LOVE ISLAND beauties Liberty Poole and Kaz Kamwi have been left terrified after being held up at knifepoint in Los Angeles.
Passers-by alerted cops when the reality TV pair were targeted by a crazed 40-year-old woman.
Two men nearby were able to jump to their defence on Thursday night and apprehend the attacker.
“Out of the blue, this woman appeared with a knife and threatened them.
“Liberty and Kaz were obviously shocked and terrified — especially because guns are legal in the US.
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“But fortunately for them, two men who had been walking past came to their rescue and called the police.
“The girls have been left shaken up by the incident and are just surprised that it happened to them.
“But they’re grateful that the two men were in the right place at the right time, to help them.”
BFFs Liberty and Kaz, who met in the جزيرة الحب villa during last summer’s series, are in the US after attending the Coachella music festival in California’s Colorado Desert last month and have been enjoying a holiday in Tinseltown.
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وأضاف المطلع: “They’re now determined to put the scary incident behind them for the rest of their once-in-a-lifetime trip.”
A spokesman for each of the women declined to comment.
Single Liberty, who recently also appeared on Dancing On Ice, signed a £1million deal with online retailer In The Style to become the brand’s latest ambassador.
Kaz is still single after splitting from fellow Love Islander Tyler Cruickshank in December after three months of dating.
Speaking after the split, قالت: “I gave 100 per cent and I don’t think I was fully appreciated, but that’s just life.”
She has created a successful career as a fashion influencer and has recently done charity work with Shelter and The Big Issue.
We hope the rest of their trip is memorable for better reason.
ANT & DEC DRAG ITV BOSSES TO PARTY
We can reveal that bosses have commissioned a new drag contest show called Queen Of The Night, to air later this year.
It comes hot on the high heels of the success of RuPaul’s Drag Race, on the BBC.
ITV’s new primetime offering will see a cast of celebs brave makeovers and perform to a panel of judges and a studio audience who will vote for their favourite act.
وقال مصدر: “It’s set to be one of the funniest shows this year.
“Producers can’t wait to see the acts perform.
“Everybody is staying tight lipped about the judges and contestants but some of those being considered would leave jaws hanging.”
If they’ve got any sense, they’ll pick up the phone to Danny Dyer.
OVEN’S SHAKE NIGELLA
NIGELLA LAWSON has banned herself from mentioning microwaves – after a furore over the way she pronounced the word.
The TV cook jokily told viewers of her BBC2 show Cook, تأكل, Repeat in 2020 that she was warming milk in the “meecro-wah-vey”.
But she says: “It has ruined it for me now. I have to call it the ‘you know what’.
“The Americans didn’t get it. They thought I actually pronounced it like that.
“I didn’t realise I was saying it, ’cause it’s just how I do it at home.”
During a podcast in Oz, she also criticised social media. قالت: “I object to fashion in food.
“You can’t always make things Instagram-worthy. It’s also about taste.”
PRETTY LIZZO THING
SINGER LIZZO has agreed a £1.5million deal with the British online clothing retailer Pretty Little Thing to release her own range of clobber promoting body positivity.
The American sensation is joining forces with PLT to release a bright and vibrant collection of garms.
وقال مصدر: “It’s an exciting campaign for the British retailer, as Lizzo is a world-famous act and has an amazing outlook to body positivity.
“She always inspires so many people during her gigs with her messages of empowerment.
“She has an amazing sense of style and is bound to create some stunning pieces.”
Good As Hell singer Lizzo previously discussed her vibe with Vogue magazine, قول: “My style was politicised because of the things that I wore.
“Being a big black woman wearing what I wore on stage was instantly political and it made a statement.
“I’m grateful for that.
“It was annoying at first, but I’m so grateful to be a part of moving the conversation in fashion forward for bigger bodies and black women.”
FERNE: ARG A LOSER
FERNE McCANN is chuffed for her Towie star pal نحن سعداء جدا after he lost 14 stone thanks to his gastric sleeve.
Ex-Towie Ferne told us: “We speak daily. I’ll never forget him coming to my house and I had to help tie his shoes.
“I’ve got a video of him doing this plane thing with my daughter, holding her up – he was sat down and so out of breath.
