Phillip Schofield in tears as he gets first LGBT Award subsequent to coming out at 57

Phillip Schofield was full of emotion as he accepted a special award ahead of the LGBT Awards on Friday night.

The This Morning presenter, who bravely came out last year with the support of his wife and daughters, delivered a very emotional video message as he received a special recognition award from the organisers.

While the glitzy award ceremony hasn’t yet been held, the TV star recorded a video message due to being unable to attend the star-studded party in person on Friday night.

The 59-year-old fought back the tears as he also revealed he has never won any award on his own since starting out in TV almost 40 years ago.

In 2020, Phillip took ITV viewers by surprise as he announced that he was gay during a live episode of This Morning, sat alongside co-host and friend Holly Willoughby as he opened up about his sexuality with the public.

In the acceptance video for his first ever LGBT Award, that will be aired at tonight’s ceremony, Phil began: “Wow. This is a biggie. What a proud moment for me personally,” the star said as he began his video acceptance speech.

“I’ve never won any award individually. Any award you win as a team that’s there propping you up and definitely that’s the case with this one.

The star continued: “I had the most extraordinary people that helped me pack the parachute before the jump. Friends and family, loved ones and then there were an enormous amount of rainbow arms outstretched to catch me when I reached the bottom of my jump.”

The Dancing on Ice presenter also admitted he was overwhelmed by the love and support he has received from the LGBTQ+ community since coming out as a gay man in 2020.

While Philip is unable to attend the glitzy awards due to being out of the country, there will be no shortage of famous faces on the red carpet on Friday night.

Hosted by Gok Wan and Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK winner, Lawrence Chaney the LGBT Awards will take place at The Brewery in London and will be jam-packed with celebrities and big names.

Pop stars Ellie Goulding and Anne-Marie are due to attend the popular event, as well as Spice Girl Mel C, Denise Welch, Alesha Dixon and more famous faces.

Amongst the nominees up for an award are Sam Smith, actress Jodie Comer and singer Harry Styles.

The X Files actress Gillian Anderson, Queer Eye’s Tan France and Fleabag actor Andrew Scott are all up for Celebrity of the Year, while Drag Race judge Michelle Visage and comedian Jennifer Saunders are just two of the nominees for the Celebrity Ally prize.

The LGBT Awards are the UK’s biggest LGBTQ+ awards event celebrates the best British and international LGBTQ+ talent, as well as the allies and organisations who support them.

The awards have a global appeal, with one of this year’s nominees being a former presidential candidate.

Hillary Clinton is one of the huge international names up for the Global Ally award.

The 2021 LGBT Awards take place on Friday night.

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Sharon Stone requests petitions for nephew in ‘all out organ disappointment’

Sharon Stone shared upsetting news with fans after her young godson and nephew was found in his crib in “total organ failure.”

Stone, 63, shared a photo of her nephew, who is nearly a year old, in a hospital bed, intubated and surrounded by wires and other medical equipment. Stone also shared the photo on her Instagram story.

“My nephew and godson River Stone was found in his crib w total organ failure today,” Stone wrote, alongside a series of emojis. “Please pray for him. We need a miracle.”

River is the son of Stone’s brother, Patrick, and his wife, Tasha.

Fans, followers and fellow Hollywood stars quickly filled the comments section of the post with well-wishes for the child.

“Holding you and your family in prayer,” wrote director Ava DuVernay.

“Sending light and healing love,” said actor Kate Hudson.

“Prayers for this little angel!” wrote actor and supermodel Cindy Crawford.

Stone, who is currently in Venice, Italy, shared more photos to her Instagram story, but did not release an update about River’s condition. In another post, showing her view from a Venetian water taxi, many fans asked for updates, but Stone did not issue a response.

River has made occasional appearances on Stone’s social media. In September 2020, she shared a photo of the infant to welcome him to the world.

“Look who’s going home: River William Stone,” she wrote in the photo’s caption.

This isn’t the first medical emergency that Stone’s family has faced in recent months. In August 2020, Stone’s younger sister Kelly, who has lupus, was diagnosed with COVID-19 and was hospitalized. While Kelly has since recovered, she said during her hospitalization that she struggled to breathe and pleaded with fans to take the pandemic seriously.

In June 2020, Stone revealed that she was once struck by lightning while doing household chores in her kitchen.

“(My mother) threw me in the car and drove me to hospital and the EKG (electrocardiogram) was showing such electricity in my body,” Stone said at the time. “I had to go get EKGs every single day for 10 days.”

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Carrie Symonds reveals she is pregnant with her second child with Boris

Carrie Johnson has today announced she is pregnant with her second child with Boris Johnson.

The Prime Minister’s wife, 33, revealed on Instagram today that she is expecting a December birth.

She also revealed she suffered a miscarriage at the start of this year that left her ‘heartbroken’.

