Naga Munchetty, Nick Robinson and John Simpson bagging thousands from outside speaking events

The number of BBC news stars bagging big paydays from outside speaking events has shot up, with Nick Robinson, Naga Munchetty and John Simpson among those cashing in.

Read the room: Tone-deaf celebrity moments

With each year that passes, and with every new world crisis that befalls us, celebrities become more and more unrelatable. From their towering mansions and even bigger public platforms, they seem to be scarily removed from the reality of the rest of the world, a fact which only becomes more apparent with every new tone-deaf comment that makes the headlines. Whether it's about work ethic, feminism, the war, the pandemic, social issues, or their own behavior, many stars have been putting their feet in their mouths lately. A little research, planning, or a publicist could have helped any of them greatly! With this in mind, click through to see which celebrities failed to read the room in recent times.

Jennifer Connelly Recalls The Sweet Moment She Knew Top Gun: Maverick Was Going To Resonate With Audiences

Jennifer Connelly remembers the sweet moment she knew audiences would love Top Gun: Maverick.

Caroline Wozniacki: "that's a very strange question"

Caroline Wozniacki: "that's a very strange question"

Actors who got paid for movies they weren't in

Hollywood actors get paid millions for their work. After all, they are the movie stars whose image alone can sell the films. But sometimes, either because their scenes are cut in post-production, they're replaced by other actors, or for other reasons, actors get paid for movies they aren't actually in. Curious? Click on to to find out which actors got paid for movies they didn't appear in.

EastEnders cancelled tonight as BBC One drops soap in latest schedule shake-up

Fans will be disappointed to hear that they'll have to wait two more days to find out what will happen with Lola and her mum Emma after Wednesday's episode has been cancelled

Julianne Moore: a gay life and career

The award-winning and mega-talented Julianne Moore is more than just an actress. Most casual fans have no idea of the extent of her work and activism with the LGBTQ community. Intrigued? Flick through to learn more about the queer roles she's played, the awards she's won for portraying those characters, and her long-lasting support and advocacy for the community.

Celebrities who tragically lost their friends

Losing someone close to us is always a tragic experience. Dealing with death is not easy, especially when the person who passes away means so much to us. Indeed, many celebrities have lost family members, but some have also lost very close friends. In this gallery, we remember those who have said goodbye to their dear friends forever. Click through to learn more.

BBC fans fume 'waste of licence fee' over 'shameful' Shamima Begum documentary

BBC viewers were left divided on Tuesday night as Shamima Begum returned to screens to share her story nine years after she left the UK.

Was Patriarch Kirill a member of the KGB?

Pamela Anderson vs. the media: Not a bimbo with a fluffy hat

The Apprentice star quits BBC show due to health issues as candidates travel to Dubai

The Apprentice candidate Reece Donnelly has confirmed he has quit the BBC One show due to health issues. His health meant he was unable to compete in the Dubai task and thus was forced to leave the process

Emmerdale star Jeff Hordley calls for big change after murder storyline

Cain Dingle actor Jeff Hordley has called for a big change to his Emmerdale character amid the recent murder storyline on the ITV soap

Death in Paradise's Ralf Little says fans will ‘freak out' over next episode

Death in Paradise actor Ralf Little has teased fans will be shocked by "challenging" episodes for his character in the next episodes.

How time goes by: these 30 movies are 20 years old

Shamima Begum’s ISIS husband reveals the ‘shy’ schoolgirl had ‘weird questions’

Shamima Begum’s ISIS husband reveals the ‘shy’ schoolgirl had ‘weird questions’ -

Inside Prince George and siblings' school where kids are 'polite' and fees £27,996 a year

Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis all attend the same school - a private primary school in Bracknell near Ascot, which is not far from Windsor Castle.

Love Island: cast wages revealed 🤑

Love Island 2022 star Jay Younger has spilled the beans on the contestant's wages

These famous couples were set up by other celebs

When you're a wealthy celebrity and everyone wants something from you, it's probably pretty difficult to find authentic relationships. This is why many high-profile singletons rely on their friends to set them up with someone they might click with. Naturally, they usually pair like with like, or in this case, celeb with celeb. An astonishing number of the most famous couples out there were grown from a blind date arranged by a mutual friend! Click through this gallery to see which famous couples were set up by their famous friends.

Brendan Fraser slams Golden Globes as meaningless ‘hood ornaments’

Brendan Fraser fears his Golden Globes nomination for best actor was a “cynical nomination” after he claimed he was blacklisted by Hollywood following his accusation he was groped by former Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Philip Berk.

Meghan was 'treated differently' as first black person 'working in the royal C-suites'

The Duchess of Sussex was treated differently after her wedding to Prince Harry because of her skin colour, US TV personality Al Sharpton said.

King Charles won’t sit on the late Queen Elizabeth’s throne during his reign, here’s why

King Charles’ coronation is taking place on May 6, 2023, however, he won’t be sitting on his late mother’s throne due to an old tradition.

Archie Battersbee died in prank that went wrong, coroner concludes

Archie Battersbee died in prank that went wrong, coroner concludes - Boy was found unconscious with a ligature over his head at home in Southend, Essex.

You, season 4 review: it’s totally preposterous but this murder drama is still dangerously addictive

Michael Irvin pulled off NFL Network's Super Bowl coverage after woman’s complaint

Irvin denied any wrongdoing to The Dallas Morning News, saying his interaction with the woman took place in the hotel lobby .

