Prince Harry crowned 'world's coolest uncle'

Dec 14, 2012

Tabloid tales: Harry wins Cupid poll, Chris Martin needs fire safety lessons

PRINCE HARRY has been crowned the world’s coolest uncle – even though Kate Middleton has yet to give birth. The Daily Mail reports that a recent survey by found 98 per cent of British women surveyed believe Prince Harry will make the "world’s coolest uncle", and 85 per cent of men agreed. While he waits to fulfil this important role, Harry can relish the fact that the survey also gave him the title of "the ultimate singleton": 93 per cent of women and 84 per cent of men think he's "living life the way that singles should", i.e. playing strip billiards in Las Vegas.

Chris Martin, the Coldpay frontman, has been offered fire safety lessons by the London Fire Brigade after he nearly burnt his house down on two occasions, his actress wife Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed. "He has twice cooked a meal and this is not a joke, both times the fire brigade came," she said. According to the Sun, the two incidents prompted the fire service to offer Martin a free safety visit to demonstrate how to avoid setting fire to the kitchen.

Matt Damon has revealed that while filming Behind the Candelabra, a film based on Liberace’s life, he discovered that Michael Douglas is "a wonderful kisser". Damon stars as Scott Thorson, Liberace’s long-term lover. According to the Daily Mail, Damon admitted he was "nervous" before filming the love scenes, in particular the one where he had to "straddle him [Douglas] on a chaise lounge", but said that once they got going "my concerns ended up mattering a lot less". Damon also admitted there is "a lot" of nudity in the drama, explaining: "It's tastefully done... But this movie's not going to be for everyone."

Lindsay Lohan has got herself into serious financial difficulty but may be saved by a strip club. The actress, who is already in trouble with the IRS over unpaid taxes, owes a storage company $16,000 for holding her personal belongings. The company is now demanding she pay up or they will auction off the contents of the locker to cover the debt. However, according to, the New York strip club Scores has offered to pay the bill for her if Lohan will work fon their website as an "online video chat host".

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