Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Top Ten.Quitters; Some People Have Gone So Far That Even They Admit It's Time to Give Something Up. from Ditching Straight Men to Holding off on the Chip Fat, Their Asceticism Has Stunned Us

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Top Ten.Quitters; Some People Have Gone So Far That Even They Admit It's Time to Give Something Up. from Ditching Straight Men to Holding off on the Chip Fat, Their Asceticism Has Stunned Us

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After stripping off for her latest role in Romance & Cigarettes, Kate Winslet has made herself (and us) a promise. '[Getting naked] is something I will never be doing again. Ever. I starved myself for a week before I did it.

And I was completely paranoid about the whole thing. I've had two kids!

And I had to walk across a room naked.' What a titanic loss.

Sharon Osbourne thought that a breast enlargement would give her the X Factor. Ozzy's wife went from a 32C to a 34DD.

However, she's not satisfied with the result and has decided to give up the implants. She explains, 'I don't like them now, they're too big.' Adding, 'Honestly, they weigh a lot.' We are sure the Prince of Darkness will be very disappointed.

Katie Holmes is on Cruise control and seems to have abandoned her career (and her freedom). The pregnant actress says of fiance Tom Cruise: 'It's a privilege to have met him and become part of his world.' A friend confided: 'Katie's decided to give up acting to be a stay-athome mum.' And Tom's had her mobile fitted with a satellite tracking system. Run, Katie, run.

Yes, he's finally chukka'd it in: Prince Charles has admitted he's knackered and is leaving the polo-playing to the little princes. 'I really am getting a little old for all this,' he told a friend, and admitted he wanted to spend more time with his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall.

Let us just hope that she doesn't nag him too much or he'll be back on the field.

As the old adage says, a rocking Moss is always stoned - but not any more!

After the notorious narcotic indulgences of 2005, Kate Moss has vowed to give up all mind-altering substances and concentrate on her career.

But she's not just giving up drugs, she's also quitting London. Is this a case of throwing out the Babyshambles with the bathwater?

Martine McCutcheon is giving up men - well, straight men that is. …

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