Amy Adams Thriller ‘Woman in the Window’ Just Got Bumped to 2020

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Thriller “The Woman in the Window,” starring Amy Adams as an agoraphobic child psychologist who witnesses a crime, was just bumped from its awards-friendly October 4, 2019 release date to sometime next year.
Based on the best-selling 2018 novel by A.J. Finn, the twisty thriller did not test well with audiences, who found it too confusing.
The film from “Atonement” director Joe Wright is now getting “retooled” with additional reshoots. But since Adams is busy filming “Hillbilly Elegy” for Ron Howard, those reshoots will have to wait.
“The Woman in the Window” was the final movie from Fox 2000, the division that turned out award-winning hits including “Hidden Figures” and “Life of Pi.” It was shut down  earlier this year after Fox’s merger with Disney.
Wright plans to shoot five days of pickup shots next month.
“We’re dealing with a complex novel,” says Fox 2000 president Elizabeth Gabler, who is staying on as a consultant on the film until its release. “We tested the movie really early for that very reason. We wanted to make it better, and we’ve had Disney’s full support in doing that.”
Adams is a six-time Oscar nominee who has yet to win. Looks like “The Woman in the Window” might not be the film to get her one.
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Dove Cameron Breaks Silence in an Emotional Tribute to Cameron Boyce

Dove Cameron has broken her silence following 20-year-old Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce’s sudden death over the weekend. Dove shared a highly emotional six-part video to Instagram late Tuesday night, and explained why she had waited to speak out about her friend’s passing—especially on social media.

“I felt really weird about posting about Cameron on social media because I felt really emotional and private and intimate, and social media is the opposite of that,” she said. “And I just couldn’t quite reconcile the two, or make them fit, so I didn’t know what I was going to do.”

She continued, “The last 72 hours have felt like two weeks, and I’ve spent them trying to make my thoughts and feelings into words that might communicate about anything I’m feeling.”

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Dove then read an emotional letter she’d written, first expressing condolences to Cameron’s family: “You are all I can think about. My heart aches for you, I’m broken for you. I have close to nothing left, which tells me some small percentage about how you must be feeling. I’m so sorry.”

She also talked about what a wonderful person Cameron was, saying “Cameron was one of my favorite people alive in the world. Though I know that’s not unique to me, Cameron was magic—an earth angel. Over the last six years, since he was only 14, Cameron talked me down from countless ledges, talked me through eating disorders, helped me out of a dark relationship, and through endless breakdowns.”

She finished her message with, “Goodbye my dear, dear friend and brother. You leave behind a colossal wake, a profound chasm that can never be filled, but you also leave millions and millions of deeply impacted, hope-filled and loved-filled human beings who are who they are because of you, and how you spent your brief 20 years on this earth. What a gift you were; you turned the world on its head. We can all only hope to be half of the human that you were and you deserved so much more time. Good bye to an earth angel. I will spend the rest of my life missing and loving you, and I’m all the better for knowing you.”


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Natalia Dyer Weighed In On That Big Coming-Out Moment In Season 3 Of "Stranger Things"

Actor Natalia Dyer of Stranger Things fame stopped by BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM on Monday to discuss a few spoilers from the latest season of the hit Netflix show, including one character’s unexpected coming-out scene.

So if you’re not yet finished with Season 3 of the ’80s-inspired sci-fi series, you may want to steer clear because there are some mild spoilers ahead.

This season, newcomer Maya Hawke, daughter of actors Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke, came out as a person interested in women, though no specific label was used.

Dyer said she “was so happy to see that in the script,” adding that Matt and Ross Duffer, the brothers who created the series, “really care about their characters a lot.”

She said the Duffers “gave the women good, strong roles” this season.

In Episode 7, titled, “The Bite,” Steve Harrington (Joe Keery) confesses to Robin he has developed feelings for her while working alongside her at the Scoops Ahoy ice cream parlor during the summer.