“Now he looks amazing.”
But ahead of Wednesday’s return to ITVBe of Ferne McCann: First Time Mum, she said she could never date Arg.
قالت: “We’re like brother and sister.”
يعيش: THE VACCINES, HAMMERSMITH APOLLO
THE VACCINES have been busy since fifth album Back In Love City dropped in September and a six-track EP was released between two UK tours.
Any fears energy could be flagging were quickly dispelled in this London gig.
From Wanderlust’s opening bars onwards, fans greeted each track like a stoppage-time winner, as frontman Justin Young whipped the crowd up into a frenzy.
Staples such as Post Break-Up Sex and If You Wanna sparkled, as did newer songs such as Disaster Girl.
The Vaccines offered a reminder that they offer a unique brand of infectious indie. No booster required
LIAM LOOK IS IN THE GENES
GENE GALLAGHER channels dad Liam’s old look with the mop hair and Adidas trackie top.
The pair were out shopping on London’s trendy Carnaby Street.
Liam is currently collaborating with the fashion brand on a new shoe range.
Gene recently had charges over an alleged fight at a Tesco store in Hampstead, غرب لندن, إسقاط.
But case judge Joanna Greenberg branded Gene – and Ring Starr’s grandson Sonny Starkey, who was also at the scene – “entitled”.
She added that their behaviour was “completely out of order, no doubt as a result of having been drinking”.
Furious Liam hit back on Twitter, جاري الكتابة: “Judge Judy can kiss my a***hole.”
يعيش: PAUL WELLER, KENTISH TOWN FORUM
DECADES at the coalface has done little to diminish Paul Weller’s commitment to the rock ’n’ roll cause.
In front of a packed-out Kentish Town Forum, the Modfather was as sharp a prospect as ever.
Sartorially, certainly, but musically too.
Across two hours, he treated fans to a deeply satisfying set that charted every inch of his celebrated career.
Evergreen ballads You Do Something To Me and Broken Stones wooed, the dreamy Wild Wood soothed, Fat Pop fizzed, and anthems such as Start! and The Changingman rattled.
This was a masterclass in melody, musicianship and first-rate songcraft. Young pretenders take note.
That’s Entertainment, you say? All that and more.
AVRIL’S GOT NEW RECORD LAPEL
AVRIL LAVIGNE is as bold as ever as she marks 20 years in music with a very out-there magazine shoot.
The Canadian dazzled in a bright- yellow jacket, lapels wide open at the front, then in an orange frock with platform boots.
Two decades since her chart-topping album Let Go, she is still riding high after releasing new record Love Sux earlier this year.
But speaking about life outside the studio, she told Basic magazine: “I love to cook. It’s a passion for me.
“I paint too. I’m a Libra so it’s funny, I’m really into decorating and making my house a vibe.
“I have a fun closet with a pink couch and chandeliers.
“It’s gold and French-inspired, but also rock ’n’ roll. I’m very much into decor and I am very organised.
“I love keeping my house clean. I also love to dirt-bike. I love camping, and rollerblading down the beach.”
IT SURE IS THE LUKE OF LOVE
MOVIE hunk Luke Evans has found love with a Spanish graphic designer.
The Welsh star of Beauty And The Beast met Fran Tomas while while working Down Under.
They have been quietly dating for a year and recently had a French ski holiday with showbiz mates Phillip Schofield and Kelly Hoppen.
A pal close to Luke said: “They have been going from strength to strength and quietly travelling all over the world.
“They are like-minded, really get each other’s sense of humour and complement each other well.”
Luke split from his last boyfriend, Rafael Olarra, منذ عامين.
SAM’S COSYING UP TO CASSIE
HUNGER GAMES actor Sam Claflin has found romance with a stunning model.
سام, who split from his actress wife Laura Haddock three years ago, is dating American-born beauty Cassie Amato after meeting on A-list dating app Raya.
وقال مصدر: “It’s early days for the pair but they fancy the pants off each other.”
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Commenting under an Insta snap of Sam eating a slice of pizza, Cassie wrote: “I’m jealous of that slice.”
Get a room . . .