Lisa Snowdon's boyfriend has been fined after admitting attacking the British model-turned-TV presenter in the street. The brunette beauty's partner Adreti Monney, also known as Tim Wade, appeared at Highbury Magistrates' Court in London after he was caught pushing the 42 year old into a wall by a policeman in February (14).
He pleaded guilty to assault was handed a conditional discharge and fined $160 (£100).
A representative for Snowdon, who started dating Monney in January (14), insists the couple has moved past the incident and is staying together, telling Dailymail.co.uk, "They had had an argument which led to a very minor scuffle in the street.
"At no point did Lisa press charges or indeed wish to press charges and the couple have moved on from the incident."
Snowdon previously dated Hollywood star George Clooney.
George Clooney's representative has fuelled rumours suggesting the actor is engaged to new girlfriend Amal Alamuddin by refusing to confirm or deny new reports the movie star is planning to give up single life.
The Ocean's Eleven star, 52, has been romantically linked to British lawyer Alamuddin since October (13), months after he split from ex-girlfriend Stacy Keibler, when they were first spotted enjoying a dinner together in London. He has yet to open up about the blossoming relationship, but she attended a White House screening of his film The Monuments Men earlier this year (Feb14) and jetted off to Tanzania with him for a safari holiday in March (14).
Now reports suggest the Hollywood ladies' man is ready to settle down - Alamuddin, 36, was sporting what appeared to be a "huge" engagement ring on her left ring finger while she and Clooney were spotted seemingly celebrating their happy news with friends at Los Angeles hotspot Craig's on Wednesday (23Apr14). The ring was still clearly visible when Clooney and his latest love hit Malibu restaurant Nobu on Thursday (24Apr14) for a double date with the actor's best pal Rande Gerber and his wife, former supermodel Cindy Crawford, according to People.com.
A source says, "George and Amal are trying to keep things very low-key but they also aren't really trying to hide this, it doesn't seem. I think it's like they want the people they love to know that this is real, that they plan on being together forever." Meanwhile, Clooney's representative has failed to silence the gossip, simply stating, "I don't comment on my client's personal life."
If the rumours are true, it will be the actor's second marriage - he was previously wed to Talia Balsam until their divorce in 1993, while his former flames include British model Lisa Snowdon, Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis and former wrestler Keibler, who wed businessman Jared Pobre in Mexico last month (Mar14), and is pregnant with the couple's first child.
British models Erin O'connor and Lisa Snowdon have donned festive knitted jumpers in honour of charity Save The Children's latest fundraising campaign, Make The World Better With A Sweater. The pair, along with singer/TV presenter Myleene Klass, are encouraging Brits to donate $1.60 (£1) to the cause and wear their patterned knitwear on Christmas Jumper Day on 14 December (12).
The British model and TV personality, who was in a five-year on/off relationship with the actor, feared the worst after doctors discovered a lump in her breast.
She recalls, "I had my own little scare recently. Because of the history of breast cancer in my family, I went for a routine check a year ago. They found a little something."
The growth turned out to be harmless, but Snowdon, who is a spokesperson for two cancer charities in the U.K., admits the experience highlighted the importance of regular screenings.
Snowdon adds, "It turned out to be a micro-calcification (deposits of calcium in the milk ducts), which is common and nothing dangerous. But it was really good to have had the check and now I go every year."
In This Means War – a stylish action/rom-com hybrid from director McG – Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) and Chris Pine (Star Trek) star as CIA operatives whose close friendship is strained by the fires of romantic rivalry. Best pals FDR (Pine) and Tuck (Hardy) are equally accomplished at the spy game but their fortunes diverge dramatically in the dating realm: FDR (so nicknamed for his obvious resemblance to our 32nd president) is a smooth-talking player with an endless string of conquests while Tuck is a straight-laced introvert whose love life has stalled since his divorce. Enter Lauren (Reese Witherspoon) a pretty plucky consumer-products evaluator who piques both their interests in separate unrelated encounters. Tuck meets her via an online-dating site FDR at a video-rental store. (That Lauren is tech-savvy enough to date online but still rents movies in video stores is either a testament to her fascinating mix of contradictions or more likely an example of lazy screenwriting.)
When Tuck and FDR realize they’re pursuing the same girl it sparks their respective competitive natures and they decide to make a friendly game of it. But what begins as a good-natured rivalry swiftly devolves into romantic bloodsport with both men using the vast array of espionage tools at their disposal – from digital surveillance to poison darts – to gain an edge in the battle for Lauren’s affections. If her constitutional rights happen to be violated repeatedly in the process then so be it.
Lauren for her part remains oblivious to the clandestine machinations of her dueling suitors and happily basks in the sudden attention from two gorgeous men. Herein we find the Reese Witherspoon Dilemma: While certainly desirable Lauren is far from the irresistible Helen of Troy type that would inspire the likes of Tuck and FDR to risk their friendship their careers and potential incarceration for. At several points in This Means War I found myself wondering if there were no other peppy blondes in Los Angeles (where the film is primarily set) for these men to pursue. Then again this is a film that wishes us to believe that Tom Hardy would have trouble finding a date so perhaps plausibility is not its strong point.
