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By NICK ENOCH
A woman picking strawberries in her garden got quite a shock after finding one shaped like male genitalia.
Carole Collen, 52, discovered the cheekily-shaped crop dangling in her vegetable patch yesterday morning.
The mother-of-two from Dartford, Kent, brought it inside to show her family - and then took a photo so her friends could see it.
strawberry in her fridge to preserve it for a charity raffle
Ms Collen said: 'When I saw it, I just thought "Oh my God".
'It immediately reminded me of a man's bits and I just had to take a photo.
'At first, I thought a snail must have eaten into it, but it hasn't - it's all natural.
'It's funny how a strawberry can grow like that and my family couldn't stop laughing.
'I must admit though, I did think it was a bit small. It would be nice if it grew a bit bigger.'
Ms Collen, a professional housekeeper, has now popped the sexy strawberry in her fridge to preserve it for a charity raffle.
By IONA KIRBY
She was a top supermodel in the 1990s and two decades later, Helena Christensen has still got it.
The star celebrated her 44th birthday in December and she just gets better with age.
And the Danish beauty is still happy to put the figure Gianni Versace called ‘the best body in the world’ on display.
Helena has stripped naked for a photo shoot in the new issue of FutureClaw Magazine.
She can be seen showing off the body that made her a Victoria’s Secret Angel in all its glory as she perches on a chair.
While the picture of Helena in her birthday suit may be the most daring, there a plenty of extremely sexy photos in the shoot.
Helena holds a second swan in another picture, while hoisting up her dress to reveal her bare bottom
One snap sees the star wearing just a black strapless bra while protecting her modesty with a swan figurine.
Swans are something of a recurring theme in the images as Helena also holds a white one while hitching up her dress to reveal her bare bottom in one snap.
The beautiful brunette later lounges on a bed in a bra and frilly knickers and squeezes her breasts together while wearing high-waisted knickers and a jewelled bolero.
Helena: The photos were taken in the star's gorgeous New York apartment
sexy shot the Danish beauty squeezes her breasts together
Helena styled herself for the photo shoot, which took place in her New York apartment, in her own clothes.
She graces the cover of the magazine wearing a black slip and planting a kiss on her pet lizard, who belongs to her son Mingus.
Other snaps see the star in various sheer lace dresses with racy lingerie underneath.
Helena has the best body in the world
Helena styled herself for the shoot, in her own clothes, most of which were vintage
The never married model also took part in an interview with the fashion publication.
She revealed that if a man wants to be her boyfriend, he should ‘Make me laugh, love and feel. And make me feel I do the same for him.’
While many think Helena has the most fantastic body in the world, she believes ‘all the naked women in Helmut Newton’s pictures’ deserve the title.
Helena is still happy to put the figure that made her a Victoria's Secret Angel on display
‘They were long, lean, toned and yet feminine and curvaceous,’ she explained.
Helena admitted that Marilyn Monroe is one of her favourite female icons and added: ‘Jean Seberg and Jane Birkin are two others.’
She said: ‘Their style is effortless, personal and greatly compliment their personalities.
‘I think Willem de Koenig and Lucien Freud had amazing presence and style, not to mention otherworldly talents.’
Helena plants a kiss on her son Mingus' pet lizard on the cover of the fashion magazine
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
She is a huge proponent of a healthy, active lifestyle.
So it's no wonder Jennifer Aniston would opt for water over coffee in the morning - at least according to a new advert.
The 44-year-old looked as youthful as ever as she lounged in bed while holding a bottle of water for her new Smartwater campaign.
Jennifer - who has been a spokesperson for the brand since 2007 - is seen sitting up in bed as she stares serenely into the camera, her piercing blue eyes perfectly complementing the blue-sky backdrop dotted with clouds.
Her famous honey-coloured hair falls in waves over her shoulders as she leans forward.
The image - which is Jennifer's first colour ad for the brand - is accompanied by the words, 'Vapor-distilled purity, just like the clouds.'
The Friends star has always been open about her dedication to a healthy lifestyle.
She recently admitted her regret after eating a McDonald's Big Mac.
'Wow, my body did not react well to that!' she recently told New York magazine.
Jennifer's fiance Justin Theroux has allegedly agreed to tie the knot in California after the couple couldn't agree on a location, pictured in New York in May
'It was like putting gasoline in a purified system. I am always trying to eat organic and natural foods, so that just made my stomach turn and made me feel terrible.'
Meanwhile, Jennifer's fiance Justin Theroux has allegedly agreed to tie the knot in California.
The high-profile couple were forced to postpone their wedding due to their hectic work schedules, and have been looking at dates in early December.
A source close to Justin, 41, said this was a 'breakthrough' as the 'main source of uncertainty has been removed'.
The source said: 'Jen and Justin have gone back and forth on where to marry and whether to have a destination wedding so many times.
'Jen has always made it clear LA was her first choice and Justin has compromised and agreed to marry in California.
