Meet the star-studded cast for Celebrity Apprentice Australia 2022

It’s official, Celebrity Apprentice Australia is on its way back to Channel Nine next year, and fans will be pleased to know that the star-studded cast has finally been revealed in full.

WATCH BELOW: Lord Alan Sugar stars in Celebrity Apprentice Australia

Billionaire boss Lord Alan Sugar is returning to the boardroom for the series once more, and he’ll be putting the celebrities through the absolute ringer this season.

So, who exactly will be in his firing line? Well, Turia Pitt and comedy radio duo Will and Woody were the first three celebrities in the all-star line-up to be announced earlier this year.

And now, the rest of the business savvy contenders who will be joining them have finally been revealed, including one controversial Married At First Sight bride.

Scroll on to see all the high-profile names about to battle it out on Celebrity Apprentice Australia 2022 .

Will and Woody.

Will and Woody

Dynamic duo Will and Woody, national hosts of Australia’s No. 1 Drive radio show, will need to fight for their two spots in the boardroom this season, as they’ll have some tough competition.

"Absolutely stoked to be heading into the @celebrityapprentice jungle kitchen! We are 100% ready!" they said on Instagram.

Turia Pitt.

Turia Pitt

She’s one of Australia’s most inspirational women, and Turia Pitt will also be stepping into the boardroom next year.But will she survive the wrath of Lord Sugar? We’ll just have to wait and see.Bronte Campbell. Bronte Campbell Dual Olympic gold medallist and world champion swimmer Bronte Campbell is hanging up her swimmers and heading to the boardroom in an effort to raise as much money as she can for her chosen charity.Jodi Gordon. Jodi Gordon She may be a Logie-Award-winning actress, but does Jodi Gordon have what it takes to win over Lord Sugar?Benji Marshall. Benji Marshall Rugby league star Benji Marshall has proven himself on the footy field, but he’ll need to show that same level of competitiveness in the boardroom to keep his spot.Gamble Breaux. Gamble Breaux Real Housewives of Melbourne star Gamble Breaux will delve right into a whole new reality TV world, as we can imagine Celebrity Apprentice will be like nothing she’s ever seen before.Beck Zemek. Beck Zemek She’s arguably one of the most controversial brides to come out of Married At First Sight , and now Beck Zemek is returning to screens once again.This time around, her reality TV stint has nothing to do with love , and everything to do with business.Vince Colosimo. Vince Colosimo Vince Colosimo is one of Australia’s most recognised actors with an extensive and successful career in theatre, television and film.With an Australian Film Institute award under his belt, he’ll be using all his skills to avoid hearing the dreading words, "you’re fired".Samantha Jade. Samantha Jade She’s an ARIA Award-winning Australian singer, songwriter and actress, and now Samantha Jade has her sights set on winning Celebrity Apprentice 2022.Jean Kittson. Jean Kittson A queen of Australian comedy, trailblazer and author, Jean Kittson will […]


Black History Month: The EastEnders and Doctors stars who appeared in Britain’s first ever dancehall film

Babymother actress Anjela Lauren Smith also appeared in Eastenders The Black British film industry has slowly built a reputation for hard hitting productions that capture the essence of the Black community.

From Playing Away to more recent films such as Top Boy, Black British talent has been given a platform to showcase itself.

But one 1998 film remains in the hearts of dancehall fans across the nation and the capital.

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Babymother set in Harlesden, Brent, the UK’s first dancehall made for television film, took audiences on a colourful journey of music and Black British culture.

Since the film’s release, the actors and actresses who took on the roles that viewers will never forget, have gone on to appear in beloved soaps such as EastEnders, Doctors and Casualty.

Here’s a look at what they’ve been up to since gracing the streets of North West London. Anjela Lauren Smith

Instagram Brixton-born Anjela, played the role of Anita, a woman with dreams of singing whose husband has dreams of her being a stay-at-home mother.

The 43-year-old’s gripping portrayal of her feminist fight meant that when the director yelled ‘cut’, the Londoner has a string of performance left to give and went on to have an illustrious television career.

As well as Babymother, the star’s repertoire includes Guy Ritchie’s Revolver where she plays the character Doreen.

But the actress later moved away from film and into television roles on the best loved evening time viewing.

