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    An artist who bore one of Lucian Freud's children and became his muse has revealed she cried when he painted her and felt 'trapped' by the artist.  Indian-born British artist Celia Paul was 18 when she met the 55-year-old Freud in 1978 and gave an account of their relationship to London Review of Books.  She said Freud, her first lover, was drawn to  'neurotic … vulnerable' female artists who he would 'dump' when they became too 'needy'. Speaking about her own experience with Freud, she recounted how she modelled for Naked Girl with Egg, After Watteau, Girl in a Striped Nightshirt, Painter and Model and one other painting. That painting, which was rarely exhibited, showed her 'naked breast just appearing from my white shirt'.  The artist said she 'didn't like sitting for Lucian', explaining how it made her feel trapped.  She said: 'I cried throughout the sittings for all of the paintings Lucian...
    The Duchess of Sussex previously said she was not involved in her royal biography, "Finding Freedom." Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation Meghan Markle's lawyers said in newly released court documents that she contributed to her biography, "Finding Freedom," after previously denying her involvement.  Markle allowed a friend to speak to authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand about her relationship with her father with the intention to change the narrative that she "abandoned him," court documents say.  However, a source close to the duchess told Insider that she and Harry did not "want to be involved with the book." Markle's lawyer previously said the duchess and Prince Harry "did not collaborate with the authors on the book," which was published in August this year. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The Duchess of Sussex's lawyers have admitted in court documents that she gave a friend permission...
    Britain 'lost Meghan Markle within a week' of her wedding after she was turned from a 'serious human right's campaigner' into 'Prince Harry's hottie', a royal biographer has claimed. Royal expert Sean Smith appeared on Lorraine today to discuss his new book, Meghan Misunderstood, where he said the Duchess of Sussex, 39, had been 'a very serious person' before meeting the Duke, 35, The royal biographer insisted: 'My feeling when I wrote the book is we lost her within a week actually. It was extraordinary. Here was a woman who went from being a human right's campaigner to Prince Harry's hottie, within a week.' Meanwhile he added he could 'never' see the Duke and Duchess, who are currently living in their $14 million mansion in Santa Barbara, returning to duty as full time working royals. Royal biographer Sean Smith said Britain 'lost Meghan Markle, 39,  within a week' of the...
    Meghan Markle today lost her court fight to block claims she collaborated with the authors of an explosive book about her private life or allowed her friends to. The Duchess of Sussex, 39, is accused of feeding personal information to the writers of 'Finding Freedom,' to 'set out her own version of events in a way that is favourable to her.' The High Court ruling by Judge Francesca Kaye means that the book will now feature as evidence in Meghan's high stakes privacy battle against Associated Newspapers, the publishers of the Mail on Sunday and Mail Online. It also means that she could be questioned under oath about her involvement with the book, which tells the story about her life with the Duke of Sussex. Meghan Markle today lost her court fight to block claims she collaborated with the authors of 'Finding Freedom', an explosive book about her private...
    A gushing biography of the Duchess of Sussex is inaccurate and anodyne, her lawyer said yesterday. In court papers, Jenny Afia said the authors of Finding Freedom had relied on creative licence to produce their best-selling account of Meghan and Harry’s lives. Miss Afia is representing the 39-year-old duchess in her privacy battle against the Mail on Sunday. Meghan is suing the newspaper for publishing extracts of a letter she sent her estranged father Thomas Markle. The newspaper argues the letter as well as photographs and other personal information feature in the biography – showing the duchess had permitted details of her life to be shared. In court papers, Jenny Afia said the authors of Finding Freedom had relied on creative licence to produce their best-selling account of Meghan and Harry’s lives But Miss Afia branded many of the book’s intimate anecdotes as ‘either extremely anodyne and/or I understand...
    Details of Meghan Markle's birth plan have finally been made public as her explosive new biography reveals the Sussexes ditched home birth dream in favour of 'discreet' Portland Hospital with its underground entrance. The controversial new book written by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand was released yesterday and raised eyebrows for its gushing praise and intimate knowledge of the Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 39. And while Meghan and Harry tried to keep the birth location and their medical staff a secret last year, Omid and Carolyn have revealed details of the birth of their son in the new book.  The authors write that Meghan 'never considered' giving birth at the Lindo Wing and 'wanted something more discreet', explaining: 'Portland Hospital offered not only state-of-the-art care but also an underground entrance where blacked-out SUVs driving in and out were the norm.' Details of Meghan Markle's, 39, birth plan have finally...
