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Good Morning Britain host Richard Madeley looked back on his friendship with pop icon George Michael ahead of a new documentary exploring the singer being outed as gay. Channel 4's George Michael: Outed tells the story of how the pop star was able to take back control of his story and turn what could have been a career-ending exposé into a defining moment of gay liberation. Talking about his friendship with the icon, Richard recalled a "surreal" moment with the singer.

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Martin Kemp recalls Roman screaming at David Beckham and calling him a 'w*****r' as a kid
Manchester United legend.Spandau Ballet star Martin, now 61, relived the experience in a chat with Kate Thornton for her podcast series White Wine Question Time."I remember once we were in the stands and David Beckham was taking a lot of stick at the time," he wryly recalled."I was looking at Roman and he's standing on his seat going: 'Beckham, you w****r! You w****r!'"I'm thinking 'Where did that come from? Ro, calm down!'" he cringed, adding that he had been trying desperately to remain incognito due to having a major role on BBC soap Eastenders at the time."I didn't want people around me [to recognise me, but] Roman had none of it."He was having a discussion with 20 people around him trying to right some wrongs offside and shouting at people," he chuckled.However, he added fondly: "He really came to life when he went to football, so I loved taking him there."He described "sitting on the terraces with your boy" as an important part of their father-son bond and something that he would "dream" of doing.Then he mischievously admitted: "Also, when I first used to take Roman to football, it was the only place that I would let him swear."As Kate roared with laughter, he admitted that the adrenalin of watching the stars dart around on the pitch was "the only place where [a young Roman] felt like a man".He also came alive around the dinner table - and while the rest of the family ate, Roman and his godfather George Michael would have animated discussions that went on long after everyone else had left.Exclaiming with admiration that his son had only been 12 years old at the time, he admitted: "Everyone would walk away [after the meal] apart from George and Roman."[They] would be having the biggest debate [and] George would
George Michael fan wins permission to build ‘super basement’ in late singer’s £19million London home
The Sun, their renovations will include an ‘extension to existing outbuilding, including outdoor shower and roof terrace above; relocation of swimming pool; erection of pergola; associated landscaping’. The all-clear comes after the Highgate Society and the Highgate Conservation Area Advisory Committee (HCAAC) said they ‘strongly object’ the plans for the seven-bedroom home. They said it ‘strongly objects’ to the application changing the house ‘unnecessarily, and in a derogatory manner, alter the frontages of one of the finest rows of houses in the Highgate Conservation Area.’ The society points out that the basement could cause structural issues after a nearby historic Witanhurst Mansion, owned by Russian businessman Andrey Guryev ran into similar problems. ‘Given that the owners of some properties in The Grove believe that problems have arisen as a result of the basement works at Witanhurst, we would urge the Council to instruct an independent audit of the proposals,’ they said in a letter, The Sun reports. In the HCAAC’s complaint, they added: ‘We are very concerned that what is being proposed in respect of the front of the property adversely affects the harmony and the setting of the important listed buildings in the row on The Grove and does not enhance the character and appearance of the Highgate Conservation Area.’ Owner Mr Cameron bought the home in 2020. Ranvir Singh, 45, finds ‘complete joy’ in 18-year age gap with boyfriend Louis Church, 27Alan Carr mocks Madonna’s ‘coming out’ video complete with bleached eyebrowsCome Into My Life singer Joyce Sims dies aged 63At the time, he said: ‘It’s a beautiful property, stunning and I’m looking forward to living there.
The One Show chaos as Alex Jones forced to apologise over Lewis Capaldi's swearing
The One Show host Alex Jones was forced to apologise on air after guest Lewis Capaldi swore twice during Friday's (October 14) programme.The Scottish singer was appearing to perform his chart-topping hit Forget Me.However, during a chat on the couch with hosts Alex and Roman Kemp, the 26-year-old used two pre-watershed profanities.READ MORE:Harry Potter star Robbie Coltrane dies aged 72 as fans pay tribute to Cracker iconAfter being congratulated on his third UK number one single, Lewis replied: "Yeah, I'm chuffed to b***ery!"It was nerve-wracking, but it's good to be back, amongst friends, and it's good to be out of the house."Roman then asked Lewis about the video for Forget Me, which is a remake of Wham's 1983 classic Club Tropicana in which Lewis takes on the role of George Michael.The Wham video featured Roman's mum Shirlie Kemp and Lewis quickly turned the air blue again while discussing the subject.Lewis said: "Your mum was in it and she looked b***** good in it, I have to say that!"That prompted Roman to plead: "Please, please stop!"A clip from the Forget Me video was then played and Lewis had left the main part of the studio to prepare for his performance once the show returned.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.Alex then delivered a statement to camera to apologise to anyone offended by the Someone You Loved singer's language.She said: "We have got to say a quick sorry about the language.