'Justin's reservations with LA are well known and he wanted to marry on the East Coast where his friends and much of his family is based, where he proposed to Jen and where he feels most comfortable.'
Justin is now said to be 'resigned' to a Hollywood wedding - albeit on a smaller scale than most.
Aspartame is put in fizzy products such as Coke, Pepsi and 7UP
Study claims some drinks containing it linked to illness
By FIONA MACRAE
Sweeteners used in diet drinks to help weight loss can be just as harmful as full-sugar versions, a food expert has warned.
Aspartame is put in fizzy products such as Coke, Pepsi, 7UP and Sprite as a healthier option.
But a study claims that some drinks containing the ingredient are linked to weight-gain, diabetes and heart disease – with just one can a day said to increase risks of high blood pressure.
Professor Susan Swithers said that it was not uncommon for people to be given messages that artificially-sweetened products are healthy.
But she claimed: ‘The data to support those claims is not very strong, and although it seems like common sense that diet sodas would not be as problematic as regular sodas, common sense is not always right.’
Professor Swithers, of Purdue University in Indiana, US, claims that one possible explanation is that having a low-calorie drink or two is treated as a licence to over-indulge in fatty or sugary snacks.
Another is that artificial sweeteners fail to trigger the brain regions and hormones that tell us we are full and so we eat more.
The drinks may also double the odds of developing metabolic syndrome – a cluster of symptoms that greatly increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Writing in the journal Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, she said: ‘The current public health message to limit the intake of sugar needs to be expanded to limit intake of all sweeteners, not just sugars.’
But British experts said that diet drinks do no harm.
Sue Baic, of the British Dietetic Association, said: ‘There is a large body of evidence that shows that diet drinks can be really useful.’
Gavin Partington, of the British Soft Drinks Association, said that the professor had produced an opinion piece that ‘runs contrary to decades of scientific research’.
By JOANNA CRAWLEY
He won a legion of fans at the London 2012 Olympic games not to mention during his triumphant turn on the dance floor on last year’s Strictly Come Dancing, and Louis Smith is bound to win a few more devotees with his latest magazine shoot.
The London 2012 champ is Gay Times magazine’s latest cover star, with the gymnast showing readers the incredible physique which earned him those Olympic silver and bronze medals.
The risque shoot sees Louis try out two pairs of tiny trunks to pose topless for the gay title.
Louis Smith talks London 2012 and gay men in sport during his interview with GT magazine
The cover image sees the 24-year-old facing the camera head on in a pair of tight blue swimmers as he flexes his muscles.
Inside the magazine, the athlete changes into a pair of equally small, striped trunks as he’s shown leaning against a wall with his head bowed down.
The athlete contemplates his rise to stardom with the magazine, since becoming one of the poster boys of the Olympic games last year.
Louis performs on a pommel horse and signs copies of his new book 'Louis: My Story So Far' earlier this month
Twelve months on from his incredible achievement, Louis reveals that he never entered his sport to reap the benefits of being rich and famous:
'When you first start off doing something like gymnastics your aim is never to become famous and rich. You love the sport, you do the sport, and for me things are progressing beyond that… things are evolving, I guess, things are taking a different route.’
Louis won a bronze and a silver medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games almost a year ago
The gymnast also makes reference to the changing face of sport and how it’s still a tough world for gay athletes:
‘Expectation - no matter what it is - tends to build up pressure and nerves. I had an expectation on me to perform and to achieve certain results in the games, and I think if you’re in a sport that’s deemed as a man’s sport you have that expectation to be straight.’
‘That’s a lot of pressure to carry on your shoulders, so that’s tough.’
Louis adds that he doesn’t think there’s much of an issue for gay men in his sport compared to others though:
‘You know there’s been a lot of people that’ve come out in gymnastics… because you’re always wearing a leotard, it’s a very artistic sport, it’s not rolling around on the floor getting muddy, so I don’t think there’s that much pressure.’
Louis was in a serious relationship with swimming teacher Billie Whyatt, 21 but they parted in April 2011 due to his hectic schedule.
At the time Louis admitted he wanted to concentrate on his training, but was nevertheless ‘heartbroken’ when they split up.
In numerous interviews since the break-up he has talked about how much he misses her, and says that he saw Billie as his ‘future wife.’
Whilst he's still single Louis does admit to one celebrity crush, revealing to GT that if he could be gay with any celeb he would pick family man Will Smith:
‘I got asked this the other day… I said Will Smith. Because he’s very dedicated to his family, he’s very loyal, funny, hard working and talented. So, in the most non-sexual way, it would have to be based on the person.’
By Jace Lacob
FX’s ‘The Bridge,’ about a serial killer investigation that entangles both sides of the U.S.–Mexico border, is very good. If you haven’t seen the Danish-Swedish series it’s based on, you might even think it’s great.