The couple were last seen together at England’s Euro 2020 clash with Denmark at Wembley on July 7

The post announcing the pregnancy to social media followers was accompanied by a picture of a small blue pram

Carrie broke the news that she was expecting a second child to followers on Instagram today

Carrie enjoys a cuddle with son Wilfred, whom she gave birth to in April last year, in a previous Instagram post

Carrie, seen with a push chair on April 21, gave birth to her first baby with the PM, Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson, last April

In a message to followers, she wrote: ‘At the beginning of the year, I had a miscarriage which left me heartbroken. 

‘I feel incredibly blessed to be pregnant again but I’ve also felt like a bag of nerves. 

‘Fertility issues can be really hard for many people, particularly when on platforms like Instagram it can look like everything is only ever going well. 

‘I found it a real comfort to hear from people who had also experienced loss so I hope that in some very small way sharing this might help others too.’

The couple were last seen in public together at England’s Euro 2020 semi-final with Denmark at Wembley earlier this month.

She and Mr Johnson, 57, welcomed their first baby, Wilfred, at the end of April last year. 

Following the birth, she praised the staff who delivered her son, thanking UCLH on International Day of the Midwife, captioning: ‘A big thank you from me too! You guys are incredible.’

The couple named their son Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson, after their grandfathers and the hospital doctors who treated the Prime Minister for coronavirus.

Carrie Johnson has announced she is pregnant with her second child with Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Mr Johnson married his partner in a secret ceremony at Westminster Cathedral back in May this year, in front of a handful  of close friends and family.

It meant he became the first Prime Minister to marry in office since Lord Liverpool married Mary Chester in 1822.

Mrs Johnson gave birth to her son in London last year with her now husband at her side, days after he himself had been released from medical care following a lengthy battle with coronavirus.

In a heart-warming Instagram post revealing the boy’s name, Mrs Johnson said that the middle name Nicholas was a tribute to two NHS doctors, Dr Nick Price and Dr Nick Hart, who ‘saved Boris’ life last month’ following his personal fight against Covid.

The couple then also held a top-secret baptism for their son – only witnessed by a few family and friends in September, just days before new lockdown restrictions on social gatherings came into force.

There was no reception after the religious ceremony as Mr and Mrs Johnson were reportedly keen to set a good example for the public and abide by social distancing rules. 

The December arrival will mean the Prime Minister then has at least seven children, though he has not officially confirmed the exact number after leading a tangled love life that has seen him married twice.

Both marriages ended after he had affairs. It seems extraordinary that the number of children a Prime Minister has is not public record, yet that is the situation.

Mr Johnson and Marina Wheeler, who split in 2018, have four children together: Lara Lettice, 26, Milo Arthur, 24, Cassia Peaches, 22, and Theodore Apollo, 20.

He also has a fifth child, Stephanie Macintyre, with art consultant Helen Macintyre. Stephanie is allegedly one of two children he fathered as a result of an affair.

Mr Johnson met his first wife Allegra Mostyn-Owen while they were students at Oxford and they wed in 1987 but they were divorced in 1993.

In 2004 it emerged that Johnson was reportedly having an affair with journalist Petronella Wyatt who had fallen pregnant and had an abortion.

He was sacked from the Tory frontbench over the affair. In 2006 the News of the World reported Mr Johnson had had an affair with journalist Anna Fazackerley.

In September 2018, news about his relationship with former Tory communications chief Carrie Symonds came to light – and they later moved in together.

Here are the details on all five of Mr Johnson’s known children:

LARA LETTICE JOHNSON, 26 (born in 1993 to Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler) 

Lara Lettice Johnson with Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler in North London in May 2012

Lara was the first child born to Mr Johnson and Ms Wheeler, in 1993.

Just five weeks after her parents’ wedding day, Lara – who is only five years younger than Carrie Symonds – was born.

She attended Bedales School – which costs £33,000-a-year – in Hampshire and went on to read Latin at St Andrews University.

Lara allegedly branded her father a ‘selfish b******’ after his split with her mother.

She has previously been pictured in public with her parents, including when she casted a vote with them at a polling station in Islington, North London, during the London mayoral elections of May 2012.

The Prime Minister and Marina Wheeler, pictured after he won his Uxbridge seat in May 2015

MILO ARTHUR JOHNSON, 24 (born in 1995 to Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler)

Milo Arthur Johnson, 24, was educated at the £27,000-a-year Westminster School

Born in 1995, Milo was Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler’s first son. 

The 24-year-old was educated at the £27,000-a-year Westminster School and is said to be a keen sportsman. 

A 2011 issue of his school magazine described him as ‘delight to watch’ and said he was ‘without doubt the player of the season’ for his football skills.

Milo studied at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, graduating from there in 2014, and can speak Arabic, Russian and French.

He also worked as an intern in Dubai at men’s magazine Esquire Middle East.

After Mr Johnson and Ms Wheeler separated in 2018, the politician and Milo were photographed bringing tea for the Press outside his house in Oxfordshire.

Cassia Peaches Johnson, 22 (born in 1997 to Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler)

Cassia Peaches Johnson, 22

Cassia, thought to have followed in her father’s footsteps to be a writer, is the youngest daughter of Mr Johnson and Ms Wheeler.

