Mugshot Madness: Jim Jones Arrested for Drugs & Gun Possession After Leading Police on Chase Down Georgia Highway

Rapper Jim Jones was arrested in Georgia after leading police on a chase that ended with him getting popped for possession of drugs and a firearm, TMZ reports.

Cops attempted to pull over a grey Mercedes SUV Jim was riding in with three other people in Cowetta County, GA Thursday night (Jun. 21). According to police,  the grey Mercedes SUV was traveling south on I-85 and reportedly drifted into the left-hand emergency lane several times.

Instead of stopping for police, the car accelerated, which sparked a chase, the Sheriff’s Department said. The car eventually stopped after running into a deputy’s vehicle. Jones was NOT driving at the time. The “We Fly High” rapper was simply a passenger in the backseat.

Here’s exactly what happened, per the Newnan Times-Herald:

When Investigator Jeremy Wood with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office pulled up beside the SUV, the interior of the car appeared to be filled with smoke and the smell of marijuana was apparent after Wood rolled down his window, according to Chief Deputy James Yarbrough with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office.

A traffic stop was conducted on the SUV at exit 35, where the driver of the SUV reportedly rolled through the stop sign at the bottom of the exit ramp before pulling over on the side of Hwy 29.

While officers were exiting their vehicle, the driver of the SUV accelerated and led police on a short chase that ended on Griffin Street near Frazier’s, where Wood pulled in front of the SUV to stop it and was intentionally struck by the driver, Yarbrough said.

The occupants of the SUV were then ordered out of the car and to place their hands on the roof.

Jones said he had told the driver of the car, , to pull over, but stated she was acting “incoherent,” according to the report.

After searching the vehicle, deputies found marijuana, 23 Oxycodone pills, Percocets, vape cartridges, THC oil, two loaded pistols and $148 cash, which Jim called “just petty cash.” According to cops, of the two guns they found, one of them was stolen.

Ana Rajnee Miles, Darnell Maurice Wright, and Jamal Rajhun Smith were arrested along with Jim Jones.

Because no one admitted to the possession of any of the items, although Jones said he had a prescription for the Oxy and Percs, everyone was arrested.

Jones, who also reportedly admitted to smoking marijuana but denied that the weed found in the car was his, told the cops that he told the driver—identified as 23-year-old Ana Rajnee Miles—to pull over, but she was acting “incoherent.”

Jim Jones, whose real name is Joseph Guillermo Jones, was charged with three felonies: possession of a stolen gun, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and possession of narcotics. The 41-year-old rapper was also hit with a misdemeanor charge for the prescription pills not being in their original container. He was later released on $7,000 bail.

As for Jones’ friends, Miles was charged with aggravated assault, fleeing/attempting to elude police, theft by receiving stolen property, narcotics possession, marijuana possession, dangerous drugs to be kept in original container, aggressive driving and failure to maintain lane.

31-year-old Darnell Maurice Right and 32-year-old Jamal Rajhun Smith, were also charged with narcotics possession, marijuana possession and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Smith was also charged with theft by receiving stolen property.

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Michael Rosfeld: East Pittsburgh Police Officer Identified in Shooting of Unarmed Black Teen Antwon Rose

The East Pittsburgh police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose while he ran away from cops during a traffic stop Tuesday (Jun. 19) has been identified as 30-year-old Michael Rosfeld, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Rosfeld had only been on duty in East Pittsburgh for three weeks and been sworn in just 90 minutes before the shooting. He was placed on paid leave after the shooting and has not commented. It isn’t clear if he has retained an attorney.

Authorities said Rosfeld pulled over the car Rose was in Tuesday night because it matched the description of a vehicle used just minutes earlier in a shooting in a neighboring town. As Rosfeld took the driver into custody, Rose and another not-yet-identified passenger jumped out of the car and ran.

Video footage recorded by an eyewitness shows Rosfeld shooting Rose in the back as he fled the scene. After gunshots were heard, the person recording the video gasps in shock and can be heard saying, “Why are they shooting at them? … All they did was run and they’re shooting at them?”

The teen, who lives in Rankin (a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania about 8 miles south of Pittsburgh), was taken to McKeesport Hospital via ambulance and was pronounced dead at 9:10 p.m.