    Meghan Markle was 'furious' with members of her family after 'absurd claims' were made against her as her relationship with Prince Harry heated up, the couple's new bombshell biography claims. The Duke of Sussex couldn't believe how 'badly' his new partner's relatives had behaved after giving a series of interviews accusing her of turning her back on her 'problem' half-sister Samantha and father Thomas. Meghan and her 'estranged' sibling had not seen each other in more than a decade, the authors of Finding Freedom say, and had only bumped into each other twice since they were children. Meghan Markle was 'furious' with members of her family after 'absurd claims' were made against her as her relationship with Prince Harry heated up, the couple's new bombshell biography claims RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Royal expert Penny Junor questions whether Harry and Meghan... Finding Freedom...
    Prince Harry's close friendship with Princess Eugenie has been detailed in a new explosive biography. The Duke of Sussex, 35, felt the Queen's granddaughter, 30, had 'had always been more than a cousin' and they were 'also the closest of friends', according to Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durant, who wrote book Finding Freedom, released today.  The royal became one of the first to know of his relationship with Meghan Markle, 39, with the book detailing: 'Eugenie who'd long wanted to see her cousin settle down and be happy, told friends she loved Meghan and thought she was "just the tonic" for Harry.' However the decision taken by Prince Harry and Meghan to share the news of their pregnancy at the Princess' wedding 'did not go down particularly well', according to the authors. The Duke of Sussex, 35, felt the Queen's granddaughter, 30, had 'had always been more than a...
    The Duchess of Sussex felt she was expected to 'serve Archie on a silver platter' by the same people who had 'been abusing her', new biography Finding Freedom claims. Meghan Markle, 39, who welcomed Archie, now 1, with Prince Harry, 35, in May 2019, made sure the christening at Queen's Chapel in Windsor Castle was strictly private, attended by just 22 guests last July.  And according to authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, the Duchess 'didn't care' about the criticism she received over keeping their son out of the spotlight, as she felt her role as a protective mother should come first. Scroll down for video The Duchess of Sussex felt she was expected to 'serve Archie on a silver platter' by the same people who had 'been abusing her', new biography Finding Freedom claims. A picture of the christening is seen Speaking in the book, which was released...
    Meghan Markle's first marriage failed because her hotshot TV producer husband 'didn't like that' she had found fame, her and Prince Harry's bombshell new biography Finding Freedom claims. The book, out today and co-authored by journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, claims the Duchess of Sussex's first husband Trevor Engelson, 43, liked his actress wife to be 'dependent on him'. It suggests the American couple - who were married from 2011 to 2013 after seven years of dating - grew apart once Meghan 'found fame' in US legal drama Suits. Finding Freedom provides an intimately detailed and personalised version of the events leading up to the Sussexes' dramatic departure from royal life, with co-authors Scobie and Durand insisting 'all information in this book has at least two sources'. Finding Freedom, out today and co-authored by journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, claims Meghan Markle's first husband Trevor Engelson (pictured together in 2011)...
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were 'forced to let go' of Archie's night nurse during her second shift with the couple 'for being unprofessional', their bombshell new biography Finding Freedom claims. The book, out today and co-authored by journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, claims the Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 38, wanted to hire a night nurse to establish a sleep schedule and be an extra pair of helping hands' after the birth of their son Archie, one. However, the nanny's time with the family was 'brief', with the authors writing: 'Meghan and Harry felt they were forced to let the nurse go in the middle of her second night of work for being unprofessional.'  Finding Freedom provides an intimately detailed and personalised version of the events leading up to the Sussexes' dramatic departure from royal life, with co-authors Scobie and Durand insisting 'all information in this book...
    The Duchess of Sussex felt Princess Michael of Kent's controversial 'blackamoor' brooch 'sent a message' after the royal wore the jewel to the Queen's Christmas lunch, according to new biography Finding Freedom. Princess Michael of Kent, 75, came under fire in for wearing the jewellery to the Queen’s event at Buckingham Palace in 2017, which was the first attended by Meghan Markle, 39.  The book, out today and co-authored by journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, claims that 'in the back of Meghan's mind, she wondered if there wasn't a message being sent in the pin of the torso of an African man wearing a gold turban and ornate clothing.' Finding Freedom provides an intimately detailed and personalised version of the events leading up to the Sussexes' dramatic departure from royal life, with co-authors Scobie and Durand insisting 'all information in this book has at least two sources'.  Meghan...