She was born in 1997 and went to Highgate School – which costs £18,000 per year.

During Cassia’s time at the private school she was a student editor of their alumni magazine Cholmeleian.

THEODORE APOLLO JOHNSON 20 (born in 1999 to Boris and Marina Wheeler)

Theodore Apollo Johnson, 20

Born in 1999, Theodore is Mr Johnson and his ex-wife Marina Wheeler’s youngest child.

He attended school in London before going to Cambridge University, unlike his father who attended Oxford.

He is listed on LinkedIn as ‘Theodore Johnson-Wheeler’ in a profile which states he started at Cambridge in 2017.

Theodore has also been labelled previously as something of a doppleganger for Mr Johnson, with the same distinctive hair colour and style.

STEPHANIE MACINTYRE, 11 (born in 2009 to Boris Johnson and Helen Macintyre)

Helen Macintyre (pictured), the mother of Boris Johnson’s fifth child Stephanie

He also has a fifth child, Stephanie Macintyre, with art consultant Helen Macintyre.

Stephanie is allegedly one of two children he fathered as a result of an affair.

The Appeal Court ruled in 2013 that the public had a right to know that he had fathered a daughter during an adulterous liaison while Mayor of London in 2009 – but also mentioned the possibility of a second baby.

The three appeal court judges said: ‘It was not material to the judge’s conclusion whether contraceptive precautions were taken.

‘What was material was that the father’s infidelities resulted in the conception of children on two occasions.

‘The judge was entitled to hold that this was of itself reckless behaviour, regardless of whether any contraceptive precautions were taken. ‘

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Are George and Amal Clooney expecting baby number 3?

Are George and Amal Clooney expecting another baby?

The actor, 60, and human rights lawyer, 43, welcomed twins Ella and Alexander four years ago after getting married during a lavish Venice ceremony in 2014.

Insiders claim the happy couple have already told their close friends when they threw a small dinner party near their Italian villa on July 4th.

A source told OK! US: ‘The buzz is they’re having twins again. Amal’s said to be past her first trimester. She’s already starting to show, so soon enough, everyone will know. George was giddy with excitement and couldn’t wait to tell everyone.’

Family: Are George and Amal Clooney expecting another baby? (the couple are pictured on July 19 in Lake Como, Italy)

The insider added that the couple were unsure if they could have more kids, and the news ‘was met with well-wishes all around’ as well as delight from daughter Ella, after the couple announced the news to their twins earlier this month.

They added: ‘George was so proud, and Amal was glowing. This is something both George and Amal really wanted, but at her age, there was no guarantee.’

Representatives for George and Amal have been contacted by MailOnline for a comment.

It was reported last month that George had whizzed his wife and their children to Lake Como ahead of the twins’ fourth birthday.

Happy couple: The actor, 60, and human rights lawyer, 43, welcomed twins Ella and Alexander four years ago after getting married during a lavish Venice ceremony in 2014 (pictured on July 4)

A source told E! News at the time that the family ‘haven’t been there in two years’ but they’ll be spending the summer at their family home, Villa Oleandra.

They added: ‘They brought along their giant St. Bernard puppy, Rosie. They will be spending as much of the summer as they can in Lake Como.’

In December, George gave a rare insight into fatherhood as he spoke to AARP The Magazine about naming their twins and being a famous parent.

He said: ‘I didn’t want, like, weird-a*s names for our kids. They’re already going to have enough trouble. It’s hard being the son of somebody famous and successful…

Stepping out: The insider added that the couple were unsure if they could have more kids, and the news ‘was met with well-wishes all around’ (the couple are pictured on July 19 in Lake Como, Italy)

‘It’s hard being the son of somebody famous and successful. Paul Newman’s son killed himself. Gregory Peck’s son killed himself….

‘Bing Crosby had two sons kill themselves. I have an advantage because I’m so much older that by the time my son would feel competitive, I’ll literally be gumming bread.’

He later spoke to CBS This Morning about how Amal and the kids changed his life.

George said: ‘There is no question that having Amal in my life changed everything for me. It was the first time that everything that she did and everything about her was infinitely more important than anything about me…

Exciting: A source told OK! US: ‘The buzz is they’re having twins again. Amal’s said to be past her first trimester’ (pictured in 2019)

We never talked about having kids, and one day we said, ‘What do you think?’ And then we go to the doctor and you do the ultrasound and they’re like, ‘You got a baby boy!’ and I was like, ‘Baby boy, fantastic!’…

‘And they go, ‘And you got another one there.’ I was up for one. Again, I’m old. All of a sudden, it’s two. It’s hard to get me to not talk, and I just stood there for, like, 10 minutes just staring at this piece of paper going, ‘What? Two?’

Sweet: In December, George gave a rare insight into fatherhood as he spoke to AARP The Magazine about naming their twins and being a famous parent (pictured in 2019)

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