An eyewitness told WTAE-TV that she saw the whole thing go down from her porch. She said she saw officers approaching the vehicle with their guns drawn, and when the officers handcuffed the driver, that’s when the two passengers opened their doors and took off running. She then heard shots fired.

The shooting occurred in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a borough with about 2,000 residents in Allegheny County that is about 15 minutes outside the city of Pittsburgh. According to police, the incident began with another shooting in neighboring North Braddock. The 22-year-old male who was shot in the shooting police were initially responding to was taken to the hospital and survived.

Police said Officer Rosfeld fired three shots and Rose was hit three times. Allegheny County Police Department Superintendent Coleman McDonough said he “briefly saw” the video footage of the shooting.

“It’s important, however it has to be taken in the context of the entire investigation,” he said. “It’s a snapshot in time and while important, it will be factored into the larger totality of the investigation.”

McDonough added, “I understand in today’s atmosphere any time a young man is killed there’s cause for outrage in some areas. However, I would urge people to give us time to conduct an objective investigation, to gather facts. As you know, social media is so prolific now, some of the initial postings on social media that came out directly after this incident were inaccurate and inflammatory. So I would urge that people in the community give us a chance to conduct an investigation and I guarantee that’s what they will get from the Allegheny Police.”

McDonough said there are rare times when shooting someone in the back can be justified.

“It’s very complex, there are a lot of dynamics. There is something called a reactionary gap between the time a human perceives a threat and is able to act on it,” he explained. “Things happen, people turn around and things. I’m not saying that any of that applies to this situation because it’s too early and we can’t make judgments. Ultimately, our findings will go to the district attorney and he will make that judgment whether or not this was a justified use of force by a police officer.”

The investigation into Rose’s shooting is ongoing. Police said two firearms were found in the car Rose ran from, but authorities have said they didn’t find a gun near Rose or on his person after he was shot.

Bystanders said Rose was not armed and had his back to officers when he was gunned down. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. did say that the teen had an empty handgun clip in his pocket though.

McDonough said the officer was conducting a “felony traffic stop” and ordered the driver out and had him “prone” on the ground. He said the officer also gave a command to the other occupants in the vehicle and that’s when they took off running. McDonough said he believes police gave Rose a verbal order before the shots were fired.

McDonough said he was confident the vehicle officers pulled over was the one used in the shooting. He said it matched the description given by eyewitnesses and had damage to the back window that was possibly caused by gunshots returned by the shooting victim during the first incident.

The driver of the vehicle was released after being interviewed by detectives and was not charged. The driver told police he worked as a jitney, an unlicensed cab driver, and was working in that role Tuesday night, according to the Post-Gazette. Police confirmed the driver had worked as a jitney in the past.

The other man who ran from the vehicle was not apprehended, and police are asking him to turn himself in “so that he can give a comprehensive description of what occurred.”

Rose’s shooting death at the hands of police has sparked outrage in the community and all over the United States. A rally was held in East Pittsburgh Wednesday amid a heavy rain shower.

Attorney Fred Rabner, who is representing Antwon’s family, said the teen’s death is a tragedy “whose narrative has sickeningly become all too familiar — a young black man shot by an over-zealous, poorly trained, police officer.” Rabner continued, “The facts, while limited, have already revealed that this is yet another senseless act of violence where a police officer sworn to uphold the law and protect its citizens, shoots a child indiscriminately and cowardly in the back.”

Antwon did not have a criminal record and, before Tuesday, had no involvement with the police. “We shouldn’t have to add that he had no past criminal involvement, but in this climate we have to stress the same to all the police brutality apologists,” Mr. Rabner said. “We owe it to him to ensure his death was not in vain and that he and his family receive the justice they rightfully deserve.”

Mr. Rabner, who represented Leon Ford, a man who was shot and paralyzed by Pittsburgh police in 2012 said Antwon having an empty clip in his pocket, or the fact that police found two firearms inside the car he was in, doesn’t matter. “None of [that] would play into the evaluation as to whether this was a reasonable action by the police officer, or a good shoot,” he said. “He is running away, empty-handed, and he is shot in the back. Period.”

Mr. Rabner said under the law, “it’s what the officer knew at the time, first of all. Second of all, whether the action was taken to protect his safety and interest or others’ safety or interest. There was no risk at all to the officer.”

According to WPXI-TV, Rose attended Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh and was a rising senior.