Borders are complex signifiers, reinforcing both national and cultural identities as well as distinguishing between outsiders and insiders. Where you are, how you see yourself, depends largely on what side of the wall—visible or invisible—you’re standing on at the moment. Few modern-day national borders are as fraught or as psychologically charged as that between the United States and Mexico, a nearly 2,000-mile line in the sand that is the most frequently crossed international border in the world.
The Bridge, which is based on the Danish/Swedish drama Broen and which begins its 13-episode run Wednesday night at 10 p.m. The American adaptation of the hit drama series (a ratings success in the Nordic region as well as in the U.K.) moves its crosscultural concerns away from Scandinavia, instead exploring the socioeconomic, psychological, and cultural effects of the border between the U.S. and Mexico and two detectives from either side of the divide.
the Bridge of the Americas (also known as the Cordova Bridge), which links El Paso, Texas with Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, each country claims jurisdiction over the incident. As the bridge is shut down while the identity of the victim is ascertained, detectives Sonya Cross (Diane Kruger) and Marco Ruiz (Demián Bichir) square off over whether an an ambulance—carrying a wealthy American citizen in the throes of a heart attack—should be allowed to cross the border.
the bridge, as the detectives come to learn, isn’t just a single corpse: the top half and the bottom half belong to two separate victims, one an American judge and the other an unknown female, one of former murder capital Juárez’s hundreds of slain women in the last 20-odd years, whose continued disappearances and deaths now register barely a mention in the American media.
The Bridge’ uses the personality clash between its lead detectives as stand-ins for the border’s never-ending tug of war.
The killer, it seems, has a need to bring to light some of the shocking inequalities between the U.S. and Mexico, but he is no crusader. Instead, he—or perhaps she—delights in causing mayhem on both sides of the border, illuminating the travesties facing those trapped by the border while simultaneously perpetuating them. He has a drive to create both carnage and impact, and he reaches out to Daniel Frye (Matthew Lillard, appropriately smarmy here), a drug-addicted newspaper reporter working well below his potential, in order to cast his message even wider.
The Bridge isn’t just about the plot to catch a serial killer, but also literal and figurative connections. In the original, Swedish detective Saga Norén (Sofia Helin) and her Danish counterpart, Martin Rohde (Kim Bodnia), are diametrically opposed in every way, but over the course of the 10-episode series, they manage to come together in an unexpectedly emotional manner: “Just as Saga tries to forge an emotional connection with her partner, Martin Rohde (Kim Bodnia), the show itself parses connections between a personal guilt and societal complicity, between the past and the present, the bridges between countries, cultures, and individuals.”
The Bridge similarly intends to take a deep dive into the cultural and psychological undercurrents of the border crossing, exploring the role of drugs and human trafficking on the area, of pimps and cartels, of cops and criminals. Under the aegis of Elwood Reid and Meredith Stiehm, The Bridge uses the personality clash between its lead detectives as stand-ins for the border’s never-ending tug of war.
The Bridge show some minor changes to the overall plot of Broen, ones necessitated by the shift away from the more cosmopolitan Copenhagen/Malmö border to the troubled one between El Paso and Juárez. One subplot exchanges homeless people for illegal immigrants crossing into the United States. Changes to the serial killer plot are fairly cosmetic, but the cultural divide between the U.S. and Mexico, far more vast than the relatively minor gap between the two wealthy Nordic social democracies in the original, provides even more thematic depths. Those murdered girls of Juárez loom large here, informing the story in unexpected and challenging ways. We keenly feel the sense of complicity on both sides, symbolized by those many graves.
The Bridge has quite enough suspense and tension within make the American adaptation worth checking out. As the action shuttles back and forth between El Paso and Juárez, the cast of characters widens to include all manner of colorful and troubled individuals, those dreaming of better lives and those escaping their hellish pasts. Like its predecessor, The Bridge looks to find ways of connecting and understanding those whose viewpoints are markedly different from our own.
By AMELIA PROUD
It's crazy hot in New York at the minute, with temperatures balancing out around the 90 degrees fahrenheit mark.
But even so, Lady Gaga perhaps took her attempts to cool to the extreme by stepping out in a tiny black lacy bra.
The anti-wallflower wore just a frilled balconette bra with a tiny black skirt and a pair of her trademark boots, and if she wasn't Lady Gaga, she may well have been pulled aside for flashing.
Lady Gaga stepped out in New York on Thursday just wearing her bra, a tiny skirt and boots
Then, perhaps unsure as to whether she'd garnered enough attention, Gaga hopped into her car and stuck her giant boots out of the window to air.
For good measure, she shoved a cheeky monkey toy up into the car window.
Gaga kept her cool but the bra was a bit too much, and also too little
Gaga, sucked in stomach or no, is much thinner now than she was
Gaga set to perform first major gig since surgery at the iTunes festival in London.
Gaga was in a wheelchair and recuperating since undergoing hip surgery in February.
According to Britain's Sun newspaper, Gaga's team are spending £500,000 on the production at the iconic venue.
A source told The Sun: 'The gig in Camden has a huge budget and is likely to be the first anyone sees or hears of her album. The Haus Of Gaga team have been working in secret on costumes and stage sets for the show from their base in Paris.'