    Meghan Markle's faith plays a central role in her life while prayer and conversations with God have got her through the 'darkest moments', a source claims in Finding Freedom. In the hotly-anticipated biography by authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, which is out today, the insider claims the Duchess of Sussex's 'spirituality' saw her gather her Suits castmates for a 'prayer circle' before they began filming.  According to the source, who is reportedly a close friend and has often prayed with Meghan, 39, both she and Harry have been on a 'journey of faith together' during their relationship. The Sussexes, who stepped down as working royals in March after a series of final engagements in the UK, recently moved to a 14-acre estate in the famed 90210 postcode of Beverly Hills after flying from the Vancouver Island they were living on in March.  Finding Freedom provides an intimately detailed and...
    Meghan Markle 'fell hard' for Prince Harry after watching him win over former best pal Jessica Mulroney's children gave her a glimpse of how he'd be as a father, their bombshell new biography Finding Freedom claims. The book, out today and co-authored by journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, claims the Duke of Sussex, 35, 'never turned up empty-handed' when they visited the Mulroneys' twins Brian and John and daughter Ivy. As well as his generosity, the trio of youngsters were charmed by Harry's willingness to get on the floor to play with them - something which also appealed to his future wife Meghan, 39.  Finding Freedom provides an intimately detailed and personalised version of the events leading up to the Sussexes' dramatic departure from royal life, with co-authors Scobie and Durand insisting 'all information in this book has at least two sources'. Meghan Markle 'fell hard' for Prince...
    The Royal Family's official website have deleted large chunks of The Duchess of Sussex's biography, The Sun reports. The page, which details senior members of the royal family's background and duties, no longer contains large parts of Meghan Markle's history - including references to women's empowerment and her work  in a soup kitchen from the age of 13-17. Meghan, 38, has no biography, and the second line of the 'About The Duchess of Sussex' section now references her move to America with Prince Harry, 35, stating: 'As announced in January, The Duke and Duchess have stepped back as senior members of The Royal Family'. The rest of the royal family, including the Duke of Sussex, still have a biography in place. The previously described details of Meghan's philanthropic activities appear to have been archived on the royal site. The Royal Family's official website have deleted large chunks of The...
    Meghan Markle was left 'frustrated and emotional' after a palace aide 'scolded' her for wearing a necklace with the initials H and M before she and Prince Harry were engaged, a source claims in their bombshell new biography Finding Freedom. The former Suits star, 38, was spotted wearing the personalised £184 14 karat gold chain by Los Angeles-based designer Maya Brenner - believed to have been a gift from the prince - while out shopping in Toronto in December 2016. The bold move was seen as an early indication of the seriousness of their relationship - a month after the news of their love affair emerged. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex later announced their engagement in November 2017.  In the photos snapped, Meghan looked relaxed as she appeared to smile at the cameras while carrying a bunch of flowers - days after Harry made a 1,700-mile diversion to see...
    MEGHAN Markle moaned she "gave up her entire life" for the Royal Family, a new biography of the couple sensationally reveals. The biographers say that ex-actress Meghan had decided to devote her life to “service of the monarchy” before the royal split. ⚠️Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 9Meghan Markle is said to have moaned she 'gave up her entire life' for the Royal Family'Credit: Getty Images - Getty 9Meghan Markle starred in US drama Suits before marrying Prince HarryCredit: Getty Images - Getty They quote Meghan, 38, as saying: “I gave up my entire life for this family. I was willing to do whatever it takes. But here we are. It’s very sad.” She and Harry, 35, were bemused that other royals appeared jealous of their popularity, says the book. They also began to feel they lacked support within Buckingham Palace,...
    Yadhira Carrillo Villalobos, who would later be known in the world of soap operas as Yadhira Carrillo, is a Mexican actress originally from the state of Aguascalientes, Mexico. Her parents are Rubén Carrillo Cevallos and Antonia Villalobos; She has six brothers: Belén, Oralia, Noemí, Raúl, Rubén and Aída, although it was only she who dedicated herself to the show. Real name: Yadhira Carrillo Villalobos Stage name: Yadhira Carrillo Place of birth: Aguascalientes, Mexico Date of birth: May 12, 1972 Occupation: Actress and television presenter Couple: Juan Collado (2012-present) Nationality: Mexican From a young age, he stood out for his beauty and great bearing, although in his youth his efforts were not focused on pursuing a career in acting. When deciding her future, Yadhira decided to enter the University to study the career of International Business Administration, in her native Aguascalientes. However, in 1994 the course of his...