“The Woodland Hills School District acknowledges the gun violence that occurred recently within the neighborhoods that our district serves,” Licia Lentz, the school district’s Assistant Superintendent said in a statement. “We are urging the communities to help us call a ceasefire to end this gun violence to keep our community safe for our children … Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and the entire Woodland Hills Community.”

School District Superintendent Al Johnson told the New York Times that Rose “was an excellent student” who had been taking Advanced Placement classes. Along with Antwon’s death, Johnson said, “we’ve lost four students to gun violence.”

S. Lee Merritt, a lawyer representing Antwon’s family said in a statement Wednesday night: “We know very little about the circumstances surrounding his death at this early stage. We must emphasize that rumors of him being involved in a separate shooting are unsubstantiated. We know that he was not armed at the time he was shot down, that he posed no immediate threat to anyone, and that, significantly, the driver of the vehicle he occupied was released from police custody.”

Mayor William Peduto of Pittsburgh said in his own statement, “This is a devastating situation and I am saddened for Antwon Rose and his family.”

Gisele Barreto Fetterman, wife of Braddock, Pennsylvania Mayor John Fetterman, wrote on Facebook that Antwon helped volunteer at the Free Store, an organization she created that helps provide goods to people in need. She said when he was 14, “and only a few weeks into summer vacation,” he asked about volunteering at the Free Store and he “was scheduled to return this summer.” She added, “His life was just starting, he was part of a wonderful family and he was SO LOVED by so many and he didn’t deserve this.”

Mrs. Fetterman spoke to the NY Times about Antwon’s politeness when he would stop by to help on Saturday mornings. “He would always call me Ms. G or Ma’am,” she said. Fetterman told KDKA-TV Antwon “was a funny, goofy kid who loved chasing children around the store.”

Duquesne Mayor Nickole Nesby wrote on Facebook: “He volunteered for me as well. He prepared excel spreadsheets and scheduled for our Movies in the Park on Friday’s. My heart is broken.”

Rose once worked during the summer at a children’s gymnastics and fitness center in Pittsburgh, its owner, Kimberly Eads Ransom, wrote on Facebook Wednesday. She said the photo of him circulating on social media, showing him smiling next to a little girl, was taken in her gym when he worked there.

“He was fantastic and I have nothing but great things to say about him,” she wrote. “He showed up in a 3 piece suit to his job interview in the middle of July heat in a gym. We loved him. The kids loved him. He was valued and we won’t forget him.”

 

18-year-old Raemon Prunty, a childhood friend of Antwon’s who also volunteered at the Free Store, said the last time he spoke to him was three days ago. Prunty said that as a young black male, he, too, would have done the same thing Antwon did. “If I was in Antwon’s shoes, I would have ran,” he said. “It’s out of fear.”

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WATCH: XXXTentacion’s Alleged Killer Dedrick Williams Charged With Murder in 1st Court Appearance, Denied Bond

Dedrick D. Williams, the man accused of murdering XXXTentacion, appeared in court Thursday afternoon (Jun. 21) to answer to the charges he’s facing in the rapper’s shooting death.

The video footage from court shows Williams going before the judge at the Broward County Courthouse and he was formally charged with 1 count of first-degree murder and 1 count of grand theft auto.

Apparently, Williams has retained the services of a public defender, who said that there has been no witnesses or testimony in the case, and all the courts had to arrest him was a probable cause affidavit.

But the judge made it clear that based on the court docs, she found probable cause and “proof of guilt to be evident or the presumption great,” so she chose to hold him without bond in regards to the murder charge.

Williams was also hit with a probation violation stemming from a 2014 case and will appear in court Monday (Jun. 25) for that.

As we previously reported, Williams—an 11-time felon—was arrested Wednesday night in South Florida after a police chase (he had also stolen a car, hence the grand theft auto charge). His criminal record includes arrests for cocaine possession, weapons possession, domestic violence, aggravated assault with a firearm and grand theft auto.

Authorities believe there are at least two others involved in XXX’s murder, and according to TMZ, there are two other arrest arrests that have been signed by a judge. The two suspects haven’t been taken into custody yet, but they could be arrested before the end of the week.

XXXTentacion was gunned down Monday afternoon (Jun. 18) in broad daylight as he sat in his car after leaving RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Florida, which is not too far from where he lives.

