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  The best documentaries about your favorite stars Ever wondered what some celebrities are really like? Well, sometimes they allow us mere mortals a look into their private lives through some great documentaries. Indeed, some of the best docs ever made have been about the truth behind the fame of a celebrity, and the ones in this gallery are no exception. James Blunt, former British mega-star who is perhaps the most self-aware and self-deprecating celebrity of our times, is getting his own documentary. The feature will be called 'You're Beautiful,' after the singer's most famous hit. It has jokingly been described as "the story of an ageing, British pop star, still fighting for relevance some 17 years after his star momentarily twinkled." The documentary will follow Blunt as he powers through his 2022 'Greatest Hit Tour,' the name of which is another example of his sense of humor about his own career. The documentary will also explore Blunt's past, from his childhood to his experience in the British Army during the Kosovo War, to his making of the UK's best-selling album of the 2000s. The style has been described as "'Spinal Tap' meets 'Alan Partridge.'" Mulling over his decisions, Blunt commented that, "In hindsight, I’m not sure letting them film this was a good idea.” From Amy Winehouse to Alexander McQueen, these documentaries will make you laugh, cry, and have a more intimate picture of the celebs you love.

Derry TikTok star Serena Terry has told of her nerves as she is set to perform and host an event at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this week.

The festival has been the birthplace of some of the brightest names in comedy and it's set to return after a two-year hiatus between August 3-29.

The comedy extravaganza will feature work across 3,171 shows from 58 countries. There will also be 16 stages as a programme of free online shows for audiences to choose from. Tickets to the festival can be found online.

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Revealing on TikTok, Serena Terry, aka Mammy Banter, revealed to her 1.4million followers that she would be hosting her first ever standup show ‘Social Status’ on Saturday, August 6 live on TikTok.

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  SNL's Kate McKinnon Explains Why She Left The NBC Show After 'The Best Decade' Kate McKinnon is opening up about why she left Saturday Night Live while still calling it "the best decade."Kate McKinnon appeared on Live! With Kelly & Ryan, where she discussed her general reasoning behind leaving the long-running variety sketch series. While McKinnon dubbed her wildly successful stint on SNL as “the best decade,” she said it was time for her to move on.

"Guess what?" Serena told her followers. "I am going to Edinburgh Fringe on Saturday to do a live stand-up set that's going to be streamed on TikTok because they're exclusive virtual partners with Edinburgh Fringe this year.

"I don't know who I am, but I am doing a stand-up show. Yes, I have written one, but I haven't even performed it in my living room in front of my granny before and I am absolutely cacking the bags. If you want to see me cack the bags live, you can register on the thingymabobber there."

This year also marks the 75th anniversary of the festival, making it even more special for those taking part. Its previous show was cancelled due to the Covid pandemic, so this year promises to be better than ever to make up for it.

Meanwhile, the social media sensation also recently announced that she had landed her second book deal with Harper Collins, just in time for Christmas.

The Gray Man 2: Everything you need to know about Netflix sequel

  The Gray Man 2: Everything you need to know about Netflix sequel "We definitely conceived of a larger narrative universe."It's always been planned that the movie would launch a new extended universe, something the Russo Brothers have experience of from their work with the MCU. And even before the release of the first movie, follow-up movies were always on their mind.

Her first book, Mammy Banter: The Secret Life of an Uncool Mum, was a Sunday Times bestseller and she also made a guest appearance on the third and final season of Derry Girls.

Author Serena Terry said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to have been given the opportunity from Harper Collins to bring Tara Gallagher and her tumultuous family to life once again. And this time it’s at Christmas, my favourite time of the year!"


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