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Quotes of the week: Davina's off the drink, Charlie's going back on the cobbles

Davina McCall has spoken about how, for her, alcohol is a "gateway to drugs"

"I had to grieve not drinking. That was so sad. But I knew that alcohol was the gateway to drugs for me, and it would still be the gateway. It's just not worth it."

TV presenter Davina McCall tells Red magazine about giving up drinking.

"Jim is such a hugely popular character. We're delighted he is coming back for what will be a typically explosive Jim storyline."

ITV confirms Coronation Street favourite Jim McDonald (played by Enniskillen-born Charlie Lawson) is to make an "explosive" return to Weatherfield after being jailed for armed robbery in 2011.

"Ant is like my big brother. It's so ludicrous it didn't even warrant a response. Everyone who knows us knows how silly it is. I can laugh about it."

TV star Scarlett Moffatt brands rumours of a fling between her and Ant McPartlin as "ludicrous" in an interview with the Mail on Sunday's You Magazine.

"It's just not what I was into at that moment. I was really enjoying the types of movies that I was doing. And then this came along, and Deadpool 2 came along, and there was just something really intriguing. I'm just late in the game, man".

Josh Brolin tells the Press Association he was "late to the game" of the superhero genre ahead of his big-screen appearance as villain Thanos in the new Marvel instalment Avengers: Infinity War.

"Here's what I've been up to this week. I was hospitalised for five days with a horrible kidney infection."

Hollywood star Amy Schumer explains on Instagram why she had to cancel her forthcoming trip to London to promote her new film, I Feel Pretty.

"We all four felt that, after some 35 years, it could be fun to join forces again and go into the recording studio. So we did. And it was like time had stood still and that we had only been away on a short holiday. An extremely joyful experience."

Swedish group Abba delight fans with their announcement of a reunion on Instagram.

"It was brilliant – except for the weather. The Beast from the East caused us big problems."

Paddy McGuinness explains how filming for The Keith & Paddy Picture Show's spoof of Pretty Woman was ruined.

"I will definitely return, I'm just not sure when."

Coronation Street's Helen Flanagan, who will soon leave the ITV soap to go on maternity leave, tells OK! magazine she will be back on the cobbles.

"We got love. Agree to disagree."

Kanye West and John Legend put their differences aside after the rapper shared text messages from the singer online.

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