‘I have no doubt!’ Johnny Depp’s co-star Eva Green supports actor over Amber Heard trial | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

French actress Eva Green, 41, said Johnny Depp, 58, will “emerge” from the defamation trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard, 36, with his “wonderful heart revealed to the world”. The actress made the comments publicly via her Instagram page.

The Dark Shadows star shared a photograph of herself and Mr Depp at the film’s London premiere in 2012.

In the caption, she penned in view of her one million followers: “I have no doubt Johnny will emerge with his good name and wonderful heart revealed to the world.

“Life will be better than it ever was for him and his family.”

Mr Depp is suing Ms Heard for £38.2m ($50m) over an op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post in 2018.

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The actor’s lawyers say the article falsely implies he physically and sexually abused her while they were in a relationship.

He has denied all accusations.

Ms Heard has countersued for $100 million, arguing that he smeared her by calling her a liar.

Her attorneys have argued that she told the truth and that her opinion was protected free speech under the US Constitution’s First Amendment.

Ms Barkin says that she was friends with Mr Depp before their relationship became sexual.

The actress testified that Mr Depp once “threw a wine bottle across the room” and she described him as a “jealous” and “controlling” man.

Mr Depp’s former agent, Tracy Jacobs, also gave evidence via video deposition.

She said that the actor turned up late to set on “virtually every movie” and that made people in the film industry “reluctant to use him”.

She testified that his “unprofessional behaviour” increased because of his use of drugs and alcohol.

The trial will resume on Monday.

It is set to conclude on May 27.

Bear Grylls talks hopes for ‘big’ TV project with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Adventurer and explorer Bear Grylls has teased his NBC show Running Wild has to make its “biggest announcements” yet as he starts filming the latest series. Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk, the TV star, 47, wasn’t giving anything away when asked if he’d like to feature the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the next series of his adventure programme.

Bear replied: “Well, you know, we’re not announcing anything yet.

“We have probably our most amazing guests we’ve ever had on Running Wild coming up this year.

“We’ve got probably our biggest announcements for Running Wild.

“So yeah, nothing official to say yet,” he added.

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He went on to address the prospect of environment campaigners Harry and Meghan appearing on the show, which has previously seen the likes of former US president Barack Obama take on the elements.

Bear said: “That would be a great one and talk about stuff that, you know, the environment is so key.

“It’s very key for all of us.

“You know, not just young people, so that message is always front and centre for us and Running Wild anyway, because we live in these extremes.

Speaking about the celebrities on the show, Bear said: “We always get these great guests, we try not to jinx it beforehand by announcing them.

“But I think the reason we get these sorts of guests is that they don’t need the fame or the money.

“You know, they’re not there for that, they’re there for what the wild can give them,” he explained.

“You know, what challenge and what adventure can give them we should sort of pride you know, light in their eyes,” the explorer added.

Elsewhere in the interview, Bear admitted that it was “nerve-wracking” to launch his family festival for the first time since the Covid pandemic.

He said: “I think it’s been a pretty tough couple of years to launch a Festival and it was always a nerve wracking thing, but it had incredible support from so many people.

“I think families are hungry for an adventure type festival in a safe space where they can enjoy making music, making food and get access to fresh experiences and so many cool adventures.

Gone Wild Festival is on from 25 – 28 August. Tickets are available to buy here.

‘They call me anorexic and gaunt’ Megan McKenna hits back at trolls criticising her weight | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Megan McKenna, 29, says trolls have said “really nasty things” about her weight since she began her career in reality television. Megan has been in the public eye since 2015 when she appeared on MTV’s Ex On The Beach. Since then, she has starred in numerous other shows including Celebrity Big Brother, The Only Way Is Essex and X Factor: Celebrity.

Behind her TV persona, Megan has struggled with coeliac disease and a wheat allergy since she was a child.

This means that she cannot eat wheat or gluten or she could suffer a range of excruciating symptoms including stomach pain, diarrhoea and unexpected weight loss.

As a result of being one of the most famous reality stars in the country, Megan says the downside is that she is frequently faced with trolling on social media.

She told Express.co.uk: “They call me anorexic, skeletal and gaunt. There is a list of things… just really nasty things about my weight.

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“I have openly spoken about the fact that I have bowel issues, so people should really lay off because they don’t know, I might be having a bad episode or a flare up and suffering a bit.  
“If I ever eat something that has wheat or gluten in it by accident, it can really affect me for weeks which affects my bowels and I lose weight.”

