aba99adddd712a474" /></p> <p>He has been invited by The Queen to be honoured with an award for his distinguished service to the railway. </p> <p>Her Majesty’s son, a young Prince Charles, has asked that Thomas be the engine to transport him on his journey.</p> <p>In a statement, Prince Harry said it was an honour to be involved in the project.</p> <p>"Thomas the Tank Engine has been a comforting, familiar face to so many families over the last 75 years – entertaining, educating and inspiring children on important issues through exciting stories and characters," he said.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B_jK59rnYqw/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B_jK59rnYqw/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by T&amp;F Fan Club (@thomasthetankenginefanclub)</a> on Apr 28, 2020 at 8:22pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>"I certainly have fond memories of growing up with Thomas &amp; Friends and being transported to new places through his adventures. I am very proud to have been asked to take part in this special episode. I wish Thomas &amp; Friends a very happy anniversary."</p> <p>Harry's on-camera introduction was recorded earlier this year, in January, with the Duke donating his fee to charity.</p>

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Is this the downfall of Ellen DeGeneres?

<p><span>Ellen deGeneres has been a TV icon and well-respected celebrity for more than two decades, but has copped a good deal of backlash after making a “distasteful” quarantine joke that left a sour taste in people’s mouths.</span></p> <p>Hosting her hit program <em>The Ellen Show</em> from the comfort of her gorgeous living room, surrounded by natural light and luxurious greenery, the celebrity worth a whopping US$490 million made a joke about having to film from her home while quarantining with her wife Portia de Rossi by comparing the whole situation to being incarcerated.</p> <p>“This is like being in jail is what it is,” DeGeneres joked. “Mostly because I’ve been wearing the same clothes for 10 days and everyone in here is gay!”</p> <p>Several loving fans took to Twitter to criticise the comedian for not recognising just how privileged she seems to be.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B-ko8UYDVjh/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B-ko8UYDVjh/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Ellen DeGeneres (@theellenshow)</a> on Apr 4, 2020 at 1:33pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>“My 19-year-old daughter is considered an ‘essential employee’. She's a fast food worker. She's exposed EVERY DAY. No one GAF about Ellen's privilege pampers a$$ stuck in her mansion. Show me @ellen working the lines @ the grocery store. NO mask, NO gloves. Then I might care,” one angry user wrote.</p> <p>Another person joked: “Petition to stick her in an actual jail after quarantine is lifted. Just for a month or so, so maybe she can learn something.”</p> <p>“Hey, Ellen, go volunteer at a grocery store or food bank. Get on the front lines if being sequestered in your mansion is just too difficult. Unbelievable,” another added.</p>

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The Nanny cast reunites for virtual pilot re-enactment

<p>The cast of beloved ‘90s sitcom <em>The Nanny </em>has come together for a YouTube reunion, more than 20 years after the show aired its final episode.</p> <p>Fran Drescher and 13 of her former co-stars gathered via video conferencing platform Zoom for a reading of the show’s 1993 pilot amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.</p> <p>Titled “The Nanny Episode 1: Pandemic Table Read”, the 33-minute video posted to YouTube featured Drescher as the main character Fran Fine, Charles Shaughnessy (Maxwell Sheffield), Daniel Davis (Niles), Lauren Lane (C.C. Babcock), Nicholle Tom (Maggie Sheffield), Benjamin Salisbury (Brighton Sheffield), Alex Sternin (Eddie), Renee Taylor (Sylvia Fine), Madeline Zima (Grace Sheffield), DeeDee Rescher (Dottie) Rachel Chagall (Val) and Jonathan Penner (Danny).</p> <div class="embed-responsive embed-responsive-16by9"><iframe class="embed-responsive-item" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/C3a6KuP1X14"></iframe></div> <p>Co-creator Peter Marc Jacobson and composer Ann Hampton Callaway were also featured in the special event, with Jacobson reading the script directions and Callaway singing the theme song.</p> <p>“Laughter is the best medicine,” Drescher said in a statement.</p> <p>“So, in these challenging times, Petah and I thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be great if we pulled together the original cast of <em>The Nanny</em> for a virtual read of the pilot?’</p> <p>“It’s a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic performance for our fans around the world who are currently stressing in isolation and could use a real upper! It sure has given each of us a lift, and we hope it does for you as well.”</p>

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Last people in the world to know: Big Brother casts across the globe learn about coronavirus

