MAFS star slams ‘cold’ Jules for dumping her as bridesmaid

Married At First Sight success story Jules Robinson, 37, and Cameron Merchant, 34, tied the knot for real in Sydney yesterday, just over a year since their non-binding TV wedding. But their co-star Melissa Lucarelli, who Jules asked to be bridesmaid after Cameron proposed while filming the Channel 9 show, has launched a scathing attack at her former friend, who she claims dumped her from the bridal party weeks out from the big day. Taking to her Instagram stories yesterday, Mel said Jules’ decision to shun her was “cold” and…

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Prince Andrew’s bombshell interview a ‘nuclear explosion’

RELATED: Prince Andrew reveals ‘truth’ about photo After years of being dogged by headlines about his close ties with the convicted paedophile, the royal agreed to sit down with Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis to finally answer questions about their relationship and deny accusations that he had sex with then 17-year-old Virginia Roberts-Giuffre. BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis grilled Prince Andrew. Source: BBCSource:Supplied Some of his answers baffled viewers. Source: BBCSource:Supplied There were plenty of baffling moments during the 49-minute special, but a standout was the Duke of York claiming that he…

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Hillary gets the royal treatment

We’re told the get-together was set up by the Sussexes’ press secretary, Sara Latham, who used to work for Clinton. The former Secretary of State reportedly said of Markle — who’s spoken publicly of her struggles in the spotlight — “I feel as a mother I just want to put my arms around her.” The Daily Mail reported a source saying, “Both women have a lot of admiration for each other and it was a very sweet, warm meeting.” Apparently Clinton also met the royal couple’s baby, Archie. The source…

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China’s terrifying rise in the Pacific

When you think about Australia’s island neighbours in the South Pacific, the first thing that come to mind are probably the relaxed atmosphere and pristine beaches. But behind the scenes of these island paradises, China’s influence is growing and more and more nations are being convinced to switch their allegiance. An investigation by Nine’s 60 Minutes shows how the communist country is using large amounts of cash to buy control in nearby island nations like Vanuatu, Kiribati, and the Solomon Islands. China has long demanded that no country it has…

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‘Are you kidding?’: Lisa’s bold question

Speaking to The Sunday Project host tonight, Ms d’Alpuget reminisced on their “deep, instantaneous” attraction for each other — which kicked off when they met in 1970. Mr Hawke, Australia’s third longest-serving prime minister, died in May, two days before the 2019 federal election. Regarded as one of the nation’s best and most popular prime ministers, he was also dogged by rumours about his personal life. One rumour, that he was having an affair with his biographer Ms d’Alpuget, was true. Bob Hawke and Blanche d’Alpuget married in 1995. Picture:…

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Queen’s art curator who was revealed as a Soviet Spy

He was the curator of Queen Elizabeth’s art collection, and a renowned member of Britain’s artistic establishment. But on November 16, 1979, Sir Anthony Blunt was identified by the government as a member of what was known as the Ring of Five, central to the 1954 Burgess Maclean spy case. What’s more: the Queen had known about it for more than 15 years. Had the scandal been made public when she was initially informed, it would have caused too much controversy for Buckingham Palace. So the royal family stayed quiet,…

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Doco the Queen doesn’t want seen

For 75 days in 1969, TV film crews worked tirelessly to create what would be one of the most high-profile documentaries ever made. Shot in 172 locations around the world, they captured 43 hours of totally raw footage of the Queen and her family’s life behind palace gates. The fly-on-the-wall film, which was simply titled Royal Family, was totally unprecedented and caused an international sensation. The production and the repercussions are part of the new series of Netflix’s hit drama The Crown, which dropped last night. Related: Everything we know…

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Jaw-droppingly rude Crown scene

Glamorous, ego-driven and innate party animals — the arrival of Princess Margaret and her husband Lord Snowdon, Antony Armstrong Jones to the United States in 1965 was always going to cause a stir. They were the captivating, dazzling royal couple and the introduction of real royalty to the Hollywood set was nearly guaranteed to ruffle feathers and inspire diva antics. However, in the new season of The Crown, which dropped Sunday night on Netflix, the episode that covers Margaret and Tony’s US trip also shows the Princess exchanging some very…

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MAFS stars tie the knot in Sydney wedding

Pictures captured Cam beaming as he got on a bus outside QT Hotel to head to the wedding held at the Beta Bar on Castlereagh St in the city. Cam and other guests, including fellow MAFS star Cyrell Paule, were pictured piling into the official wedding bus to be transported to the event. The wedding is expected to air on a special edition of A Current Affair on November 19, with Nine giving viewers a look behind the scenes of their special day. Cameron Merchant (right) pictured as he gets…

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Dark day that broke the Queen’s heart

Queen Elizabeth II has weathered plenty of painful days during her 67 years on the throne — but one heartbreaking event in 1966 would go on to become her “biggest regret”. The events of those tragic days in Aberfan, Wales are now being retold in heartbreaking detail in season three of Netflix’s hit drama The Crown, which dropped last night. Related: Everything we know about Season 3 of The Crown Related: Surprising star at the heart of The Crown The plot line was revealed last October when Olivia Colman —…

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