Andrew Marr sums up the problem with Rishi Sunak's reshuffle in just two minutes

Andrew Marr has savaged Rishi Sunak's cabinet reshuffle without holding back. Speaking on LBC in a very sarcastic tone, Marr called the reshuffle really "important" and made fake ministerial names to make them sound boring like "Flat Package" and "Sarah Plywood" to explain moves. He said departments had been split up in odd ways, as they have, but ...

The gay and lesbian TV couples we love

From the mid-2000's onwards, we've seen a rapidly growing number of gay and lesbian couples on TV. There's still a long way to go, but now there are enough couples (of past and present) around that fans can afford to be picky and choose their favorites. In this list, we look at gay and lesbian couples that ended up together, may end up together, broke up, and everything in between. Whatever the case, they all have strong supporters and a special place in many fans' hearts.

Celebs who married their alleged mistresses

Not all love stories start off like fairy-tales. Some couples go the hard route, even if it means hurting the people around them. And, because we often forget, celebrities are humans too, meaning they can cheat, lie, break hearts, and do outrageous things for love—just like the rest of us. Click through the gallery to discover the celebs who didn't just cheat on their significant other, but who left them for their secret lover!

'Trigger warning' issued by theatre bosses over William Shakespeare play

William Shakespeare has become the latest to fall victim to the woke mob with "misogyny and racism" trigger warnings being placed on A Midsummer Night's Dream.

EastEnders heartache as Denise Fox makes huge decision about her marriage

EastEnders fans will have noticed Jack Branning and Denise Fox's marriage has been slightly rocky lately, with the there a word missing? distracted by his children and constantly snapping at his wife.

Hilariously embarrassing celebrity parents

Not even celebrities can escape embarrassing parents. Will Smith, David Beckham, and even Barack Obama are also dangerously embarrassing dads. It's mothers too, with Courtney Cox and Kris Jenner also making things hard for their long-suffering children. Click on to meet the most hilariously embarrassing parents in showbiz.

Coronation Street airs arrest twist for Damon

Nick and Leanne are stunned by a drug bust.

Matthew Rye, classical music writer for The Daily Telegraph – obituary

Matthew Rye, who has died from a cerebral haemorrhage aged 60, was a much-loved and quietly authoritative classical music critic who contributed to the arts pages of The Daily Telegraph for 13 years; his wide-ranging and distinguished freelance career included editing 1001 Classical Music Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die (2007) with a forewo...

Evangeline Lilly says Jeremy Renner’s swift recovery is a ‘straight-up miracle’

Evangeline Lilly says Jeremy Renner’s swift recovery is a ‘straight-up miracle’ - The US actress said that her Marvel co-star was ‘made of something really tough’.

25 celebrities who overcame dangerous eating disorders

Harry and Meghan make stage debut as gruesome puppets for Spitting Image

Harry and Meghan make stage debut as gruesome puppets for Spitting Image - The royals feature alongside other famous faces including rapper Stormzy and Tom Cruise.

Queen Paola is getting worse

Queen Paola is getting worse

Ukraine blasts Pink Floyd star Roger Waters after he says Russian invasion was 'not unprovoked'

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters was denounced by Ukraine yesterday after he told the United Nations Security Council that Russia's invasion was 'not unprovoked'.

New Doctor Who star Millie Gibson makes surprise appearance at BBC News Awards

New Doctor Who star Millie Gibson makes surprise appearance at BBC News Awards - The actress, who will star alongside Ncuti Gatwa in the popular sci-fi show, announced the winner of the Rising Star Of The Year Award.

Boyfriend who murdered mum-of-two after she came home from party jailed for life

Charlie Booth, 27, killed his partner of 11 years Lauren Howe, 26.

Famous musicians who are self-taught

These musicians took no liberties in learning their instruments all by themselves. The performers on this list, who are some of the most renowned music artists of all time, either didn't have the opportunity to have lessons or completely rejected the opportunity to have formal training, going it alone instead. If you're wondering which of the world's most iconic musicians are self-taught, click through the gallery to find out.

These celebrities don't believe in monogamy

Many famous celebs don't believe that monogamy is the key to a successful and lasting relationship. Some used to be in open relationships, others got married to their current partners because they both shared the same views. Click here to see the celebrity couples who are in open relationships!

Death in Paradise boss shares update on show's future

"I don't know about another renewal."

Whatever happened to the actors and actresses of 'The Vampire Diaries'?

Who should be on the list of 200 Greatest Singers of All Time?

As the hunt for missing Nicola Bulley continues, the 10 questions that remain unanswered

Nicola Bulley vanished while walking her dog Willow along the River Wyre in Lancashire on January 27. These are some of the key questions that still need to be addressed.

Specialist team pulls out of Nicola Bulley search as she's 'categorically not' in section of river

An underwater search expert looking for missing mother Nicola Bulley has said his team is pulling out of the hunt as she is "categorically not" in the area of the river where detectives believe she fell in.

Voices: The sad truth is, John Cleese just isn’t funny any more

The sad truth is, John Cleese just isn’t funny any more - ‘Fawlty Towers’ was a stroke of brilliance – but can you name anything Cleese has done in the past 30 years?

'Alright': Church of Satan delivers verdict on Sam Smith and Kim Petras' Grammys performance

The Church of Satan thought Sam Smith and Kim Petras' performance at the Grammy Awards was "alright" and "nothing particularly special.

Prince Harry ‘most definitely' should be removed from line of succession - YOU VOTED

Prince Harry is currently fifth in line to the throne but The Crown Act 2013 would need to be amended to remove him of the privilege.