Anjela appeared in a number of well known series’ and soaps including a role of EastEnders as Dinah Wilson.

In 2019, the actress stepped onto the Square as the ex-girlfriend of Mitch Baker and mum to his daughter Bailey Baker.Anjela’s character ends her time in Walford in an heavily emotional scene where she took her own life after battling with multiple sclerosis. Get London’s biggest stories straight in your inbox MyLondon’s brilliant new newsletter The 12 is packed with news, views, features and opinion from across the city.Every day we’ll send you a free email at around 12pm with 12 stories to keep you entertained, informed and uplifted. It’s the perfect lunchtime read.The MyLondon team tells London stories for Londoners. Our 45 journalists cover all the news you need – from City Hall to your local streets. Never miss a moment by signing up to The 12 newsletter here . More recently in 2021, the actress appeared on Doctors as Carole Simmons in an episode called Loss or Absence according to IMDB.Outside of acting, the Londoner worked as a dancer with groups such as Soul II Soul, Paul Weller and she also toured with Jazz funk band Barrie K Sharpe and Diana Brown.Outside of acting, Anjela has a son called Fabian whom she posts cute snaps of on her Instagram page. Caroline Chikezie Instagram Nigerian-born actress Caroline, played the role of Sharon in Babymother who goes on a rollercoaster journey with her friend Anita.But since the days of the dancehall portrayal, […]


ReadingFilmFest announces award winners [Spotlight]

From left are Tracy Schott, Reading FilmFest creative director; Cammie Harris, Reading FilmFest executive director; Robert Mongalo, filmmaker, “Stakeout”; Federico Castelluccio, filmmaker, “Stakeout”: and Reading Mayor Eddie Moran. (Courtesy of the Reading FilmFest) The ReadingFilmFest handed out the following awards at the conclusion of the festival, which ran Sept. 30-Oct. 3 in downtown Reading:

• People’s Choice Best in Show: “We Are All in This Together”

• People’s Choice of Reading: “The Stakeout”

• Best Narrative Feature Film: “Simin” by Morteza Atash Zamzam

• Best Documentary: “Into the Canton” by Pete McBride

• Best Documentary by a Female Filmmaker: “The Vow From Hiroshima” by Susan Strickler

• Social Impact Award: “No Time To Waste: The Urgent Mission of Betty Reid Soskin” by Carl Bidleman

• Best Made in Reading Film: “Follow Me and I Will Be Behind You” by Kyle Allison and Taryn Habel

• Best Short Film: “Duet” by Mika Orr

• Best Short Film by a Female Filmmaker: “Jabari Keating” by Stacey Larkins

• Best Screenplay: “Love Is a Foot” by Michael LaFata

• Best of StudentFEST: “The Final Masterpiece” by Patrick Hanser

• Best Cinematography in a Feature: Morteza Atash Zamzam, “Simin”• Best Cinematography in a Short Film: Mika Orr, “Duet”• Best Music / Scoring: Mojtaba Poorbakhsh, “Goodbye Olympic”• Best Actress in a Feature: Amelia Dudley, “Night at the Eagle Inn”• Best Actor in a Feature (tie): Bret Lada and Dustin Fontaine, “Andy Baker Tapes”• Best Actress in a Short:- Carlotta Brentan, “I’ll Meet You There”• Best Actor in a Short:– “The Journalist,” “I Am an American”• Second place, Best Actress in a Feature: Laleh Eskandari (mother), “Simin”• Second place, Best Actor in a Feature: Superior Guard, “Mandatory”• Second place, Best Actress in a Short: Kate Hughs, “Life Happens When You Cry”• Second place, Best Actor in a Short (tie): Oscar Clitheroe, “The Gangbuster,” and• “Superior Guard,” “Mandatory”• Second place, Screenplay: “Penn Hills Resort,” Phil Burdette• Third place, Screenplay, “Iffy Murphy,” by Sara Hosey Exhibit Example of Prison Art from the Richard A. Guy Collection (Supplied photo) Studio B Fine Art Gallery, 39A E. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, PA, will host “Prison Art and Experience,” a discussion and an art exhibit opening.On Oct. 24 from 1-2 p.m., Joe Romeri, former inmate, and Jody Guy, executive director and founder of Wilkinsburg’s Civic Center, will visit Studio B to speak about the prison experience and the role that art plays in the life of a prisoner. Bob Wood will facilitate the discussion.An opening of the exhibit in the studio’s Grey Gallery is planned for Oct. 29 from 5-7 p.m. A virtual opening on Facebook Live will run at 6 p.m. and a brief video tour of the exhibit will showcase the artwork. The exhibit, an adjunct to the studio’s “Abstract, Impressionism, and Realty” exhibit, will run through Nov. 28.The prisoner art show/experience, culled from the collection of inmate Richard A. Guy, Jody’s cousin, will have as its central point the Pencil Drawing Art Class offered to hundreds of prisoners at the State Correctional Institution at Fayette.“The class objective enabled each prisoner […]