    Lorena Rojas was an actress and singer of Mexican origin born in Mexico City on February 10, 1971. She began her career in Mexico, where she obtained small roles in successful youth soap operas, which later would lead her to star in important productions such as “Azul Tequila ”and“ The candidate ”. Real name: Seydi Lorena Rojas González Stage name: Lorena Rojas Place of birth: Mexico City, Mexico Date of birth: February 10, 1971 Place of death: Miami, Florida, United States Death date: February 16, 2015 Occupation: Actress and singer Couple: Patrick Shaas (2001-2005); Jorge Monje (2013-2015) Sons: one; Luciana Rojas-Morjes Nationality: Mexican Her full name was Seydi Lorena Rojas González; Her parents are Walter Rojas and Hilda Rojas. She has an older sister named Mayra, who also dabbled in acting from a young age. Like several actors of her generation, Lorena studied acting at the Center for...
    Silvia Angélica Navarro Barva was born on September 14, 1978 in Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. She is a well-known film, theater and television actress, who has stood out for her leading characters, who have earned her recognition from the public and from the Mexican press. Real name: Silvia Angélica Navarro Barva Stage name: Silvia Navarro Place of birth: Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico Date of birth: September 14, 1978 Occupation: Actress Couple: Gerardo Casanova (2012-2020) Sons: one; León Casanova (n. 2015) Nationality: mexican She is the daughter of José Luis Navarro Tijeros and has seven brothers, although some of them were conceived many years after her and she is not closely related to several of them. From a very young age she ventured into the world of modeling, being a model in advertisements for a children’s diaper company. In his childhood he studied acting and participated in castings to be part...
    Maria Celeste Arrarás Mangual was born on September 27, 1960 in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. She is the daughter of José Enrique Arrarás, a renowned Puerto Rican lawyer and politician, and Astrid Mangual, a chemist by profession. Real name: Maria Celeste Arrarás Mangual Stage name: Maria Celeste Place of birth: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico Date of birth: September 27, 1960 Occupation: Journalist, television presenter Couple: Manny Arvesu (1996-2004) Sons: 3; Adrian, Julian, Lara Giuiliana Maria Celeste’s family José Enrique Arrarás (father) Astrid Mangual (mother) José Enrique (brother) Astrid (sister) Isabel (sister) Gabriel (brother) Patricia (sister) Enrique Antonio (brother) Couple Sons Julián Arvesu (b. 1997) Adrián Arvesu (b. 2000) Lara Giuiliana (b. 2001) Personal life of María Celeste He has eight brothers, among them José Enrique, Astrid, Isabel, Gabriel, Patricia and Enrique Antonio. In her youth she was an outstanding swimmer, winning gold, silver and bronze medals...
    Cristina María Saralegui Santamarina was born in Havana, Cuba, on January 29, 1948. Her parents are Francisco René Saralegui and Cristina Santamarina; He has a sister, María Eugenia. Real name: Cristina María Saralegui Santamarina de Ávila Stage name: Cristina Saralegui Place of birth: Havana Cuba Date of birth: January 29, 1948 Occupation: Television host Couple: Marcos Ávila (1982-present) Sons: 3; Jon Marcos, Stephanie, Cristina Amalia Nationality: Cuban-American Cristina Saralegui’s family Francisco René Saralegui (father) Cristina Santamarina (mother) María Eugenia Saralegui Santamarina (sister) Partner of Cristina Saralegui Marcos Ávila (1982-present) Children of Cristina Saralegui Jon Marcos Ávila Stephanie Ávila Cristina Amalia Ávila Cristina Saralegui’s personal life When he was just 12 years old, a few years after the start of the Fidel Castro dictatorship, his family decided to emigrate to the United States, establishing his residence in the city of Miami, Florida. There,...
