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Simon Cowell strolls along the beach with pet dogs during Barbados trip

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He’s known for his love for animals and even donated £190,000 to a dogs’ charity at a fundraiser late last year. 

And Simon Cowell appeared in great spirits as he enjoyed a scenic stroll along the beach with his pet dogs Squiddly, Diddly, Freddy and Daisy during his nearly month-long trip to Barbados on Monday evening.

The media mogul, 60 – who stepped out without son Eric, five, and partner Lauren Silverman, 42 – continued to showcase his 20lb weight loss as he went shirtless and sported grey shorts.

Cheery: Simon Cowell appeared in great spirits as he enjoyed a scenic stroll along the beach with his pet dogs Squiddly, Diddly and Freddy during his nearly month-long trip to Barbados on Monday evening

Cheery: Simon Cowell appeared in great spirits as he enjoyed a scenic stroll along the beach with his pet dogs Squiddly, Diddly and Freddy during his nearly month-long trip to Barbados on Monday evening

Cheery: Simon Cowell appeared in great spirits as he enjoyed a scenic stroll along the beach with his pet dogs Squiddly, Diddly and Freddy during his nearly month-long trip to Barbados on Monday evening

Opting for comfort, the X Factor star ditched his footwear in favour of a barefoot appearance as he walked alongside his adorable Yorkshire terriers in the scenic Caribbean island.

The CEO of Syco dressed appropriately for the sweltering hot weather as he shielded his eyes from the sun in a pair of square-framed shades.

Simon was in good company as he enjoyed some quality time with his pets, who were guided along the sandy shores with red, blue and pink dog leashes.

Little Eric has been raised around the playful pets, with dogs Squiddly and Diddly joining the Cowell family back in 2013 and little Freddy being added to the gang in 2016.  

Off he goes: The media mogul, 60, stepped out without son Eric, five, and partner Lauren Silverman, 42

Off he goes: The media mogul, 60, stepped out without son Eric, five, and partner Lauren Silverman, 42

Youthful: He continued to showcase his 20lb weight loss as he went shirtless and sported grey gradient-tinted shorts

Youthful: He continued to showcase his 20lb weight loss as he went shirtless and sported grey gradient-tinted shorts

Off he goes: The media mogul, 60 – who stepped out without son Eric, five, and partner Lauren Silverman, 42 – continued to showcase his 20lb weight loss as he went shirtless and sported grey shorts

Eek! At one point, one of the BGT star's dogs appeared to be a bit stubborn as the animal refused to continue the family walk

Eek! At one point, one of the BGT star's dogs appeared to be a bit stubborn as the animal refused to continue the family walk

Eek! At one point, one of the BGT star’s dogs appeared to be a bit stubborn as the animal refused to continue the family walk

Dog friendly: He's known for his love for animals and even donated £190,000 to a dogs' charity at a fundraiser late last year

Dog friendly: He's known for his love for animals and even donated £190,000 to a dogs' charity at a fundraiser late last year

Well-deserved break: Simon was in his element as he enjoyed time away from his busy schedule

Well-deserved break: Simon was in his element as he enjoyed time away from his busy schedule

Dog friendly: He’s known for his love for animals and even donated £190,000 to a dogs’ charity at a fundraiser late last year

Hi there! The former American Idol judge flashed a thumbs up at an onlookers

Hi there! The former American Idol judge flashed a thumbs up at an onlookers

Hi there! The former American Idol judge flashed a thumbs up at an onlookers 

Nearly two years ago, Simon added to his family by adopting stray dog Daisy from Barbados. She was found abandoned with her two puppies, but thanks to charity K9 Puppies, of which Simon is a patron, they were all nursed back to health.

In 2018, the dog lover revealed he was ‘100 per cent cloning‘ his beloved pet dogs at the cost of £180,000. 

At the time, he told The Sun On Sunday he is using a South Korean company to ensure that his three Yorkshire terriers live on, even after their death. 