There’s a bit about how Steve — plagued by the idea of popularity in high school — never asked Robin out because of that whole weird social caste system. Stunned by the admission, Robin clarifies something she’d said earlier in the season about being “jealous” of and “obsessed” with Steve.

“It isn’t because I had a crush on you,” Robin tells Steve during a scene where they’re locked in a bathroom after escaping the clutches of some menacing Russians. “It’s because she wouldn’t stop staring at you.”

“I wanted her to look at me, but she couldn’t pull her eyes away from you,” Robin says, revealing she had a crush on a girl named Tammy Thompson.

Dyer said the creators took a more natural route to fleshing out characters.

“They don’t make a huge point of it, like, this is ya know [motioning with hands], we’re doing this issue,” Dyer said.

“It’s part of that character, it’s part of their story, and it’s just there.”

This scene in particular was praised by fans for showcasing men and women in a healthy platonic relationship.

“i LOVE THEIR PLATONIC DYNAMIC,” said one viewer, who admitted to initially hoping Steve and Robin would go down a more romantic path.

And fans were thrilled that Robin, a queer character, found someone “who accepts her & is her best friend.”

Dyer, whose character deals with her own troubles as a woman in the workplace this season, said that it “feels like a really good season for saying things and for giving women strong roles.”

“I’m really happy about that.”

Watching Dyer’s complete interview below:

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Sofía Vergara, 46, stuns in leopard swimsuit

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Sofía Vergara‘s still got it.

The “Modern Family” actress, 46, showed off her curves in a sexy leopard-printed Dolce & Gabbana bathing suit on Friday. She posed on a boat in what appears to be a cave and captioned the pic, “When in Italy … @dolcegabbana!!!!”

Vergara modeled the brand’s balconette style ($751) while on vacation in Italy with husband Joe Manganiello.

The couple is celebrating their five-year anniversary in Positano; they began dating in July 2014, and married the following year. They’ve always been hot and heavy, but it seems their love is as sizzling as ever.

“My favorite place with my favorite,” Vergara captioned another vacation shot with Manganiello.

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5 Must-Have Items in the Victoria's Secret Semi-Annual Sale $20 or Under

Summer sales are officially heating up and it’s no secret that the Victoria’s Secret Semi-Annual Sale is sizzling! With everything from undergarments to athletic attire majorly marked down, there’s never been a better time than now to stock up on all of the brand’s hottest pieces.

Some of the best deals in the sale are in the sport section, with so many bottoms priced at $20 or under! From shorts to leggings, we rounded up the five must-have bottoms that will keep Us sizzling in style from this season to the next. But, hurry, the clock is officially ticking and time is running out!

 

1. The Must-Have: Pants

We’re absolutely swooning over these perfect pants. Each and every single one of the six shades comes available in a stretch woven fabric that features a hot-now tapered fit. The elasticized waist is complimented with a looser fit that’s perfect for casual days. Plus, we’re loving how when slipping into any of the sleek shades, the above-the-ankle length will show off any sneaker or sleek sandal to perfection!

See it: Grab a pair of the Victoria Sport Tapered Pant (originally $60) now just $20 at Victoria’s Secret!

 

2. This Must-Have: Capris

The only thing better than a regular Capri? High-rise Capris like this pair, of course! These all-black pants feature a super soft material that’s stretchy. It’s perfect when running weekend errands or hitting a HIIT gym class! The above-the-knee length is paired to perfection with a high-rise waistband that can also fold over for a mid-rise look. It’s the ultimate 2-in-1 pant that so many reviewers couldn’t help but call their favorite ever!

See it: Grab a pair of the Victoria Sport Anytime Cotton High-Rise Capri (originally $35) now just $15 at Victoria’s Secret! 

 

3. The Must-Have: Shorts

Who loves short shorts? \We definitely will when slipping into this pair. The French Terry Short is the lightweight pair that’s an everyday essential. It comes available in two shades — sweet rosette (a pretty pink) and ensign blue — and both are so sensational! Whether we’re hitting the gym or the tennis court, it’s the perfect pair to slide into over and over again!