<p>While the rest of the world is dealing with the onslaught of COVID-19, Germany’s <em>Big Brother</em> contestants have been left in the dark as their country comes to grips with major shutdown measures.</p> <p>They will finally learn about the coronavirus epidemic that has caused unprecedented lockdowns across Europe on live TV.</p> <p>The group of 14 men and women, who have been isolated since February 6 in a property sitting in Cologne, western Germany, are currently undergoing in the country’s 13<sup>th</sup> season of the reality TV show.</p> <p>When they left for the show and officially cut themselves off, the news of the surprising virus was only just beginning to trickle into mainstream media from Wuhan, China.</p> <p>All contestants have been left unaware of any of the updates concerning the virus, except for the four new housemates introduced to the show on March 6 – just three days before the country would announce its first death from coronavirus.</p> <p>On the outside, the <em>Big Brother</em> show producers have been forced to respond to backlash concerning their decision to not update the housemates of the pandemic occurring on the outside world.</p> <p>They told German newspaper <em><a href="https://www.sueddeutsche.de/medien/big-brother-coronavirus-1.4841941">Süddeutsche Zeitung</a> </em>that sharing information was not part of their “blackout” restrictions and would only be lifted in rare circumstances, including family member’s illness.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Some pictures from Big Brother Germany's live coronavirus special - a few housemates have shed tears but they're generally keeping their composure. The doctor spoke to them at length and is now taking their questions <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BBDE?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BBDE</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BigBrother?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BigBrother</a> <a href="https://t.co/CayT9HgERj">pic.twitter.com/CayT9HgERj</a></p> — bbspy (@bbspy) <a href="https://twitter.com/bbspy/status/1239979540002361345?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 17, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>They also told reporters the show was undertaking “special hygiene measures” to protect residents from infections – They did not go into detail on what those measures were.</p> <p>However, the show’s producers decided to change their tune and announced a live special episode where they would tell housemates about the worrying crisis.</p> <p>The popular global reality TV franchise told German, Brazilian, Canadian and Australian contestants of the news after being cut off from their contact with the outside world.</p> <p>"Big Brother will give all contestants the latest information about COVID-19 in Germany and the whole world tonight," a German spokesperson for the broadcaster<em> Sat.1 </em>told <em>CNN</em>.</p> <p>"The first contestants had been cut off from the outside world in preparation for the show on February, 6th. Theoretically they could know about the virus outbreak in Wuhan/China but don't know anything about the current situation in Germany," the spokesperson added.</p> <p>Brazil’s <em>Big Brother</em> followed a similar format of Canada’s version by pausing feeds over the weekend and updating contestants on the show of the coronavirus outbreak.</p> <p>Australia is filming their own version of the show in Sydney’s North. As reported by <em>Yahoo News</em>, it is believed the contestants entered the house three weeks ago – a week before the virus was declared a global pandemic on March 11 and cases skyrocketed in Australia.</p> <p>According to Channel 7, the cast has been updated on the situation and production is ongoing.</p> <p> </p>

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“Oh f***": Donald Trump caught in awkward blunder

<p>President Donald Trump was caught on a hot mic fretting over an ink stain on his suit shirt just moments before his Oval Office address on the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday night.<span> </span><br /><br />“Oh f***…uh oh, I got a pen mark,” he was heard saying.<span> </span><br />“Anybody, anybody have any white stuff?”</p> <p>The president made another unscripted comment after the speech - seeming to be completely unaware that a C-SPAN camera was still streaming.</p> <p>Trump finished his remarks and waited silently until a voice off-camera said: “We're clear.”<br /><br />He let out an exaggerated exhale and said: “Okayyy!” as a man stepped into the frame and removed the microphone from inside his blazer.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">C-span camera still on. Catching Trump saying “uh, oh Fk...does anybody have any white stuff?” <a href="https://t.co/ggT3styqxw">pic.twitter.com/ggT3styqxw</a></p> — Michael Ⓜ️ (@michaelschweitz) <a href="https://twitter.com/michaelschweitz/status/1237916145337892869?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 12, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>During his address, Trump took a much more serious tone as he announced there was to be an immediate shut-down of all travel from Europe to the United States in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.</p> <p>“We will be suspending all travel from Europe to the United States for the next 30 days,” Trump stated.<br /><br />The world leader conceded that world health officials had declared the health crisis a pandemic after insisting for days that it would “go away” and urged Americans not to panic.<br /><br />The ban that will come into place Friday will apply to travelers who have visited 26 countries in the EU's Schengen border-free area in the last 14 days, but not travelers from the UK or Ireland, or to US citizens, American permanent residents and their immediate family members.<span> </span><br /><br />Trump said the ban would come into effect at “midnight” on Friday.<br /><br />However, confusion remains over exactly how the ban will be implemented - including how the cut-off would apply across time zones, which routes Americans would be allowed to use to get home, and whether travelers returning from Europe will be facing screening or quarantine.<br /><br />Americans all throughout Europe began scrambling to airports in a bid to get home as soon as the Oval address was made.<span> </span><br /><br />Trump's address also made no mention of other measures being taken on by other countries to stop the spread of the virus within their borders.<span> </span><br /><br />This includes closing schools, banning public gatherings and restricting travel between cities.<br /><br />However, Trump did announce co-payment wavers for coronavirus treatment, but he made only a brief mention of test kits and did not clarify as to whether the waver would apply to testing.<span> </span><br /><br />Trump also has not announced any ban on public gatherings, or whether there are any travel restrictions within the US.<span> </span><br /><br />He did urge Americans to avoid crowded places if possible, and told elderly people to take great caution.<span> </span><br /><br />“The virus will not have a chance against us - no nation is more prepared or more resilient than the United States,” he said.<br /><br />He explained the new measure as a matter of protecting the nation from the rapidly spreading virus - which he called 'foreign.'<br /><br />“This is the most aggressive and comprehensive effort to confront a foreign virus in modern history,” he declared.<span> </span><br /><br />“I will always put the well-being of America first,” he continued.<br /><br />“We are mobilising the full power of the federal government and private sector to protect the American people.”</p>

