John Cleese takes drastic action to stay looking young - but it comes at a cost

John Cleese takes drastic action to stay looking young – but it comes at a cost

When it’s less than three months until your 80th birthday, sometimes action to be taken to hold back the hands of time. So comedy legend John Cleese is preparing for his big day by using stem cell therapy. The Fawlty Towers star revealed that he has been using the anti-aging booster and doesn’t regret it […]

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John Cleese says London comments 'not racist' in blistering response

John Cleese says London comments ‘not racist’ in blistering response

John Cleese has hit back at those who accused him of being ‘racist’ for saying that London is “not really an English city any more”. In a blistering response on social media, the 79-year-old former Monty Python star defended his comments, saying they were “culturalist”. The comedian was accused of racism online while mayor of […]

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White House report gets loaded with fake and funny intern names

This big new White House report isn’t a comic book — but some of the names in it belong in one. A list of “student interns” who worked on President Donald Trump’s new “Economic Report of the President” includes the names of Batman, Spider-Man and Captain America’s alter egos, “Monty Python” cast member John Cleese, […]

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Monty Python stars catch up over Skype and fans suspect 50th anniversary reunion

Monty Python all reunited over a Skype call at the weekend. Comedian Eric Idle announced that he was reconnecting with John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin on his personal Twitter , sending his 380,000 followers wild with excitement. He wrote: “Just waiting for a Python meeting to start. “I’m on Skype. As […]

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John Cleese moans planet is ‘littered’ with his exes and having kids is a ‘pain in the a**e’

Comedy legend John Cleese refuses to look on the bright side of life when it comes to parenting and his three failed marriages. The 79-year-old, whose film hits include 1979’s The Life of Brian, said the planet is “littered” with his ex-wives and having kids is “a pain in the a**e”. Referring to his Monty […]

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John Cleese reveals he’s going deaf – but he’s happy because it means he doesn’t have to listen to ‘rubbish’

John Cleese has told how he is going “increasingly deaf”. But the 78-year-old says his condition is not a “burden” but “on the contrary, I find it quite liberating”. The Monty Python legend added: “I smile and nod and point at my ears, and am thus released from the duty of taking notice of all […]

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Animal Hero Awards: Amber Davies and Candice Brown lead the way as stars hit red carpet with their adorable pets

The stars were out in force tonight – with their pets in tow – for the Mirror’s Animal Hero Awards. Some of TV and music’s biggest names headed along to the event to celebrate the UK’s brave and inspirational animals. Among the first to arrive was Love Island winner Amber Davies , who brought along […]

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How the children of comedians including John Cleese, Ruby Wax and Jennifer Saunders are also jokers too

DID you hear the one about the comedian’s daughter? From Jennifer Saunders to Ian Hislop, Ruby Wax to Gyles Brandreth, plenty of famous comics are watching their children take to the stage too. Maybe it’s down to their funny bones. Kate Jackson and Emma Pietras take a look at comedy kids, many of whom will […]

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