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Rihanna's TV fashion show slumps in the ratings

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Friday, August 31, 2012    

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Rihanna's Styled To Rock TV show has suffered a slump in ratings. The first week of the Sky Living show — fronted by Nicola Roberts and featuring young designers who want to create a festival outfit for the You Da One singer — was watched by 95,000 viewers, before falling to just 79,000 in the second week. The third week rallied to 110,000, but is still short of the approximate 150,000 viewers who usually tune into the channel. An insider told The Sun newspaper: "It's pulled in respectable ratings. It airs on a tough night against big shows such as Jack Whitehall's Bad Education and it's difficult to launch a new show against strong competition." Sky have claimed repeat viewings and catch-up TV have led to viewers of 440,000 for the first episode, and controller Stuart Murphy has said no one would turn Rihanna down for a show. He said: "It was trending and Rihanna is the biggest star in the world. Find me a channel controller who would turn down Rihanna in her own series."

— Daily Mail

'We are blessed beyond words'

Giuliana and Bill Rancic announced that they feel 'blessed beyond words' to have become parents for the first time. The couple welcomed their son Edward Duke Rancic into the world on Wednesday evening, via a surrogate mother. Bill tweeted: "The 'Duke' has landed! Edward Duke Rancic was welcomed into the world last night at 7lbs 4oz. G & I feel blessed beyond words...We did it!( sic)" Presenter Giuliana, 37, told E! News: "Bill and I are blessed beyond words to welcome Edward into our lives. Thank you so much to everyone who supported us along the way. We are so in love with the little guy already!" Edward was born at 10.12pm and the baby's umbilical called was cut by Giuliana and Bill moments before the held him ahead of anyone else. They named the tot after Bill's father, who was called Edward, and Giuliana's dad, who is Eduardo. The American entrepreneur and reality star tweeted the news of the surrogate going into labour Wednesday afternoon. "It's game time," he posted on his Twitter account. The couple were in Denver by the surrogate's side, where Giuliana was said to be delivering their son.

— Daily Mail

Kris Humphries sued by woman who claims he gave her Herpes

He is in the midst of a messy divorce battle with estranged wife Kim Kardashian. But now Kris Humphries is facing even more legal troubles. The NBA star is being sued by a woman who claims he gave her Herpes after they spent the night together two years ago. According to legal documents obtained by Radar Online, Kayla Goldberg is suing the 27-year-old for sexual battery. The woman claims the pair met on August 31 2010 - two months before he met Kardashian — at Los Angeles café The Newsroom and met up later that night at Trousdale nightclub. The pair then allegedly went to Humphries' hotel room at The Thompson where they had unprotected sex. The court documents state the two "had sexual intercourse more than once' and 'Defendant Humphries did not at any time inform Plaintiff that he was infected with the incurable venereal disease, Herpes Simplex Virus." Goldberg claims she was "free of any venereal diseases at the time she commenced her intimate relationship with Kris Humphries" and developed symptoms four or five days later before being diagnosed on September 8. However reports have now emerged that Humphries is claiming to friends there is no way he could have given Goldberg Herpes, because he apparently recently tested negative for the sexually transmitted disease.

— Daily Mail

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