Gaga thrust her boots out of the open window, showing her bruise off in the meantime
Gaga then thrust this beguiling little fellow into the spotlight
'Gaga’s dancers have also been rehearsing but she’s only told her closest friends about the new direction she’s taking. The music is going to be a big departure and Gaga’s dreamed up a whole new image for the album.'
A spokesperson for the singer was unavailable for comment.
The show will be part of the iTunes festival and Gaga will join the likes of Justin Timberlake, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys and Elton John over the event's 30 nights of shows.
Gaga has sparked speculation she has recently undergone a nose job, after it appeared more streamlined at a recent Gay Pride event.
The singer took to the stage to speak at the celebration in New York and her nose appeared to be slimmer and smaller.
By KATY WINTER
There can be few pregnancies in history that have been subject to as much scrutiny as that of the Duchess of Cambridge.
While the world has been following the Royal family's new golden couple since the moment they met, Kate's pregnancy with their first child is one that they have managed to keep remarkably private.
Little is known of the planning, preparation and day-to-day build up for the royal birth that is going on behind the guarded palace walls.
William isn't afraid to be a hands-on birthing partner
But now, thanks to famous look-a-like photographer Alison Jackson we can catch a glimpse of what the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge might be doing.
Like most expectant couples, Alison has her 'William and Kate' attending sonogram appointments and birthing classes, while sister 'Pippa' is available to step in to help with yoga to prepare the mother-to-be's body for the arduous task of labour.
Kate and younger sister Pippa lookalikes keep fit by hula-hooping together, which also helps strengthen the back and core; essentially in pregnancy
The two girls are also snapped indulging in spa treatments and even getting a spray tan to keep looking their best, before the couple pick out baby clothes with a woman who looks remarkably like Queen Elizabeth.
William is starting before the child is even born
William' lookalike reads up on what to expect once the little one arrives, while 'the Queen' dusts up on the latest issue of Horse and Hound
For more details on Alison Jackson and her work, please visit www.alisonjackson.com.
More information can also be found at https://twitter.com/alisonjackson and http://www.facebook.com/AlisonJacksonOnline.
By Tierney Bricker
If there's one thing people love and fear in equal measure, it's sharks (Hello, Shark Week!), which means Sharknado, a TV movie starring Tara Reid, already had a lot going for it. But they decided to go that extra mile and combine sharks and tornadoes, an irresistible combination judging from Sharknado's social media domination on Thursday night.
In fact, even some celebrities got in on the fun, taking a bite out of Sharknado and sharing their amusing thoughts with their followers as they watched the insanity go down...
Sharknado centers on a storm that drives sharks into the path of a tornado, giving L.A. its worst rain storm ever. And celebs on Twitter loved every minute of the film, which also stars Beverly Hills, 90210's Ian Ziering .
SHARKNADO. I REPEAT WE HAVE SHARKNADO THIS IS NOT A DRILL," Wil Wheaton wrote, while Lost scribe Damon Lindelof joked, "I am going to write the Sharknado sequel and I am going to do it before Sharknado is over." Patton Oswalt tweeted, "No way is SHARKNADO as entertaining as the Tweets about it.
Sharknado back in '93. #RamonRIP."
Reid even got in on the social media fun, tweeting, "I actually can't wait for @sharknado it might be even better then snakes on a plane !!! Lol ;)."
By DEBBIE EMERY
She was once crowned Miss World in front of millions, but now Priyanka Chopra is strutting her stuff for hip hop fans.
The Indian beauty queen is the star of Pitbull's music video for his latest hit, Exotic, where she shows off her international assets in sexy swimsuit.
Easily living up to the song's title, Chopra flaunts by her fabulous figure and gorgeous mane of dark hair in the video, which was released on Thursday.
'I recorded Exotic in Ibiza with musical genius and visionary RedOne and none other than Mr. Worldwide aka Pitbull,' Priyanka said in a statement, according to Just Jared.
'Together they helped me create a hot and sexy summer anthem that I am so proud of! This is just the beginning, and I can’t wait to share this song and the rest of the album with you!'
The rapper joined in the lovefest by tweeting, 'thanks so much to @priyankachopra and @RedOne_Official for letting me get #exotic #desi #dale.'
Priyanka looks comfortable both in the waves and in front of the camera
As Priyanka basks in the ocean wearing an almost see-through swimsuit and flings her hair back in the waves, she looks perfectly comfortable making sultry eyes at the camera.
As the video progresses,the beauty queen-turned-singer changes into a glittering mini dress to dance with Pittbull. She then showcases a rapid-fire change of outfits, from a black wrap dress to tiny hotpants and day-glo high heels as she struts alongside a pool.
In one hot scene, she squeezes into skin-tight gold trousers, a satin bra top and a glittering necklace as she straddles the singer in a huge leather arm chair.
