Nikki Grahame
November 9, 2010
Image for - Nikki's Hotstars Column in OK! Magazine - issue 751
Nikki Grahame talks X Factor, Strictly and going on her first ever acoustic singing tour. MY DIARY Hello! I've been very busy lately. I've just filmed a pilot for MTV, although it's top secret at the moment! Last weekend I went to a Caral Barat gig in Paris and back in London I met Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, while doing a reading for Body Gossip - she was very funny! The big news is that I'm preparing to do an acoustic tour, where i'll be singing my favourite songs - it's all very exciting! And…
November 4, 2010
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If you've never heard Nikki singing now's your chance. She will be doing a series of acoustic sets, playing and singing in her own inimitable style. An evening of fun is guaranteed - don't miss it! The dates are: Nov 19 - The Assembly Leamington Spa, Tickets £8 Nov 20 - Mamma Jammas in Hereford. Nov 22 - Freedom Bar, Soho, London. Tickets available from glasswerk £8 in advance. Nikki at the Freedom bar on facebook Nov 23 – Talking Heads in Southampton. Tickets £8 Tickets are available from…
October 22, 2010
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Nikki presented the Friday request show on Foxy Radio at 8pm. This was the first time that Nikki had done a show on her own and, despite admitting to being a bit nervous, she did very well coping with callers making music requests, answering listeners emails and competitions for bingo points. She brought her own personality to the show and it was an excellent first attempt at radio presenting. On the foxy bingo website they said "Big Brother legend Nikki Grahame is in the studio! We loved her so…
October 21, 2010
Image for - Nikki Grahame in Now magazine this week
Nikki is in Now! Along with, Sophie Anderton, Danielle Lloyd and fellow Body Gossiper, Shobna Gulati in an article about celebs without makeup. Nikki said "I don't wear lots of make-up, but not wearing any feels weird". Nikki also stated that even though she had wrinkles from her extreme facial movements she wouldn't consider botox. "I've got an expressive face and my wrinkles are a part of who I am", she said.
October 20, 2010
Image for - Nikki Grahame appearing in Body Gossip today
UPDATE: the Body Gossip show was a great success and, as you can see from the photo, Nikki and the Duchess of Cornwall had a good chat! The event was well attended by college students and celebrities and you can see some of their comments on the Body Gossip facebook page Today Nikki Grahame joins a celebrity cast including Zaraah Abrahams, Cerrie Burnell, Patti Boulaye, Lizzie Cundy, Ewen Macintosh and Lizzie Roper in a performance of Body Gossip live at The Cochrane Theatre. Todays event is a closed…
October 13, 2010
Image for - Nikki's Hotstars Column in OK! Magazine - issue 747
This week Nikki talks about X Factor, Strictly and life after Ultimate Big Brother... MY DIARY Hi, everyone! I've been really busy lately, doing lots of PA's around the country - I've got to meet some lovely people. I went to the BT Digital Music Awards recently and sat with Vanessa Feltz and her fiance' Ben Ofoedu, which was lovely. I also saw Legend of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga'hoole at the cinema - it WAS really magical. I'm going to see Carl Barat at Coalition in Brighton, this week and…
October 5, 2010
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Nikki was on 4Music's "The Crush", a monthly show hosted by Rick Edwards, reviewing the new chart releases. A lot of people are surprised at Nikki's knowledge of music but its one of her great loves and she was able to make an excellent contribution to the show. You can hear the show again on Thursday 7th October at 1:00am on Channel 4 and 3.30pm on 4Music. And don't forget if you want to hear the music Nikki likes, she's available for DJ bookings and acoustic sets - see the contact page for details…
September 30, 2010
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Nikki's in Love It magazine this week to read the full interview checkout 'Love It'. From LoveIt online: "Now Big Brother is buried outside the show's Elstree studios, we're going to miss Nikki Grahame's tantrums almost as much as BB's Geordie voice. But when she breezed into our studio with her mum, Sue, she didn't go crazy once - even when we messed up her breakfast order. Love her or loathe her, this lady's grown-up…"
September 29, 2010
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Nikki is in NOW magazine this week and revealed that her time in the Ultimate Big Brother house has helped her put on some weight. Nikki has battled with the eating disorder anorexia for a number of years. Nikki told the magazine she was delighted that she had added a further five pounds and even posed in her underwear to show off her new body. Nikki credits housemate Vanessa Feltz as having enabled her to deal with her issues and recalls the chat they had in the garden really helped her. Nikki…
September 23, 2010
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Nikki did a very professional job co-presenting the tombola show with Cristo on Foxy Radio tonight. She was wonderfully entertaining, telling about her time in UBB, giving impressions of HM's, singing her BB song, answering questions from people who had phoned in, joining in the fun and interacting very well with her co-presenter. They asked her back to do more shows - and let's hope she does. Nikki's personality really comes across on radio so let's hope there's more of this sort of thing lined…
September 23, 2010
Image for - Nikki Grahame in Reveal Magazine this week
