Harry Styles ditches pals to fly in Taylor Swift's private jet

Tabloid Tales: Pop star Taylor Swift sparks romance rumours after picking up Harry Styles in her plane

LAST UPDATED AT 13:39 ON Mon 10 Dec 2012

ONE DIRECTION star Harry Styles and US singer Taylor Swift fuelled speculation that they may be a couple after the boy band member flew from New York to London in her private jet, leaving his band-mates to travel on a regular flight. Styles arrived at the Jingle Bell Ball concert at London’s O2 Arena looking happy according to the Daily Mail. No wonder: he was whisked from Swift's luxury jet into a car where he was driven to the venue for the band's performance which was watched by Swift from the special VIP area.

TALK SHOW HOST CALLS BEYONCÉ 'THICK'
Award-winning pop and R&B singer Beyoncé has been dubbed 'thick' on US TV by a chat show host reports Metro.  Beyoncé was not present at the recording in which host Wendy Williams previewed an upcoming documentary on the star. Williams claimed "Beyoncé sounds like she has a fifth-grade education," a comment which provoked boos from the studio audience. Undeterred, Williams continued her attack: "Fortunately, one of the TVs in our kitchen has closed captioning so I can understand what she says – because you know Beyoncé can’t talk." Williams insisted "I’m a fan, but let’s call a spade a spade."

ACTRESS WATCHES PORNOGRAPHY TO 'IMPROVE ACTING'
Hollywood star Amanda Seyfried prepared for her role as troubled 1970s porn star Linda Lovelace by watching her in the notorious blue movie Deep Throat according to The Sun. The 1972 film caused a storm of controversy for its explicit content and made an unlikely star of Lovelace. But the porn actress failed to enjoy a sustained career and died aged just 53. Seyfried stars in Lovelace and claims her research even went as far as re-enacting scenes from Deep Throat. Seyfriend said: "It’s really nice to be able to validate her in some way. She never got the validation she deserved before she died. I’m glad I did this movie."

TENNIS STAR BUYS UP WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE CHEESE
World No 1 Novak Djokovic has bought the entire 2013 supply of a specialist donkey cheese. The Serbian millionaire bought up the pule cheese – which tastes similar to Spanish manchego - to supply a new chain of restaurants he is investing in his homeland say The Sun. Donkey milk is said to be low in fat and has anti-allergen properties. The special cheese is made in Zasavica, Serbia, and its manufacturers said they agreed to the sale because the tennis star was a good ambassador for their product. Boss Slobodan Simic said: "It’s a great vote of confidence in what we do." · 

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