He said: ‘I am 100 per cent cloning the dogs, all of them. We’ve thoroughly looked into it, got all the details and I can prove to you I’m going to clone them. There is documentation. I am doing it because I cannot bear the thought of them not being around.

Chirpy: The talent manager grinned from ear-to-ear as he stepped out with his four dogs

Chirpy: The talent manager grinned from ear-to-ear as he stepped out with his four dogs

Chirpy: The talent manager grinned from ear-to-ear as he stepped out with his four dogs 

Healthy lifestyle: TV judge Simon has been showcasing his newly trim figure of late, after he shed the pounds after embarking on a vegan diet

Healthy lifestyle: TV judge Simon has been showcasing his newly trim figure of late, after he shed the pounds after embarking on a vegan diet

'I stuck to it and it's easy': The media personality also spoke about cutting down on alcohol last year

'I stuck to it and it's easy': The media personality also spoke about cutting down on alcohol last year

Healthy lifestyle: TV judge Simon has been showcasing his newly trim figure of late, after he shed the pounds after embarking on a vegan diet

Less is more: Opting for comfort, the X Factor star ditched his footwear in favour of a barefoot appearance as he walked alongside his adorable Yorkshire terriers in the scenic Caribbean island

Less is more: Opting for comfort, the X Factor star ditched his footwear in favour of a barefoot appearance as he walked alongside his adorable Yorkshire terriers in the scenic Caribbean island

Less is more: Opting for comfort, the X Factor star ditched his footwear in favour of a barefoot appearance as he walked alongside his adorable Yorkshire terriers in the scenic Caribbean island

All in the details: The CEO of Syco dressed appropriately for the sweltering hot weather as he shielded his eyes from the sun in a pair of square-framed shades

All in the details: The CEO of Syco dressed appropriately for the sweltering hot weather as he shielded his eyes from the sun in a pair of square-framed shades

All in the details: The CEO of Syco dressed appropriately for the sweltering hot weather as he shielded his eyes from the sun in a pair of square-framed shades

‘I might actually do it sooner rather than later, which will mean we have six dogs running around. It doesn’t hurt them. It’s like a swab, a DNA thing.’ The process costs around £60,000 per animal and scientists perform a skin biopsy on the dog’s stomach.

The paper reports that scientists then remove the nucleus from harvested eggs and insert a skin cell from the animal to be cloned.  

Known for his acid-tongued personality, Simon proved he’s a big softie at heart when he donated £190,000 ($250,000) to a dogs charity on December 28.

MailOnline revealed the star held his annual event at the Royal Westmoreland in Barbados, but was forced to save the charity after the auction failed to raise enough on the night.

Simon's dog family: He was in good company as he enjoyed some quality time with his pets, who were guided along the sandy shores with red, blue and pink dog leashes

Simon's dog family: He was in good company as he enjoyed some quality time with his pets, who were guided along the sandy shores with red, blue and pink dog leashes

Simon’s dog family: He was in good company as he enjoyed some quality time with his pets, who were guided along the sandy shores with red, blue and pink dog leashes

Their history: Squiddly and Diddly joining the Cowell family back in 2013 and little Freddy being added to the gang in 2016

Their history: Squiddly and Diddly joining the Cowell family back in 2013 and little Freddy being added to the gang in 2016

Their history: Squiddly and Diddly joining the Cowell family back in 2013 and little Freddy being added to the gang in 2016

How sweet: Simon proved he's a big softie at heart when he donated £190,000 ($250,000) to a dogs charity on December 28

How sweet: Simon proved he's a big softie at heart when he donated £190,000 ($250,000) to a dogs charity on December 28

Out of character: The donation came as a surprise as he is known for his acid-tongued personality

Out of character: The donation came as a surprise as he is known for his acid-tongued personality

How sweet: Known for his acid-tongued personality, Simon proved he’s a big softie at heart when he donated £190,000 ($250,000) to a dogs charity on December 28

Busy bee: Last month, the youthful-looking star launched The X Factor: The Band in direct competition to Little Mix's upcoming series The Search

Busy bee: Last month, the youthful-looking star launched The X Factor: The Band in direct competition to Little Mix's upcoming series The Search

Busy bee: Last month, the youthful-looking star launched The X Factor: The Band in direct competition to Little Mix’s upcoming series The Search

TV judge Simon has been showcasing his newly trim figure of late, after he shed the pounds after embarking on a vegan diet.  

