One Direction's Harry Styles gives Union J hair advice
Tabloid tales: Harry Styles' advice, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson pictured, sheep X Factor
ONE DIRECTION have been sharing their wisdom for success with X Factor hopefuls Union J, and Harry Styles had some specific instructions for curly haired member George Shelley. One Direction met the new boy band last week and were keen to hand out advice as veterans of the pop world. According to the Daily Mirror, while 1D member Liam Tomlinson gave predictable suggestions such as "be yourself" and "get out there and have fun", it was Styles who doled out the more practical recommendations. Explaining that great hair is an asset for success - especially with the older ladies - Styles warned Shelley: "Never cut your curls".
K-STEW AND R-PATZ FINALLY PICTURED
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have been pictured together for the first time since the scandal of Stewart's 'affair' erupted. According to the Daily Mail, the couple were snapped together at the Ye Rustic Inn, Los Angeles, and "appeared in good spirits". In July, pictures emerged of Stewart, 22, kissing director Rupert Sanders, 41, and, despite reports 'Robsten' had reconciled, they had not been captured together until now. A friend close to the couple explained: "They're afraid of a backlash, so they're keeping things on the down-low." The sightings come ahead of the release of the last Twilight instalment, which they are now expected to promote together.
SHEEP IN SENEGAL HAVE THE X FACTOR
An X Factor style programme about sheep has become a TV ratings success in Senegal. Kar Bii (The Sheep) involves a search across the West African nation for the perfect sheep and is so popular it is now in its fourth season. According to the Metro, the show whittles down finalists from regions across the country by judging the sheep on their "composure, size and appearance". The winner then gets 2m francs and "extra prestige for their future breeding credentials". Senegalese Abou Aziz Mare said: "Some people love cats, some people love dogs. Here we have sheep."
LOST PARROT KNOCKS FOR HELP
A parrot got so lost it decided the best option was to knock on a door and ask for help. Sarah Purdie, from Plymouth, said she was at home when she "heard an urgent tapping". Opening her front door she was surprised to find Bobby the parrot on her doorstep. Purdie contacted Woodside Animal Welfare Trust and discovered his owner Margita Vilagiova had been searching for the green Eclectus bird for five days, reports the Metro. Purdie placed a box next to Bobby who hopped in, ready to be taken back to his home 3km away. Vilagiova said she had been very worried about her feathered friend but he is fine now: "He has spent a lot of time sleeping."