Alison and Dermot are said to have ‘real warmth’ and as such are seen as perfect replacements for Ruth and Eamonn on the coveted Friday slot. News of Alison, 45, getting to present alongside the X Factor presenter, 47, comes after the programme’s editor Martin Frizell was said to be want to diversify the show by adding a permanent black presenter.
The UK “lost Meghan Markle within a week” of her wedding to Prince Harry according to royal biographer Sean Smith. Mr Smith spoke about his new royal book, Meghan Misunderstood, on Monday’s Lorraine programme.
He claimed the Duchess of Sussex had been “a very serious person” before meeting Prince Harry. Mr Smith said: “My feeling when I wrote the book is we lost her within a week actually. “It was extraordinary. Here was a woman who went from being a human rights campaigner to Prince Harry’s hottie, within a week.” The Duke and Duchess stepped down as senior members of the Royal Family earlier this year. They are now living in the US with their baby son Archie