He recently said The Ellen DeGeneres Show: ‘I went to see this doctor in London. We did some tests. And then a month later he said, “You have the worst diet I’ve ever met from any patient.”‘ 

Simon then added: ‘It’s like the Eric diet because he actually, apart from ice cream, he actually likes water. I mean, who likes water? And his raw vegetables. So I’m on like, the Eric Cowell diet.’ 

Full relaxation mode: Simon showed no sign of tiring from the island's sun, sea and sand as he continued to holiday in the celebrity hotspot

Full relaxation mode: Simon showed no sign of tiring from the island's sun, sea and sand as he continued to holiday in the celebrity hotspot

Full relaxation mode: Simon showed no sign of tiring from the island’s sun, sea and sand as he continued to holiday in the celebrity hotspot

Caring: Nearly two years ago, Simon added to his family by adopting stray dog Daisy (second from right) from Barbados

Caring: Nearly two years ago, Simon added to his family by adopting stray dog Daisy (second from right) from Barbados

Caring: Nearly two years ago, Simon added to his family by adopting stray dog Daisy (second from right) from Barbados

Having fun: The Lambeth native travels to Barbados every year

Having fun: The Lambeth native travels to Barbados every year

High spirits: He was accompanied with a dog-sitter as he walked by the sea

High spirits: He was accompanied with a dog-sitter as he walked by the sea

High spirits: He was accompanied with a dog-sitter as he walked by the sea

Lifestyle change: Amanda Holden, who sits on the panel with Simon for Britain's Got Talent, has also spoken out about his weight loss and claimed it was the result of Simon switching to 'skinny lager'

Lifestyle change: Amanda Holden, who sits on the panel with Simon for Britain's Got Talent, has also spoken out about his weight loss and claimed it was the result of Simon switching to 'skinny lager'

Lifestyle change: Amanda Holden, who sits on the panel with Simon for Britain’s Got Talent, has also spoken out about his weight loss and claimed it was the result of Simon switching to ‘skinny lager’

Happy: Simon beamed with delight as he held onto his adorable pooches

Happy: Simon beamed with delight as he held onto his adorable pooches

Happy: Simon beamed with delight as he held onto his adorable pooches

The media personality also spoke about cutting down on alcohol last year, he told Extra: ‘I went to see this guy who’s very well-known. 

‘And he said to me, after doing some blood work, “You can’t have red meat, dairy, sugar, bread or gluten.” 

‘I’m thinking, “What about alcohol?” And he said, “Maybe not quite as much as you had before.” And I did it and I stuck to it and it’s easy.’

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Robert Downey Jr. transforms massive Malibu estate into wildlife refuge for alpacas, cows and goats

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He shares a unique connection with the animals in his latest role as Dr. Dolittle in the recently released fantasy film. 

And Robert Downey Jr. is even closer with his furry friends as its revealed he transformed his sprawling Malibu estate into a wildlife refuge, according to The Sun.

The 54-year-old actor purchased a host of properties located on the west end of the beach town for $13.4million in 2009, and has since created a sanctuary complete with special areas for alpacas, cows and goats.

Impressive! Robert Downey Jr. is even closer with his furry friends as its revealed he transformed his sprawling Malibu estate into a wildlife refuge, according to The Sun

Impressive! Robert Downey Jr. is even closer with his furry friends as its revealed he transformed his sprawling Malibu estate into a wildlife refuge, according to The Sun

Impressive! Robert Downey Jr. is even closer with his furry friends as its revealed he transformed his sprawling Malibu estate into a wildlife refuge, according to The Sun

The seven-acre compound includes multiple homes with ample amount of space for his personal zoo. 

He also accommodates pigs, pygmy goats, chickens and two cats named Montgomery and D’Artagnan. 