In this weeks Reveal magazine there is an exclusive interview with Nikki, she talks about Ultimate Big Brother and how it's helped her put on weight. For the first time in her life Nikki put on 5 pounds outside of hospital by simply returning to the Big Brother House. Nikki tells us: "I have never been able to discipline myself outside of hospital, but I felt so safe in the BB house. There was nothing to worry about and the stresses of outside life weren't there. I was too thin before I went in…
September 22, 2010
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Along with Eve Pollard and Emma Kenny, Nikki was on "This Morning" (ITV1) being interviewed by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby about children and divorce. They began by asking Nikki about the effect on her of her parents' break-up. Nikki explained that she had felt that her world, which had up to then been very happy, seemed to be falling apart. It was very difficult for her and her sister to hear the arguments and to see their mother crying and getting so upset and Nikki mentioned that it…
September 19, 2010
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NIKKI GRAHAME DJ SET AND ACOUSTIC TOUR Thursday 14th October: Nikki and Dane Bowers will be battling it out at the launch of the Back to the Future Club at Centro Friday, 19th November Nikki will be at The Assembly in Leamington Spa. Saturday 20th November: Nikki will be on stage at mamma jammas in Hereford Monday 22nd November Nikki will be performing at the Freedom Bar, in Soho, London. Tuesday, 23 November Nikki will be performing a full set of accoustic covers at Talking Heads, Southampton.…
September 17, 2010
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Nikki was an excellent guest, together with Angel Coulby from the BBC show Merlin, on TMi Friday on CBBC. The presenters, Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes, introduced her as the "lovely, NTA winning Nikki," and pointed out that she was with them on their very first show in September 2006 - which Nikki remembered very well. The show has an ongoing competition to find 3 girls to be in a girl band and the 3 today were called, in Nikki's honour, Big Brother's Little Sisters! There was a segment just with Nikki…
September 15, 2010
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This weeks column is a look back over Nikki's time in Ultimate Big Brother. HELLO TO ALL MY READERS I'm sure you're all aware that I have been in the Ultimate Big Brother House! By the time you read this it will all be over and the BB house will have closed its doors forever. It's certainly been memorable. I'M SAD ITS ALL OVER I'm sad my Big Brother experience is over. This time round on UBB and when I entered the BB house for the first time in 2006 it has brought so many happy times. I've been…
September 13, 2010
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Nikki was interviewed by Kate Walsh and Jayne Middlemiss about her time on Ultimate Big Brother on "Live from Studio Five", - Channel Five 6.25pm-7.00pm. Introduced as "adorable, fiery and feisty," and looking as lovely as ever, Nikki said she was honoured to be on UBB and was shocked to be asked, given the big names that were going to be in there, but that as soon as she was asked she didn't hesitate as it was such a special thing to be in the last BB ever. She said she felt at home in the house…
September 12, 2010
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"It's BBye BBye from Nikki Grahame!" Nikki says "As I sit here on the sofa writing my final column for the News of the World on the last day ever in the BB house I reflect on my time in here, the highs and lows, the memorable tasks, the friendships I have formed and the times I've had to bite my tongue!" This is the final blog that Nikki wrote while she was in the house. It sums up what being on the show has meant to her and little did she know she'd come second! She also gives her thanks to all…
September 12, 2010
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"Nikki's Biggest Super Sweet 16 Tantrums" In a thoroughly OTT setting, wearing a tiara and holding her 2 adorable dogs, Baby and Thumbelina, Nikki presented this show which was aired on MTV and Viva TV. If you thought Nikki was a tantrum queen you should have seen the round-up of the best bits of this popular reality TV show - there were tears, hissy fits, OTT frocks, extravagant gifts and plenty of feet stamping and Nikki did an excellent job guiding us through it. Nikki recorded this in March…
September 11, 2010
Image for - Nikki Grahame - the Queen of Ultimate Big Brother
Last night Nikki was voted the second best housemate of all time, losing out only to Brian Dowling. Speaking about her time in BB, during her interview with Davina, Nikki said "I've got these amazing memories!" And so have we. Who will ever forget her hilarious moments in the diary room in BB7, her rants about aircon and, of course, the State of Susie. And there are great memories from UBB too. It's been a fantastic show - some of the best housemates of all time have taken part and its been so much…
September 10, 2010
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Yesterday saw housemates enacting the funeral of Big Brother. The show has been the highlight of TV viewing in the summer for 10 years. We've seen so many housemates come and go. Many really nice people have got through to the final of their series and some have even won. But that isn't what Big Brother was about - it was about the funny, entertaining and controversial housemates that everyone talked about whether they liked them or not. It's a game show!! Nikki has always been a marmite character…