See it: Grab a pair of the Victoria Sport French Terry Short (originally $35) now just $15 at Victoria’s Secret! 

 

4. This Must-Have: Leggings

The Anytime Cotton High-Rise Legging has a great fit we know and love but comes with a cool printed stripe running down the sides. With five printed shades that are fun and fresh available, each legging features the same supersoft stretchy material that can be worn all the way up or rolled down to a mid-rise fit. With so many reviewers claiming it to be the “perfect fit,” how can anyone go wrong?

See it: Grab a pair of the Victoria Sport Anytime Cotton High-Rise Legging (originally $40) now with prices starting at just $15 at Victoria’s Secret! 

 

5. The Must-Have: Tights

Is anyone looking to turn their workout into their very own runway? If so, this is the perfect pair of pants to strut around the gym in! The 7/8 Printed High-Rise Tights are crafted from a performance fabric that features a four-way stretch. Reviewers loved that this material is breathable, movable and comfortable for workouts! And if this pair wasn’t perfect enough? They’re limited-edition making them even more one-of-a-kind!

See it: Grab a pair of the Victoria Sport 7/8 High-Rise Tight (originally $60) now just $15 at Victoria’s Secret!

Not your style? Check out additional sport sale and so much more in the Semi-Annual Sale at Victoria’s Secret!

 

Check out more of our picks and deals here!

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JAN MOIR revels in her day in Gwyneth Paltrow ‘s Goopland

Dairy-free vegan choc ices, £230 face serum, and sex toys galore. JAN MOIR revels in her day in Goopland – and gets up close and personal (almost) with its High Priestess Gwyneth Paltrow

At last. After years of watching her films, buying her books, adoring her sunny elegance and lusting after her multi-mansioned, 500-thread-count, five-ply cashmere lifestyle, I am finally in the holy presence of Gwyneth Paltrow.

Yes, that Gwynnie, the crazy-daisy vagina-steaming, Oscar-winning detox freak from Hollywood.

Here, at her very first Goop Wellness Summit in London, I am breathing the same air, drinking the same melon-flavoured water and gently being encouraged to buy a pot of the same £145 moisturiser that she uses.

At one point I even meet her face-to-face, as she looms into view by the coffee bar, radiating with nuclear-strength Californian vitality and sporting the most divine pedicure, in which her toenails are painted a perfect glossy black. Either that, or she is decomposing from the roots up. Oh, this too exciting!

‘Gwyneth,’ I begin, at the start of hopefully a long and deep conversation in which we discuss everything from the paprika cleanse to why she split up with Brad Pitt in 1997.

Twiggy, Gwyneth Paltrow and Penelope Cruz at In goop Health London 2019 yesterday

‘Really sorry,’ she smiles, ‘but I can’t stop.’ She is sweet enough, though, to pause for a fumbling selfie, in which I manage to capture her honeyed radiance but cut off most of my head.

Curses! If only I had bought a £4,500 Weekender ticket to this event, not only could I have had a chat with GP — as she is known in Goopland — but enjoyed a Sunday morning exercise class alongside her, too.

Instead, I am slumming it with a £1,000 Saturday ticket, which buys me breakfast, lunch and snacks, plus beauty treatments and an exercise class with GP’s personal trainer Tracy Anderson.

It also includes reiki and breathing sessions, talks from nutritionists and psychologists in the Chat Room and the opportunity to listen to GP interview celebrity friends such as Twiggy and Penelope Cruz.

During her conversation with the former, Paltrow shocked some of the 250 Goopsters in the audience by swearing like a docker.

The outburst came when Twigs revealed that a film critic once wrote that she looked ‘like chewed-up chicken legs that have been posted through a letter box’.

‘What a c***!’ cried Paltrow as the audience laughed like maniacs. ‘What a d***.,’ she added for good measure. She later explained her sweary flare-up. ‘I never make it through the day without swearing. I almost did today.’