Downey reportedly spends most of his time in the main property with his wife Susan and their two children, Exton, seven, and Avri, five.

Located at the northern end of the estate, the ranch-style home boasts three bedrooms and four bathrooms, and is situated along a tree-lined driveway.

Views: The 54-year-old actor purchased a host of properties located on the west end of the beach town for $13.4million in 2009, and has since created a sanctuary complete with special areas for alpacas, cows and goats

Views: The 54-year-old actor purchased a host of properties located on the west end of the beach town for $13.4million in 2009, and has since created a sanctuary complete with special areas for alpacas, cows and goats

Views: The 54-year-old actor purchased a host of properties located on the west end of the beach town for $13.4million in 2009, and has since created a sanctuary complete with special areas for alpacas, cows and goats

Ocean breeze: The seven-acre compound includes multiple homes with ample amount of space for his personal zoo

Ocean breeze: The seven-acre compound includes multiple homes with ample amount of space for his personal zoo

Ocean breeze: The seven-acre compound includes multiple homes with ample amount of space for his personal zoo

A dream! He also accommodates pigs, pygmy goats, chickens and two cats named Montgomery and D'Artagnan

A dream! He also accommodates pigs, pygmy goats, chickens and two cats named Montgomery and D'Artagnan

A dream! He also accommodates pigs, pygmy goats, chickens and two cats named Montgomery and D’Artagnan

The home was previously owned by Mark Harmon’s sister, Kelly, who revamped the house before selling.

She included bleached oak floors and limestone designs into the mansion, and converted an old barn into a two-bedroom guesthouse.

Lush landscaping surrounds the home, which also includes a multiplex court for basketball and tennis.  

Home sweet home: Downey reportedly spends most of his time in the main property with his wife Susan and their two children, Exton, seven, and Avri, five

Home sweet home: Downey reportedly spends most of his time in the main property with his wife Susan and their two children, Exton, seven, and Avri, five

Home sweet home: Downey reportedly spends most of his time in the main property with his wife Susan and their two children, Exton, seven, and Avri, five

Sweet digs: Located at the northern end of the estate, the ranch-style home boasts three bedrooms and four bathrooms, and is situated along a tree-lined driveway

Sweet digs: Located at the northern end of the estate, the ranch-style home boasts three bedrooms and four bathrooms, and is situated along a tree-lined driveway

Sweet digs: Located at the northern end of the estate, the ranch-style home boasts three bedrooms and four bathrooms, and is situated along a tree-lined driveway

Hard work: The home was previously owned by Mark Harmon's sister, Kelly, who revamped the house before selling

Hard work: The home was previously owned by Mark Harmon's sister, Kelly, who revamped the house before selling

Hard work: The home was previously owned by Mark Harmon’s sister, Kelly, who revamped the house before selling

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Jessica Simpson started drinking at 7.30am and was too wasted to dress her kids

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She recently revealed in her upcoming memoir Open Book that she was sexually abused as a child, which was one of the factors that led to an addiction to alcohol and pills. 

And in an another excerpt, Jessica Simpson revealed that she started drinking at 7:30 in the morning on Halloween 2017, the day she realized she hit rock bottom.

The 39-year-old mother of three revealed that she was ‘terrified of letting’ her kids see her in that state, adding that she is  ‘ashamed to say’ that she didn’t know who got them in their costumes that night.

Candid: Jessica Simpson revealed that she started drinking at 7:30 in the morning on Halloween 2017, the day she realized she hit rock bottom

Candid: Jessica Simpson revealed that she started drinking at 7:30 in the morning on Halloween 2017, the day she realized she hit rock bottom

Candid: Jessica Simpson revealed that she started drinking at 7:30 in the morning on Halloween 2017, the day she realized she hit rock bottom

 That day, Jessica recalled that she and husband Eric Johnson were on their way to a school assembly for daughter Maxwell before heading home and prepping for a Halloween party they were hosting.

She realized that after Eric asked her if she wanted to get kids ready she was not in any state to do that. 

