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Im A Celebs Declan Donnelly cuddles up to baby daughter before heading off to Australia with wife Ali

Declan Donnelly looks like one proud dad (Picture: Splash News)
Declan Donnelly is braving a long ha..

Declan Donnelly looks like one proud dad (Picture: Splash News)

Declan Donnelly is braving a long haul flight with his two-month-old daughter, as he heads out to Australia to kick off filming for Im A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

Looking like one proud dad, the 43-year-old scooped the little one up in his arms before heading off to Heathrow Airport.

Dec couldnt wipe the smile off his face as he cosied into his baby girl, who was resting her little head on his shoulder.

The star had made sure the tot was all wrapped up, as she looked adorable in a pink baby-grow and grey blanket.

Dec was joined by his wife Ali, who is also going to be travelling to Australia with her family.

EXCLUSIVE: **USE CHILD PIXELATED IMAGES IF YOUR TERRITORY REQUIRES IT** * No Web/Online Permitted Till 12pm GMT 9th November 2018 * Fee For Online Use After Midday 350 GBP For Set * * UK Print Min Fee 250 GBP Per Pic - Double Fees for Cover * Declan Donnelly and wife Ali Astall set off for Australia in the early hours of Thursday morning with their newborn daughter Isla Elizabeth Anne in London, UK. Dec will be hosting I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here without his dear friend Ant McPartlin who is recovering after a year of hell going through drink & drugs addiction and a bitter divorce from wife Lisa. The Donnelly family arrived at London Heathrow Airport this morning and were greeted by airline staff as they unloaded several large suitcases while Dec cradled Isla and looked adoringly at his wife. Pictured: Declan Donnelly Ref: SPL5040221 081118 EXCLUSIVE Picture by: Matt Sprake / SplashNews.com * No Web/Online Permitted Till 12pm GMT 9th November 2018 * Fee For Online Use After Midday 350 GBP For Set * * UK Print Min Fee 250 GBP Per Pic - Double Fees for Cover * Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 0207 644 7656 Milan: 02 4399 8577 photodesk@splashnews.com World Rights
He cuddled up to baby daughter before heading off to Australia (Picture: Splash News)

The pair carefully unloaded their car and could be seen dragging their luggage towards the terminal before setting off on their adventure.

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Both Ali and Dec appeared to be in high spirits as they said goodbye to their loved ones in the car park.

This year, Dec will be joined by Holly Willoughby as his Im A Celeb co-host, as she will be filling in for Ant McPartlin while he finishes his treatment.

The This Morning presenter has already left England for Australia after treating her kids to a Five Guys shake.

She too will be taking her family with her, as she revealed all three of her children and her husband were planning on staying Down Under.

EXCLUSIVE: **USE CHILD PIXELATED IMAGES IF YOUR TERRITORY REQUIRES IT** * No Web/Online Permitted Till 12pm GMT 9th November 2018 * Fee For Online Use After Midday 350 GBP For Set * * UK Print Min Fee 250 GBP Per Pic - Double Fees for Cover * Declan Donnelly and wife Ali Astall set off for Australia in the early hours of Thursday morning with their newborn daughter Isla Elizabeth Anne in London, UK. Dec will be hosting I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here without his dear friend Ant McPartlin who is recovering after a year of hell going through drink & drugs addiction and a bitter divorce from wife Lisa. The Donnelly family arrived at London Heathrow Airport this morning and were greeted by airline staff as they unloaded several large suitcases while Dec cradled Isla and looked adoringly at his wife. Pictured: Declan Donnelly,Ali Astall Ref: SPL5040221 081118 EXCLUSIVE Picture by: Matt Sprake / SplashNews.com * No Web/Online Permitted Till 12pm GMT 9th November 2018 * Fee For Online Use After Midday 350 GBP For Set * * UK Print Min Fee 250 GBP Per Pic - Double Fees for Cover * Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 0207 644 7656 Milan: 02 4399 8577 photodesk@splashnews.com World Rights
The couple will brave the long haul flight with their two-month-old tot (Picture: Splash News)

The star said: Youre sort of working out the logistics of how youre going to go, and how long for and taking the kids – the kids are coming with me – and I was speaking to the school.

And then Dan, and my mum and dad are coming out for a bit. And then suddenly its all sorted logistically.

Scarlett Moffatt will also be making her return for the spin-off show Extra Camp, with Joe Swash.

She spoke about her excitement to have Holly on board, and how relieved she is to have another girl around.

The 28-year-old told Metro.co.uk: I havent [spoken to Holly much]. It is very testosterone based because theres a lot of men, so Im excited for there to be another woman.

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I think it will be really fun and Im really excited because shes never been over or seen it.

Its going to be exciting watching her see everything for the first time, especially the smells because nothing prepares you for the smells.

While no celebrities have yet been confirmed for the series, it is rumoured that Inbetweeners star Emily Atack, X Factor runner-up Fleur East and The Vamps James McVey will be entering the jungle.

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Director ‘an idiot’ for flashing at stars including Cameron Diaz

Green Book director Peter Farrelly has apologised and called himself an “idiot” after a story emerge..

Green Book director Peter Farrelly has apologised and called himself an "idiot" after a story emerged in which stars told how he liked to flash his genitals as a joke.

New York Magazine's The Cut published excerpts of a story which ran in Newsweek in 1998, which said Farrelly and his brother and frequent film-making partner Bobby Farrelly would "prank" colleagues.

The Farrelly brothers are best known for comedies including Dumb and Dumber, Shallow Hal, Kingpin and There's Something About Mary.