Chopra swapped her swimsuit for gold trousers and a bra-top as she straddles Pitbull
Priyanka showed off her traditional dance moves for the rapper
Priyanka and her entourage relax poolside in day-glo bikinis
Proving she has sexy dance moves as well as drop dead good looks, Chopra leads a group of dancers in a routine later in the raunchy shoot.
The scantily-clad entourage also took their act to a leafy forest as they all danced in unison amongst the tropical trees.
Priyanka and Pitbull make a surprisingly fitting pair
By BIANCA CARNEIRO
As one of the best-selling pop artists of her time, she's definitely got the world in the palm of her hands.
And just to prove how big of a superstar she is, Rihanna opted to go trouser-free as she shopped in Monaco on Friday.
The 25-year-old is currently in Monte Carlo with friends, and before heading off of an afternoon yacht ride, opted to look for a new pair of shoes -- wearing only a sheer long-sleeved top and a custom made swimsuit gifted to the singer by New York City designer Matthew Zink.
The Barbados-born singer was certainly the only one in beachwear as she strolled through the shopping centre, drawing attention as much for her exposed legs as for her fame.
The black one-piece spares no expense at exposing her fit figure, lengthening her legs with a high-cut bottom and covering up her chest with a string-tightened top.
And making the piece even more unique was a bedazzled letter 'R' at the top of her lower back.
She wrote on her Twitter Friday morning: '#Monaco #YachtLife #BoatzNHeauxz @charliebymz I finally put this bad ass piece on for your Birthday!!'
The Diamonds singer didn't much try to tone down her outfit, styling her half-shaved bleached blonde hair in soft beachy curls over her shoulder.
Rihanna and a friends headed to the marina for an afternoon on the water
Later the Umbrella songstress shared snaps aboard a yacht with her friends as they sailed off from the port of Monte Carlo.
'#Fridayz #monaco kingspleasure,' she wrote.
Rihanna's extended her stay in the small European principality, having played a show in Monte Carlo on Thursday night and taking a few days off until her next performance in Manchester on Monday.
The night before her shopping excursion she was spotted hitting the dance floor at Jimmy'z Monte Carlo with Nicole Scherzinger's ex-boyfriend Lewis Hamilton.
The race car driver only broke up with the Pussycat Doll earlier this month, ending their five-year relationship and one-time engagement.
A DJ at the club told RadarOnline that the pair appeared cosy, 'drinking and having fun' for several hours among a larger group of friends.
'Rihanna stayed about an hour and a half with Lewis,' he said. 'He came with his friends but when she arrived they were together.'
Rihanna drew quite a pack of on-lookers as she and her friends headed of to their yacht
Also on Friday RiRi debuted her latest campaign for beer brand Budweiser.
Rihanna can be seen directing a photo shoot for her fashion range in the advert.
The commercial kicks off with Rihanna scribbling something in a notebook while being driven to the studio, perhaps coming up with design ideas.
The words: ‘Make a statement. Then make it bold. Make it with attitude. Make it real. And make your mark,’ flow throughout.
Pacific Rim” is also a reminder — either just in time or much too late — that this kind of movie can and should be fun. Some of those catchphrases are mildly clever. The lab coat mumbo-jumbo is amusing. The noble sentiments touch sweet chords. And who does not delight in seeing a robot punch a dinosaur every now and then — or pretty much constantly for two hours?
Pacific Rim,” with its carefree blend of silliness and solemnity, is clearly the product of an ingenious and playful pop sensibility.
Pacific Rim” is, more than anything else, a cartoon.
By CASSIE CARPENTER and ELEANOR GOWER
Selena Gomez has led the slew of celebrity tweets paying tribute to Glee star Cory Monteith who died on Saturday, aged 31.
The actress and singer posted a picture of herself and Cory hugging on the red carpet of the Kids' Choice Awards back in 2011 along with a poignant message.
'This hurts,' she wrote. 'I love you Cory. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.'
Selena Gomez posted a photograph of herself hugging the star with the caption: Rest in Peace
Selena was just one of numerous celebrities who took to their Twitter pages to express their shock and grief over the death of Cory.
The body of the Canadian star, who played Finn Hudson on Fox's Glee, was found shortly after noon by Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel staff.
According to the Vancouver Sun, there are no indications of foul play, and an autopsy is scheduled for Monday.
Cory's girlfriend Lea Michele released a statement through her representative saying: 'We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea’s privacy during this devastating time.'
His co-star Mark Salling was one of the first to respond to the news, simply tweeting the word 'No.'
And Cory's Glee colleagues largely stayed silent after the tragic news, but Harry Shum Jr and Dot Marie Jones who play Mike Chang and Shannon Beiste were among the few to tweet their condolences.
'At this time, please send nothing but love and light,' wrote Harry. 'This tragic news still doesn't feel real to me.'
Cory's co-stars to tweet after his death
'I am blessed to have worked with him and love him so much!' tweeted Dot-Marie. 'My heart is with his family and our whole Glee family! I love you all!
