Naomi Watts is fascinated by Princess Diana because her life was ''filled with tragedy''.
The 44-year-old actress portrays the late British royal - the ex-wife of Prince Charles and mother of Princes William and Harry who died in a Paris car crash in 1997 - in forthcoming biopic 'Diana' and she admits she was attracted to the role because of the ''contradictions'' in the princess' life.
Britain's Duchess Catherine has developed a craving for lavender shortbread.
The 30-year-old royal - who has been suffering from acute morning sickness throughout her pregnancy, which was announced earlier this month - has been inundated with boxes of the calorific treats, which are a traditional anti-sickness cure.
A memorial service has been held for a nurse who died in an apparent suicide after taking a hoax call to a hospital treating Britain's Duchess of Cambridge.
Tributes were paid to Jacintha Saldanha - who put through the call from Australian DJs Michael Christian and Mel Greig, who had impersonated Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles in an attempt to find out information on the pregnant royal - yesterday (14.12.12) at London's King Edward VII hospital, where she took the call.
will.i.am has congratulated Prince William and Duchess Catherine on their baby news.
The Black Eyed Peas musician is absolutely thrilled for the couple who announced last week they are expecting their first child together and he considers them an ''inspirational'' couple to people everywhere.
Dame Helen Mirren thinks the death of the royal hoax nurse is ''incredibly tragic''.
The actress - who played Prince William's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth in the 2006 film 'The Queen' - has spoken of her shock at the apparent suicide of nurse Jacintha Saldanha following a prank call made by Australian radio DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian to the King Edward VII Hospital in London to find out the condition of the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge, who was admitted to the hospital last week for severe morning sickness.