The shooting happened in front of several witnesses, who reported seeing “masked men” fleeing the scene. X was reportedly shot in the neck and died instantly.

A Louis Vuitton bag was stolen from the scene and police have yet to determine if the men accused of XXXTentacion’s murder had any personal ties to the entertainer.

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Mugshot Madness: XXXTentacion Murder Suspect Dedrick D. Williams Arrested

The man accused of murdering XXXTentacion has been arrested.

TMZ first broke the news that 22-year-old Dedrick D. Williams was taken into custody by the Broward County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday (Jun. 20) and was booked for first-degree murder for his alleged involvement in the shooting death of XXXTentacion.

During a vigil in South Florida Wednesday night, X’s mother reportedly told family and friends she had gotten word from police that they had XXX’s alleged murder in custody.

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Someone at the vigil mentioned that there was a chase on highway I-95, which ended with cops arresting Williams for X’s murder.

Williams was arrested for operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license, violating his probation, and, of course, allegedly murdering XXXTentacion. His charges include first-degree murder and grand theft auto. He’s currently being held in Broward County’s main jail facility with no bond for his murder charge, though his driving without a license charge has a $25 bail.

You can see Williams’ charges in detail via his arrest report below:

According to the Miami Herald, Williams was in the middle of serving five years probation on four counts of grand theft auto when he was arrested Wednesday.

TMZ reports Williams, who has at least 11 felonies on his record, has been arrested before for crimes including cocaine possession, weapons possession, domestic violence, and aggravated assault with a firearm. During an incident in 2014, he allegedly held a gun to his girlfriend’s head.

According to an Instagram profile with the username “_tattoomanchucky” that appears to belong to Williams, he is a tattoo artist. Coincidentally, a June 5th post is captioned: “Thank God I ain’t dead or behind bars.”

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His most recent post was around 1 p.m. EST Wednesday afternoon, not too long before his arrest.

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XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday afternoon (Jun. 18) as he sat in his car after leaving RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

The shooting happened in broad daylight in front of several witnesses, who reported seeing at least two masked men fleeing the scene. Eyewitnesses said the rapper was shot in the neck and died instantly.

No word yet on whether police know who the other men involved in the shooting are.

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No, XXXTentacion Is NOT Faking His Death to Promote An Album Called “No Pulse”

XXXTentacion’s tragic shooting death has unsurprisingly led to a renewed interest in his music. As is the norm when any popular artist dies, their fans rush to buy their music, and in more recent times, their streaming numbers instantly shoot up.

In XXXTentacion’s case, his Amazon album sales have skyrocketed more than 700,000%, his “SAD!” single rose to the top of iTunes’ top songs chart, beating out Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s new single “Apes**t,” and his ? album (which features the song “SAD!”) climbed to No. 3 overall on the iTunes charts. “SAD!” also leapt to No. 2 on Spotify’s U.S. chart, and it’s likely that his albums ? and 17 will see a jump on the Billboard 200 chart as well.

The renewed interest in XXX’s music has also led to a number conspiracy theories about his rumored third album, with many fans believing that the rapper didn’t actually die, but faked his death to promote an album called No Pulse, which isn’t really as crazy as it sounds, considering the stunts XXXTentacion has pulled in the past.

The No Pulse album promo theory, which has been perpetuated heavily on social media (especially Twitter), points to things like XXX’s face tattoo not being visible in the crime scene video, and the lack of blood on his body or on/in the car, as clues that he’s actually still alive and simply faking his death. But those are just conspiracy theories, as XXXTentacion’s death has been extensively documented and was confirmed multiple times by Florida officials.

Also, the below photo shows blood on the seat’s headrest after his body was removed:

And this photo shows that the man in the video, did, in fact have tattoos on his face, but the angle/lighting obscured them:

As for the reports that he was planning to release an album called No Pulse, those are completely false as well, as there is no evidence that he was working on an album with that title. As a matter of fact, that title completely contradicts the album title that XXX had been teasing months before his death: Skins.

X first revealed plans to release Skins back in April when he posted a photo of yellow construction tape on Instagram with a caption that read “skins ‘the album’ coming soon.” The photo received more than 500,000 likes, but X took it down shortly after. A few weeks later, he provided fans with an update on the album by posting a message on his IG story that read: “I’m just getting started, next album will be done very soon.”