'I have no words! My heart is broken. Cory was not only a hell of a friend, he was one amazing man that I will hold close to my heart forever.'
John Stamos, who appeared in a few episodes of Glee in 2010-2011, added to the slew of tributes, posting up a photograph of himself with the star.
'First day on Glee he said to me, I can't believe I'm working w/Uncle Jesse - I can't believe I'm writing this tweet,' John wrote. 'Heartbreaking. R.I.P. Cory.
'We talked about how lucky he felt to be alive and sober. We talked about playing drums. Glad I knew you Cory.'
Cory: John posted a picture of himself and the Glee star in what appeared to be a break from filming the show.
Adam Shankman, who has directed Cory on Glee, tweeted: Goodbye my amazing and beautiful friend. The lights in my world just grew dimmer. The world just lost one of our best. I love u so much.
'I will always cherish you in my heart. Thank you for so many wonderful memories. I love you CM.'
Kristin Chenoweth, who guest starred as April Rhodes in the TV show added to the words of condolence: 'RIP Corey Monteith. You Will be loved. Always,' she wrote.
Cory's girlfriend of two years, Lea Michele.
'Words cant describe what they must be feeling,' the new mother lamented.
Selena Gomez posted a photograph on Twitter of herself hugging the actor with the caption: This hurts. I love you Cory. Rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
One Tree Hill's Sophia Bush was 'heartbroken' having just seen Cory 'a few weeks ago in NY, looking so happy.'
Gossip Girl's Kevin Zegers wrote how he had 'never lost a friend this close' adding, 'This feels like a mistake.'
Glee's Jayson Blair noted that there were 'too many young people leaving this earth too soon' and tweeted: 'My heart goes out to his family n friends. R.I.P.'
And his co-star Chord Overstreet's older brother Nash said Monteith was 'one of the best, kindest guys' he'd met.
Nash wrote: 'I can’t express how sad & horrible it is to hear about Cory Monteith. Pray for him, & his family.'
Bethenny Frankel tweeted Lea Michele offering her support: 'I love you Leah, and if there is anything you need whether a voice or a friend or a hug, I love you. Xo,' she wrote to the star via Twitter.
The hashtags #prayforLea and ##RipCoryMonteith were both trending on Twitter on Sunday morning.
By ELEANOR GOWER
Lea Michele has asked for 'privacy at this devastating time' following the death of boyfriend Cory Monteith.
The actress released a statement on Sunday after her 31-year-old Glee co-star was found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday.
'We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea's privacy during this devastating time,' a representative for Lea told People.
Cory Monteith was found dead
Cory had been in his luxury hotel room with friends on Saturday evening before heading out for the night. His 26-year-old girlfriend is not believed to have been with him.
'She [Lea Michele] is absolutely hysterical and completely inconsolable,” a source told HollywoodLife.com. 'She is devastated beyond belief.'
A friend of the star was spotted leaving Lea's Los Angeles home on Sunday morning to meet another friend with what appeared to be an overnight bag.
No cause of death has been confirmed at this point but there was said to be no implications of foul play. Medical examiners will conduct an autopsy on Monday.
Cory - who completed a stint of rehab in April for substance addiction - was last pictured with Lea just last month.
Lea and Cory are believed to have dated for around two years, with the actress and singer discussing her feelings for her co-star in an interview in Marie Claire magazine earlier this year.
'I don't even remember a time when he wasn't my boyfriend. No one knows me better than Cory,' Lea told the January issue of the magazine.
'No one knows what it's been like to go through this more than he does. Feeling like you have that net underneath you allows you to jump higher and go farther. He makes me feel like I can do anything.
'For the first time in my life, I feel really, really settled and happy,' she said. 'I feel like the luckiest girl in the world.'
Lea Michele, pictured on July 1, has released a statement requesting privacy after Cory Monteith's death
Cory is said to have spent his last hours enjoying an evening out with friends before he tragically passed away of unknown causes while alone in a hotel room.
The 31-year-old - who completed a stint in rehab in April for substance addiction and appeared to be 'happy and healthy' in recent months - was out in Vancouver before returning alone to his Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel in the city.
He wrote on his Twitter account last week that he was listening to the upbeat song 'Paris' by Friendly Fires 'basically on repeat.'
Recent pictures of the star showed him looking happy and healthy in the company of Lea, when they jetted into LAX in California back in June.
Cory last tweeted on Friday, joking around about the new sci-fi film Sharknado. He wrote: 'What the c**p is Sharknado... Oh. IT'S A SHARK TORNADO.'
Authorities refused to say if there was any connection between Cory's voluntary stint in rehab and his untimely death, the Toronto Star reported.
They also declined to comment on the contents of the room.
It is believed that the actor had been dead for several hours in his room before his body was found.
He had been due to check out of the luxury hotel on Saturday but when he failed to do so, cleaning staff went to his room where they found his body.
Paramedics were called who declared him dead at the scene shortly after noon. Police said there were no signs of foul play and said that he had died alone.