Megan says that the trolling “used to bother her” when she was younger, but now she has got to a point where she can “completely brush it off”.

After years of being unwell, doctors eventually diagnosed Megan with coeliac disease when she was 10 years old.

Megan has now decided to help others by releasing a gluten-free cookbook, Can You Make That Gluten-Free?

It features 80 recipes with everything from “starters to cakes, posh dinners and cheaper meals”.

Discussing the book, Megan explained: “I think people get so scared when you say ‘gluten-free’. 

“They think they have to eat something really plain and boring, but you can make everything gluten-free.”

Megan also proved her culinary skills when she took part in Celebrity MasterChef last year.

She amazed judges Gregg Wallace and John Torode with her gluten-free dishes and made it all the way to the final.
Megan stated: “One of the main reasons why I wanted to do that show was to prove to people that you can eat good food that is gluten-free.

“John and Gregg used to say that they would never be able to tell that it was gluten-free, and that was my aim, so I was so happy.”

Can You Make That Gluten-Free? By Megan McKenna is published by Hamlyn, £20.00, www.octopusbooks.co.uk

Romeo Beckham’s intimate pic with long-term girlfriend Mia causes stir ‘Next wedding!’ | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Romeo Beckham has sparked a frenzy among his Instagram followers after sharing his latest snap with girlfriend of three years, Mia Regan. The professional footballer, 19, shared a loved-up picture of him and his partner which led to some fans thinking they could be set to head down the aisle soon.

The star shared a snap of himself and his girlfriend,Mia in a candid mirror selfie.

Mia wore a cropped, stripey jumper while flashing a glimpse of her toned stomach.

Romeo stood behind his girlfriend and affectionately placed one hand on her hip.

He covered his face with the camera as he leaned in to his partner of three years.

The snap soon sparked a frenzy amongst his 3.5 million Instagram followers, who thought that the duo could be the next Beckham wedding.

Instagram user boneym1969 wrote: “Next wedding” alongside a shocked face emoji.

While ty_surfing left a row of ring emojis.

It comes a month after Romeo’s older brother Brooklyn tied the knot in a lavish ceremony to model and actress, Nicola Peltz.

‘Beyond horrific!’ Sharon Osbourne in fresh heartbreak as daughter ‘lucky to survive’ fire | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

“Oh no!!!! This is horrible! But you’re so right, people need to do better at safety upkeeping!” added Lacey McDonald. 

Aimee is Sharon and her rockstar husband Ozzy’s less well-known daughter, as she chose not to participate in the family’s reality TV show.

She is lead vocalist for the synth pop band ARO and also has a couple of acting credits to her name.

According to ABC, a man was killed after a fire broke out at a recording studio in Hollywood Thursday evening.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was called to the two-story building located at 6600 Lexington Ave, but LAFD Capt. Erik Scott said studio equipment made it difficult to put out the blaze.

Eva Longoria sets pulses racing in a revealing, black cut-out gown at Cannes Film Festival | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Eva Longoria stunned on the last night she graced the Cannes Film Festival yesterday in a daringly cut-out black dress. The Desperate Housewives star, 47, ensured all eyes were on her as she posed for pictures on the red carpet in the stunning number.

The star, who is honorary chair of the Global Gift Foundation, attended The Global Gift Gala photocall during the 75th Cannes Film Festival yesterday in a breath-taking black gown.

The stunning design was by Italian designer Roberto Cavalli and perfectly hugged the star’s petite frame.

Eva dazzled in the classic black dress which skimmed across the floor.

The front of the garment featured a beautiful cut out design which gave a glimpse of Eva’s incredibly toned stomach.

The gold fastenings of the dress perfectly matched her simple hoops of the same metal as well as the rings on her fingers.

Eva’s dark chocolate tresses had been pulled back into a waist-length mid ponytail, leaving her exposed back on show.

Steph McGovern inundated with support as she’s pictured crying at home ‘Emotional mess’ | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Steph McGovern, 39, confessed to her fans that she was an “emotional mess” alongside a candid snap of herself with tears rolling down her face. Steph shared the photo to her 424,000 Twitter followers on Thursday evening.

The presenter said she was crying after watching the last ever episode of Derry Girls.

She penned: “My face after finishing Derry Girls tonight.  