Some of X’s fans have pointed out that witnesses said X had “no pulse” after he was shot, speculating that this was a clue to the title of the rumored album.

One user wrote: “He’s not dead. He has an album coming out in the next few days/week called ‘no pulse’. It’s to promote the album & to prove that no one cares about people until they’re dead.”

A user replied to that tweet, saying: “Sis they’re not going to go through all this trouble and they’re not going to make millions of people cry to just prove something. he’s dead.”

The original user replied: “Yeah [I know] that but he probably would have already come out to say it was just a test and also if u record an album or song before u die then the record label u were signed with can release it that’s probably what they’re doing.”

Take a look at more fan theories below:

Fans also pointed to a video of XXXTentacion claiming to “still be alive,” but that clip was from 2017 after it was rumored that he committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree, which turned out to be a publicity stunt to promote his new video at the time.

The conspiracy theories have no doubt caused a lot of confusion online.

In addition to confirmation from Broward County, Florida officials, X’s manager released a statement confirming his death. “On June 18, 2018, Jahseh Onfroy—known worldwide as XXXTentacion—tragically passed away from a gunshot wound in Deerfield, Florida,” the statement reads. “It is with great sadness that the news is confirmed in this official statement by his team—manager Solomon Sobande, EMPIRE, Bob Celestin, Esq. and AKW PR. In deference of his family , friends and loved ones and in light of further investigation, we ask that their privacy is respected at this time.”

The statement continued: “XXXTentacion touched the lives of millions around the globe and will forever reside in the hearts of countless fans who listened to his music, attended his concerts, and felt the glow of his uncontainable, undeniable, and unique spirit. News about memorial services to be issued forthcoming.”

Diplo took to Instagram to pay tribute to the rapper right after his death and revealed that he and Skrillex were planning on helping produce Skins. “He texted me this weekend, it was one of his goals to get me & Skrillex to finish his next album … I Invited him to LA this week. I was wondering if he was gonna come.”

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It isn’t clear whether or not Skins was finished (or close to being finished) at the time of XXXTentacion’s death, or whether the album will ever see the light of day, but it’s very possible that even if it isn’t officially released, select tracks will be either leaked online or released by his label.

An unfinished version of the song “BAD!” was posted on YouTube a few months ago, and it’s believed to be one of the last songs XXX worked on before he was killed. It’s also rumored to have been on the tracklist for Skins.

XXXTentacion was gunned down as he left a motorcycle dealership on the afternoon of June 18th, 2018. Police are still looking for two suspects who they believe fled the scene in a dark SUV.

Witnesses told cops a Louis Vuitton bag was stolen from the rapper’s car, sparking the theory from police that his shooting was the result of a robbery. Authorities are offering a $3,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest.

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XXXTentacion’s Last Photo: Rapper Pictured at RIVA Motorsports Right Before He Was Shot & Killed

The last known photo of XXXTentacion was taken while he was shopping for a new motorcycle at RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield, Florida just moments before he was shot and killed Monday afternoon (Jun. 18).

According to the Broward County Sheriff’s Department, XXXTentacion (real name: Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy) was pulling out of Motorsports’ parking lot when he was gunned down in his BMW. The rapper was reportedly looking at motorcycles at the bike shop, which is located just a few minutes away from his home.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Dept. said in a statement that XXXTentacion “was leaving RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach shortly before 4 p.m. when he was approached by two armed suspects.” The statement continued:

“At least one of the suspects fired a gun striking Onfroy. Both of the suspects fled in a dark-color SUV. Investigators say it appears to be a possible robbery. Onfroy was transported to Broward Health North where he was pronounced dead. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is urged to contact BSO homicide detectives Walt Foster or John Curcio at 954-321-4210. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardscrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.”

XXXTentacion’s last photo, which has been widely circulated on social media, shows the rapper wearing a gray hoodie and red shorts—the same exact thing he was wearing in the video footage that was captured by bystanders after he was shot. A caption on the photo, which was originally shared on Snapchat, read: “X in the shop.”

XXXTentacion was apparently a frequent customer of RIVA Motorsports, who describe themselves as “Florida’s largest motorcycle, scooter, dirt bike, ATV, personal watercraft, and jet boat dealer.” In a post on Twitter, RIVA said XXX “was always polite to our crew and we enjoyed every time he visited.”