Video footage has revealed the actor returning to his room by himself after an evening out with friends on Friday.
Cory had checked into the hotel room on July 6.
The 31-year -old actor, who played the character Finn Hudson in the popular Fox show, had spoken publicly about his battle with addiction.
He had previously received treatment aged 19 and commented that he took 'anything and everything', according to the Vancouver Sun.
His family, who live in Calgary, were notified shortly before police held a press conference over the tragic news.
News of his death prompted a slew of heartfelt tributes from his Glee co-stars and TV, film and music stars on Twitter.
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Every parent knows how difficult it can be to carry a frisky toddler.
And British star Orlando Bloom had to perform a real juggling act to hold onto his 2-year-old son Flynn as he strolled through New York with his model wife Miranda Kerr on Saturday.
Thankfully, Orlando, 36, managed to hold on to his bottle of water, cell phone and most importantly, little Flynn, as he tried to wriggle free from his famous father.
Orlando and his wife Miranda and baby son Flynn seemed to be having fun in the Big Apple
Miranda Kerr showed off her long legs while stepping out in style in New York City with her handsome family.
The 30-year-old model carried her little on her right hip as they brightened up a city sidewalk.
Miranda's outfit featured a silky blue maxi skirt with high side slits that exposed her lean pins while Orlando wore a navy blue T-shirt black jeans and sneakers and designer sunglasses.
Miranda Kerr held son Flynn on Saturday while stepping out in style in New York City
The Australian beauty paired the bright skirt with a black sleeveless blouse that exposed her upper and middle back and carried a large black purse.
Miranda let her long shiny brown hair fall around her shoulders, wore bright red lipstick and had on a pair of large dark sunglasses.
She accessorised with a single silver necklace, a few bracelets and rings and donned open-toed sandals.
Flynn provided some stark contrast to his mom's blue skirt in a pair of bright orange trousers.
He also wore a blue-and-white striped shirt, a blue New York Yankees cap and a little pair of sneakers.
Miranda and 36-year-old Bloom married in 2010 and she gave birth the following year to Flynn.
Miranda recently shared a photo of herself and her beloved Yorkshire Terrier, Frankie, on the set of a 1970's inspired shoot.
She uploaded a picture of her posing with the gorgeous pup while wearing a stunning maxi dress and a matching headscarf.
By OLIVIA WILLIAMS
This rabbit looks as though he is enjoying preening himself in the summer sunshine.
The animal, pictured at Minsmere RSPB Reserve, paid particular attention to his distinctive long ears as he gave his fur a spring clean.
rabbit took the time to groom himself from every angle
Clearly determined to look his best, the well turned-out mammal spent a long time carefully checking the rest of his fur for any dirt.
Rabbits keep themselves clean by washing regularly and grooming, using their teeth, tongue and claws.
rabbit is a fully-grown adult as younger rabbits have very little fur when they are born
They often groom each other as a social activity, but it looks as though this one had to do it on his own.
As well as a way of looking smart, careful cleaning is a very important part of a rabbit's health.
In the warmer months they are at risk from attack by maggots, which can eat into their flesh in a condition called fly strike.
rabbit moved on to clean the rest of his body
rabbit settles back down for a well-deserved rest
The risk is increased by dirty fur which attracts flies, so the rabbits have to take their grooming seriously.
Minismere RSPB Reserve where this rabbit lives is most famous for its unusual birds, such as nightingales, bitterns and avocets, but is home to all sorts of wildlife.
Rabbits in Britain mainly live in meadows and farmland but also occasionally in urban areas.
By SARAH FITZMAURICE
She has said she wants to work things out with Scott Sinclair and it seems that Helen Flanagan is determined to show the footballer exactly what he's missing.
The 22-year-old jetted off to Majorca last month, after finding out that Scott had been 'sexting' another woman.
Helen showed off her shape in a black string bikini as she made the most of the good weather.
The former Coronation Street star spent some time in deep reflection, while paddling in the sea.
With plenty on her mind it seems that model was grateful for some quiet time to collect her thoughts.
Helen showed off her impressive shape in the swimwear and wore her hair piled on top of her head in a large bun.
After taking a dip in the water on her own Helen returned to the sand to sunbathe with a friend.
It seems that in company she managed to put her sad thoughts to one side, even managing to raise a smile.
Helen, who stayed at the Lindner Golf and Wellness resort, recently spoke out about her heartbreak and said she was hoping for a reconciliation with Scott.
Speaking to The Sun, she said: 'I want to work things through and get back together. I just want to be happy again.'
Helen spent some time in a state of quiet reflection
Helen showed off her pert derriere in the tiny swimwear
Helen went on to admit that the couple are currently spending time apart, but that she hopes that they can save their relationship.
'We’re spending time apart to sort things out, but my feelings for him have not changed,' she said.
The couple have both moved out of their Cheshire mansion for the time being, but it seems that, if Helen has her way, they will reunite.
