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Seann Walsh and Katya Jones have been at the centre of quite the media storm since photos of them kissing were published last Sunday.

We can’t help but wonder should we just focus on their heel leads and top line? Or should Seann discuss the scandal in public?

The pair may have apologised, but the public is understandably furious by the cheating scandal.

Seann gave a half-hearted apology on It Takes Two, where he failed to say sorry to his former girlfriend Rebecca Humphries.

“First of all, I would rather not be having to address this publicly but I feel like I have to,” he confessed.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“I made a mistake which I’m very sorry for. I’m sorry for the hurt that I’ve caused. You never think about the extent of the damage that you’re going to do in a mistake that you’ve made.”

“I feel it’s also important for me to say that the people that know me the most, that love me, they know that I am not the person I am being portrayed as,” he added.

“I’m still sorry for what I did but it’s very important for me to get that out there.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Rebecca claimed that Seann had been getting close to professional dancer Katya for weeks after she noticed a major change in his behaviour.

The pair says it was nothing but a drunken kiss, but should they be punished for their actions?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Many people have asked for Seann and Katya to be kicked off the show, but should their personal lives affect their chance at winning the Strictly glitterball trophy?

He's a bad person, he made a massive mistake and damaged two serious relationships, but the Strictly producers have confirmed Seann and Katya will perform on the weekend, much to our disappointment.

Judging by his dance skills and the public’s reaction to this Strictly scandal, we can’t imagine Seann will be spinning around the dance floor for much longer.

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Out of all the Love Island couples from this year, Laura Anderson and Paul Knops kinda had my heart.

Why, you ask? Sure he only came in towards the end and tbh, didn't say a whole lot (like where did the nickname ''Cool Paul'' come from, huh?)

Anyway, Laura was the MVP of the show this year, acting like a dignified mature adult at times when I would have wanted to scream and throw a tantrum.

Which is why I was rooting for her happy ending with Paul, which is what seemed possible after they came second place after Jack and Dani. 

Alas, they soon went their separate ways and had us all wondering why?!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Paul has opened up now about why they broke up, saying that 'he was looking for a wife', and he and Laura weren't compatible.

While they split last month, two months after they left the villa, both have remained silent on the matter..until now.  

Paul said that Laura cried when he ended it and that they have not stayed friends. Poor Laura! 

The 31-year-old was the one to pull the plug and has waited until now to dish the deets so to give Laura time to move on.

He revealed, ''we weren't compatible for each other. I knew I had to be 100 percent sure about it because you know – the next person you're with could potentially be your wife; you don't want to be unsure about it.''

"Of course she was upset; there were tears. "We aren't friends now – we haven't spoken, it is a sore subject.''

Ouch that doesn't sound like the best of break-ups, does it? 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Girl overboard #comehomenow #thanksbye 

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Fans soon started to wonder if Paul just saw Laura as an easy way to win the ITV show, something that he strongly denies. 

He said, ''people blamed me of using her. How did I use her? We went on the same reality show. Laura wouldn't have come second without me and vice versa. I'm not that kind of person.'' 

Laura has remained a lot more tight-lipped on the whole situation, blaming conflicting work schedules and Paul's lack of effort as the reason they split.

She said, ''I was hoping we'd spend more time together and build a proper relationship out of the villa. It didn't happen.''

Laura, we think you're far better off without him – she is the real MVP of Love Island 2018, after all. 

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According to reports, Drake is suing a former lover.

The artist is allegedly taking the case against Layla Lace, after she claimed Drake had gotten her pregnant and then made false rape allegations against him.

According to documents obtained by TMZ, the suit was filed by Larry Stein, a famous lawyer in celebrity land.

Layla and Drake had reportedly met last year during his Boy Meets World Tour in Manchester, England.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Canadian singer claims they met after one of his concerts in February 2017 and they went back to his hotel and engaged in consensual sex. 

It is being reported that the lawsuit also includes a number of text message between the two.

