Men’s toxic masculinity comes from a lack of strong friendships and not their fathers, study finds

‘Like father, like son’ is a expression from the 1300s that suggests the child mimics behaviors of the parent, but a new study finds the saying is not true when it comes to toxic masculinity.   A team at Federation University in Victoria investigated what causes a man to embrace toxic masculinity and found that a … Read more

Ryan Thomas reveals son Roman helped him cope with his father’s death and loss of a friend

Ryan Thomas has revealed that his 14-month-old son Roman helped him cope with the death of his beloved father and the loss of a close friend to suicide during lockdown. Ryan, 36 – who welcomed Roman in March 2020 with his fiancée Lucy Mecklenburgh – explained: ‘Bringing a newborn into the world and creating a … Read more

Daughter of ex Darlington FC owner stalked her father’s female friend

The daughter of a disgraced former-football club owner has been found guilty of stalking her father’s female friend.  Alexandra Reynolds threatened Maxine Brewis with a ‘good hiding’ if she went to her father’s home again. Alexandra is the daughter of ex-Darlington FC owner George Reynolds, who sent the club spiraling into administration before himself being convicted for … Read more

Daughter of ex Darlington FC owner stalked her father’s female friend

The daughter of a disgraced former-football club owner has been found guilty of stalking her father’s female friend.  Alexandra Reynolds threatened Maxine Brewis with a ‘good hiding’ if she went to her father’s home again. Alexandra is the daughter of ex-Darlington FC owner George Reynolds, who sent the club spiralling into administration before himself being convicted for … Read more

Meghan Markle is ‘on dodgy ground’ writing a book about relationships with fathers

The Duchess of Sussex is ‘on dodgy ground’ choosing to write a book about relationships with fathers, royal authors have warned. Meghan Markle yesterday announced she has written a £12.99 ($18.99) children’s book called The Bench, which is inspired by Prince Harry and her son Archie and comes illustrated with pictures of a red-headed soldier.  But royal … Read more

Meghan Markle is ‘on dodgy ground’ writing a book about relationships with fathers

The Duchess of Sussex is ‘on dodgy ground’ choosing to write a book about relationships with fathers, royal authors have warned. Meghan Markle yesterday announced she has written a £12.99 ($18.99) children’s book called The Bench, which is inspired by Prince Harry and her son Archie and comes illustrated with pictures of a red-headed soldier.  But royal … Read more

Conservative MP Dehenna Davison on the pain of seeing her father’s killer not sentenced

Conservative MP Dehenna Davison says the pain of losing her father to a single punch when she was just 13 was harder to take because his killer was never sentenced.   Speaking to the Times, the Bishop Auckland MP said the fact the man who hit her father Dominic, who was just 35 when he was killed … Read more

Shirley Ballas puts on brave face as she leaves The One Show after discussing her father’s funeral

Shirley Ballas put on a brave face as she left the BBC’s London studios on Friday evening following her appearance on The One Show. The Strictly Come Dancing judge, 60, put on an animated display for as she donned a rose print shirt-dress teamed with black footless tights and red heels.  Opening up on the show … Read more

Hate preacher Abu Hamza’s drug-dealing son blames his father’s arrest for life of crime 

Yasser Kamel, 31, (pictured) is one of eight children of the hook-handed cleric, 63, who is eking out his days in solitary confinement in a US Supermax jail The drug-dealing son of hate preacher Abu Hamza has blamed his father’s arrest for his life of crime as he was jailed for four years.  Yasser Kamel, … Read more

Oscars 2021: Oldest Best Actor winner Anthony Hopkins, 83, skips ceremony to visit father’s grave

British actor Sir Anthony Hopkins chose to visit his father’s grave in South Wales rather than fly to Hollywood where he was handed his second Oscar overnight – becoming the oldest Best Actor winner in history at 83.  Sir Anthony received the gong for his heart-wrenching performance as a man with dementia in ‘The Father’, but … Read more