Partridge Family star and 70s pop icon David Cassidy dies aged 67

David Cassidy

David Cassidy, the teenage heartthrob who shot to fame in US sitcom The Partridge Family before going on to become a 70s pop icon, has died at the age of 67.

"On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy,” a family statement read.

"David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long.

"Thank you for the abundance of love and support you have shown him these many years."

Celebrities have flocked to social media to express their sadness at Cassidy's passing.

Denise Welch stars alongside son in award-winning short film about depression and anxiety

Actress and former Loose Woman Denise Welch is starring alongside her son Louis Healy in a new award-winning short film which portrays a woman's struggle with depression.

Speaking to Lorraine about the film Black Eyed Susan, Denise, who has spoken candidly about her own battle with mental illness, said: ''I wanted to show an episode of depression in the context of a psychological drama.''

The film, in which Denise stars opposite her son Louis, won an award at the Silicon Beach Film Festival in America and is available on general release this week.

'We all have bad days' The Body Coach reveals he has cheat days too!

Even if you're having a bad week, you can turn it around and get back on track

– Joe Wicks inspires the world to get lean!

He's the fitness phenomenon who has accrued 1.9 million followers online, but even Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, admits he has cheat days!

''Sometimes I have a bad day of eating but it's natural,'' he told Lorraine. ''We all have bad days of eating. We all make mistakes.''

But the ex personal trainer turned Instagram star, who has built a multi-million fitness empire around his Lean in 15 plan - which includes healthy meals and workouts, insists you can always bounce back and get back on track after slipping up!

''I'm very much like 'get back on it, do your home workouts, eat some healthy food and keep it sustainable all year round'.''

Priscilla Presley chats about life with Elvis and touring his Christmas album

We didn’t document our lives back then, we just lived them

– Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley has opened up about what life was really like with the late King of Rock 'n' Roll Elvis Presley as she prepares to take his new compilation album, Christmas with Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, on tour.

Charles Bronson's new wife Paula Salvador reveals intimate wedding day secrets

I absolutely adore the man. I love him, yes.

– Paula Salvador on her marriage to notorious prisoner Charles Bronson

The new wife of notorious prisoner Charles Bronson has revealed intimate secrets about their wedding day as she defended her right to wed the man 'she adores' behind bars.

In an exclusive interview with Lorraine, Paula Salvador beamed with delight as she spoke about tying the knot with the man dubbed 'Britain's most violent prisoner' in a small ceremony at HMP Wakefield in West Yorkshire last week.

Asked if the service was everything she hoped it would be, Paula replied: “No [it wasn’t the wedding of my childhood dreams].

''He looked beautiful, really, really handsome. He was wearing a white jacket, red tie, black shirt, he had braces, he had little socks with a handlebar moustache on as well. It was as lovely as we could possibly make it. [We had] Two hours [together]. Not by ourselves completely. We could go and sit on the sofa and have a chat and a kiss and whatnot. We had a dance as well.

Paula Salvador

Brendan Cole on Strictly ‘feud’ with Shirley Ballas: ‘It’s frustrating because I’m not a horrible person’

Strictly’s Brendan Cole joined us this morning to talk about his new show All Night Long, becoming a dad for the second time, and his ‘feud’ with head Strictly judge Shirley Ballas.

Watch Brendon's full interview above