Articles Tagged 'Cheryl Cole'

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Happy, Happy!: It’s a Big Week for British Birthdays

Grab a party hat and noisemaker, please, and join us.  Here at Anglophenia, we’re kicking off a new weekly feature running on Mondays in which we highlight the birthdays of well-known Brits. This week, running from June 24 through June 30, features a swell mix of folks representing the literary, entertainment and even royal world. […]


Call Off The Shots: Girls Aloud Split Up

It must be lovely to be a rocksnob. Imagine how much time you save in your music-loving day having your decisions already made for you. Your taste predisposes you towards things with guitars, things that sound like other things with guitars that have gone before, in an eternal lineage that stretches back over the 20th […]

Kate Middleton and Prince William

Celebs React to Royal Baby News

It’s been made official, Kate Middleton is pregnant. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first child who will be third in line to the throne. In this day and age, what better way to send congratulations than … a Tweet! British celebrities are at attention sending their best wishes. Check it out! […]

Daniel Radcliffe

Rich Brits Under 30

The UK’s Heat magazine has compiled a list of the ten richest Brits under 30. Oh, to be young, rich and British. Daniel Radcliffe, of infamous Harry Potter fame, tops the list pulling in an estimated £53.33m. Radcliffe’s mates and HP co-stars Rupert Grint and Emma Watson have made the list as well. Check out […]

Have You Heard ‘Something New’ From Girls Aloud?

We love the Spice Girls as much as any Union Flag-waving Anglophile, but the girl band reunion that truly has our pulses racing is Girls Aloud‘s. A reality TV creation, they preceded One Direction by almost a decade, defied the odds, and put out stunning single after stunning single. We haven’t heard from these ladies […]


Royal Roundup: Kate Middleton Does a ‘Perfect’ Cheryl Cole Impression

Cheryl Cole’s new book is called My Story, but in it, she reveals a story about the Duchess of Cambridge: apparently, Kate does a spot-on Cole imitation. Cole says that at Kate’s bachelorette, or “hen,” party, the soon-to-be Duchess dressed up as the singer in mock-military outfit and sang Cole’s hit single, “Fight for this […]

Royal Roundup: Cheryl Cole Says, ‘I Love Prince Harry’

Nearly two years ago, the tabloid press reported that Prince Harry had a crush on Cheryl Cole. Now it turns out that those feelings are mutual. “I love Prince Harry,” Cole said in this week’s Marie Claire UK. But lest anyone think it’s the general sort of admiration that the prince has been getting over […]

Five Great British Next-Big-Things That Never Were

They set off from London, eyes bright with optimism amid claims that America is theirs for the cracking, only to return, months later, as worn out husks. Here are just five British would-be conquerors who came back defeated: Robbie Williams It must have been a profound shock to our Robbie that he was not seized […]

News Roundup: Emma Watson, Too Famous To Date

There are many downsides to growing up in public. The public catching you while you’re in mid transformation from one thing to another and deciding that’s the real you. The fact that every mistake you make gets captured by a camera somewhere. But the worst has to be that every tiny crumb of romance gets […]

News Roundup: Canada Is Russell Brand-Proof

It’s not easy being Russell Brand. Oh sure, everyone loves you and your strange talkyspeak and your Utopian exhortations, but you’re also a recovering drug addict with several arrests under your belt, just the kind of guy that customs officials tend to have a problem with. That you’re also a black-clad beanpole, topped with a […]

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