Brighton celebrity injured in airfield accident

Singer David Van Day

Singer David Van Day

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Singer David Van Day was left with blood pouring from his head after being jumped on by a female fan.

The Dollar and Bucks Fizz front man, from Brighton, fell into an aeroplane after the woman threw herself at him while he was filming a new makeover series at an airfield in Essex.

The blow opened a gash in the 52-year-old's head.

Van Day, who once ran a city centre burger stand, has been enjoying a resurgence in his fame after appearing in I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here before Christmas.

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12:35pm Sat 24 Jan 09

AngieRS says...

That was unlucky, falling into a plane...
That was unlucky, falling into a plane... AngieRS
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12:50pm Sat 24 Jan 09

dolphy says...

I witnessed his big home-coming bash when he came back from I'm a Celebrity. There were 15 guests. It was bleak.
I witnessed his big home-coming bash when he came back from I'm a Celebrity. There were 15 guests. It was bleak. dolphy
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12:54pm Sat 24 Jan 09

mintyboy says...

that is desperate, making over an airfield.
that is desperate, making over an airfield. mintyboy
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12:55pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Hugh Janus says...

Shame he didn't fall into a spinning propellor, now that would of been worth reporting !!!
Shame he didn't fall into a spinning propellor, now that would of been worth reporting !!! Hugh Janus
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1:04pm Sat 24 Jan 09

mincing mary says...

This prat will do anything to get publicity and the Argus falls for it every time.
This prat will do anything to get publicity and the Argus falls for it every time. mincing mary
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1:07pm Sat 24 Jan 09

RickH says...

Maybe the headline should have been "Has been celebrity and political reject schemes up another way to get into the media"
Maybe the headline should have been "Has been celebrity and political reject schemes up another way to get into the media" RickH
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1:08pm Sat 24 Jan 09

hahahehe says...

shame it wasnt off a cliff or pier
go back to flipping your burgers you has-been
shame it wasnt off a cliff or pier go back to flipping your burgers you has-been hahahehe
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1:12pm Sat 24 Jan 09

littleboyblue says...

The Argus have it wrong again. The fan was trying to get away from the idiot.
The Argus have it wrong again. The fan was trying to get away from the idiot. littleboyblue
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1:28pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Jim BB says...

There's no accounting for taste. Anyone know how the plane is doing?
There's no accounting for taste. Anyone know how the plane is doing? Jim BB
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1:51pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Scoomer says...

"NOBODY HURT" would have been a better headline.
"NOBODY HURT" would have been a better headline. Scoomer
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2:07pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Osama bin there says...

The picture caption says 'singer David van Day'.
Singer? Really?....!!!
I thought he ran a burger van.
The picture caption says 'singer David van Day'. Singer? Really?....!!! I thought he ran a burger van. Osama bin there
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2:08pm Sat 24 Jan 09

The Garden Slug says...

Does DVD still have any plans
Does DVD still have any plans The Garden Slug
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2:48pm Sat 24 Jan 09

juddah says...

He`s got fans??? Come on. The guy must rate as the most obnoxious person ever to walk the planet.I was witness to the way he tried to steal the name Bucks Fizz for his own greedy ends. For gods sake, he never, ever sang on one of their records. The mans a complete egotistical prat.
He`s got fans??? Come on. The guy must rate as the most obnoxious person ever to walk the planet.I was witness to the way he tried to steal the name Bucks Fizz for his own greedy ends. For gods sake, he never, ever sang on one of their records. The mans a complete egotistical prat. juddah
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3:49pm Sat 24 Jan 09

mtrollette says...

He's a gay icon.
He's a gay icon. mtrollette
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3:51pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Jim BB says...

Do you know the name of the fan or was it you? Share your photos with The Argus - well, they normally ask and you have to admit we're all curious about what sort of a woman would launch herself at him!

Love the fact they stressed it was a female fan!
Do you know the name of the fan or was it you? Share your photos with The Argus - well, they normally ask and you have to admit we're all curious about what sort of a woman would launch herself at him! Love the fact they stressed it was a female fan! Jim BB
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4:17pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Conor says...

Is it on Youtube yet?
Is it on Youtube yet? Conor
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4:40pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Pontop Pike says...

mtrollette wrote:
He's a gay icon.
Hmmn, I think hes a C--t
[quote][p][bold]mtrollette[/bold] wrote: He's a gay icon.[/p][/quote]Hmmn, I think hes a C--t Pontop Pike
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5:06pm Sat 24 Jan 09

jyan says...

mtrollette wrote:
He's a gay icon.
He wishes.
[quote][p][bold]mtrollette[/bold] wrote: He's a gay icon.[/p][/quote]He wishes. jyan
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5:10pm Sat 24 Jan 09

jonathon says...

He is a talentless prat who could not even run a burger van. Gay icon..no, gay..?
He is a talentless prat who could not even run a burger van. Gay icon..no, gay..? jonathon
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5:30pm Sat 24 Jan 09

CaptainStarbucks says...

