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Notoriously private singer Norah Jones gushes over her children during a rare interview

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She’s the notoriously private singer who is known for her incredible vocals.

And on Wednesday, Norah Jones gave a rare interview to celebrate the release of her latest album, Pick Me Up Off the Floor.

Appearing on the Today show, the 41-year-old spoke about her new LP and her two young children, revealing whether or not she thinks they will follow in her musical footsteps.

Candid: Notoriously private singer Norah Jones gushed over her children on Wednesday in a rare interview on Australia's Today show

Candid: Notoriously private singer Norah Jones gushed over her children on Wednesday in a rare interview on Australia's Today show

Candid: Notoriously private singer Norah Jones gushed over her children on Wednesday in a rare interview on Australia’s Today show

‘Do they have musical aspirations?’ entertainment reporter Brooke Boney asked the acclaimed jazz singer. 

‘I don’t know yet. They’re really little, so the jury is still out,’ Norah said. 

‘They’ve been watching the Trolls World Tour movie that just came out. Now they want to know about the genre of everything. “Is this K-Pop? Country music?”‘

She added: ‘My son wants to be a techno singer now, so it’s funny.’  

'My son wants to be a techno singer now': The 41-year-old spoke about her new LP and her two children, revealing whether or not she thinks they will follow in her musical footsteps

'My son wants to be a techno singer now': The 41-year-old spoke about her new LP and her two children, revealing whether or not she thinks they will follow in her musical footsteps

‘My son wants to be a techno singer now’: The 41-year-old spoke about her new LP and her two children, revealing whether or not she thinks they will follow in her musical footsteps

The singer, whose hits include Don’t Know Why, also spoke about the release of her 2002 debut album, Come Away with Me, which became a worldwide hit when she was just 23 years old.

‘Yeah it was crazy,’ Norah said. ‘It seems like another lifetime ago. It was wild.’   

Norah is notoriously private when it comes to her personal life. 

It was reported in July 2016 that she’d given birth to her second child. She also has an older son, whose name she is yet to reveal publicly.

Under wraps: Norah is private when it comes to her personal life. It was reported in July 2016 that she'd given birth to her second child. She also has an older son, whose name she is yet to reveal publicly

Under wraps: Norah is private when it comes to her personal life. It was reported in July 2016 that she'd given birth to her second child. She also has an older son, whose name she is yet to reveal publicly

Under wraps: Norah is notoriously private when it comes to her personal life. It was reported in July 2016 that she’d given birth to her second child. She also has an older son, whose name she is yet to reveal publicly

Norah shares her children with keyboardist Pete Remm. 

While the artist has never publicly revealed the identity of her husband, fellow musician Valerie June revealed his name in an interview with OPB.org.  

She previously told Rolling Stone of motherhood: ‘I don’t feel being a mom has changed anything musically for me, but it changes how I hear certain love songs.

‘Some songs I’ve known my whole life – then you have a kid and it’s like, “Oh! That’s about this! Or maybe it’s not, but it is for me, now.”‘

Successful: Since bursting onto the scene in 2002, Nora has won a string of awards and sold more than 50 million albums. Pictured in New Orleans on May 4, 2013

Successful: Since bursting onto the scene in 2002, Nora has won a string of awards and sold more than 50 million albums. Pictured in New Orleans on May 4, 2013

Successful: Since bursting onto the scene in 2002, Nora has won a string of awards and sold more than 50 million albums. Pictured in New Orleans on May 4, 2013

Since bursting onto the scene in 2002, Nora has won a string of awards and sold more than 50 million albums.

Come Away with Me has been certified diamond in the United States and sold more than 26 million copies worldwide.

She has won nine Grammy Awards, and was named the top jazz artist of the 2000s by Billboard.

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Elizabeth Hurley’s son Damian, 18, is straddled by leather-clad Irina Shayk, 34, in steamy campaign 

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He shot his first campaign for the beauty brand last summer.

And now, in a VERY sensual video for Pat McGrath’s new #DarkStarMascara (shot prior to the coronavirus lockdown), Damian Hurley, 18, appears alongside Irina Shayk, 34.

Elizabeth Hurley’s lookalike son is straddled by the leather-clad supermodel as they star in a steamy new campaign for the beauty brand. 

Steamy! Elizabeth Hurley's lookalike son Damian, 18, is straddled by leather-clad supermodel Irina Shayk, 34, as they star in a steamy new campaign for beauty brand Pat McGrath

Steamy! Elizabeth Hurley's lookalike son Damian, 18, is straddled by leather-clad supermodel Irina Shayk, 34, as they star in a steamy new campaign for beauty brand Pat McGrath

Steamy! Elizabeth Hurley’s lookalike son Damian, 18, is straddled by leather-clad supermodel Irina Shayk, 34, as they star in a steamy new campaign for beauty brand Pat McGrath

Sharing the video to Instagram Damian wrote alongside: ‘the breathtaking @irinashayk and I for my favourite Aunty @PatMcGrathReal, directed by the extraordinary #StevenMeisel.’ 

