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Big Brother star Rebekah Shelton not dead after 'hack'

A video apparently posted by transgender Big Brother star Rebekah Shelton says she is not dead and was the victim of a social media hoax. Earlier a tweet from her verified account said she had died unexpectedly. The 32-year-old was on Big Brother in 2009 where – as Rodrigo Lopes – she finished fifth. Newsbeat is trying to reach Rebekah or her representatives for comment on the story. Newsbeat was among several news organisations which reported the former Big Brother contestant had died. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC News –…

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Outrage after country singer Blake Shelton named People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

Blake Shelton has been named People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’. Photo: People People magazine have announced their annual “Sexiest Man Alive” and their choice has raised more than a few eyebrows. US country singer Blake Shelton is the 2017 recipient, People announced on Thursday. Shelton is best known as a judge on the US version of The Voice, and, since 2015, for dating No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani (who is also a judge on the reality show). Shelton, 41, was called out last year for tweeting some pretty racist and homophobic views. “Standing in line at a coffee…

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