Jan 26, 2017

Fat Chance!

This week I’m supposedly fat-shaming women. This is the meme I posted on Instagram. Like bees around a honeypot, the online journalists buzz into the hint […]
Jan 11, 2017

Hollywood Tears

Check your Twitter timeline. Check Huffington Post or Buzzfeed, if you can stomach it. All they can talk about is how monumental Meryl Streep’s acceptance of […]
Jan 11, 2017

2017 and Beyond

By now you will be tired, exhausted and irritated by the idea of New Year resolutions, people posting their amazing holidays on Instagram, and everyone comparing […]
Dec 5, 2016

Mara (or Marah)…..what happened?

What actually happened then? Many are still asking. You won’t find any juicy details about ‘spiking’ drinks in my book (as the Sunday Times have now […]
Dec 2, 2016


Last Sunday I finished my last season as an Idols judge. I intended to leave on a high note, having completed a terrific trip to New […]
Nov 14, 2016


10pm on the 9th of November 2016. I walked past the Trump International Hotel and Tower on Columbus Circle – a crowd of a hundred-odd people […]
Jan 30, 2016

Press Statement

Welcome to CliffCentral. Thank you for joining us today. Yesterday Judge Caroline Nicholls ruled that my contract with M-Net be reinstated and that I return to […]
Jan 10, 2016

While We Were Sleeping  #SparrowGate2

 How has your 2016 been so far?  Sadly, in South Africa, instead of celebratory fireworks to launch the year, we have witnessed social media explosions on […]