At first, only Irina is in view, but soon the racy clip shows the model wrapping her body around Damian as the leather clad pair intertwine while an intense heartbeat plays. 

At times, the pair gaze into the camera while elsewhere Damian can be seen resting with his eyes closed, appearing to be lost in the moment.

Irina caresses Damian’s head whilst wearing a pair of long leather gloves, while the teenager gently touches the top of her thigh with his bare hand.  

Sensual: In the VERY sensual video for Pat McGrath's new #DarkStarMascara (shot prior to the coronavirus lockdown) Irina wraps her body around Damian

Sensual: In the VERY sensual video for Pat McGrath's new #DarkStarMascara (shot prior to the coronavirus lockdown) Irina wraps her body around Damian

Sensual: In the VERY sensual video for Pat McGrath’s new #DarkStarMascara (shot prior to the coronavirus lockdown) Irina wraps her body around Damian

Proud mama! Elizabeth Hurley expressed her pride by sharing a screen-grab of the video alongside an adoring caption

Proud mama! Elizabeth Hurley expressed her pride by sharing a screen-grab of the video alongside an adoring caption

Proud mama! Elizabeth Hurley expressed her pride by sharing a screen-grab of the video alongside an adoring caption

Stunning: Irina's raven tresses are scraped back off her face and her eyelids adorned with striking eyeliner

Stunning: Irina's raven tresses are scraped back off her face and her eyelids adorned with striking eyeliner

Stunning: Irina’s raven tresses are scraped back off her face and her eyelids adorned with striking eyeliner

As the pair move, spoken word is read out: ‘I love her beauty, but I fear her mind’ – a quote from 19th century French writer Marie-Henri Beyle, better known by his pen name Stendhal.

The author’s name is also read out, and is of particular note given that Stendhal’s syndrome is a psychosomatic condition involving rapid heartbeat, fainting, confusion and even hallucinations, allegedly occurring when individuals become exposed to objects or phenomena of great beauty   

Elizabeth Hurley’s model son Damian has certainly inherited his mother’s cool confidence in front of the camera. 

 

Racy: At first, only Irina is in view, but soon the racy clip shows the model wrapping her body around Damian as the leather clad pair intertwine while an intense heartbeat plays

Racy: At first, only Irina is in view, but soon the racy clip shows the model wrapping her body around Damian as the leather clad pair intertwine while an intense heartbeat plays

Racy: At first, only Irina is in view, but soon the racy clip shows the model wrapping her body around Damian as the leather clad pair intertwine while an intense heartbeat plays

In fact, the actress expressed her pride by sharing a screen-grab of the video alongside an adoring caption.

She wrote: ‘Proud Mama had to post this ravishing shot of my son @damienhurley with the gorgeous @irinashayk for the new @patmcgrathreal campaign shot by Steven Meisel.’

Irina shared the full video, writing: Major new #DarkStarMascara directed by the iconic #StevenMeisel for the legendary @patmcgrathreal! New must have.. alongside the most amazing beauty @damianhurley #PatMcGrathLabs.’ 

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James Van Der Beek mourns the loss of his mother Melinda

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James Van Der Beek is mourning the loss of his mother Melinda Van Der Beek following her passing at age 70.  

The actor, 43, broke the heartbreaking news on his Instagram account, where he paid a touching tribute to the woman who always believed in him.

‘Melinda Van Der Beek 1950-2020,’ James wrote with a purple heart and crucifix emoji. ‘My mom crossed over last week. Even though we knew this was coming – and had actually thought we were at the end nearly a year and a half ago – I’m still in shock. 

James Van Der Beek is mourning the loss of his mother Melinda following her passing at age 70

James Van Der Beek is mourning the loss of his mother Melinda following her passing at age 70

James Van Der Beek is mourning the loss of his mother Melinda following her passing at age 70

James described his mother as a positive influence on her gymnastics students and his own children.

‘I’m grateful she’s no longer in pain, I’m sad, I’m angry, I’m relieved… all at once and in different moments. Just trying to hold space and allow for it all. To thousands of kids, she was “Miss Melinda”, a gymnastics teacher with a big heart, a creative spirit and a mantra: “There’s no such word as can’t!” 

‘To my kids, she was Grammy M… a magical grandma with a big laugh and a basement full of costumes and Christmas lights. And to me… she was my mom. She gave me life. 

‘She taught me how to tumble. Drove me to my first auditions. She believed in me based on nothing but her own intuition and she passed on a craziness that has been crucial to not just my success, but my own personal happiness.’