When Lauren needs advice she looks to her boozy foul-mouthed best friend Trish (Chelsea Handler). Essentially an extension of Handler’s talk-show persona – an acquired taste if there ever was one – Trish’s dialogue consists almost exclusively of filthy one-liners delivered in rapid-fire succession. Handler does have some choice lines – indeed they’re practically the centerpiece of This Means War’s ad campaign – but the film derives the bulk of its humor from the outrageous lengths Tuck and FDR go to sabotage each others’ efforts a raucous game of spy-versus-spy that carries the film long after Handler’s shtick has grown stale.
Business occasionally intrudes upon matters in the guise of Heinrich (Til Schweiger) a Teutonic arms dealer bent on revenge for the death of his brother. The subplot is largely an afterthought existing primarily as a means to provide third-act fireworks – and to allow McGenius an outlet for his ADD-inspired aesthetic proclivities. The film’s action scenes are edited in such a manic quick-cut fashion that they become almost laughably incoherent. In fairness to McG he does stage a rather marvelous sequence in the middle of the film in which Tuck and FDR surreptitiously skulk about Lauren's apartment unaware of each other's presence carefully avoiding detection by Lauren who grooves absentmindedly to Montel Jordan's "This Is How We Do It." The whole scene unfolds in one continuous take – or is at least craftily constructed to appear as such – captured by one very agile steadicam operator.
Whatever his flaws as a director McG is at least smart enough to know how much a witty script and appealing leads can compensate for a film’s structural and logical deficiencies. He proved as much with Charlie’s Angels a film that enjoys a permanent spot on many a critic’s Guilty Pleasures list and does so again with This Means War. The film coasts on the chemistry of its three co-stars and only runs into trouble when the time comes to resolve its romantic competition which by the end has driven its male protagonists to engage in all manner of underhanded and duplicitous activities. This Means War being a commercial film – and likely an expensive one at that – Witherspoon's heroine is mandated to make a choice and McG all but sidesteps the whole thorny matter of Tuck and FDR’s unwavering dishonesty not to mention their craven disregard for her privacy. (They regularly eavesdrop on her activities.) For all their obvious charms the truth is that neither deserves Lauren – or anything other than a lengthy jail sentence for that matter.
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The Little Britain star was linked to Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia, actress Patsy Kensit and George Clooney's model ex Lisa Snowdon before marrying Dutch supermodel Lara Stone last year (10).
Now Walliams is set to document his romances with his first memoir after negotiating a $3.2 million (£2 million) deal with publishing executives.
The actor will also detail his career and rise to fame with comedy partner Matt Lucas, according to Britain's News of the World.
The actor rose to prominence as Dr. Doug Ross on hit medical drama E.R. in the 1990s but he's now a familiar face in front of and behind the camera. He has been nominated for acting, directing and screenwriting Oscars; he won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for 2005's Syriana.
A perennial favourite among ladies across the world, Clooney is kind of off the market right now - he's dating Italian TV presenter, actress and model Elisabetta Canalis, but the hunk has no plans to walk down the aisle any time soon.
To celebrate the milestone birthday, WENN has compiled 10 fascinating facts about our favourite singleton:
- He was nominated for a Worst Screen Couple Golden Raspberry Award in 1997, alongside Chris O'Donnell, for the much-maligned Batman & Robin. Clooney admits his role as the Caped Crusader was among his worst.
- Before he decided to grace the screens with his good looks, gorgeous George tried to cut it as a professional baseball player - but he was never offered a contract.
- He once worked as a menswear retailer and a tobacco cutter.
- He was briefly married to actress Talia Balsam.
- His former lovers have included Kelly Preston and British model Lisa Snowdon.
- Preston gifted him a pot bellied pig he called Max, who died in 2006.
- He has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine twice.
- George owns a sprawling retreat property on the shores of Lake Como, Italy.
- Nicole Kidman bet him $10,000 (£6,250) he'd be married again by the time he was 40. She lost and paid up.
- Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in Las Vegas has a 'Marrying George Clooney' photo-op, where visitors can put on a wedding gown and stand next to a wax statue of the smiling actor in a tuxedo.
The former model and current TV and radio presenter started to feel ill as she hosted a Christmas lights switch-on ceremony in London last week (18Nov10), and she checked into hospital with major aches and pains and a migraine on Friday (19Nov10).
She was diagnosed with meningitis and immediately cancelled her breakfast radio show appearances on London station Capital.
A representative for the beauty says, "She is now on the mend, but is unlikely to be returning to the breakfast show next week."
The Hollywood heart-throb has been dating the model/TV presenter since last July (09) and their romance was rumoured to have turned serious at the end of 2009, although a rep for Clooney dismissed reports of an engagement in November (09).
The couple is said to have split shortly after this year's (10) Academy Awards ceremony in March (10).
A source tells Britain's Grazia magazine, "They'd been on the rocks since February, but held on to make it through awards season.
"They decided to go to the Oscars ceremony in L.A. together, but they didn't attend any showbiz after-parties together. George jetted straight out to Hawaii on his own for a few days later."
Clooney has previously dated cocktail waitress-turned-model Sarah Larson and British model/TV presenter Lisa Snowdon.
The Australian beauty has agreed to front the sixth series of the programme, which follows 25 aspiring beauties competing for the Top Model crown.
And Elle Macpherson, who earned the nickname The Body during her time as catwalk queen, will also be working behind the camera as the show's executive producer.
She says, "I am really enthusiastic and motivated to work with the team of Britain's Next Top Model - we are looking forward to finding the face that can represent the next generation."
Model Lisa Butcher hosted the first series of Britain's Next Top Model, while Snowdon has left the show to concentrate on her radio career.