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EMMA Willis has fronted some of Britain’s most popular reality TV and entertainment shows over the years. And here’s a few things you might not know about Emma as she returns to host Ce…

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EMMA Willis has fronted some of Britain's most popular reality TV and entertainment shows over the years.

And here's a few things you might not know about Emma as she returns to host Celebrity Big Brother 2018 and The Voice in a busy start to the new year…

 Emma Willis is back presenting CBBPA:Press Association Emma Willis is back presenting CBB

1) She's banned Matt from Strictly Come Dancing

She may be the queen of reality TV, but Emma has banned hubby Matt from taking part in Strictly Come Dancing.

She admitted that he would be really good because he’s “an amazing dancer”, but told the Mirror: "I'm a jealous person. If my husband is around a younger, good-looking woman, I'm like, 'Stop looking at them!'

“I don't want him grinding against hot women. I do get jealous, but I think that's normal.”

No chance of Emma and Matt being hit by the Strictly curse then…

2) Emma wanted to be a nurse

Emma never planned to go into showbiz – in fact, medicine was her first career choice.

Her mother was an auxiliary nurse and theatre assistant and Emma has revealed that as a child she was obsessed with the human body and biology.

She would do all her teenage work experience at the hospital where her mum worked.

3) She's had to knock back some big name celebs

She’s been happily married to Busted star Matt Willis for the last ten years now but she had no end of suitors over the years – two of which she turned down flat.

Take That star Robbie Williams has admitted that when she was at MTV she repeatedly snubbed every time he asked her out.

And she told Justin Timberlake “You’re not as good-looking in the flesh, are you?” but that didn’t stop him pursuing her for a year, finally giving up when she turned down an invitation to his Brits after-party in favour of Duran Duran.

 She once snubbed Robbie William's advances...Getty Images She once snubbed Robbie William's advances…

4) She's friends with Fearne Cotton and once lived with Sophie Anderton

Emma is good pals with fellow presenter Fearne Cotton and her CBB co-host Rylan Clark-Neal.

During her modelling days, she also once shared a flat with model Sophie Anderton – but it’s safe to say they haven’t stayed in touch.

When asked about her experience living with Anderton, Emma told the Daily Mail: "If you can't say something nice about someone, don't say anything at all."

 She's been happily married to Busted star Matt Willis for ten yearsGetty Images She's been happily married to Busted star Matt Willis for ten years

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Reveals He Thought About Killing Himself Three Times Amid Bouts Of Depression

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ANDREW Lloyd Webber has revealed he had affairs and struggled with suicidal thoughts.

The musicals guru, 69, says in his first memoir Unmasked that he considered taking his own life three times amid bouts of depression.

PA:Press Association Andrew Lloyd Webber says his third wife Madeleine Gurdon saved him from more recent suicidal thoughts

The latest episode came while suffering from prostate cancer and chronic back pain three years ago.

Lord Lloyd-Webber says: “It was absolute agony and utterly despairing. I did think of suicide. It was so painful. I couldn’t sleep and you go on thinking about it.”

He also considered suicide as a teenager and in the 1960s after failing an Army test.
The theatre legend says his third wife Madeleine Gurdon saved him from more recent suicidal thoughts.

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Lionel Richie Dismisses Daughter Sofia’s Romance With Scott Disick As ‘just A Phase’

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LIONEL Richie has dismissed his daughter Sofia’s romance with Scott Diskick as “just a phase” and made it clear that he wasn’t impressed.

The 19-year-old’s relationship with the troubled party boy, 34, appears to be going from strength-to-strength, but Lionel, 68, sounds like he wants it all to be over.

Splash News Lionel Richie has dismissed his daughter Sofia’s relationship with Scott Disick as ‘a phase’

He told the Australian Telegraph: “It’s just a phase and I’m going to stand real still in the corner, get me a good drink and not make too much noise.

“Now I know what my parents meant when I came through the door with my Afro and my girlfriend and said ‘Dad, I’m in love.’

“My daughter is getting me back for my Afro days! She’s 19. When you’re 19 you know everything.”

The Endless Love singer added that he had met Scott, but diplomatically added that he has “no opinion” of the situation – or the Kardashians.

Getty Images – Getty The singer said he ‘won;t make too much noise’ over the romance which has a 15-year age-gap

He said: “From what I met of him he’s a very nice guy.

“When you hang around the reality world, who knows what you are really doing? This is a well-oiled machine, the Kardashian machine.

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Love Island’s Emma-jane Woodhams Splits From Boyfriend A Month After Giving Birth

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LOVE Island star Emma-Jane Woodhams has split from her boyfriend just a month after giving birth.

Emma and her childhood sweetheart Jordan welcomed a son in January, but she has now confirmed the romance with Alfi is over.

Instagram Emma-Jane Woodhams confirmed her single status by sharing this saucy pic

The reality regular took to Instagram this week to share a saucy snap of herself lying in bed wearing lingerie and a father boa.

In the caption she revealed she’s “single” and “happy”.

Emma, who starred on Love Island in 2016, wrote: “Waiting for valentines day to roll on by because your single AF and more than happy just doing you.”

Fans flooded her page with supportive messages, urging her to stay strong and move on with her life.

Instagram She previously said she hoped her romance with Jordan would last forever

One wrote: ” Better to be alone and happy than with someone and unhappy or with the wrong person knowing its going nowhere.”

Another added: “Your little man with be your favourite Valentine forever now.”

A third wrote: “Aww didn’t know you was single! you look amazing! go you yummy mummy.”

Her announcement comes just weeks after she confirmed the birth of her little boy Alfie, her first child with Jordan.

Instagram She is now a single mum to son Alfie

Last month, Emma, shared news of the birth with a picture of her son wrapped in blankets.

told fans: “So… finally after a savage 52 hour labour my baby boy graced the world with his presence.

“Very healthy 7lb 13oz, natural delivery at 16.12 the best moment of my life.

“We are both doing very well. Still no name.”

Emma-Jane Woodhams gave birth last month

Emma fell pregnant with Jordan’s baby just five months after her split from Love Island’s Terry Walsh.

She previously said of Jordan: “There’s only one. This boy, my childhood sweetheart for three years before we grew apart to both do some living.

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