Well, I think. So much for the calming effect of lavender lattes and bee pollen sprinkles. Twiggy is a sparkling turn, talking of her own time in Hollywood, when Steve McQueen once asked her to dance and she was so embarrassed she turned him down.

Yet in an interesting window on to her own soul, Paltrow is keen on talking about the key to Twiggy’s happy 31-year marriage to actor Leigh Lawson.

‘How do you keep deepening a marriage for all that time?’ she asks. ‘What are the secrets?’ she needs to know. ‘How did your marriage impact the career choices that he made?’ she wheedles, perhaps thinking of her own marriage last year to television writer Brad Falchuk. ‘We do most things together,’ Twiggy tells her. ‘We like cooking food in our comfies and watching telly.’

‘Gwyneth,’ I begin, at the start of hopefully a long and deep conversation, but end up with this selfie

This Goop Health Summit is being held in a ‘wellness hub’ in West London, where we have gathered at GP’s behest to ‘create a new version’ of ourselves.

In the 90-degree heat during the hottest day of the year, we are not merely encouraged to drink water, but to ‘hydrate mindfully’ and to keep cool with dairy-free vegan choc ices, which are surprisingly nice.

Despite the steep prices there is no shortage of takers, with many who have flown in from across Europe and beyond just for the event.

Women with perfect bodies and Vuitton handbags float around in athleisure clothes or expensive summer cottons, clear-skinned and strong.

Being in this worshipful atmosphere is like being in a cult, as we obediently eat our coconut bacon, drink our oregano oil booster shots and do not question the wisdom of wearing an LED light mask to improve our complexions (green light for acne, red for ageing, yellow for silly billy).

With their toned arms and streaked blonde hair, a surprising number of these women strongly resemble Gwyneth herself, which only adds to the peak clique ambiance. The vibe? Just what you’d expect when a bunch of affluent chickadees used to extravagance and getting what they want hang out together for a day.

There is a certain wary friendliness, with the occasional flashpoint. In the reiki studio, a woman with ‘Have A Nice Day’ embroidered on her jacket is annoyed that someone has taken the place she had earmarked for herself. ‘That’s my cushion,’ she snaps.

In Tracy Anderson’s gruelling exercise class, there is annoyance that many cannot see the tiny trainer, who issues no instructions from her position at the top of the gym. We are just supposed to follow her moves, which are marvellously easy, but only if you happen to be a particularly bendy Olympic athlete.

As Tracy contorts her body into another hamstring-twanging position, I notice that under her strappy unitard she doesn’t wear a bra. Even her breasts are muscular and compliant.

Our day had begun at 8am with a breakfast of cashew nut porridge and granola garnished with edible flowers. One girl with a particularly vacant expression spends the entire time rearranging the nasturtium on her oat bowl (not a euphemism) and then taking photographs of it from every angle.

Coffee is served with a choice of five milks, including almond, but you have to ask for the cow version, which is hidden behind the counter like shameful booty.

Now wearing a pair of yellow stilettos instead of the Birkenstocks she had on earlier, GP gives an opening talk in the Chat Room, revealing how she started Goop in London in 2008, when she was married to Coldplay star Chris Martin. What began as a newsletter to friends full of recipes and tips is now a business worth more than £197 million and growing.

Goop has many detractors, who scoff at the brand as nothing more than an overhyped online platform dabbling in pseudoscience, New Age trinkets and gaspingly expensive clothes. Last year, the company had to pay Californian authorities a £114,000 fine for false advertising, including claims that vaginal jade eggs can balance hormones and even regulate menstrual cycles. I don’t even want to get into the Sex Dust, which you sprinkle into your nut milk (also not a euphemism) to spice up your libido.

Penelope Cruz at In Goop Health held in a ‘wellness hub’ in West London

Yet devotees with large bank balances are delighted by Paltrow’s highly curated range of luxury goods, chosen and tested by experts to give what one happy Goop customer described to me as ‘the utter best of the best’. I know what she means. In the Goop shop at the Wellness Summit, there is a simple cotton tank top for £50, but it is made of the most beautiful fabric.