Another bad piece of reporting by the Argus- DVD being jumped on a a "female fan" Surely is should be "female FLAN"? I know her name-she called Lorraine- surname is Quiche!
Another bad piece of reporting by the Argus- DVD being jumped on a a "female fan" Surely is should be "female FLAN"? I know her name-she called Lorraine- surname is Quiche! CaptainStarbucks
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6:11pm Sat 24 Jan 09

mincingmary says...

CaptainStarbucks wrote:
Another bad piece of reporting by the Argus- DVD being jumped on a a "female fan" Surely is should be "female FLAN"? I know her name-she called Lorraine- surname is Quiche!
First class, Captain Starbucks, you should be a report on the argus.
[quote][p][bold]CaptainStarbucks[/bold] wrote: Another bad piece of reporting by the Argus- DVD being jumped on a a "female fan" Surely is should be "female FLAN"? I know her name-she called Lorraine- surname is Quiche! [/p][/quote]First class, Captain Starbucks, you should be a report on the argus. mincingmary
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6:13pm Sat 24 Jan 09

mincingmary says...

CaptainStarbucks wrote:
Another bad piece of reporting by the Argus- DVD being jumped on a a "female fan" Surely is should be "female FLAN"? I know her name-she called Lorraine- surname is Quiche!
First class, Captain Starbucks, you should be a reporter on the argus.
[quote][p][bold]CaptainStarbucks[/bold] wrote: Another bad piece of reporting by the Argus- DVD being jumped on a a "female fan" Surely is should be "female FLAN"? I know her name-she called Lorraine- surname is Quiche! [/p][/quote]First class, Captain Starbucks, you should be a reporter on the argus. mincingmary
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6:55pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Scoomer says...

Don't worry, Mary - nobody spotted that one ;-)
Don't worry, Mary - nobody spotted that one ;-) Scoomer
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8:32pm Sat 24 Jan 09

chrisbrighton says...

mtrollette wrote:
He's a gay icon.
...more of an icon for naff, podgy, ageing straight men i think
[quote][p][bold]mtrollette[/bold] wrote: He's a gay icon.[/p][/quote]...more of an icon for naff, podgy, ageing straight men i think chrisbrighton
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9:42pm Sat 24 Jan 09

Jim BB says...

No, he's not! We have higher values than that (obviously, not counting myself as naff, the rest is true!). Mind you, struggling to think of one ageing, straight podgy icon who doesn't have a toupé now (apart from me). Answers on a postcard, please!

No, he's not! We have higher values than that (obviously, not counting myself as naff, the rest is true!). Mind you, struggling to think of one ageing, straight podgy icon who doesn't have a toupé now (apart from me). Answers on a postcard, please! Jim BB
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10:28pm Sat 24 Jan 09

feline1 says...

David Van Daye: here's a wee hint: try falling OUT of a plane next time :)
David Van Daye: here's a wee hint: try falling OUT of a plane next time :) feline1
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12:01am Sun 25 Jan 09

sue.thepooh@virgi.net says...

DVD - I would like to shake her warmly by the hand, then slap her for not causing more damage to the idiot. What has he done since CGTOUH???? Jack Pooh - he is and was a has-been. DVD hear this plea "Crawl back under the little pebble that you came from and eat salt" Londinium rocks X
DVD - I would like to shake her warmly by the hand, then slap her for not causing more damage to the idiot. What has he done since CGTOUH???? Jack Pooh - he is and was a has-been. DVD hear this plea "Crawl back under the little pebble that you came from and eat salt" Londinium rocks X sue.thepooh@virgi.net
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12:03am Sun 25 Jan 09

juddah says...

mtrollette wrote:
He's a gay icon.
I am gay and I can 100% confirm that the guy is most definetly NOT a gay icon. Where the hell are you coming from maisie? Gay icons? Eartha Kitt, Liza Minelli, Kylie, Cher etc etc. Now DVD is not even good looking (he is really ugly), so he is certainly not on the hunk register either. lol
[quote][p][bold]mtrollette[/bold] wrote: He's a gay icon.[/p][/quote]I am gay and I can 100% confirm that the guy is most definetly NOT a gay icon. Where the hell are you coming from maisie? Gay icons? Eartha Kitt, Liza Minelli, Kylie, Cher etc etc. Now DVD is not even good looking (he is really ugly), so he is certainly not on the hunk register either. lol juddah
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12:05am Sun 25 Jan 09

juddah says...

mtrollette wrote:
He's a gay icon.
I am gay and I can 100% confirm that the guy is most definetly NOT a gay icon. Where the hell are you coming from maisie? Gay icons? Eartha Kitt, Liza Minelli, Kylie, Cher etc etc. Now DVD is not even good looking (he is really ugly), so he is certainly not on the hunk register either. lol
[quote][p][bold]mtrollette[/bold] wrote: He's a gay icon.[/p][/quote]I am gay and I can 100% confirm that the guy is most definetly NOT a gay icon. Where the hell are you coming from maisie? Gay icons? Eartha Kitt, Liza Minelli, Kylie, Cher etc etc. Now DVD is not even good looking (he is really ugly), so he is certainly not on the hunk register either. lol juddah
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1:01am Sun 25 Jan 09

kkj says...