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Bill Clinton reveals why he had an affair with Monica Lewinsky

<p>Bill Clinton claims that his affair with Monica Lewinsky was one of the “things I did to manage my anxieties”.</p> <p>In a tell-all documentary, the former President revealed that the reason behind his affair with the ex-White House intern while he was in office was because it helped him with issues he was dealing with at the time.</p> <p>Bill said that at the time he met Lewinsky, the pressure of the job made him feel like a boxer who had done 30 rounds and he looked at Lewinsky as “something that will take your mind off it for a little while”.</p> <p>He makes the claims in an interview featured in the new documentary series about his wife Hillary Clinton, called<em><span> </span>Hillary</em>, where the former First Lady and Secretary of State candidly reveals that in the aftermath of the scandal the couple underwent “painful” marriage counselling.</p> <p>Bill apologised to Lewinsky in the documentary that is set to premiere on Friday and says he felt “terrible” that her life was defined by the affair.</p> <p>But he said that at some point when things don’t return to normal "you’ve got to decide how to define normal", suggesting the former intern should just move on.</p> <p>The scandal resulted in Bill being impeached in 1998. But he survived the trial in the Senate and remained in office during his second term.</p> <p>His hand was forced in 1998 when it became clear that he had lied to a grand jury which was investigating his personal affairs by denying the affair.</p> <p>Bill had also lied to Hillary, and she believed him.</p> <p>He said in the interview: “I went and sat on the bed and talked to her. I told her exactly what happened, when it happened. I said I feel terrible about it. We’ve been through quite a bit in the last few years. I said I have no defence, it’s inexcusable what I did”.</p> <p>Hillary told the cameras: “I was just devastated. I could not believe it. I was so personally just hurt and I can’t believe this, I can’t believe you lied.”</p> <p>Hillary then told her husband that he was the one who had to come clean to their daughter Chelsea, who was 18 at the time. He said it was worse than telling his wife and he said that doing so was “awful”.</p>

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Oprah Winfrey tumbles while preaching about balance

<p>Media mogul Oprah Winfrey took a fall during her most recent Oprah’s 2020 VIsion: Your Life on Focus tour.</p> <p>She was holding her second-last event at The Forum in Los Angeles and fell to the floor while talking about wellness and balance.</p> <p>"Wellness to me means all things in balance, and balance doesn’t mean all things are equal or at peace at all times," she says in a video captured and posted on Twitter, before she takes a step and falls to the ground. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Oprah took a tumble today during a speaking tour in Los Angeles. Thankfully she’s okay! <a href="https://t.co/UUPuufBoXi">pic.twitter.com/UUPuufBoXi</a></p> — Pop Crave (@PopCrave) <a href="https://twitter.com/PopCrave/status/1233842455541354496?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 29, 2020</a></blockquote> <p>"Wrong shoes," she jokingly added.</p> <p>She addressed the incident during an Instagram video that was taken backstage at the event.</p> <p>"I didn't even think 'embarrassing,'" she said in the video. "I just thought 'Okay I fell, everybody knows what falling is.' You would prefer not to fall, but now I've fallen."</p> <p>"I thought this was a great day in spite of the fall, which now becomes a meme, I know," she said in a later video. </p> <p>"But I picked myself up I don't know if it was something on the floor or my foot twisted or what. I had the indication I was gonna fall before, and then it is what it is, it was a great, great day."</p> <p>Luckily, the event went on without a hitch with singer Jennifer Lopez attending as her special guest.</p> <p>The nine-stop tour has featured other special guests, including Lady Gaga, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Michelle Obama.</p> <p>"How do you take this energy of inspiration and people feeling triumphant in their lives? How do you use that to something that's a greater good than just my front porch?" she asked. "And that's how this idea came about. I'll try to spread that word around the country."</p> <p>"The hardest thing I've ever done is to ask all of these people to come on tour," she said, adding that she was glad they all accepted her invitation. </p>

