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The Prince George Effect strikes again!

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Friday, July 26, 2013    

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Small family firm behind £45 christening shawl 'besieged' by requests

Just three days into life and little Prince George is already having the same effect on sales of baby-themed paraphernalia as his mother has on fashion.

The aden + anais bird-decorated muslin wrap he was swathed in by his parents upon leaving the Lindo Wing has already sold out, and now the small, family-run Nottingham-based firm behind his white Merino wool christening shawl admit they, too, have been inundated by orders.

GH Hurt & Son Ltd, which has a long-standing connection with the Royal Family, sent the couple one of their £45 merino christening shawls. It was identical to one William had when he was a baby.

When they realised the new family had used their wrap to show little George to the world for the very first time, Gillian Taylor, the company's director, said they felt 'honoured'.

— Daily Mail

'She desperately needs help'

Amanda Bynes' former friend speaks out about actress

A former friend of Amanda Bynes has spoken out on the star and her mental health issues, following the star's recent erratic behaviour.

Ana Rivera, 22, has revealed that she once shared an apartment building with the Nickelodeon child star, recalling many bizarre encounters after they became friends in November 2012.

Rivera alleges that the 27-year-old actress constantly talked to herself and often complained of being lonely following her move to New York.

"She opened up, and it was obvious she had problems. It was immediately obvious she didn't have any friends. When I asked if she'd met a lot of people since she moved to New York, she only said me and another woman in her building," Rivera told media agency Coleman-Rayner, the New York Daily News reports.

Rivera goes on to claim that Amanda was forced to wear her now infamous collection of wigs after scorching her scalp with bleach.

— Daily Mail

Beyoncé gets her hair caught in a fan mid-performance

She dazzles her fans night after night with her energetic stage performances and flawless vocals.

And Beyoncé wasn't about to let the small matter of her hair getting caught in a fan get in the way of the Montreal leg of her Mrs Carter Show tour on Monday night.

Proving herself to be the ultimate trouper, the 31-year-old singer made a very quick recovery when her mane of curls became tangled in a giant fan in the middle of her rendition of Halo.

In a video posted onto her Instagram page, the Beautiful Liar hitmaker was taken by surprise when she got a little too close to the device, leaving her locks suddenly trapped in the blades.

Although a look of shock momentarily registered on her face, the superstar continued her flawless performance regardless, while her aides rushed to her side in a desperate attempt to free her.

Looking utterly flabbergasted and at a loss at what to do, the baffled security guards crowded around the singer, before one of them eventually managed to cut her loose.

— Daily Mail

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