A full statement from RIVA on Twitter the day after XXX’s shooting death read: “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend Jahseh (@xxxtentacion). We considered him part of the RIVA family and he will be deeply missed. We will close today at 5 PM in order to join in the vigil to celebrate his life and pay our respects.”

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Holly Willoughby discusses her dyslexia on This Morning after previously raising concerns about effect on her kids

The presenter doesn’t often talk about the condition

Holly Willoughby on ‘This Morning’ TV show, London 20 February 2018

Holly Willoughby has spoken of her dyslexia during a candid chat on This Morning, despite rarely discussing the topic.

The mum-of-three mentioned the fact that she has the condition when she and Phillip Schofield interviewed actor Martin Kemp – who is also dyslexic – on Thursday’s show, and she seemed particularly interested in how he still manages to read lines and prepare for roles.

‘You’re dyslexic and I’m dyslexic as well,’ Holly, 37, explained during the chat.

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‘You say the way you learn and the way you prepare for this is different to other people.

‘You have to find the way that works for you.’

Martin, 56, revealed that he developed dyslexia after being diagnosed with a brain tumour in 1995 and said that he has learned to do as much preparation as he can.

‘Once upon a time I lived not being dyslexic,’ the former EastEnders star told Holly and Phil.

‘So it’s a weird kind of process that happens in my brain. But when I read the script I digest it a lot more. Before I go into rehearsals I have to know every single word.’

Whilst Holly doesn’t often talk about having the condition, she previously confessed that she was concerned about her children Harry, 7, Belle, 5, and Chester, 2, inheriting her dyslexia.

‘I do bear it in mind quite a lot,’ she told Glasgow’s Sunday Post. ‘Although my mum hasn’t been officially tested she has very similar tendencies to me.

‘I don’t know whether that’s hereditary or not, but I do think about that. Schools are so much more advanced in looking out for it than when I was at school.

‘So if anything was to crop up it’d be noticed a lot quicker than it was with me. And children learn in a different way now.

‘It makes a lot more sense to me and things are a lot more visual. I feel the ways of teaching are better.’

Holly has also spoken in the past of how she uses coloured scripts to prepare for This Morning and also makes advanced checks on the autocue.

Dyslexia is a ‘specific learning difficulty’, according to the NHS, which causes problems with reading, writing and spelling. It’s a common issue and is thought to affect up to 1 in every 20 people in the UK.

Other celebrities to experience the condition include Tom Cruise, Keira Knightley and Kerry Katona.

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Will Love Island air tonight? Star calls for it be cancelled after Sophie Gradon death

The issue has sparked debate amongst fans

Sophie Gradon in Instagram photo, 19 May 2018

Love Island has faced calls to be cancelled tonight (Thursday 21 June) following the tragic death of former islander Sophie Gradon.

Malin Andersson – who appeared in the 2016 series with Sophie – argued in a stream of Twitter messages that the latest edition of the show should be pulled out of respect to Sophie.

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‘IT SHOULD NOT AIR TONIGHT,’ pregnant Malin tweeted, though later appeared to delete the post.

She went on to say: ‘Love Island is now cancelled in my eyes.’

Several fans of the show also joined Malin’s calls for the newest episode not to air.

‘the show should have a memorial, or be cancelled tonight out of respect for sophie,’ one tweeted, whilst another said: ‘Tonight’s episode should be cancelled in memory of Sophie Gradon.’

And one added: ‘I don’t think there should be a show tonight. Doesn’t feel right.’

However, other fans have questioned whether it should be cancelled and instead suggested a tribute to Sophie be included instead, with one writing on Twitter: ‘I wonder if @LoveIsland will dedicate tonight’s show to Sophie Gradon. They should do something to remember her by’

A fellow comment reads: ‘The episode should air. She was very vocal about the series and how she loves her love island roots… but they should certainly pay tribute to her. Rest in peace Sophie’

The show appears to still be going ahead as the official Love Island account tweeted a preview clip on Thursday afternoon.

A few hours earlier the show sent their condolences to Sophie’s loved ones following the sad news of her death.

‘The whole ITV2 and Love Island team are profoundly saddened to hear the news about Sophie, and our deepest sympathies and thoughts go to her family and friends,’ the tweet read.