Drake has allegedly stated that Layla had formed a "fantasy relationship" with him and, once he reached a point when he didn't have the "time or energy to respond," it supposedly set Layla off.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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In April 2017, Layla had reportedly posted to Instagram detailing her first claim of pregnancy.

"So I guess still in this era this is the new thing that after you tell a dude you pregnant they stop answering they phone!!!" the caption read. 

According to TMZ, the lawsuit also contained details that Layla had threatened to leak their conversations to the public, which she did when she announced her pregnancy with the rapper on SiriusXM. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The suit also said that a month later, Layla had taken a lawyer to demand money for the alleged baby and threatened him with defamation after a TMZ article surfaced and claimed that Drake said he never met Layla.

Drake claims the entire pregnancy story was a scam, after Layla refused a paternity test.

"There is no credible evidence of pregnancy, nor any baby, which would have been born last Fall," said Drake in the obtained documents.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The lawsuit then alleged Layla went to authorities in New York to make a rape complaint against the 31-year-old. 

Drake reportedly said that Layla hired a new lawyer to make demands of money or they would release the complaint to the public.

The obtained documents said that the complaint was then handled by Manchester police, who investigated the claim and cleared Drake. 

The singer then went on to state that Layla wanted millions of dollars for her silence. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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According to the publication, Drake is taking legal action against her on the grounds of civil extortion, emotional distress, fraud, defamation, and abuse of process.

He's asking for unspecified damages. 

More on this story, as it develops…

 

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After two years of looking at the same face, it's fair to say some elements of the relationship aren't so exciting anymore.

The honeymoon period is firmly over, and he's seen you more often than not, with a top bun and his trackies on. 

However, it seems it's the little things that stand the test of time and go a long way in making our partnerships successful.

Superdrug surveyed 900 Europeans and Americans to find out precisely what small gestures we value the most from our relationships as time moves on. 

In a list of the top ten small things you value most, both men and women rated the most important gesture to be their partner laughing at their jokes. 

They say laughter is good medicine but remember: what's seldom is wonderful – (try chucking along to his fourth bad joke in a row – it's exhausting).

For women, the second spot was taken by when he 'smiles at me often or randomly' – ugh – SWOON.

However, for men 'buys me food I like' nabbed second place – remember ladies and gents, the way to a man's heart is through his stomach!

The list also included gestures like 'makes me meals', 'buys me gifts' and remembering personal details about their life.

Getting down to the saucy bit, the participates were asked what were the small things that got them in the mood. – Spoiler alert: it's not picking your dirty socks off the floor.

But next time you want to arouse your partner, tell them that they're sexy or attractive, as both men and women rated this as their number one turn on.

In fact, the survey found that over 31 percent of men and 36.7 percent of women remarked that getting a compliment from their partner calling them “sexy” or “attractive” put them on a fast track to sticking on some Barry White.

Second place for women is when her partner 'buys her experiences', whereas men choose completely differently, with 'gives me a towel when I'm fresh out of a shower'…okay then, lads. I guess it's the little things that count.

Now here is when things get VERY interesting.

Those who took part answered questions about the importance of little things by the length of the relationship.

Say goodbye to buying your boyfriend a burrito, micro-attractions in a relationship, such as buying your partner's favourite foods died a death around the five to 10 years mark into the relationship.

However, remembering to buy your significant other a birthday pressie is a way to earn brownie points, long-term.

'Smiling at them often and randomly' was also a very popular gesture as the years went by.

And surprising your partner with gifts after 10 years together is the way to go.

Keeping things spicy in the bedroom can be a challenge as the years turn into decades.

Nevertheless, it doesn't mean that your sex life will be non-existent, it just changes with time – like a fine wine.

Offers of slipping into something sexy, walking around in the nip and telling your other half what a sexy beast he is, takes a serious decline after 10 years together.

However, never underestimate simplicity.  

Handing them a towel after a shower, flashing an ole smile at them and giving them a pet name meant more to a loved-up person.