The actor, 43, broke the heartbreaking news on his Instagram account, where he paid a touching tribute to the woman who always believed in him

The actor, 43, broke the heartbreaking news on his Instagram account, where he paid a touching tribute to the woman who always believed in him

The actor, 43, broke the heartbreaking news on his Instagram account, where he paid a touching tribute to the woman who always believed in him

'A magical grandma': James described his mother as a positive influence on her gymnastics students and his own children

'A magical grandma': James described his mother as a positive influence on her gymnastics students and his own children

‘A magical grandma’: James described his mother as a positive influence on her gymnastics students and his own children

'Drove me to my first auditions': Van Der Beek explained how supportive his mother had been throughout his life

'Drove me to my first auditions': Van Der Beek explained how supportive his mother had been throughout his life

‘Drove me to my first auditions’: Van Der Beek explained how supportive his mother had been throughout his life 

Despite the painful loss, James seemed to take comfort knowing his children and her students would have Melinda’s support from ‘the other side.’  

‘I don’t know what the grieving/healing process looks or feels like from here on out… all I know is anytime my kids – or any of her students – want to dress up, or get on a stage, or dance, or even just think of her… they’ll have a little extra love from the other side backing them up.’

The loss comes amid a difficult year for James and his family, who have already suffered two miscarriages this past year. 

James’ wife Kimberly suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage at 17 weeks last month, less than a year after enduring a miscarriage in November 2019. 

Aww: Among the photos in James' slideshow was an image of Melinda with his father James at DWTS

Aww: Among the photos in James' slideshow was an image of Melinda with his father James at DWTS

Aww: Among the photos in James’ slideshow was an image of Melinda with his father James at DWTS 

Adoring grandmother: Melinda was 'a magical grandma with a big laugh and a basement full of costumes and Christmas lights'

Adoring grandmother: Melinda was 'a magical grandma with a big laugh and a basement full of costumes and Christmas lights'

Adoring grandmother: Melinda was ‘a magical grandma with a big laugh and a basement full of costumes and Christmas lights’ 

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Gisele Bundchen shows off athletic prowess by posting her core strengthening workout

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 Gisele Bundchen has found her center.

The 39-year-old model took to her Instagram on Monday morning to share a video of herself impressively performing her core strengthening workout with her 16 million followers.

The routine consisted of several yoga-inspired workouts at 10 reps each including side plank hip dips, touch touches, and chest lifts.

Impressive: Gisele Bundchen took to her Instagram on Monday morning to share a video of herself impressively performing her core strengthening workout with her 16 million followers

Impressive: Gisele Bundchen took to her Instagram on Monday morning to share a video of herself impressively performing her core strengthening workout with her 16 million followers

Impressive: Gisele Bundchen took to her Instagram on Monday morning to share a video of herself impressively performing her core strengthening workout with her 16 million followers

She captioned the short video:  ‘Moving my body always makes me feel so good and, as many of you have been asking me to share my exercise routine, here goes one of my favorites to strengthen the core. 

‘I usually do 2 or 3 sets, depending on how I am feeling. I hope you like it! #ab #coreworkout #exercise #health #homeworkout [dance, flexed bicep, and fist emojis’

Gisele has quite a habit of documenting her workout routines as last week she shared a series of photos of herself doing yoga with her youngest child, Vivian Lake, seven.

Abs-olutely fabulous: The 39-year-old model did the routine which consisted of several yoga-inspired workouts at 10 reps each including a chest lift rotation

Abs-olutely fabulous: The 39-year-old model did the routine which consisted of several yoga-inspired workouts at 10 reps each including a chest lift rotation

Abs-olutely fabulous: The 39-year-old model did the routine which consisted of several yoga-inspired workouts at 10 reps each including a chest lift rotation

Strong: She captioned the short video: 'Moving my body always makes me feel so good and, as many of you have been asking me to share my exercise routine, here goes one of my favorites to strengthen the core'

Strong: She captioned the short video: 'Moving my body always makes me feel so good and, as many of you have been asking me to share my exercise routine, here goes one of my favorites to strengthen the core'

Strong: She captioned the short video: ‘Moving my body always makes me feel so good and, as many of you have been asking me to share my exercise routine, here goes one of my favorites to strengthen the core’

'I usually do 2 or 3 sets, depending on how I am feeling. I hope you like it! #ab #coreworkout #exercise #health #homeworkout [dance, flexed bicep, and fist emojis': She continued

'I usually do 2 or 3 sets, depending on how I am feeling. I hope you like it! #ab #coreworkout #exercise #health #homeworkout [dance, flexed bicep, and fist emojis': She continued

‘I usually do 2 or 3 sets, depending on how I am feeling. I hope you like it! #ab #coreworkout #exercise #health #homeworkout [dance, flexed bicep, and fist emojis’: She continued

Making a splash: One of her movements resembled swimming as she had a resistance band on her thighs

Making a splash: One of her movements resembled swimming as she had a resistance band on her thighs

Making a splash: One of her movements resembled swimming as she had a resistance band on her thighs

The supermodel took to social media on last week to share a series of photos of her little one doing yoga with her over the years as she reflected on how she is growing up.

