26 episodes

A fortnightly review of the best, worst and most absurd of online celebrity journalism in the UK. Hosted by Chris Beckett and Matt Withers.

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A fortnightly review of the best, worst and most absurd of online celebrity journalism in the UK. Hosted by Chris Beckett and Matt Withers.

    How Kate Middleton became a royal and a wholesome game of Catch The Egg

    How Kate Middleton became a royal and a wholesome game of Catch The Egg

    Chris Beckett and Matt Withers eyeball another assortment of piping-hot online showbiz reportage. This week we finally get to the bottom of the mystery of how Kate Middleton became a royal, play a wholesome game of Catch The Egg with Peter Andre, witness Dan Walker's epic mistake and peruse Freddie Mercury's lost letters to Carol Vorderman.

    • 25 min
    Princess Diana's brutal question and Katie Price's dog flap

    Princess Diana's brutal question and Katie Price's dog flap

    Matt Withers and Chris Beckett decompound some of the crispest communiques from showbusiness’ fourth estate. This fortnight we learn of Princess Diana’s brutal question which stunned the Royal Family, hold our sides at Davina McCall’s hilarious early-morning fail, reveal Dan Walker’s shock Marmite hack and peek through Katie Price’s dog flap.

    • 21 min
    One of Australia's most iconic spreads

    One of Australia's most iconic spreads

    Chris Beckett and Matt Withers go fishing in some of the murkier rivers of online celebrity journalism, catching the news that Nicole Scherzinger has slammed one of Australia's most iconic spreads, Offset has laid Kulture's edges, David de Gea has had a hilarious response to a bikini snap and Carol Vorderman has experienced a micro-blogging shock.

    • 22 min
    Living your best life, the Love Island mysteries and Coleen Rooney's £6 wine

    Living your best life, the Love Island mysteries and Coleen Rooney's £6 wine

    Matt Withers and Chris Beckett pore over some dashing dispatches from the red carpet, including Gemma Collins living her best life in Spain, a pair of deep dives into the mysteries of Love Island and Coleen Rooney opening a bottle of £6 wine with her teeth.

    • 22 min
    The ballad of Gemma and Arg, and when lemurs attack

    The ballad of Gemma and Arg, and when lemurs attack

    Chris Beckett and Matt Withers comb the world wide web for more first-class showbusiness reportage, including another deep dive into the world of Gemma Collins and James 'Arg' Argent, a disturbing episode for Chanelle Hayes at a Doncaster zoo, Anthea Turner's big night out and the return of Life of Riley.

    • 20 min
    She's the cat's mother

    She's the cat's mother

    Matt Withers and Chris Beckett audit some more intrepid celebrity dispatches, including Carol Vorderman’s sideboob galore, Cardi B’s scandalous tease, North West Kardashian’s love riddle and Andrea McLean’s huge fart confession.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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Nice one, guys!

It's lemon fresh, funny and quirky at same time!

yellowbelle ,

Brilliantly observed and beautifully funny

We are in some dark times in terms of world news; it's about time a podcast came along to highlight the real issues of the day. But forget Brexit, Trump and the possibility of WW3 being launched over twitter - this fabulous new podcast looks at the real problems facing society; Kelly Brook's questionable photoshop skills being a particular highlight. Listen and smile: you won't be disappointed. More please!

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