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HELEN FLANAGAN ON HAVING BABY NUMBER TWO AND LEAVING CORONATION STREET
We caught up with Helen, who plays Rosie Webster in Corrie, to find out about her soap exit and all the baby news with boyfriend Scott Sinclair....
On finding out she was pregnant for a second time...
'I knew I was pregnant and I remember doing the test and telling my mum. But I really wanted to tell him [Scott] to his face, as I knew he would be really pleased - which he was. I remember when he was away he was like, "You're being a bit quiet". But then when I told him... I was glad that I waited and didn't tell him over the phone.'
On the baby not being planned...
'It was a surprise as I'd just gone back to Coronation Street and I was really enjoying that but obviously it's a blessing and I feel really lucky to be expecting another baby. But no it wasn't in the plan, Matilda was planned but this baby was a surprise.'
On not having a c-section...
'I thought, "I'll go for a Cesarean" because I do feel quite scared but actually it can be quite painful afterwards and I'll have a three year old and a newborn and I want to breastfeed, so I wasn't sure how that was going to work.'
On leaving Corrie...
'I was really emotional as I've really loved it so much going back. I'm going out in very much a Rosie style, so it is hilarious the storyline, it is really, really funny.'
Watch the video to see the full chat with Helen.
THE ROYAL BABY IS HERE!
Kensington Palace said in a statement:
'Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 11.01am.
The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.
The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news.'
Congratulations to Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte on the new arrival!
Watch the moment we broke the news live on the show in the video above!
LOOSE WOMEN PAY TRIBUTE TO DALE WINTON AND SHOW HIS LAST EVER TV INTERVIEW FROM 2016
We were so sad to hear about the passing of our friend Dale Winton and many of the Loose Women paid tribute to the TV presenter on the show.
Dale appeared in his last ever TV interview on Loose Women in June 2016 and Andrea McLean described him as 'frank, he was funny and searingly honest'.
In the 2016 chat, Dale spoke about his struggle with depression, saying it was triggered by a 'bad break-up'. He had hardly left his house in five years but was back on form and assured the panel he had overcome his mental health issues.
'I should have taken myself off the TV, but I didn't...', Dale told us. 'I always thought "Get over yourself" - I should have known - my mum died of it [depression]. If you've never had it, you don't understand it. I didn't want to put one foot in front of the other.
'It was triggered by a very bad break-up. I wanted to withdraw but you know what this business is like - the money wasn't the main thing, it was letting people down. People were saying "come out" and I would not leave the house... five years,' he added. 'People were going "what's wrong with him?" I looked ill. I didn't look great.'
Dale, who died on Wednesday 18 April 2018, paid tribute to his friend David Walliams for helping him through the difficult time.
'A couple of friends [really helped] - David Walliams - he's been brilliant,' Dale said. 'I've totally come through it.'
Watch the video to see Dale's last interview and the Loose Women's tribute to him.
KATHLEEN TURNER SPILLS ALL THE HOLLYWOOD SECRETS
Looking back at her 1980s movie career...
'That clip of the song [When The Going Gets Tough by Billy Ocean] - we were shooting in Brixton and it was freezing cold. It was Billy Ocean so we came over to work with him. And when Danny DeVito came out with the bass sax that was literally as big as he is, I lost it. I laughed so hard we had to stop and re-do my make-up.'
On having feelings for Michael Douglas when filming Romancing The Stone...
'I was feeling rather romantic towards Michael. He was separated and I was single. We came back from the set one day and all the company were sitting down for dinner and in walked his wife, she later became ex. So that was that. You don't mess with other women's marriages. She didn't talk to me at all.'
On reports some Hollywood men had bets on who would sleep with her first...
'Jack Nicholas told me that after Body Heat, when I was the new girl in town that [some actors] had a bet about who would "get me" first. Lovely term. Respectful. And none of them is the answer.'
On her one woman show...
'It's my fourth career - I act, direct and teach. Now I'm singing. It's something I wrote and worked on with friends and it's about me. It's very different not playing a character.'
On not going under the knife...
'I've earned these wrinkles. I know exactly where they've come from.'
Watch the video to see the full chat with Kathleen including how she secretly suffered from rheumatoid arthritis.