Sadly, Alexandra announced her mum had died aged 53, just hours after she made her Strictly debut at the official launch.
One of four children, Alexandra began dance classes from a young age and sang from five, before entering TV talent show Star For A Night at the age of 12 coming runner-up to a young Joss Stone.
I just piled everything into a wooden crate so it would be a little more “manly” for my man.We trained 10 hours a day for the paso and doing him proud meant everything to me." Alexandra Burke is a 28-year-old singer and actress, who shot to fame after winning The X Factor in 2008.The pop star was born in Islington, London, and her mother was Melissa Bell, one member of the 90s R'n' B band Soul II Soul.The singer admitted Josh did not bat an eyelid during their raunchy routines on the hit show because he's used to seeing her kiss two men a night in her theatre show Sister Act.Speaking to the Radio Times magazine, she said: "Gorka is a brilliant teacher and probably one of the only people I've met with more energy that me.quote [Pirelli has launched a website with exclusive content, including interviews and behind-the-scenes videos for more insight into the 2017 calendar.Shot in five different cities, Lindbergh asked 14 famed actresses to participate in his vision—Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Helen Mirren, Julianne Moore, Lupita Nyong’o, Charlotte Rampling, Lea Seydoux, Uma Thurman, Alicia Vikander, Kate Winslet, Robin Wright, and Zhang Ziyi]. I love to give my husband unique, creative, and thoughtful gifts, but he doesn’t always appreciate them as much as simple, practical gifts – but this box of goodies is the perfect balance because it’s really the best of both worlds – creative and practical!Joanna from JAB Creative really helped us take this idea to the next level!Is your honey one of those super-hard-to-shop-for men? the ones who don’t want much, or who only want expensive gadgets that are way out of your price range?So many of our spouses love to play video games in their spare time and with that in mind, we’ve come up with the perfect gift idea; one that gamers on any level will be sure to appreciate, and won’t cost you an arm and a leg.