    Mary Jordan prefaces “The Art of Her Deal,” her new biography of first lady Melania Trump, with an insider account of the night in October 2016 when the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape was leaked. (That would be the one in which her husband bragged about his propensity to grab unwilling women “by the pussy.”) Those were tense hours for the campaign, as senior staff gathered with the candidate around a screen to grapple with the news. They were also tense hours between Melania and Donald Trump, who had “red coming up his neck to his ears,” and put off returning to face his wife that night for as long as possible. Team Trump was focused on one person sitting more than thirty floors above them in the penthouse. They could spin and divert attention — strategist Steve Bannon, Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, and others were already formulating ideas for how to do...
    Aracely Arámbula Jaques was born on March 6, 1975 in Chihuahua, Mexico. She is the daughter of the marriage formed by Manuel Arámbula and Socorro Jaques, who had two children: Aracely and Leonardo. Real name: Aracely Arámbula Jaques Stage name: Aracely Arámbula Nickname: “The chule” Place of birth: Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico Date of birth: March 6, 1975 Occupation: Actress Couple: Luis Miguel (2005-2009) Sons: two; Miguel Gallego Arámbula, Daniel Gallego Arámbula Aracely Arámbula’s family Manuel Arámbula (father) Socorro Jaques (mother) Leonardo Arámbula (brother) Couple Sons of Aracely Arámbula Miguel Gallego Arámbula (n. 2007) Daniel Gallego Arámbula (n. 2008) Aracely Arámbula’s personal life Her beauty made her stand out since she was little, when she was in elementary school. There, she obtained first place in the “Student Queen” contest, a title she returned to earn three years later, upon entering high school. This would be...
    Salma Hayek Jiménez was born in the port of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, on September 2, 1966. Her family, on the father’s side, is of Lebanese descent and, on the part of her mother, of Spanish origin; He has a brother named Sami Hayek. Real name: Salma Hayek Jiménez Stage name: Salma Hayek Place of birth: Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico Date of birth: September 2, 1966 Occupation: Actress Couple: François Henri Pinault (2009-present) Sons: Valentina Paloma Pinault (b. 2007) Salma Hayek’s family Sami Hayek Domínguez (father) Diana Jiménez Medina (mother) Sami Hayek (brother) Couple François Henri Pinault (2009-present) Edward Norton (1999-2003) Sons of Salma Hayek Valentina Paloma Pinault (b. 2007) Salma Hayek’s personal life Her father dedicated himself to political life and business, which allowed Salma access to opportunities such as studying in the United States at an early age. At the age of...
    Roger Sollenberger June 23, 2020 10:39PM (UTC) Mary Jordan prefaces "The Art of Her Deal," her new biography of first lady Melania Trump, with an insider account of the night in October 2016 when the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape was leaked. (That would be the one in which her husband bragged about his propensity to grab unwilling women "by the pussy.") Those were tense hours for the campaign, as senior staff gathered with the candidate around a screen to grapple with the news. They were also tense hours between Melania and Donald Trump, who had "red coming up his neck to his ears," and put off returning to face his wife that night for as long as possible. : Team Trump was focused on one person sitting more than thirty floors above them in the penthouse. They could spin and divert attention — strategist Steve Bannon, Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner,...
    Demetria Devonne “Demi” Lovato is an American actress and singer, born on August 20, 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is the daughter of Patrick Lovato and Diana de la Garza; He has three sisters: Dallas Lovato, Amber Smith, and Madison de la Garza, who has also served as an actress in television series. Real name: Demetria Devonne Lovato Stage name: Demi lovato Place of birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States Date of birth: 20th of August of 1992 Occupation: Actress and singer The beginnings in music took place at a very young age for Demi Lovato, since since she was studying in primary school she realized that she had a special talent for singing and music. He belonged to the school choir for three years, during which he also had the opportunity to take private piano lessons. Her talent, however, would lead her to venture into a...
    Donald and Melania Trump may not sleep in the same bedroom, as has been reported time and time again, but Washington Post correspondent Mary Jordan reveals one thing the first lady shares with her husband: “modeling tips.”  If the president looks disheveled and bloated in every photo and walks with a rickety gait, it is not for lack of Melania trying, Jordan writes in the new biography The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump (Simon & Schuster). “Before a photo shoot, she has been heard telling Trump to slightly lift and extend his chin,” the book reveals. “At the 2018 state dinner she organized for the French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, she was overheard ‘stage managing’ Trump’s movements, as one person described it. Melania also installed professional lights in a White House room where the Trumps take many of their official photos.” Melania...
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