Out of this world! Zendaya commands attention in a sequinned white gown as she leads the red carpet glamour at the star-studded premiere of science-fiction epic Dune

Zendaya commanded attention in a sequinned white gown as she led the red carpet glamour at the premiere of science-fiction epic Dune on Monday evening.

The actress-come-singer, 25, looked a vision on arrival, her outfit boasting a layered top-half design and a gorgeous, flowy trail.

Gracing the red carpet at Odeon Luxe, Leicester Square, all eyes were bound to be on the star – who takes a starring role in the new film – as she showcased her incredible outfit. Statement look: Zendaya commanded attention in a sequinned white ensemble as she attended the special screening of Dune on Monday

Zendaya rocked a chic hair-do for the big evening, coiffing her black tresses into a sleeked-back style.

Her makeup was applied effortlessly, the gorgeous eyeshadow consisting of pink and blue hues, including a blend of purple in the corner.

Further emphasising her glowing look, The Greatest Showman actress touched up her pout with a hint of shimmering lipgloss. Wow in white like Zendaya wearing Rick Owens

Read more → Smiles: Zendaya rocked a chic hair-do for the big evening, coiffing her black tresses into a sleeked-back style Flawless: Her makeup was applied effortlessly, the gorgeous eyeshadow consisting of pink and blue hues, including a blend of purple in the corner Co-stars: Timothée Chalamet joined the stunning actress on the red carpet, sporting all black including shiny black boots. In awe: Zendaya enthusiasts lapped up the chance to be close to the star as she was shielded by an umbrella Meanwhile, Swedish actress Rebecca Ferguson, 37, made quite the statement in a billowy black gown which was embellished with bows and encompassed a strapless design.

She opted to wear her locks in a stylish up-do, which comprised of two small plaits clipped out of her face.

The silver hair accessories were complemented by a huge choker of the same colour, which included unique tiger detailing.

The White Queen actress opted for natural makeup, with the tiniest hint of baby pink lipstick. Gorgeous: Meanwhile, Swedish actress Rebecca Ferguson, 37, made quite the statement in a billowy black gown Sensational: The gown was embellished with bows and encompassed a strapless design Smart: Jason Momoa cut a very debonair figure on Monday night as he arrived for the special screening of Dune Say cheese! Stepping out in the West End wearing a velvet maroon blazer, the 42-year-old actor made quite the entrance and delighted fans with selfies Trio: The Dune stars joined forces for a slew of red carpet snaps Latest film: Timothée and Babs Olusanmokun put their best fashion foot forward Prepared: Golda Rosheuvel kept dry from the weather in a rain mac

Elsewhere, Jason Momoa cut a very debonair figure as he arrived for the special screening.

Stepping out in the West End wearing a velvet maroon blazer, the 42-year-old actor made quite the entrance, also teaming his suave attire with matching coloured loafers.

Jason – who revealed that Dune ‘scared’ him more than any other film – curled his famously tousled tresses and also accessorised with some chunky rings. Beautiful: […]


Krystle D’Souza’s fancy luxurious vacay, see breathtakingly beautiful pictures of actress

Maldives is one of the most common tourist hub, particularly of the entertainment industry. Some day or the other, different actors are seen leaving for the vacation with a bag pack full of cool and breezy outfits for their beach side looks.
Krystle D’ Souza too hoped on the train and boarded the flight for a fancy luxurious and fashionable vacation. Her looks are nothing but simple mesmerising and keep getting prettier one after the other.

