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Dame Kelly Holmes: How Showbiz Are You?

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She's an Olympic gold medalist and a Dame (get 'er) but has she let either go to her head? Time to find out as we ask, Dame Kelly Holmes - how showbiz are you?

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1. Who’s the most famous name in your mobile?
Oh interesting – let me have a look…. While I have lots of famous athletes, I think the one that everyone would find as the most famous is Mr. Simon Cowell.
Gold! 5/5

2. Most bizarre thing you’ve ever read about yourself?
I once read a story about myself where they said I had kids, I don’t and think that I would know if I did!
Let's hope so, eh? 2/5

3. How much is too much for a haircut?
Anything more than £50.
She might be a Dame but she's still keeping it real. 1/5

4. Katie Price. Friend or foe?
Neither.
How's the view from that fence of yours, Kel? 0/5

5. Weirdest thing you’ve been sent by a fan?
While I receive a lot of gifts from fans - some lovely, the strangest has been a self portrait. Imagine receiving an image of someone you don’t know – what are you meant to do with it?
We have a few suggestions. 4/5

6. Best party ever?
It has to be here and now – London 2012 is easily the best party London has ever seen. The Olympics in a home country are exceptional and at BT London Live you get to experience it all even if you didn’t get tickets. BT House has all the action on several screens and all the technology to keep you connected throughout the games and cheer on Team GB! Everyday the BT Vision Stage has up and coming artists on – it’s got something for everyone.
Subtle. 1/5

7. Ever used your fame to get what you want?
I haven’t personally – but other people have… for example calling restaurants and booking
tables in my name etc… cheeky!
That old chestnut. 2/5

8. How much cash would it take to get you to pose in the buff?
While I have posed in almost nothing when I was pictured with body paint I still had my underwear on – to go completely naked it would take a LOT! MILLIONS!
Love that Dame Kelly would still consider it despite that title. British Honours pride! 5/5

9. Best freebie you ever received?
Jaguar are one of my sponsors and have kindly lent me a fabulous XKR S to drive!
Classy. 5/5

10. Ever been chatted up by another celeb?
Probably in the past – and more than likely just in jest! I’m not saying who, but along the
way I did my fair share of chatting up as well… in jest!
Yeah, right. 3/5

Result: 28/50
She might be a Dame and all that but Kelly hasn't let that title go to her head and become all la-de-dah. Only her friends use her name to get tables in fancy restaurants and even her Jag is on tick. So, not very 'showbiz', but definitely keeping it real - and for that she deserves a gold medal.

We caught up with BT Ambassador Dame Kelly Holmes at BT House at BT London Live, to see who else will be there and what’s on offer head to http://www.btlondonlive.com/

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