Today’s Celebrity Social Buzz starts with some sad news from one of the country’s leading veteran television hosts.
With fans across the whole of the UK, Eamonn Holmes is a man many of us hate to see in pain. His usual cheery persona on morning television is something we’ve become accustomed to, so to see him opening up about a darker, more upsetting part of his life is shocking, to say the very least.
Chronic pain is something that countless people up and down the country suffer with, so when Holmes opened up about his battle on social media, many others started to tell their own stories of battling against the health condition.
Emily Atack and Sherrie Hewson were amongst those who reached out to send their best wishes to the presenter, whilst members of the public hoped to keep him in good spirits with their tales of recovery and suggestions of treatment.
Meanwhile, the always-incredible Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder) graced the cover of W Magazine with her daughter.
Directed by Regina King, styled by Ruth E. Carter and photographed by Andre D. Wagner, the stunning image of Davis and her daughter Genesis Tennon is the first to front W Magazine's annual Directors Issue, in ‘Black Americana: A Photo Essay on Love and Pain’.
It’s an incredibly striking lead image and one that everybody involved will surely be proud of.
Inside the issue, Davis' husband Julius Tennon also gets involved, giving a beautiful insight into “Black life in its totality”.
The team working on the project studied Carrie Mae Weems' work, with the late Cicely Tyson also providing inspiration to Carter.
Finally, the start of the week has seen Sir Lenny Henry lead a star-studded campaign to encourage the Black community across Britain to get themselves vaccinated, insisting that we don’t want anybody else to die after the tragedies countless families have faced over the past 12+ months.
The entertainer spoke to BBC Breakfast about his motivations for joining the campaign:
A message we surely all can get behind.
What’s better than waking up on a Monday to some overnight controversy from the Queen of Pop, Madonna?
The legendary performer took to her Twitter account on March 28th, 2021 and posted a selection of three pictures which instantly sent some of her more introverted followers (and haters) to spew vitriol in her direction…