My skin feels sensational after having a facial by Dr Barbara Sturm, the dermatologist who invented the vampire facial (don’t ask) and is a favourite of both GP and Victoria Beckham. Yet her Hyaluronic Serum is a spendy but tempting £230. Stop it! That is the problem. Spend too long in the cult of Goop and soon you will start to believe, too.

To distract myself, I browse the Goop Sex section, which sells four differently shaped vibrators, respectively named The Millionaire, The Fireman, The Frenchman and The Tennis Coach.

Which one does Gwyneth personally recommend, I ask the assistant.

‘She recommends them all,’ is the reply.

She does? What a gal! Actually, The Fireman is by far the best seller because . . . do you know, I just don’t have time to get into that right now because Penelope Cruz has just joined GP in the Chat Room for the last event of the day.

To see such beautiful film stars up close is to be reminded that they are a race apart. Fine-boned and bedazzling in the dental department, they have the kind of burnished beauty that can pour itself down a lens and into a million cinemas without losing a drop of allure along the way.

But we are not here to talk about that: we are here to discuss their problems. At the age of 45, Penelope is going through the perimenopause. She tells us all how much she hates it when the men in her life, presumably including husband Javier Bardem, leave the dinner table when she wants to talk about her hormones.

‘Why do you think it is so taboo?’ wonders Gwyneth, prompting the conversation with more questions including: how can we bring more compassion into our lives, how do you protect your hormones, do you consciously try to bring self-care into your life, do you try to pick a moment every day free from guilt?

To be honest, I find all this excruciating. If you were sitting behind them on a bus, you’d get off at the next stop.

‘Life is hard, life is painful,’ nods GP as PC talks some more about her hormones.

Of course we all have difficulties, but Gwyneth and Penelope are two of the most privileged women on the planet. There they sit in their silks and diamonds, Gwyneth in her yellow Louboutins, Penelope in her white ones. They are blessed with wealth, talent and beauty, with handsome husbands and healthy children. Why are they so keen on giving themselves ailments they don’t have and embroidering everyday problems just to prove that they have suffered, that they are interesting, that they matter?

Afterwards over vegan smoked salmon canapes (actually made from carrot) and organic wine, my sour view of this onstage love-in is not shared by the Goops.

Katherine Busby, a businesswoman from Malton in Yorkshire, who is one of the Weekenders, found it empowering and empathetic.

‘Do you know,’ she says, ‘a girl sitting next to me hadn’t even heard of the perimenopause.’

Yes, I say, I think I saw her earlier, photographing her porridge.

 

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Melissa McCarthy Is In Talks To Play Ursula In The Live-Action Remake Of "The Little Mermaid"

Melissa McCarthy is a national treasure.

On Friday, it was reported that Melissa is in “early talks” with the studio to play the villanious octopus.

The live-action remake is set to feature original songs from the 1989 animated classic, and new songs helmed by Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda, who is also producing.

In addition to listing names of artists like Queen Latifah, Lizzo, Mo’Nique, and Tituss Burgess, others believed the lavender-skinned character was inspired by the late drag queen icon Divine…

…and thus should be played by one. Particularly Ginger Minj from RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Broadway star Cynthia Erivo summed it up perfectly.

“This could have been a wonderful opportunity to update ideas,” she tweeted.

The Tony award-winner went on to say that she was “sad that an opportunity was missed.”

Lizzo also weighed in on the casting news herself after vying for the role in November 2018.

The burgeoning pop star has expressed her desire to play Ursula on social media various times throughout the year.

Here’s a video of Lizzo belting out Ursula’s signature song, “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” in full costume.

Although an official release date for the live-action remake has yet to be announced…

…all eyes are already on Disney to see who is officially chosen to play Ursula AND Ariel! (Looking at you, Zendaya.)

Who do you think should play Ursula? Tell us in the comments!