The supermodel was seen performing a sun salute pose outside with an identical photo taken back in 2013 when Vivian was still a baby.   

‘My little yoga partner is growing so fast,’ she captioned the post. 

Just like mom! Gisele has quite a habit of documenting her workout routines as last week she shared a series of photos of herself doing yoga with her youngest child, Vivian Lake, seven

Just like mom! Gisele has quite a habit of documenting her workout routines as last week she shared a series of photos of herself doing yoga with her youngest child, Vivian Lake, seven

Just like mom! Gisele has quite a habit of documenting her workout routines as last week she shared a series of photos of herself doing yoga with her youngest child, Vivian Lake, seven

‘I love her more then words can express! #love #family #yoga 2013-> 2020.’  

The photos saw the supermodel’s mini-me doing yoga when she was just a baby compared with today at the age of seven. 

In the second, more recent image, the little girl can be seen wearing rainbow unicorn-pattern weddings, while her mother models a pair of gray Outdoor Voices leggings and a matching tee. 

Copying: An old photo taken in 2013 saw the little one do her best to copy her mom's poses

Copying: An old photo taken in 2013 saw the little one do her best to copy her mom's poses

Copying: An old photo taken in 2013 saw the little one do her best to copy her mom’s poses 

Got the hang of it! Vivian, now seven, is seen following in her mother's footsteps in the image, which sees Giselle wearing some Outdoor Voices leggings and a matching gray tee

Got the hang of it! Vivian, now seven, is seen following in her mother's footsteps in the image, which sees Giselle wearing some Outdoor Voices leggings and a matching gray tee

Got the hang of it! Vivian, now seven, is seen following in her mother’s footsteps in the image, which sees Giselle wearing some Outdoor Voices leggings and a matching gray tee

Back in April, Gisele shared another shot of herself doing yoga with her youngest child, as part of Vogue’s June/July issue that had 150 contributors share what they had been doing in self-isolation from COVID-19. 

‘I feel this is a very important time to go inward and reflect on what is most important,’ noted the 39-year-old Brazilian.

‘I have been reflecting a lot on my life; on how I can be the best version of myself and share, with others, things that have helped me,’ said the Devil Wears Prada actress.

‘Taking time to meditate, working out, doing breathwork when I feel more anxious, and spending quality time with my kids. My daughter, Vivi, is in this photo with me!’ 

Gisele was in a black outfit as she showed off a golden tan while her highlighted hair was pulled back. She had no makeup on.

Yoga pros: Gisele recently shared another photo of herself doing yoga with her mini-me

Yoga pros: Gisele recently shared another photo of herself doing yoga with her mini-me

Yoga pros: Gisele recently shared another photo of herself doing yoga with her mini-me

Taking a moment: 'I feel this is a very important time to go inward and reflect on what is most important'

Taking a moment: 'I feel this is a very important time to go inward and reflect on what is most important'

Taking a moment: ‘I feel this is a very important time to go inward and reflect on what is most important’ 

'Lunch is ready': Gisele posted this cute snap last week

'Lunch is ready': Gisele posted this cute snap last week

‘Lunch is ready’: Gisele posted this cute snap last week

Her daughter was in a floral swimsuit with her blonde hair pulled back.

The Brazilian model recently moved to Miami, Florida, with her husband Tom Brady and their two children, Benjamin Reign, 10, and Vivian Lake, seven. 

The move came as the NFL quarterback switched teams from the New England Patriots to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

Gisele and Tom met in 2006 when a mutual friend set them up on a blind date. 

They married three years later and welcomed Benjamin in 2009 and their daughter in 2012. 

Tom is also the father to son, John Edward Thomas, 12, who he amicably co-parents with ex-girlfriend, Bridget Moynahan. 

Mom and dad: Gisele is married to Tom Brady. Together they share kids, Benjamin Reign, 10, and Vivian Lake, seven, with the NFL player also the dad to John Edward Thomas, 12 (pictured 2019)

Mom and dad: Gisele is married to Tom Brady. Together they share kids, Benjamin Reign, 10, and Vivian Lake, seven, with the NFL player also the dad to John Edward Thomas, 12 (pictured 2019)

Mom and dad: Gisele is married to Tom Brady. Together they share kids, Benjamin Reign, 10, and Vivian Lake, seven, with the NFL player also the dad to John Edward Thomas, 12 (pictured 2019) 

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