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Showbiz Quotes: Kanye West, Paul Chuckle, Idris Elba, Katie Piper and more

Kanye West has "clarified the click bait" after appearing an awkward live TV appearance

"I'D LIKE to say a big thank you to everyone for all your messages. They've been hard to read but I read every one. It's the worst feeling ever but I have to carry on as I know Barry would want me to, having always been so supportive of each other in both work and our personal lives."

Paul Elliott, better known as Paul Chuckle, thanks his fans for their support on Twitter following the death of his brother and long-time co-star Barry.

"I think it gives a wider message that my past and the way I look is irrelevant and I'm able to go forward and do these things. That's something I'm really proud of."

Model and TV presenter Katie Piper tells BBC Breakfast she is proud to be able to appear on Strictly Come Dancing, 10 years after surviving an acid attack.

"My name's Elba, Idris Elba."

Actor Idris Elba shared a post on Twitter that fuelled speculation he is going to be the next James Bond, although he later told fans "don't believe the HYPE".

"If a man can't even say you look nice any more, I think that's bulls***. Because that's just human interaction, and where would we be without being able to admire another human being?"

TV presenter Melanie Sykes shares her fears that the Me Too movement may have gone too far in an interview with The Sun on Sunday's Fabulous magazine.

"I actually miss him when he's sleeping, so I'm like: 'Ugh. Hurry up and wake up, so I can play with you and stare at you and kiss you and cuddle you, bite, hug you!' So the thought of going back to work ... I get anxiety thinking about it."

Actress Eva Longoria tells Hello! magazine that she will miss her baby son Santiago Enrique when she returns to work soon, when he is two-and-a-half months old.

"Let me clarify the click bait. I wasn't stumped. I wasn't given a chance to answer the question. The question was so important I took time to think. And then I was hit with the 'let's go to commercial break'."

Rapper Kanye West takes to Twitter to refute claims that he was perplexed by a question on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where he was asked why he thinks Donald Trump cares about black people, but which he did not answer after a long silence.

"I'm looking for acts with real passion, who are going to push boundaries and give it their all, no matter what challenges are thrown at them. From my own dance background, I know the dedication and commitment dancing takes, I can't wait to get started."

Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl reveals she is a dance captain on the BBC's new series The Greatest Dancer, which will air next year.

"I am so sick of people feeling like they can comment on pictures of my kids and tell me I'm doing something wrong parenting-wise. I don't get why people do that, it's just nasty."

EastEnders actress Jacqueline Jossa fumes on Instagram about negative and unkind remarks from internet trolls about how she cares for her children.

"I've had the time of my life doing the Radio 1 Breakfast Show and I'm proud to have been part of such an iconic show. Thanks to everyone that has listened and I can't wait to set my alarm a little later and be back with you all at 4pm from September 3."

Nick Grimshaw thanks his fans as he bows out of hosting the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show for the last time after six years at the helm.

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