In fact, individuals in the five to the 10-year range found smiling to be the least important on the timeline, but a whopping 22.6 percent of longer-term partners felt receiving a smile randomly or often was a huge factor in arousal. 

The real conclusion of this survey is to invest in good dental hygiene so you can keep smiling away to your partner for many years to come…(joking).

No, but really, small things can go far when it comes to the ones we love.

This survey proves that less is more and it might be the things you do daily, that your partner appreciates the most.

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Journalist Hattie Gladwell took to Twitter recently, to ask her followers to share the cute but "not necessarily romantic" things their partner does for them.

And in the process, she made us all fall in love with her other half, who sounds like the CUTEST boy.

Why? Because he runs her a bath every night AND puts on the kettle in the morning.

It's the kettle bit that has us crying, tbh.

"Quote this tweet with one thing your partner does that’s not necessarily romantic but makes u love them a bit more," she wrote. 

"Mine runs me a bath every night without asking and puts the kettle on in the morning!"

Not surprisingly, the tweet has garnered a huge response, and many were quick to share the lovely things their other half does for them. 

"My husband braids my hair before bed because it's very long and curly and tangles in the night," wrote one. 

Another said: "He slows down how fast he eats so that we finish our meals together: I eat very slowly and get anxious about being the last one still eating at dinner."

One even said that her other half has been attending her yoga classes since the beginning." 

But our favourite has to be the guy who packs his partner a lunch every night AND draws her a little cartoon to go in with it.

Love is not dead after all, people. It is very much alive and well.

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You've either dumped someone or been dumped – either way, you're probably knee deep in chocolate cake.

When you're finished wearing the same Dorito stained pjs for three days and all your friends are sick of hearing about him; it's time to turn your attention to who takes what.

Particularly if you were living together, this will be a MAJOR emotional stress; from ownership of the dog to the Netflix account, they need to be claimed.

The fantastic people at Porch surveyed over 1,000 people who are either living with their partners currently, or who have lived with them at one point, about how they would approach dividing their possessions. 

For the gals, the top item they wanted to keep the most was all about the bling: one in three said once the engagement ring was on the finger, it was theirs forever.

Whereas, the lads wanted the sole owner of the computer and TV above everything else…that included the dog and the apartment. (Enjoy your electronics without a place to put them…)

 

To split or to share can be a royal pain in the face, even if you're not bitter about the break-up.

Unsurprisingly, over 66 percent of the people surveyed said they'd divide their shared bank account.

Where as, when it came to sharing – favourite restaurants was top dog. However, you may want to text ahead to see if you're ex is rocking up there with their new beau before awkwardly bumping into them at your fav spot.

When it comes to streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify: the majority of people were happy to share them after the split.

However, 32.6 percent of men and 30 percent of women want full ownership over the accounts – no binge watching for you.

When it came to keeping the gaff, almost half kept it a straightforward: The person who owned a particular item before the relationship (or purchased it during) got to keep it in the end. 

Of course, that train of thought might not hold up for every item you’re trying to decide on.

More than one in three said they would discuss who gets what, and almost 17 percent used some other method (including a potential mediator).

To move out, or not to move out that is the burning question.

However, over two-thirds of people said they'd let their partner keep the digs in case of an apartment, whereas 34 percent planned to keep the house after separating.

Interestingly, in most cases, people believed the man should hit the road and leave the house to their female counterpart. 

In fact, almost half of men said they would move out rather than ask their ex to do it.

Horrifyingly, seven percent of men and almost six percent of women said they would live together as roommates instead. (BIG.FAT.NOPE.)

 

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Wanna give out about what your ex took?

Then this app is for you: HATER is brand new and is quickly becoming a hot favourite.

You get the meet other fabulously like-minded people who hate the same things you do: slow walkers I see you and loud eaters, yes I am glaring at you. 

Excuse me whilst I go and make a list of everything I hate, b*itching is good for the soul. 