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Roger Federer responds to Greta Thunberg criticism: “I am misused”

<p>Tennis veteran Roger Federer has responded mounting scrutiny regarding his controversial partnership with Swiss bank Credit Suisse after he was criticised by Greta Thunberg last month.</p> <p>In January, a group of climate activists raided a Credit Suisse office in Switzerland to protest against the bank's investments in fossil fuels.</p> <p>The dozen of activists began to play tennis in a stiff call-out to Federer as they urged him to cut ties with the institution which they claim has provided over $85 billion to companies searching for new fossil fuel deposits.</p> <p>Brandishing banners read: "Credit Suisse is destroying the planet. Roger, do you support them?"</p> <p>Thunberg would soon retweet the initial post from 350.org, asking Federer to "wake up now".</p> <p>That gave birth to the hashtag #RogerWakeUpNow which was quick to begin trending on Twitter.</p> <p>Prior to the Australian Open the 38-year-old had touched on the incident claiming that he was open to "innovative solutions" to climate change and discussing "important issues" with Credit Suisse.</p> <p>"I take the impacts and threat of climate change very seriously, particularly as my family and I arrive in Australia amid devastation from the bush fire," Federer said in a statement to<span> </span>Reuters.</p> <p>But before his charity exhibition match against Rafael Nadal in South Africa over the weekend, the Swiss Maestro doubled own on his stance, and argued his persona was being leveraged.</p> <p>However before he began his charity exhibition match against Rafael Nadal in South Africa over the weekend, he argued his personal was being leveraged.</p> <p>"I am sometimes misused for certain purposes," Federer told Swiss publication<span> </span>Tages Anzeiger.</p> <p>"When I help one person, I am criticised for not doing it with others. I have reached a point where I have to think carefully about what I am doing.</p> <p>"But I also have to be able to overlook criticism. I can't be everywhere, I can't do everything. I am also a father and tennis player.</p> <p>"I am aware that I can make a difference, take the microphone and address certain things. But I can't do that all the time.</p> <p>"It is important that you choose the right things at the right time and get your message across in a fair way. Not by attacking others.</p> <p>"I know I can make a difference with my popularity. For others, for the planet, for the animals. And I think it's good what has recently been raised about collective consciousness."</p> <p>Federer’s charity initiative at Cape Town Stadium was to raise money for the <em>Roger Federer Foundation.</em></p> <p>His organisation supports early childhood education in six African countries.</p> <p>The foundation was hoping to top $US1 million from the exhibition. It raised a whopping $US3.5 million.</p>

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“She lives a teenage life like no other”: Greta Thunberg to get her own TV series

<p>BBC Studios has announced a new documentary series about Greta Thunberg, following the 17-year-old’s “international crusade” with environmental campaigning.</p> <p>The new show will see Thunberg meet with scientists, politicians and businesspeople to explore the evidence around climate change. It also promises to share her “journey into adulthood” and some “quiet moments” as she prepares her speeches and “lives a teenage life like no other”.</p> <p>“Climate change is probably the most important issue of our lives so it feels timely to make an authoritative series that explores the facts and science behind this complex subject,” executive producer Rob Liddell said in a statement Monday.</p> <p>“To be able to do this with Greta is an extraordinary privilege, getting an inside view on what it’s like being a global icon and one of the most famous faces on the planet.”</p> <p>The title and number of episodes are yet to be determined.</p> <p>Thunberg is also the subject of a Hulu documentary airing this year,<span> </span><a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://deadline.com/2020/02/bbc-studios-series-greta-thunberg-1202856214/" target="_blank"><em>Deadline</em></a><span> </span>reported.</p> <p>Thunberg came into prominence after she began organising school climate strikes in 2018. She <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2020/feb/10/greta-thunberg-to-make-new-documentary-series-for-the-bbc" target="_blank">has since addressed the UN Climate Action Summit</a> and been named Person of the Year for 2019 by<span> </span><em>Time</em><span> </span>magazine.</p> <p>The climate activist has argued that too little is being done by political leaders to address rising global temperatures.</p>

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