sue.thepooh@virgi.ne
t
wrote:
DVD - I would like to shake her warmly by the hand, then slap her for not causing more damage to the idiot. What has he done since CGTOUH???? Jack Pooh - he is and was a has-been. DVD hear this plea "Crawl back under the little pebble that you came from and eat salt" Londinium rocks X
Hello Sue! couldn't agree more! Whats CGTOUH though?
[quote][p][bold]sue.thepooh@virgi.ne t[/bold] wrote: DVD - I would like to shake her warmly by the hand, then slap her for not causing more damage to the idiot. What has he done since CGTOUH???? Jack Pooh - he is and was a has-been. DVD hear this plea "Crawl back under the little pebble that you came from and eat salt" Londinium rocks X [/p][/quote]Hello Sue! couldn't agree more! Whats CGTOUH though? kkj
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11:07am Sun 25 Jan 09

getreal says...

A little surprising - once apon a time fans would be taken aside and would later suck male stars' penises - now they push them into aircraft - world's a strange place.
A little surprising - once apon a time fans would be taken aside and would later suck male stars' penises - now they push them into aircraft - world's a strange place. getreal
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11:08am Sun 25 Jan 09

getreal says...

Apologies for spelling error - Upon
Apologies for spelling error - Upon getreal
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11:14am Sun 25 Jan 09

Matt_M8 says...

a fan????? he has a fan :-O a fan???

crikey
a fan????? he has a fan :-O a fan??? crikey Matt_M8
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12:04pm Sun 25 Jan 09

puddingandpi says...

hahahahahahahahahaha
hahahahahaha!!!!
hahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahaha!!!! puddingandpi
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12:31pm Sun 25 Jan 09

sue.thepooh@virgi.net says...

kkj: "Celebrity Get Me Out of Here".Last and only thing DVD is likely to be appearing on unless someone brain-dead TV station signs him up for a cruddy 'talk-show' slot!
kkj: "Celebrity Get Me Out of Here".Last and only thing DVD is likely to be appearing on unless someone brain-dead TV station signs him up for a cruddy 'talk-show' slot! sue.thepooh@virgi.net
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11:13pm Sun 25 Jan 09

greeg says...

Shouldn't the headline have been "Brighton 16 stone celebrity injured in airfield accident"?
Incidentally,has anyone ever eaten one of his Burgers without throwing up!
Shouldn't the headline have been "Brighton 16 stone celebrity injured in airfield accident"? Incidentally,has anyone ever eaten one of his Burgers without throwing up! greeg
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12:06pm Mon 26 Jan 09

jakiB says...

Perhaps this fan just wanted to find out how much of his face is still real skin and how much is plastic - it certainly doesn't look natural!
Perhaps this fan just wanted to find out how much of his face is still real skin and how much is plastic - it certainly doesn't look natural! jakiB
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3:44pm Mon 26 Jan 09

fozkh@tiscali.co.uk says...

Isnt there anyone out there who hasnt anything positive to say about David for once.
That fan must have been obsessed with David like I am but wouldnt do something she did it sounds dangerous. Fozia Khan
Isnt there anyone out there who hasnt anything positive to say about David for once. That fan must have been obsessed with David like I am but wouldnt do something she did it sounds dangerous. Fozia Khan fozkh@tiscali.co.uk
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7:34pm Mon 26 Jan 09

Jim BB says...

Oh, Fozia, you poor thing. I really hope none of these wicked people use your e-mail address which you've kindly shared with us to sign you up for services, DVD fan clubs or suchlike. Generally safer not to share personal e-mail with this rabble! Especially as you're probably one of only two DVD fans...
Oh, Fozia, you poor thing. I really hope none of these wicked people use your e-mail address which you've kindly shared with us to sign you up for services, DVD fan clubs or suchlike. Generally safer not to share personal e-mail with this rabble! Especially as you're probably one of only two DVD fans... Jim BB
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4:56pm Tue 27 Jan 09

jakiB says...

fozkh@tiscali.co.uk wrote:
Isnt there anyone out there who hasnt anything positive to say about David for once. That fan must have been obsessed with David like I am but wouldnt do something she did it sounds dangerous. Fozia Khan
Wow, that's so sad - and to have the guts to own up to it too!
[quote][p][bold]fozkh@tiscali.co.uk[/bold] wrote: Isnt there anyone out there who hasnt anything positive to say about David for once. That fan must have been obsessed with David like I am but wouldnt do something she did it sounds dangerous. Fozia Khan[/p][/quote]Wow, that's so sad - and to have the guts to own up to it too! jakiB
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12:47pm Wed 28 Jan 09

a_j95 says...

I hope it was a professional job in retaliation for all those moody meat products he used to peddle.
I hope it was a professional job in retaliation for all those moody meat products he used to peddle. a_j95
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