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Kristen Stewart In "Charlie's Angels" Has My Lady Parts Doing The Macarena

The new Charlie’s Angels trailer dropped earlier today and it looks amazing!!

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I expected to see a lot of explosions and action, but what I WASN’T ready for was the sexual awakening that occurred as soon as Kristen Stewart hit the screen.

So, after watching the trailer about 2742 times, letting out a few inappropriate groans at my desk, and wiping the drool from my mouth, I decided to make this post so we can indulge in this proud pride moment together.

And it wasn’t just her cute face that won me over, it was all the LEWKS she serving!

So here’s a rundown of Kristen transforming into my official love language right before my eyes:

This lip and hair combo had me ready to risk it all.

If these eyes aren’t seducing you right now, then I don’t know what will!

She gave us brunette bombshell…

By the end, she was asking me questions, so I had to be 100% honest with her…

…whoops, I’m pregnant!

So, thank you, Charlie’s Angels for giving me the content I deserve!

Be sure to catch Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, and Elisabeth Banks in Charlie’s Angels when it hits theaters on Nov. 15.

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How much you need to earn in your town to buy a house

FIRST-TIME buyers now need to earn an average of £54,400 a year to buy their first home, up from £49,900 three years ago.

This comes as the average deposit you'll need is sitting at a whopping £38,400.

In an analysis of the house prices of the UK's 20 biggest cities, property website Zoopla found that Liverpudlians "only" need to earn £26,100 in order to get on the property ladder.

Meanwhile, residents in the capital would have to earn a whopping £84,000 to be able to buy their first property.

This comes despite the fact that the average household income needed has dropped by £3,250 in London compared to 2016 due to weak growth and price falls, Zoopla said.

Outside London, Cambridge and Oxford require the highest first-time buyer incomes, although like London these have also fallen over the past three years.

Leicester has seen the largest percentage increase in the income required to buy since 2016, at 20 per cent, followed closely by Birmingham and Manchester.

Across all the cities looked at, the average income needed has increased by more than £4,500 or 9 per cent over the past three years.

The research assumed that 30 per cent of a household's income is spent on mortgage cots, and that buyers borrow no more than four times their income.

It also expected that buyers would have a 15 per cent deposit to put down, increasing to 25 per cent in more expensive cities such as London, Oxford and Cambridge.

Average mortgage rates were used to calculate repayments over a 30-year term.

In August last year, the Halifax House Price Index showed that house prices had reached an all-time high of £230,280.

Yet there were also fewer homes for sale.

Then in January, Nationwide found that house prices slowed sharply at the end of 2018 recording its weakest annual growth in nearly six years.

Growth slowed from 1.9 per cent in November to 0.5 per cent in December, while house prices were also down by 0.7 per cent month-on-month at the end of the year.

Richard Donnell, research and insight director at Zoopla, said: "First-time buyers are an important group accounting for more than one in three sales.

"While the average household income to buy a typical home across UK cities has grown 9 per cent since 2016, weaker price growth and recent price falls have led to a 5 per cent reduction in the income to buy across the most expensive cities.

"It will come as a modest relief for would-be buyers although the income to purchase still remains relatively high."

What help is out there for first-time buyers?

GETTING on the property ladder can feel like a daunting task but there are schemes out there to help first-time buyers have their own home.

Help to Buy Isa – It's a tax-free savings account where for every £200 you save, the Government will add an extra £50. But there's a maximum limit of £3,000 which is paid to your solicitor when you move.

Help to Buy equity loan – The Government will lend you up to 20 per cent of the home's value – or 40 per cent in London – after you've put down a five per cent deposit. The loan is on top of a normal mortgage but it can only be used to buy a new build property.

Lifetime Isa – This is another Government scheme that gives anyone aged 18 to 39 the chance to save tax-free and get a bonus of up to £32,000 towards their first home. You can save up to £4,000 a year and the Government will add 25 per cent on top.

Shared ownership – Co-owning with a housing association means you can buy a part of the property and pay rent on the remaining amount. You can buy anything from 25 to 75 per cent of the property but you're restricted to specific ones.

