Karl Lagerfeld sends Adele coveted Chanel accessories as apology for fat jibes
He has already publicly apologised for his headline-making comments. But Karl Lagerfeld has upped his grovelling privately to Adele, whom he famously called "a little too fat". The Chanel Creative director has appealed to the Grammy-winner's love of fashion and sent her a range of the label's coveted handbags. According to The Sun, "He told his team to send Adele the best the fashion house has to offer after hearing she collected bags." The jibes caused an uproar from fans, with even Madonna wading into the scandal, calling Lagerfeld's words 'horrible.' Adele chose not to comment directly, but told People magazine in a well-timed interview, "I represent the majority of women and I'm very proud of that." Within days, the German designer had issued a grovelling statement to the Someone Like You star. 'I'd like to say to Adele that I am your biggest admirer,' he said at the time.
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Meagan Good engaged to preacher DeVon Franklin
Californication star Meagan Good has got engaged. The 30-year-old actress is to marry preacher DeVon Franklin after he proposed to her in Los Angeles in March. DeVon is an executive at Sony Pictures Entertainment but also leads a religious life as a Seventh Day Adventist minister. Meagan and DeVon have known each other for years but only started dating after production wrapped on 2011 wedding comedy Jumping the Broom, in which she starred and which he produced. The actress's representative confirmed to TMZ.com that the couple got engaged last month and are very excited about their upcoming nuptials. Last October, Meagan — who was previously in a relationship with NFL player Thomas Jones — revealed she had a conversation with God himself, in which he told her that her next boyfriend would be her husband. "I was like, 'Check this out Lord, I know what you want for me,' and he really wants a man that has completely sold out for Christ for me, who can help me improve and be better than I am."
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One Direction turn down White House invite from First Lady
Hot British export One Direction have turned down an invitation to the White House. First Lady Michelle Obama invited the boy band to next Monday's annual Easter Egg Roll when she met the gang at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Saturday last. But the five-piece — comprised of Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik — have not been able to free up their schedule. A spokesman for the group, which was formed on the UK version of the X Factor in 2010, told Politico.com they had to decline 'due to prior commitments' and will be in Australia.
— Daily Mail