The bizarre world of celebrity has seen some extreme diets. But the latest craze would shock even the most committed celebrity weight watcher – it is called the charcoal diet. Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding is a fan, latest celebrity slips eating carbon gets rid of ‘toxins’.
Miss Harding sprinkles it on food and says it helps her tone up. In fact, charcoal has been used to stop the body absorbing poisons since the 19th century. It is allegedly good for hangovers and stops flatulence. But before you start snacking on a disposable barbecue, take note: the benefits only come from activated charcoal, found in tablets sold in health stores. A mouthful of the raw stuff and you’ll need to wash your mouth out – and avoid naked flames. The comments below have been moderated in advance.
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He was merciless in his mocking of fellow comedian Jimmy Carr over his shameless tax avoidance. Foul-mouthed Frankie Boyle, 39, could not resist lampooning Carr after it emerged he used an off-shore scheme to pay as little as 1 per cent income tax. Jimmy Carr has been attacked by Maxine Carr, who feels that he’s ruined the family’s good name. If you’re rich, don’t look at it as tax avoidance, look at it as a children’s hospital buying you a pool table. TV shows, tours, DVDs and book sales. It takes one to know one! 900,000 tax through the voluntary liquidation of his firm last year.
The company in question was Traskor Productions Limited, which was incorporated in England and Wales on December 17, 2009. 873,388, which were mainly the money due to HM Revenue and Customs and probably VAT. The following month, Boyle decided to wind up Traskor with the remaining cash in the company being extracted, in effect, by the comedian. If taken out as dividends or income, the marginal rate of tax which Boyle would suffer would have been at the 50 per cent top rate. By taking the winding up route, Boyle may have been able to pay a tax rate of just 10 per cent. 2million three-storey sandstone mansion in Glasgow’s West End. When he answered the door, the comedian was barefoot and wearing blue, striped pyjamas.
He gave a dismissive wave of the hand and closed the door before a reporter could ask him why he opened and closed Traskor so quickly, and whether this allowed him to make huge tax savings. Traskor Productions Limited was a company of Frankie’s which has now been wound-up. He was director and shareholder of it as you have identified. The company’s arrangements, its tax treatment and Frankie’s dealings in relation to the company were normal and legal. The comedian responded today, admitting that he had made a tax saving after winding up the company. He tweeted: ‘I wound my company up for legal reasons separate from tax and my accountant applied for tax relief on this. In his Sun newspaper column last week, Boyle revelled in the Carr tax scandal.