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Huge congratulations are in order as RTÉ’s Bláthnaid Treacy has announced she is engaged to long-term boyfriend Charlie Mooney.

The TV presenter shared the joyous news on Instagram.

She posted a stunning photo of her and fiancé Charlie. She beamed as she showed off her elegant ring.

 

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The lovebirds had been on a four-week holiday in Mexico when Charlie popped the question.

We have fallen head over heels in love with Bláthnaid’s vintage style engagement ring. She gave her followers a closer look at it on her Instagram.

“Mexico really was a trip we'll never forget…so great to be home and celebrate with friends and family Xx,” she wrote.

Friends and followers quickly showered the post with loving messages.

“Ahh congrats you guys!! Delighted for you! Your ring is fab,” one user wrote.

 

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Diana Bunici wrote: “Awww, congratulations guys!”

Radio DJ Becki Miller said: “Ahh Blathnaid!! Huge congratulations!! Just fabulous news! Enjoy every minute of it!”

“NO WAY!!! Delighted for you guyses!” said Maia Dunphy.

 

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Author Caroline Foran added: “You guys! So happy for you! I had such a feeling about this trip!”

“Awh!! So so delighted for you two lovebird,” said Aoibhin Garrihy.

We are overjoyed for Bláthnaid!

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Clearly, the Love Island babe has a thing for her own name.

Alexandra is a single lady after the drama with Dr Alex.

For anyone who hasn't caught up, Alex was more in love with a car than Alexandra on their date, and it was the beginning of the end for the couple.

Reportedly, love has come knocking again for Alexandra.

The beauty has been asked out by a former Love Islander and they already share something in common: their name.  

In an after party to celebrate Jack and Dani's win, the stunner was seen with another Alex.

Alex Miller seemed keen to take Alexandra on a date – and it's not hard to understand why. 

Speaking to The Sun Online, he said: "She's unbelievable, obviously. I thought that when she was in there, but what an absolute stunner."

When quizzed by the publication if anything romantic was to come from their encounter, he replied: "I literally met her five minutes ago, you need to give me a chance to take her out on a date."

Alexandra didn't dismiss the idea, but he may have his work cut out for him as she said: "It's going to take a bit of grafting.

"I don't want to put too much pressure on the situation. I'm known for doing that, It's going to have to come from you, I'm afraid."

 

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Alex replied with an offer of a date, to which Alexandra said "maybe" and added that he may "slide into her DMs later." 

Their exchange mightn't come as a surprise after Alexandra confessed on Love Island's Aftersun that she fancied the hunk. 

We propose that Love Island sets them up on a date in the villa as we are already suffering from withdrawals. 

We cannot come to terms with the fact it will be 2019 before we get more Love Island drama. 

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Una Healy and English rugby player Ben Foden have gone their separate ways.

A spokesperson on behalf of the singer confirmed the pair had split.

The news comes just weeks after the couple celebrated their six-year wedding anniversary on June 30.

 

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It is understood that Una and Ben had been planning to move their family to the US in a few days, reports the Sun.

The couple have two children together, six-year-old Aoife Belle, and Tadhg John, who is three years of age.

However, Una has now reportedly returned to her native Ireland to her mum, along with Aoife and Tadhg. 

 

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It is believed that Ben will still relocate to New York, reports the Sun.

The 33-year-old rugby union player signed for Rugby United New York after ending his career with Premiership club Northampton Saints.

 

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Speaking to the Sun, the Saturdays singer's spokeswoman said:

“I can confirm Una and Ben have separated and she’s in Ireland with her mum and kids, but there will be no further comment to make.”

The pair had tied the knot in Ireland at Kilshane House in Co Tipperary in June 2012.

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Love them or loathe them, we have to admit – we're a little bit obsessed with Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom's relationship.

The unlikely pair have hooked up/split up/gotten back together again and it has kept us all enthralled.

