ANT Middleton has been forced to deny claims he was axed from SAS: Who Dares Wins for making "inappropriate comments to female crew". It was reported yesterday that he was dropped from the show following the allegations, which were investigated by channel bosses. In light of the report, his spokesperson vehemently denied the claims and said: "Ant categorically denies the allegations. He is always disciplined and utterly professional. "This is the first we have been informed of any such complaint which has never been mentioned previously to Ant or any of his team by Minnow or Channel 4." Yesterday, The Mirror reported that Channel 4 and Minnow Films investigated a number of complaints from female staff about comments from Ant that they considered to be "inappropriate." The investigation led to a meeting between Ant, 40, and the broadcaster where they decided to end their working relationship. Channel 4 said: "We can't comment on anonymous allegations, however, we … [Read more...] about Furious Ant Middleton denies making ‘inappropriate comments to female crew on set’ before SAS: Who Dares Wins axe
EVERYONE'S favourite cooking show is returning to the small screen. MasterChef is back on TV with a whole batch of new hopefuls. When does MasterChef 2021 start on TV? The MasterChef 2021 series, which is the 17th instalment of the popular show, began on March 1 at 9pm. Tonight's episode (March 5) airs at 8.05pm. The show, consisting of 18 episodes, will air on BBC One as always. The first week of episodes will air on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. If you miss any episodes they will be available on BBC iPlayer. Who are the MasterChef 2021 contestants? As of yet, the line-up hasn't been revealed, but according to the Yorkshire Evening Post one contestant is former teacher, Jo Mills, 51, from Leeds. However, the BBC said to RadioTimes that 40 contestants will be battling it out this series. Judge Gregg Wallace says they're a strong group of cooks, potentially raising the game of the meals whipped up this year. He said: “What we realised, me and … [Read more...] about What time is MasterChef 2021 on BBC One?
A QUEEN’S guard killed in a fatal shooting accident has been named as Sergeant Gavin Hillier. The Iraq war veteran was fatally wounded during a live firing exercise in Wales on Thursday night. Sgt Hillier, 35, had served almost two decades in the elite Welsh Guards regiment and deployed to Afghanistan and Kosovo. The MoD released his name on Saturday, once his next of kin had been informed. Sgt Hillier, who received a long service and good conduct medal from Prince Charles, was killed on Thursday night at the Castlemartin ranges in Pembrokeshire. He was taking part in a night firing exercise ahead of a planned deployment to Iraq. His comrades paid tribute to an “awesome soldier” and his dad, Mark, said his son died doing the job he loved. In a heart-breaking message on Facebook his dad wrote: “Absolutely devastated to be writing this post, probably the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. “At 3.45am this morning I received a phone call that will forever change … [Read more...] about Queen’s guard killed in fatal shooting named as ‘stalwart’ Sgt Gavin Hillier
ANT Middleton has been spotted for the first time since we revealed he has been axed from SAS: Who Dares Wins. The ex Special Forces hardman picked up a Costa coffee for himself and a pal on a low-key outing. The former Channel 4 star covered his face with a mask and wore a black cap, jumper and skinny jeans. Tonight The Sun revealed Ant allegedly told a female contestant he was going to have sex with her. His comment, apparently meant in jest, was said to have been picked up by the show’s microphones. The Sun understands that as many as four women raised formal concerns about Middleton’s alleged conduct on set. It is claimed that the father of five told one: “I’m going to f**k you after this.” It comes three days after we revealed Ant had been dropped by Channel 4 after he laid into the show’s bosses for turning SAS: Who Dares Wins into a “reality show” The military man said he was “really disappointed” with his former paymasters and that them “butting heads” … [Read more...] about Ant Middleton looks downcast as he’s seen for the first time since he was sacked from SAS: Who Dares Wins