Krystle’s two piece printed bikini to a comfortable breezy jumpsuit with statement jewellery, all her looks have been classic and a total fashion and style inspiration for a vacation to any place.
Take a look at them:
Apart from them Krystle had even packed a perfect dinner by the beach outfit as well. She looked beautiful in a floral print ruffle pattern dress with a side cut on one side of the waist. She had captioned it as ‘Nights like these’.
For some comfy, easy breezy look for a walk by beach during the day time, Krystle went in for a high thigh slit green colour full length and one shoulder dress. She paired those with funky pineapple shaped earrings which completed the look in the best way.
Here is the look:
From swinging by the beach to trying out water sports, one names it and Krystle has done it all while her vacation. Via her videos and posts, it can be made out clearly that the actress is adventurous by nature and loves trying out new activities.

Here is a look at what she did in Maldives:

Clearly the actress’s fun pictures has given all of a major ‘ vacay ’ fomo.


Zendaya Channels a Sci-Fi Princess in a Sculptural Rick Owens Gown

Move over, Leia—there’s another sci-fi princess in town. And she wears Rick Owens.

Zendaya stepped out on Monday for a special screening of her upcoming film, Dune , in an off-white gown by the American designer, proving she’s officially ready to take her place in the science fiction canon.

The dress, which was pulled from Owen’s fall 2021 ready-to-wear collection, features all-over sequins, one sleeve, and a sculptural top that stops just below Zendaya’s chin. While the model on the runway covered her bare arm in a black opera glove, Zendaya left hers unadorned, and instead opted for Bulgari’s Serpenti Viper double-coil bracelet to compliment the outfit. The actress embraced sci-fi inspiration for her makeup as well—opting for a bold, purple eye. In all, the look is very reminiscent of a modern take on Princess Leia’s gown—which is fitting, considering the movie Zendaya is currently promoting.

This is far from the first look Zendaya has pulled out for the Dune press tour. Just yesterday, the actress wore two other show-stopping outfits for a photo call and screening of the movie. Zendaya is also in good company, considering her Dune costar, Timothée Chalamet, has never met an eclectic suit he didn’t like. For this particular screening, the actor wore a black Alexander McQueen spring 2022 suit with zipper detailing which, like Zendaya’s dress, also had a science fiction feel to it. When posing together, the pair truly looked like the rulers of Dune.




China’s Crackdown on Cryptocurrencies and its Impact on Crypto Mining Companies Outside the Country

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Last month, the Chinese government announced a crackdown on all financial transactions involving cryptocurrencies and issued a countrywide ban on cryptocurrency mining, the energy-consuming process by which cryptocurrency tokens are produced.

When the news broke, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) fell to around $41,000 before recovering by the end of the trading day. Until the Chinese government imposed the ban, the country was the powerhouse in Bitcoin mining , with around 70% of global Bitcoin mining power. Now, cryptocurrency miners in China are flocking to neighboring Kazakhstan, Russia or North America to find refuge.

The Government crackdown comes at a time when the country’s central bank has been testing the electronic Chinese yuan (e-CNY), the nation`s digital currency that has been slowly introduced to Chinese society through a lottery system. The bank shared a notice calling out Bitcoin and Ethereum (ETH) for being issued by nonmonetary authorities.

China’s e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd . (NYSE: BABA ), has subsequently announced it will no longer allow its merchants to sell crypto mining equipment starting Oct. 8. “ will prohibit the sale of virtual currency miners in addition to the prohibition against selling virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, BeaoCoin, QuarkCoin and Ethereum,” says the announcement on the company’s website . The ban also includes hardware, software, tutorials and strategies for obtaining virtual currencies.

A number of notable figures in the world of finance and economics have commented on the move by the Chinese government. George Selgin, economist and senior fellow at the Cato Institute, told The New York Times that the creation of the e-CNY and the crackdown on cryptos is part of the government’s move to establish a surveillance system to have greater control over its citizens.