Katy recently gave an interview to Vogue Australia for the August 2018 issue, where she opened up about her relationship with Orlando. 

She explained that while she loves being with him, that there were many reason's why she does not speak about him publicly.

And it's not simply because she wants to keep that part of her life private. 

It is down to the fact that if she does divulge about her love life, it will give it more significance than other areas of her life – such as her activism, her career and her faith.

When Katy met Pope Francis in the Vatican in April, she was disappointed with the media coverage that it got, because Orlando was by her side for the trip. 

“I don’t want it to be a headline of the story, because it takes away from the purpose,” she said.

“Also, it’s extremely misogynistic. Of course, I love my relationship, but that is one part of me, and I don’t want any part of what I do to be diminished.”

These comments have been hailed as a powerful and feminist view of relationships and it's not surprising.

Katy has weathered her fair share of unwanted attention on her romantic life but, as she acknowledges, ''there will always be noise.''

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Sun, sea, sand and sex… on a lilo?

When it comes to sex on holiday, it seems millennial holidaymakers are a fairly adventurous bunch.

Well, that is according to new research which looked at the 'raunchiest places' people have had sex abroad. 

In a list of the top five places, having sex on a lilo came in last with just 23 percent giving it a go; sex on the beach came out on top at 63 percent.

Having sex in a bar (37%) came second, followed closely by in the swimming pool (33%) and on the balcony (27%). 

The research by Playtime, who have released three new cocktail inspired lube flavours for summer, surveyed 2000 British holidaymakers aged 18-35 to find out about their sex habits on holiday. 

It wasn't all about finding the places people have done the deed though.

The research also found that the majority of holidaymakers are up for a holiday fling. 

And shockingly enough, more than half of the participants said they would be up for one, even if they were in a relationship – as long as their partner wouldn't find out.

"We thought it would be really interesting to look into people’s attitudes and behaviours when on holiday over the summer, and see if inhibitions alter when sun, sea and relaxation are thrown into the mix," Amanda Lewis, Marketing Director at Playtime, said.

"Turns out millennial Brits are a really saucy bunch! It’s also great to hear that holidays are the perfect spot for British couples to rekindle their attraction and put the spark back into their relationship."

We know this is based on British millennials, but how do you think the Irish would do in a study like this? Are we more or less conservative when it comes to where we have sex, do you think? 

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Dating in this day and age is an absolute mind field.

We have to navigate and hopefully dodge catfishers, serial ghosters and players – just to name a few.

It may come as no surprise when you reach your 30s, you can look back on your history with 'fond' memories of the trials and tribulations of the dating world.

 

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Our main Love Island hun, Caroline Flack has done just that.

In a candid letter to the "men of her thirties", the presenter gets real about the ups and downs of relationships.

After she detailed the nitty gritty (cough, cough Harry Styles), she paid a beautiful tribute to her fiance, Andrew Brady.

 

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Penning the letter for Cosmopolitan magazine, the 38-year-old said:

"I dated friends and I dated younger men and I dated men who were hopelessly inappropriate and it was all… fun."

"Dating as a thirty-something woman felt more powerful than dating in my twenties – and all you guys made me see that," she continued.

 

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"By your thirties, you’ve survived heartbreak, you’ve survived long, messy relationships, you’ve survived unrequited love and maddening love that leaves you tired and confused and willing to give it all up. Those are important things to have gone through and survived."

"People talk about meeting someone and feeling as though you’ve known them your whole life. That’s what it felt like when I met you… We laugh until we cry. I’ve never had that before – with anyone.

"Every other relationship I’ve had has only been about love, but with you it’s about friendship, too. It’s what I’ve been looking for," she wrote.

 

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"My life was complete before you came into it – a man doesn’t complete your life. But I wanted to make room in it for you. I look at you and I think, Yes, Andrew, you’re the one I’ve been waiting for," she concluded.

Sorry, we were just sobbing.

The pair announced their engagement in April and here's hoping that we'll get just as lucky in love. 

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