“The pure comedy and raw truth of it all rolled into one big emotional mess.”

The selfie featured a close-up shot of bleary-eyed Steph with a single tear rolling down her face.

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Dozens of her followers took to the comments and said that the show’s finale had a similar effect on them.

Phil wrote: “I too watched the last episode just a few minutes ago. While I have no direct Northern Ireland connections, I nonetheless remember the period. It was a *very* powerful finale!”

Jon echoed: “Yours is much better looking than mine, but emotions on the same level. What a funny, meaningful, enlightening series – TV comedy at its best.”

While Emma commented: “I sobbed for two hours and made an appointment to see my psychologist because of it…not kidding.”

The show has been praised as an “accurate” depiction of Derry during that period.

Author and real-life Derry Girl, Serena Terry, told Express.co.uk: “It’s extremely accurate in terms of the timeline of The Troubles and continues to reference historical moments leading up to the Peace Process.

“[This includes] the 1994 IRA ceasefire announcement and the 1995 visit to Derry of President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton.”

Serena, better known by her fans as Mammy Banter, said the show rang true to her because she also attended an all-girls Catholic school.

She recalled: “There were always Land Rovers and soldiers everywhere. I remember when I was about five or six asking a soldier if I could hold his gun, he said no but gave me some sweets.

“We didn’t have much, but we did have fun.”

Every episode of Derry Girls is available to watch on 4od.

Elon Musk’s mum Maye Musk, 74, exudes elegance in a white tulle skirt and cream blazer | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Elon Musk’s mum Maye Musk was a vision in cream last night as she attended the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Party at the Hard Rock Hotel in Times Square, New York. The model, 74, oozed glamour and sophistication as she attended the red carpet event without her Tesla-founder son, Elon.

The Canadian-South African American model dazzled in a cream suit jacket which she paired with a white tulle skirt.

The tailored jacket perfectly fit her slight frame and the floaty design of the skirt elongated her long legs.

Maye posed expertly on the red carpet for snaps at the glitzy event.

She finished her look with a pair of sparkling heels, a pair of matching earrings and a white, quilted Christian Dior handbag.

Her silver hair was style into a loose, slicked back fashion with plenty of volume.

Despite her billionaire son Elon being absent from the glitzy event, Maye had no shortage of celebrity friends to pose with on the red carpet.

The model was snapped cosying up to popstar Ciara, as well as publisher and entrepreneur, Jason Binn.

Nadia Sawalha spills out of ‘Kim Kardashian bikini’ made of dog muck bags and gaffer tape | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Nadia wore a makeshift bikini and long black gloves, astonishingly made out of dog muck bags, black cling film and gaffer tape.

She also had a motorcycle helmet under one arm and accessorised with a pair of shades. 

The ITV host included a picture of Kim to her left hand side, who wore a similar outfit made out of what appeared to be a black, shiny vinyl material for Sports Illustrated.

While Kim dipped her legs in a turquoise pool of water, Nadia’s pins hung off of the table next to her dog’s face. 

Nadia’s fans love to see the star make fun of Kim and her sisters through these Instagram posts, and on this occasion she decided to play a guessing game with her fans. 

“Can anyone guess what THREE ‘textiles ‘my brilliant stylist @thedinasawalha used to recreate @kimkardashian stunning @sportsillustrated look?” she asked her followers.

“Clues are… “Woof woof, Stay fresh, This will keep anything in place!” (sic)

“Guess away!!” she added, before finishing with a string of hashtags.

‘Big step for them’ Tom Cruise reunites with ex-flame Hayley Atwell at Top Gun premiere | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Hayley stopped for a series of photos prior to the film’s screening. 

It had hit the big screen during the Cannes Film Festival 24 hours earlier, before the star rocked her crop top and matching skirt for its London debut. 

The bottom half of her outfit boasted a slit at the thigh, while she accessorised with glittering heels. 

Not to distract from her ensemble, Hayley opted to wear her hair in a bun. 

The sequel to the 1986 classic has been unanimously praised by critics.

Tom, who is famous for doing his own stunts, is said to have gone through training to withstand g-force power.

He also flew in real fighter jets for the sequel.

Peter Hoskin for the Daily Mail gave the film five stars, writing: “Whenever the film threatens to become too cosy, it shocks itself – and us – back into the present with another madly ambitious action sequence.”