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The Spill: Saturday's best entertainment and gossip news.

1. Someone asked Bach in Paradise’s Keira Maguire if she’s still “f[r]iends” with ex Jarrod Woodgate.

Keira Maguire just made a rather pointed comment about the status of her relationship with her ex-boyfriend and fellow Bachelor in Paradise star, Jarrod Woodgate.

Responding to a question on her Instagram Stories that asked, “Are you and Jarrad still fiends? [sic]”, the 33-year-old wrote:

“Look, I would like to think we could be one day but the reality is… we are two very different people.

“It’s just took a while to figure that out.”

Hmmmm.

Keira Maguire and Jarrod Woodgate
Hmmmm. Image: Instagram @keiramaguire.

Prior to this, Keira had maintained that she and Jarrod were still friends despite their split in August of this year. Since their separation, Jarrod has been spotted with 2019 Bachelor contestant, Sam Royce, and Keira has been linked to 2019 Bachelorette contestant, Alex Mckay. Go figure.

Speaking to Daily Mail five days prior, she said that any rumours that state that they’re on anything but good terms are “absolutely rubbish”.

“All I would like to say. I didn’t know Jarrod had a girlfriend, but if he does I hope he is happy,” she said.

“I think Jarrod and Sam make a really cute couple if they are together.”

Looks like something changed between December 16 and now.

2. “It was a really hard thing to go through”: Megan Gale on the emotional struggle of her partner going on Survivor.

It must be a weird feeling losing your partner to a reality TV show, with absolutely no form of communication for months on end. In fact, model, Megan Gale said she didn't realise how "vulnerable" she would feel while her fiance, Shaun Hampson competed in Survivor earlier this year.

Speaking to Boost founder Janine Allis, who competed alongside Hampson on the reality TV show, the model admitted she reached out to the show's psychologists to cope with his absence.

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"I found that, in a lot of ways, I can be mindful and very mentally resilient. But I was surprised at how vulnerable I was," she told Allis in a video for her website, Mindful Life.

"To the point where I called one of the show's psychologists as soon as I realised there was someone to talk to. I think with anything you go through mentally, and you feel a bit challenged, you always feel like you're the only one going through something. And quite often, you're not.

"I felt no shame in reaching out to talk to someone about it. It was a really hard thing for me to get through, with him just being gone."

 

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Allis agreed, joking that she felt that the 'Survivor' experience was also harder on her husband, Jeff Allis, than it was on her.

"Honestly, it was harder for him than it was for me," she said.

"And the reason being is that Jeff was in an environment where I was always there. So I was in an environment where Jeff's not there. And also, I was busy learning new skills and being occupied."

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3. Nathan from Hi-5 is a dad now!

Former member of Hi-5 Nathan Foley has welcomed his first child with his wife of one year, Nicolette Gomex.

Foley, who was also a contestant on the 2019 season of The Voice, announced the news on Thursday on Instagram.

"Introducing Our Little Baby Boy 'JACKSON JOEL FOLEY' born 3 weeks early on the 19th of December 2019 at 4pm today, weighing 6 pound 11 ounces," the singer wrote. "Mummy and baby are doing great and daddy is over the moon."

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Since leaving Hi-5, Foley has spent most of his time working as a cruise ship entertainer, even scoring Princess Cruises’ Entertainer of the Year in 2016.

The years have also been dotted with musical theatre stints, including productions Jerry Springer the Opera, Grease on the Beach, Acoustic Rhythms and Mamma Mia!

Folex and Gomex currently live on the NSW Central Coast.

4. Just in case you ever wondered what Prince Harry looks like in a Santa suit...

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, can add one more official title to his name: Santa Claus.

Yep, the British Royal has dressed up as ol' Saint Nick and honestly, the resemblance is uncanny.

Take a look for yourself:

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Image: Scotty's Little Soldiers.

The Duke of Sussex dressed up as Santa for Scotty's Little Soldiers, a military charity dedicated to supporting children who have lost a parent serving in the British Armed Forces.

“I hear there are 190 of you there this year, so please cause as much chaos as humanly possible,” the Prince said. “I also want to encourage you guys to look around and realize that you are part of a family.”

“Having met some of you a few years ago I know how incredibly strong you are,” the Duke of Sussex continued. “So yes, losing a parent is incredibly hard but I know that every single one of you by helping each other out that you will have an amazing future ahead of you and a fantastic Christmas as well. Your parents, they will never be forgotten and you will never be forgotten.”

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You can watch the full clip here.

5. In 2011, Rebecca Black released the single 'Friday'. This is what her life looks like now.

In 2011, a song was released that would change the way we’d think about our weekends forever.

Friday had long been the best day of the working week, because it signalled the end of the working week.

But then came along Rebecca Black, and suddenly Fridays were different.

We were overcome with worry about things we’d never really thought about before.

 

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First uploaded to YouTube in February 2011, Black's debut single, released when she was just 13, amassed more than 168 million views on YouTube in its first three months.

Which means, not a Friday goes by when I don't think about Rebecca Black and wonder how she's doing. Did she figure out what seat to take? Does she still like to have fun fun fun fun?

We deep-dived into what the now-22-year-old is doing now, in our earlier post here.

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