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Lauren Booth's Biography

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Lauren Booth, who was born on 22 July 1967, wrote in The Sunday Times about her childhood:

"When I was a child I lived with my parents in Hampstead, north London. My father, the actor Tony Booth, split his time between the bookies, the pub and radicalising me. He was a dyed-in-the-wool socialist and, like many parents of that era, thought it appropriate to pass on his beliefs."

Tony Booth, famous for his role in Till Death Do Us Part, is also the father of Cherie Blair.

Sometimes the media comment on a potentially embarrassing quote from Lauren Booth about Tony Blair, but this video of her at a demonstration shows her views as quite explicit.

Lauren Booth is a journalist who has written in a wide variety of titles including The New Statesman and Tribune on the one hand and The Mail on the other.

Lauren Booth was the fourth person to be voted off I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here in 2006.

In February 2007, Lauren Booth appeared on Richard & Judy advocating that women should not obsess about how they look.

In May 2009, Lauren Booth wrote in The Mail on Sunday about how she and her husband Craig had argued shortly before he had a motorcycle accident and went into a coma.

She followed up in June 2009, with an article about her husband emerging from a coma.

In 2010 Laren Booth and Craig Darby divorced.

In 2010 Lauren Booth converted to Islam.

In August 2010, Ofcom ruled that a current affairs TV show, presented by Lauren Booth, had broken broadcasting code rules on impartiality.

It was an edition of the programme Remember Palestine, which Lauren Booth regularly presented on Press TV, the news network controlled by the Iranian government.

In 2013, she married Sohale Ahmed.

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