Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 6-12
Jan. 6: Accordionist Joey, the CowPolka King, of Riders in the Sky is 70. Singer Kim Wilson of the Fabulous Thunderbirds is 68. Country singer Jett Williams is 66. Actor-comedian Rowan Atkinson ("Mr. Bean") is 64. Singer Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge is 60. Chef Nigella Lawson is 59. Singer Eric Williams of BLACKstreet is 59. Director John Singleton is 51. Actor Aron Eisenberg ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") is 50. Actor Norman Reedus ("The Walking Dead") is 50. TV personality Julie Chen is 49. Actor Danny Pintauro ("Who's The Boss") is 43. Actor Eddie Redmayne ("Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them," ''The Theory of Everything") is 37. Comedian Kate McKinnon ("Saturday Night Live") is 35. Actress Diona Reasonover ("NCIS") is 35. Singer Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys is 33.
LONDON (AP) — A leading campaigner for Britain's exit from the European Union was accused of hypocrisy Thursday after applying for permanent residency in France.
Former U.K. Treasury chief Nigel Lawson told English-language French newspaper The Connexion that he is applying for a permanent "carte de sejour," or residency card. The 86-year-old former politician, father of celebrity cook Nigella Lawson, lives in southwest France.