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Gail Porter
Born 23 March 1971 (1971-03-23) (age 38)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Other name(s) Gail Hipgrave
Occupation TV presenter
.Gail Porter (born 23 March 1971 in Edinburgh, Scotland), sometimes known by her married name Gail Hipgrave, is a Scottish television presenter.^ Gail Porter born March 23, 1971 Model .

^ March 23, 1971 .
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^ Big was born March 23, 1971, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Biography

.Gail studied a BTEC HND in Media Production at West Hertfordshire College [1].^ With excellent grades and ambition, Gail went on to study media in Film School.
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.After making an unsuccessful bid to join the presentation team of the BBC children's show Blue Peter,[2] Porter has tended to present family-friendly television programmes, or ones aimed directly at children.^ She became an "Electric Circus" presenter on Live and Kicking, a guest host of the television series Melinda's Big Night In, and host of The Movie Chart Show.
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^ This eventually led to her work in children's television, presenting cartoons on TV, which led to her Fully Booked gig.
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^ She became an "Electric Circus" presenter on Live and Kicking , a guest host of the television series Melinda's Big Night In , and host of The Movie Chart Show .
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.This includes The Movie Chart Show, Top of the Pops, and Live & Kicking, work for CITV , and other programmes such as The Big Breakfast and Gail Porter's Big 90s for VH1.^ Filmbug Movie Stars: Gail Porter Gail Porter biography, forum, filmography, photos and facts.
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^ CelebrityWonder.com: Gail Porter Has hundreds of movie clips, in-depth reviews, 200k+ pictures, and 20,000 links to celebrity websites.
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^ Big Breakfast - Gail Porter .

In the late 1990s she began to pose for photos in men's magazines such as FHM. .Probably the best-known product of her many photo-sessions is one particular still in which she is seen completely nude from behind.^ She was the host of a very popular UK show called Fully Booked and became one of England's best known TV hosts after nude photos of her were published in British magazines.

^ She was the host of a very popular UK show called Fully Booked and became one of England's best known TV hosts after sexy photos of her were published in British magazines.
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Porter projected onto Parliament in 1999
.The image became well known due to the events of one night in 1999, when FHM, along with guerrilla marketing company Cunning Communications, beamed an enormous projection of her onto the exterior of the Houses of Parliament, with an accompanying message urging people to vote for Gail in the FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women Poll.^ Went on to present Fully Booked 1999 Her naked image was projected on to the Houses of Parliament for an FHM stunt.
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^ Cheeky: A 100ft naked image of Gail Porter was projected on to the Houses of Parliament in 1999 as part of a publicity stunt by FHM magazine .
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^ Gail has appeared nude in many a men's magazine, and is even sprawled onto a billboard of the House of Commons in London, bare arse and all.
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[3]. In her autobiography, Porter claims that she did not know about the stunt until it was reported in the news the following day.[4][5]
.In 2001, Porter took part in the Reality TV show Celebrity Blind Man's Bluff [6] and in 2003, she was a contestant on Channel 4's The Games, although injury truncated her participation.^ Celebrity Blind Man's Bluff (2001) (TV) ....

^ "The Games" (2003) TV Series ....

.Recently she presented three series of Dead Famous and episodes of The Gadget Show, temporarily replacing Suzi Perry.^ Presents Dead Famous and charity documentaries.
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^ By then, Porter was two series into Dead Famous, a demanding, not to say demented, show that involved touring US cities trying to drum up the spirits of deceased celebrities.
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^ She became an "Electric Circus" presenter on Live and Kicking, a guest host of the television series Melinda's Big Night In, and host of The Movie Chart Show.

Since 2008, Gail has been a regular panellist on Five's The Wright Stuff.
In 2010 she was a celebrity guest team captain on What Do Kids Know? along with Rufus Hound, Joe Swash and Sara Cox on Watch (TV channel).

Personal life

.Porter dated The Prodigy lead singer Keith Flint, moving in together in a house in Essex.^ Her sexy bad-girl image was further underscored with a nipple piercing and a romance with Keith Flint, of Prodigy.
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^ Her nude bad-girl image was further underscored with a nipple piercing and a romance with Keith Flint, of Prodigy.

They were known as 'Beauty and the Beast' due to Porter's innocent beauty and Flint's hair raising style. The couple split in 2000, because it was too far away for Porter to commute on a daily basis for her work in the city, and their relationship wasn't working out. Earlier in her life, Porter also shared a brief romance with the little-known DJ Diablo.
.She married Toploader guitarist Dan Hipgrave in August 2001, with whom she had a daughter, Honey, in 2002. They separated in the summer of 2004, and Porter has spoken publicly about her ensuing battles with stress, drugs and post-natal depression.^ During the marriage, she suffered post-natal depression following the birth of their daughter Honey.
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^ Then after the birth of their daughter, Honey, Dan disappeared on tour for three months.
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^ Miss Porter is pictured with her daughter Honey as part of the NSPCC Big Bike Ride in aid of ChildLine Scotland in June .
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.In 2005 her conditions triggered alopecia areata, causing her to lose much of her hair.^ Alopecia caused her to lose all her body hair.
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[7] .She refused to wear a hat or wig, deciding instead to maintain a public profile and raise awareness of the condition.^ She blamed her lack of TV work on her refusal to wear a wig.
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^ She has refused to wear a wig since and now claims she would cut her hair off if it grew back again.
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^ Gail Porter is an inspiration to me; she has the courage to go out in public without feeling the need to conform to normality by wearing a wig.
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She became Ambassador for the Little Princess Trust, a charity which provides wigs to children with hairloss.[8][9] On an appearance on the Richard & Judy show on 15 February 2006 she showed that her hair, eyebrows and eyelashes were beginning to grow back.[10] .On 12 April 2006 Porter said "It is possible that I'm going to get my hair back."^ Gail Porter : Petal I would LOVE to take him back to my tent but I think he's running scared!!!!

[11]
.Porter's experience with alopecia areata was the subject of the BBC ONE Life series documentary Gail Porter Laid Bare on 31 May 2006 [12].^ Gail Porter talks about life and work on BBC Food.
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^ Gail Porter : I'm afraid I don't have one yet .

^ Sunday September 9, 2007 The Observer There's just one thing I'm fluttery about as I wait for Gail Porter to finish her session with The Observer's photographer.
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Her autobiography, Laid Bare: My Story Of Love, Fame And Survival, was published in September 2007.

Comedy

Porter is now trying her hand at Stand up Comedy and appeared at the Comedy Store on Monday 23 November 2009, as part of the Laughing Point event in aid of the youth homelessness charity Centrepoint.

Footnotes

  1. ^ Gail Porter interview on apprenticeships website notgoingtouni.co.uk
  2. ^ Fifty facts about Blue Peter at 50
  3. ^ Guerrilla Marketing: Pushing the Limits | BusinessWeek
  4. ^ Porter, Gail (2008) [2007]. "9. Exposure!". Laid Bare - My story of love, fame and survival. Ebury Press. pp. 141–142. ISBN 978-0-09-192041-8. "The first I knew was when it was on the TV news" 
  5. ^ Porter, Gail. Laid Bare. photo caption between pp.136/7. "The first I learned of this was when it was the morning after, on the news" 
  6. ^ Celebrity Blind Man's Buff - Mail Online
  7. ^ Gail Porter speaks to Emma Brockes | Media | The Guardian
  8. ^ [1]Little Princess Trust web site.
  9. ^ [2]BBC News article about girl receiving wig.
  10. ^ Sky Showbiz - Gail's Fab Hair News
  11. ^ ITV News
  12. ^ ONE Life

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