Image: Cameron Diaz starred in the Farrelly brothers' There's Something About Mary

Those who spoke to Newsweek about being tricked included film executive Tom Rothman and actress Cameron Diaz, who was starring in There's Something About Mary at the time.

Both treated the incidents as a prank, The Cut article notes.

Peter Farrelly has had something of a reinvention with last year's Green Book, a comedy-drama about racism set in the Deep South in the 1960s, which he directed on his own.

Director Peter Farrelly and the Green Book cast on stage at the Golden Globes 2019
Image: Farrelly won a Golden Globe with Green Book

The film stars Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen as a black concert pianist and his Italian-American driver who become unlikely friends, and won a Golden Globe at the weekend for best musical or comedy film, as well as the awards for best supporting actor for Ali and best screenplay.

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Following The Cut's article, Farrelly issued a statement through his publicists saying the stories were true.

"I was an idiot," he said. "I did this decades ago and I thought I was being funny and the truth is I'm embarrassed and it makes me cringe now. I'm deeply sorry."

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Gary Oldman surprises fans as he narrates David Bowie app on late singers birthday

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He was good friends with the late singer so it only makes sense that Gary Oldman features on the new David Bowie app.

To coincide with what would have been Bowies 72nd birthday and third death anniversary, the David Bowie Is app arrived earlier this week giving fans an interactive exhibition into the life and stellar career of the iconic British singer, who died on 10 January 2016.

Fans can navigate their way through hundreds of Bowies earliest stage outfits, videos, handwritten lyrics and diary entries in 360-degree detail. Its a digital adaptation of the critically-acclaimed V&A Museum exhibition, which launched in 2013 and toured around the world before closing last summer.

It was a no-brainer for Gary to feature on the David Bowie app (Picture: Getty Images)

But perhaps one of the top highlights is Oldman narrating a visual of Bowies 1974 Diamond Dogs Tour. In his voiceover, the Oscar-winning actor says the tour featured contemporary music and theatre several years ahead of its time and a stellar lineup of theatrical collaborators quite unlike that of any previous rock tour.

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The historic tour boasted a dystopian cityscape theme, inspired by George Orwells classic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.

On his involvement with the project, Oldman said in a statement: This brings the amazing David Bowie Is exhibition to a wider audience. Its great that his fans get to experience it. It was a privilege to be involved.

09 January 2019, US, New York: The picture of pop musician David Bowie can be seen on the display of a smartphone. An elaborately designed app recounts the life and career of pop musician David Bowie (1947-2016). The app serves as a digital version of the exhibition "David Bowie Is", which visited more than two million people worldwide on its tour through twelve cities. Photo: Johannes Schmitt-Tegge/dpa
David Bowie Is coincides with the late rockers death anniversary and birthday (Picture: Avalon.red)
09 January 2019, US, New York: A picture of pop musician David Bowie can be seen on the display of a smartphone. An elaborately designed app recounts the life and career of pop musician David Bowie (1947-2016). The app serves as a digital version of the exhibition "David Bowie Is", which visited more than two million people worldwide on its tour through twelve cities. Photo: Johannes Schmitt-Tegge/dpa
The app is an adaptation of the V&A exhibition (Picture: Avalon.red)
09 January 2019, US, New York: The picture of pop musician David Bowie can be seen on the display of a smartphone. An elaborately designed app recounts the life and career of pop musician David Bowie (1947-2016). The app serves as a digital version of the exhibition "David Bowie Is", which visited more than two million people worldwide on its tour through twelve cities. Photo: Johannes Schmitt-Tegge/dpa
Browse through handwritten letters and original lyrics (Picture: Avalon.red)

Oldman, 60, was known to have an especially close friendship with Bowie and made a cameo in the late singers 2013 music video for The Next Day. The pair also starred together in the 1996 movie Basquiat. (more…)

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As Lady Gaga apologises for working with R Kelly, all the stars who have spoken out against him

The allegations of sexual abuse against R Kelly have been brought into the spotlight again by the Li..

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The allegations of sexual abuse against R Kelly have been brought into the spotlight again by the Lifetime docu-series Surviving R Kelly.

Fresh investigations into the Ignition singer have been launched in Chicago and Atlanta into allegations of sexual and physical abuse made against him by a number of women.

The 52-year-old is accused of holding five women in a sex cult, as well as having sexual contact with girls as young as 14. R Kelly has strongly denied these allegations.

While the attention on the allegations has ramped up since the airing of Surviving R Kelly, rumours have been rampant since the 90s, when the singer allegedly married Aaliyah when she was 15 and he was 27.

In light of the documentary, Lady Gaga – who collaborated with R Kelly on the 2013 song Do What You Want – has apologised for working with the R&B star.

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Lady Gaga is pulling Do What You Want from streaming platforms (Picture: Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

In a note on social media, Gaga wrote: As a victim of sexual assault myself, I made both the song and the video at a dark time in my life, my intention was to create something extremely defiant and provocative because I was angry and still hadnt processed the trauma that had occurred in my own life.

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The song is called “Do What U Want (With My Body),” I think its clear how explicitly twisted my thinking was at the time. If I could go back and have a talk with my younger self Id tell her to go through the therapy I have since then, so that I could understand the confused post-traumatic state that I was in—or if therapy was not available to me or anyone in my situation—to seek help, and speak as openly and honestly as possible about what weve been through.

I cant go back but I can go forward and continue to support women, men and people of all seuxal identities and of all races who are victims of sexual assault. I have demonstrated my stance on this issue and others many times throughout my career. (more…)

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