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FASHION-BEAUTY

Human Ken doll comes out as transgender and admits 'I always felt like Barbie'

The reality TV star known as the 'Human Ken Doll' has become famous for spending over half a million pounds on cosmetic surgery. Now Rodrigo Alves , 36, has made a change more than just skin deep by coming out publicly as a transgender woman. Wishing to be referred to as Roddy, the former CelebrityBig Brother star has spoken about her desire to embrace her true gender identity. Speaking exclusively to the Sunday People , Roddy said: "It feels ­amazing to finally tell the world I'm a girl. "I'm known as Ken

  2 years ago ago
Human Ken doll comes out as transgender and admits 'I always felt like Barbie'

ENTERTAINMENT

Woman pretended to be pop star to get on Celebrity Big Brother - and fooled housemates

Chantelle Houghton had just 80p in the bank when she walked into the Celebrity Big Brother house, where she pretended to be the lead singer in girl band Kandy Floss Chantelle Houghton applied to be a contestant on Big Brother, liking her chances of winning over the nation's hearts on what was the UK's biggest TV show. But she wasn't successful - but the producers offered her a very different opportunity in the house. She was given a spot in the celebrity version of the show in 2006, but she was only allowed

  2 years ago ago
Woman pretended to be pop star to get on Celebrity Big Brother - and fooled housemates