Helen put her relationship issues to one side and was seen smiling
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Kyle Massey set the record straight on Monday after Twitter exploded over the weekend with false rumours that he was terminally ill.
The 21-year-old Disney Channel star released a statement after the cancer rumour started trending on the social networking site on Saturday.
'I want to say first, ''I do not have cancer'' and I don't know where this inconsiderate and insensitive rumour originated from,' he said.
The former That's So Raven star said cancer had claimed the lives of two uncles and a 'very dear friend' in the past two years.
He also noted that his grandfather has prostate cancer and his grandmother lives in a nursing home with Alzheimer's disease.
Kyle and dance partner Lacey Schwimmer finished second on season 11 of Dancing With The Stars in 2010
'So, making light of any illnesses that a person has no control over getting is not something to joke about or make light of!' he said.
He and his team were trying to find out the original source of the hoax, Kyle said.
Kyle, who finished second in Dancing With The Stars in 2010 behind winner Jennifer Grey, said he supports the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and BrittiCares International, a group dedicated to helping children with cancer and their families.
Kyle, shown with Raven-Symoné, starred in the Disney Channel's That's So Raven and his own spin-off Cory In The House
'This hoax is just plain classless! Especially in light of the various tragedies happening this weekend and the Trayvon Martin verdict,' Kyle wrote.
Kyle was apparently referring to the sudden death over the weekend of 31-year-old Glee actor Cory Monteith in Canada.
Twitter users who believed the prank lamented Cory's death, the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case and another weekend rumour that Casey Anthony was pregnant again after being acquitted of killing her first daughter Caylee.
The hoax was the latest macabre prank on Twitter, which has been the vehicle for countless death rumours that previously targeted Christian Slater, Eddie Murphy, Adam Sandler, Charlie Sheen, Bill Cosby, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Taylor SWift and many others.
By KIMBERLEY DADDS
She recently revealed she's had to put her wedding and baby making with fiance George Kay on hold as she continues to recover from being made bankrupt.
And now Kerry Katona has opened up more about her financial woes - all while posing semi naked in raunchy snaps with her husband-to-be.
The Atomic Kitten star appears in this week's new! magazine posing with George topless while he holds on to her breasts.
The raunchy image shows her man topless himself and showing off his tattooed muscles as he breathes on her hair while she looks forward.
Kerry looks coy in the image while she contains just some of her modesty in a pair of denim shorts.
While another picture shows her seemingly completely naked while being given a piggyback by George, who again stands in just jeans with his muscles out.
But while they draw attention for the saucy images, Kerry speaks about serious subjects in the interview.
The 32-year-old singer filed a petition in Wigan County Court last Tuesday after struggling with money problems for the past 10 months, making it her second bankruptcy.
Her latest financial troubles have led Kerry to lose her role as a spokesmodel for payday loan company Cash Lady, something she is furious over.
The mother of four told new! magazine: 'I had to declare myself bankrupt because of my first
bankruptcy... We can’t afford (the wedding). It’s not a priority – as long as we’re together, that’s the
Continuing her upbeat view, she added: 'I’m not going to sit there and wallow in self-pity. If this was
five years ago, I’d probably turn straight back to drugs, but I’m in a completely different place now. You’ll not be seeing a mental breakdown from Kerry Katona ever again...
Former Victoria's Secret model to continue on as Mango's muse
The Aussie is following in the footsteps of Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell
By CHARLIE MCCANN and DENI KIRKOVA
Australian model Miranda Kerr ruffled a few fashion feathers when she replaced supermodel Kate Moss as the face of high street label Mango last winter.
And now, after she proved a major hit with customers, the Spanish fashion chain has confirmed that the dimple-cheeked brunette, 30, will continue as the face of Mango for its autumn/winter campaign.
In the shot released to accompany the announcement Kerr is dishevelled but still sexy in a pair of distressed jeans, mannish layering and some stacked flatforms from the new season collection.
'The clothing is especially fun this season with a punk-inspired edge. I loved that Inez and Vinoodh kept the look of the campaign very raw and natural and I think it compliments the collection well.'
Kerr joins a long roster of fashionistas who've also modeled for Mango, including Scarlett Johansson, Penelope Cruz, Milla Jovovich, Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova, Claudia Schiffer and Christy Turlington.
The Spring/Summer collection was shot in early May by acclaimed photographers Inez and Vinoodh. New York provides the backdrop for clothes that match floral prints and pastel tones with a gritty punk aesthetic.
Miranda is the face of Mango for the second season in a row
Miranda follows in the fashion footsteps of Ms Moss who was the face of Mango for years, and the Cruz sisters
Kerr recently parted ways with Victoria's Secret after six years with the brand, but has insisted there wasn't a falling out and it was simply time to move on. She is an established businesswoman and has launched an organic skincare line, Kora.
The model was recently spotted in New York enjoying a day out with her family, including husband Orlando and two-year-old baby son Flynn.
Miranda pictured with her family on Sunday, including husband Orlando Bloom and baby son Flynn