88% of Investments Flow Into Bitcoin, NY Attorney General Strikes Again + More News

New York Attorney General Letitia James. Source: Twitter, @NewYorkStateAG Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Investments news

Digital asset investment products saw inflows totaling USD 80m last week, per CoinShares data. Bitcoin (BTC) saw the largest inflows, totaling USD 70m, marking the 5th consecutive week of inflows. However, the weekly inflows remain much lower than inflows seen in Q1 this year, where there was much greater participation by US investors, per the report. BTC futures ETF could prompt further significant inflows in the coming weeks as US investors begin to add positions, it added. Meanwhile, despite ethereum (ETH) saw its second week of outflows, these flows are not significant to define a trend at present, according to CoinShares.

MTD – month-to-date; YTD – year-to-date; AUM – assets under management. Source: CoinShares Global brokerage firm Interactive Brokers Group announced its launch of crypto trading for Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) in the US, enabling these RIAs to trade and custody bitcoin, ethereum (ETH) , litecoin (LTC) , and bitcoin cash (BCH) via Paxos Trust Company on behalf of clients. RIAs will benefit from the ability to manage their client’s positions in crypto in addition to stocks, options, futures, bonds, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), said the company.

Digital asset marketplace Bakkt has announced that it has completed a business combination with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings . Bakkt’s shares of Class A common stock and warrants begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols ‘BKKT’ and ‘BKKT WS’, respectively, starting today.

El Salvador’s mainstream bitcoin adoption is gaining momentum during the ongoing bull run as citizens are increasingly exchanging their US dollar savings for BTC, according to President Nayib Bukele.

Legal news

New York Attorney General Letitia James said she ordered two crypto lending platforms to "immediately cease their unregistered and unlawful activities in New York" and directed three other platforms to "immediately provide information about their activities and products." "Today’s actions build on that work and send a message that we will not hesitate to take whatever actions are necessary against any company that thinks they are above the law," James was quoted as saying. The Office of the Attorney General redacted the names of the firms. However, the files initially retained the names " Nexo Letter" and " Celsius Letter" before they were corrected.

Mining news

Bitcoin mining difficulty, or the measure of how hard it is to compete for mining rewards, is expected to go up by around 1% today to USD 20 T, per estimations. This is its seventh rise in a row, and is heading towards its all-time high of 25.05 T, seen in mid-May.

Payments service provider Square is considering developing a Bitcoin mining system, the company’s CEO Jack Dorsey said . He added that he believes the project should be built in collaboration with the community, and has […]


Fantom (FTM) Crypto Resumes the Bullish Momentum, Cardano (ADA) Price Ready for A Breakout

Fantom bouncing off the established support zone around $2 The crypto market seems to be divided into to groups now, one group are the bullish cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum and Bitcoin which have been making decent gains in October, on the other group are cryptos such as Ripple and Litecoin which look quite boring, with slow price action. Fantom Daily Chart Analysis – September’s High Turns Into Support

Fantom is part of the first group, after having shown resilience in October. It pulled back in September from below $2 to below $1, which was the high from back in May and it turned into support. The price surged to $2.50, most of the gains coming in October, after some positive events for Fantom.

OpenOcean which is one of the leading DeFi (decentralized finance) and CeFi (centralized finance) aggregation protocols has announced that it would partner with Fantom. This will offer users more trading opportunities and prices. The other leading DeFi project, also announced that it would expand its multi-chain, incorporating Fantom blockchain’s DeFi ecosystem. Around the same time, Nansen which is a known data analytics provider, announced its support for Fantom.

So, all these events have helped keep Fantom bullish during October and over the weekend we saw a bounce off the support. The previous high which comes just below $2, seems to have turned into support now, so that’s a new base for FTM/USD. We’re still long on our FTM/BTC signal and are keeping it open as the bullish momentum here seems to continue. Cardano Daily Chart Analysis – Getting Squeezed Between 2 MAs

Cardano is part of the second group of cryptos. It hasn’t shown any signs of life for about three weeks now. We see that moving averages are squeezing Cardano in between them, with the 100 SMA (green) acting as support, while the 20 SMA (gray) and the 50 SMA (yellow) are acting as resistance above.

The trading range is getting narrower and a breakout is about to take place on either side. The upside is more favourable, since the momentum in the crypto market has been bullish for two weeks. The adoption of Cardano has increased too, but that hasn’t been helping the price much. Cardano Coin ADA Live Chart