 

 

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Pregnant Michelle Williams looks playful after sharing she’s taking an acting break to stay home

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 After announcing she’s planning on taking a break from acting to stay at home with her kids, Michelle Williams stepped out with her growing baby bump to a salon in New York City.

The 39-year-old actress who is engaged to Hamilton director Thomas Kail, stepped out in a long beige puffer jacket, coordinating polka-dot dress and black tights. 

This is the couple’s first child together. Michelle has a 14-year-old daughter Matilda, from her relationship with the late Heath Ledger.

Chic: After announcing she’s planning on taking a break from acting to focus on her kids, Michelle Williams stepped out with her growing baby bump to a salon in New York City

Chic: After announcing she’s planning on taking a break from acting to focus on her kids, Michelle Williams stepped out with her growing baby bump to a salon in New York City

Chic: After announcing she’s planning on taking a break from acting to focus on her kids, Michelle Williams stepped out with her growing baby bump to a salon in New York City

 The star looked particularly stylish in a pair of white sunglasses, her engagement ring on full display, and matching clogs, just days after her big win at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

But just before taking home the prize for Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for her role as Gwen Verdon, she opened about her plans to stay at home in preparation of her family’s new addition.

‘I haven’t taken a job since [Fosse/Verdon]. I have something else I have to go do. I’ll be home, but it’s a hard act to follow,’ she told Us Weekly while touching her baby bump.

Bumping along: The 39 year old actress who is newly engaged to 'Hamilton' director Thomas Kail, stepped out in a long brown puffer jacket, polka-dot dress and black tights

Bumping along: The 39 year old actress who is newly engaged to 'Hamilton' director Thomas Kail, stepped out in a long brown puffer jacket, polka-dot dress and black tights

Bumping along: The 39 year old actress who is newly engaged to ‘Hamilton’ director Thomas Kail, stepped out in a long brown puffer jacket, polka-dot dress and black tights

Winner: Michelle took home the SAG Award for Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for her role as Gwen Verdon on Sunday

Winner: Michelle took home the SAG Award for Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for her role as Gwen Verdon on Sunday

Winner: Michelle took home the SAG Award for Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for her role as Gwen Verdon on Sunday

 Her demanding role as a mom isn’t her only hesitation in jumping back in front of the cameras.

She feels it’ll be hard to find a character as complex and fulfilling as her last.

 

‘There was singing, dancing. It was such a feast and knowing where to go from here, I feel a little bit stuck. Like, I want that job again. Like, Gwen in her 60s or something. I miss it,’ she told the outlet.

The one: The loving couple was first reported to be expecting another child at the same time as her engagement to Fosse/Verdon director Thomas late last month

The one: The loving couple was first reported to be expecting another child at the same time as her engagement to Fosse/Verdon director Thomas late last month

The one: The loving couple was first reported to be expecting another child at the same time as her engagement to Fosse/Verdon director Thomas late last month

The loving couple was first reported to be expecting another child at the same time as her engagement to Fosse/Verdon director Thomas late last month.

They were photographed together in London, where she is filming Venom 2.

Her new romance comes a little more than a year after she married indie musician Phil Elverum during the summer of 2018. They parted ways in early 2019.

Grateful: While married, Michelle told Vanity Fair her relationship with Phil provided the “radical acceptance” she had been searching for since her romance with ex-boyfriend Ledger

Grateful: While married, Michelle told Vanity Fair her relationship with Phil provided the “radical acceptance” she had been searching for since her romance with ex-boyfriend Ledger

Grateful: While married, Michelle told Vanity Fair her relationship with Phil provided the “radical acceptance” she had been searching for since her romance with ex-boyfriend Ledger

While married, Michelle told Vanity Fair her relationship with Phil provided the “radical acceptance” she had been searching for since her romance with ex-boyfriend Ledger.

Williams has talked about her optimism of finding love after losing Ledger in 2008.

“I never gave up on love,” she told Vanity Fair in 2018 about moving on. “I always say to Matilda, ‘Your dad loved me before anybody thought I was talented, or pretty, or had nice clothes.’”

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