Tributes have been pouring in for 32-year-old Sophie from fellow Love Island stars and famous friends.

The former Miss Great Britain is said to have been found dead on Wednesday, with a Facebook post from her boyfriend Aaron Armstrong seemingly confirming the news.

Northumbira Police said in a statement: ‘At about 8.27pm yesterday (June 20) police attended a property in Medburn, Ponteland, where sadly a 32-year-old woman was found deceased.

‘There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. A report will now be prepared for the coroner.’

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Peter Andre reveals the strict rule he’s enforced on Junior as kids continue to live with him amid Katie Price drama

We bet you’re not the only one to do this, Pete!

Peter Andre and Junior Andre take a selfie, April 2017

Peter Andre might be taking care of his kids Junior and Princess right now but it doesn’t mean he’s not afraid to get strict with them.

The singer has revealed that he’s enforced a tough rule for 13-year-old Junior after getting concerned about how much time he spends playing the hugely popular computer game Fortnite.

‘I only allow Junior to play [Fortnite] for a maximum of an hour at a time,’ Pete, 45, writes in his new! magazine column. ‘He knows once his hour is up he has to come downstairs and socialise with the family.’

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Pete took action after hearing of cases where children and teens have become addicted to the game and he’s probably not the only parent to take this sort of action.

It comes after the dad-of-four confessed during an appearance on This Morning last week that he’d become pretty frustrated with his son playing Fortnite.

‘I’ve just got to get rid of that game they keep playing, Fortnite,’ Pete told Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.

‘Honestly, I’ve snapped that cable so many times at the back of the PlayStation.

‘If he tries to push it, I’ll just take it away. Sometimes, his PlayStation cable will accidentally break, ha ha!’

Junior and his sister Princess, 10, are continuing to live with Pete after his ex-wife Katie Price confirmed the living situation earlier this month.

It followed reports that Pete had ‘banned’ the kids from seeing Katie, 40, due to becoming concerned about her partying lifestyle and relationship with personal trainer Kris Boyson after her split from Kieran Hayler.

Pete – who also has Amelia, 4, and Theo, 19 months, with wife Emily – hasn’t directly commented on the drama but recently spoke of how he’ll always provide a ‘stable home’ for the children.

‘J and P have gone, and will go, through tough times in their lives,’ he explained. ‘But no matter what, Emily and I will always provide a stable home for them. People can read in to that how they like.’

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‘She knows what she wants’: Kim Kardashian HITS BACK at backlash over North’s new appearance

Recent pictures of five-year-old North sparked controversy

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Kim Kardashian out and about, New York, USA – 08 May 2018

Kim Kardashian has explained why she changed daughter North’s hair after it sparked a fierce debate online.

The reality star straightened her five-year-old’s naturally curly locks last weekend as the little one marked her birthday and now Kim has revealed that Nori ASKED for the new ‘do.

‘She wanted straight hair and I straightened her hair one time,’ says Kim, 37. ‘It’s funny, because online everyone thought that we pressed it and did this whole thing. It was just a flat iron. I even read that she had extensions on!

‘She has curly hair, so when you straighten her hair, it’s gonna look really long. I can’t believe people didn’t get that. Sometimes you just have to tune it out!’

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Kim has revealed that North had a ‘unicorn party’ with cousin Penelope so she allowed her to have straightened tresses for the occasion as well as their trip to New York.

It’s not something that she plans to do very often, though.

‘I’m not gonna let her straighten her hair all the time, but if she wants it that way two or three days a year, then that’s fine with me,’ Kim tells the Hollywood Reporter. ‘She loved it, but she loves her curly hair, too.

‘Chris [Appleton], who does my hair, braided the front of her hair and put it up in a ponytail and she absolutely loved it.’

And with fashion-conscious parents like Kim and Kanye West, it’s perhaps no big surprise that North is already carving out her own style.

‘She loved getting pampered. She loves fashion, too,’ mum-of-three Kim admits. ‘She knows what she wants to wear and what she doesn’t. She’s very vocal about it.’

We’re getting the impression that North has better fashion sense than us, tbh.

Nori’s not afraid to experiment with her mum’s make-up either, with Kim sharing an hilarious video of her applying eye shadow rather liberally earlier this week.

Yep, North is definitely a style icon in the making!

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