So often refugees are painted as a burden on societies, but these rich family histories show that refugees are just as capable as we are of achieving greatness and contributing to society, if given half a chance - and who knows what wonderful things their children and grandchildren may end up accomplishing.
Rita Ora wore a pin emblazoned with the words 'Not Becky' to a Met Gala afterparty. Katy Perry also donned a 'Not Becky' pin - perhaps as a sign of support for Ora who has been the victim of intense trolling. I fear it is now only a matter of time before the first 'Not Becky' slogan tees pop up on the high street and this is not a good thing.
This all stems, unfortunately, from the aforementioned online outlets, who yesterday ran the story in what I can only assume was a mad rush to ride the Beyoncé wave for as long as possible, even if it meant their traffic came at Rita's expense.
While the pair of shows were edge-of-seat stuff, as we waited with baited breath to discover which of the twenty-four acts would make it through to live shows, somehow it felt as though something was missing. And there was - the distraught tears of the contestants!
What about the women who have been, are or will be on the receiving end of domestic violence? Do you think they will wholeheartedly support the choice you made - and the message you are sending out to them, Rita?
As the 2015 judges were announced on Tuesday morning, not only were fans underwhelmed - the "big news" had been practically everywhere prior to the official unveiling - but many threatened to boycott the show altogether, myself included.
This Saturday's epic battles are the reason the show is doing so well. World class singers, likeable coaches and enjoyable watchable TV.
I was for the first time, in attendance at one of the spectacular dashing Brits After Parties, dancing the night away, alongside many of the celebrities (it was a first for me, I'm usually tucked up in bed, watching the Brits on TV), but not this year!....
First up, was toilet roll seller Vanessa Hunt, who started off slowly but very quickly got better and better. I really can't knock her vocal, it was brilliant but at this stage, it just wasn't enough for me to turn. Vanessa ended with Team Rita.
I've read a chapter of the book (couldn't cope with any more of that weak dialogue), but thought the movie was solidly made and well cast (though Michael Fassbender would have been a better Grey).
I am absolutely lost as to why, by the power of Greyskull, I watch it. I really am. The Voice UK is, without doubt, absolute toilet, and yet, somehow I've just accepted it into my life.
Week four has arrived, quicker than you can say week four has arrived and the level of singing talent this year is as exceptional as ever. Great show, likeable coaches (ahem) and healthy audience figures. It doesn't get any better than that.
I feel right at home alongside the coaches with my own spinning red chair. Like them, I will listen to the acts with my back turned. At the end of the blind auditions, I too, will have my very own team. Team Midas. Come on cheer us on!
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Pharrell Williams's continued his global takeover expresses this week hitting London for his VIP exclusive access only music show...