"First dibs" in London – London Mayor Sadiq Khan is working on a scheme that will restrict sales of all new-build homes in the capital up to £350,000 to UK buyers for three months before any overseas marketing can take place.

Starter Home Initiative – A Government scheme that will see 200,000 new-build homes in England sold to first-time buyers with a 20 per cent discount by 2020. To receive updates on the progress of these homes you can register your interest on the Starter Homes website.

Earlier this month, Martin Lewis urged first-time buyers to open a Help to Buy Isa even if you only put £1 in.

In April, a map revealed where first-time buyers need to save for a DECADE to get enough for a house deposit.

Meanwhile, here are six homes under £50k where single first-time buyers only need a £2,500 deposit.

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James Jordan comes out in support of 'top man' Phillip Schofield amid Amanda Holden feud

JAMES Jordan has come out in support of Phillip Schofield amid his feud with Amanda Holden.

The former Strictly Come Dancing star – who won the 2019 series of Dancing On Ice, which is co-hosted by Schofield – has heaped praise on the This Morning favourite.

James wrote on Twitter: "It was an absolute pleasure to work with you on DOI…..

"A true professional but always very supportive and caring. And yes you’re fun, just not as fun as me.

"You’re a top man . Lots of jealous people out there mate."

It comes after The Sun on Sunday revealed Amanda raised concerns to a top ITV boss after she was blocked from a job as Phil's co-host on This Morning while Holly Willoughby was in Australia covering for Ant McPartlin on I'm A Celeb! last year.


Amanda confirmed her feud with Phillip on her radio show – and blasted him for refusing to make up with her.

The Britain's Got Talent judge, 48, revealed the 57-year-old presenter ignored her attempt to patch things up with an "olive branch coffee" last year.

Amanda had accused the This Morning presenter of costing her a plum role on the hit show.

Speaking on her Heart radio breakfast show, Amanda explained she texted Phil in a bid to clear the air.

The mother-of-two was hoping to go for a coffee with the host, only for him to ignore her message.

Talking to her radio co-host Jamie Theakston, Amanda said: "I've moved on from it, Jamie, you need to move on from it."

He replied: "You might have moved on but I just wanted to know, is there any more to the story?"

The TV favourite explained: "I did offer to meet him for a coffee months ago, he didn't reply to my text.

"What can I say?"

Jamie pushed: "The olive branch had been extended."

To which she replied: "Oh, yes."

Jamie then asked if there was any chance of a reconciliation, comparing Amanda and Phil's feud to the famous showbiz rift between Taylor Swiftand Katy Perry.

The two popstars were recently seen making amends in Taylor's new video after years of sniping, sharing a sweet embrace while dressed as a burger and fries.

He questioned: "In a kind of Katy Perry/ Taylor Swift moment, will there maybe be a burger and fries moment for you guys?"

But Amanda didn't seem open to the idea, telling him: "I doubt it, I'm a vegetarian, Jamie."

The comments came after Phil took to his Twitter page yesterday to say that he'd had "another sad weekend" after The Sun On Sunday revealed details of his feud with Amanda.

He added that he had tried to be "the easiest, most fun person to work with" throughout his 35-year career – concluding that he will "take it on the chin".

On Sunday, we revealed that Amanda raised concerns to a top ITV boss after she was blocked from a job as Phil's co-host last year while Holly Willoughby was in Australia filming I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!.

A former daytime TV executive told us: "Phillip actively campaigned for Rochelle Humes to get the job despite Amanda being more experienced — and having been told privately she’d got the gig.

We also revealed that in April another female star went to bosses over Phil’s "unreasonable actions" following an on-air clash.

The former exec told The Sun on Sunday: "For years, Phillip has been the king of daytime TV, and seen as a bit of a God, utterly untouchable.

"Things are increasingly toxic when the cameras stop rolling, and a few ITV people are secretly delighted that things are starting to emerge."

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