DRUG RAP SENTENCE
TV chef Rachel Allen’s son Joshua jailed for 15 months on drugs charges, he planned it so well, a young Thug?
- Updated: 28 Feb 2020, 18:08
THE teenage son of celebrity chef Rachel Allen has been jailed for 15 months on drugs charges.
Joshua Allen, 19, was given a sentence of 30 months – with half of it suspended – at Cork Circuit Criminal Court today.
Viewers praise ‘brilliant’ Rachel Allen after her first day as Today co-host, What Viewers? RTE doing the PR Stunt again?
Rachel Allen delighted viewers when she stepped in present Today alongside Dáithí Ó Sé. She is one of three new presenters filling Sinead Kennedy’s shoes this month while she’s on maternity leave.© Provided by Evoke.ie
The chef made her presenting debut alongside a delighted Dáithí who made her feel right at home with his Kerry charm and she was all smiles as she hosted the show.
She shared a snap of herself with the Rose of Tralee presenter ahead of the show going live on her Instagram.
‘@daithiose & I are ready to go! @rtetoday Tune in at 3.30, see you here!’ she told her 41.9k followers Instagram followers.© Provided by Evoke.ie Rachel Allen on her first day as co-host on Today Pic: Rachel Allen / Instagram
We’re sure she was nervous about stepping into the role, with the loyal Today viewers adoring Maura Derrane and Sinead Kennedy, but viewers flocked to social media to praise the ‘brilliant’ chef after her first day on the job.
The Today show’s Instagram was inundated with congratulations to the chef turned television presenter
‘Rachel is brilliant fun…great connection with Daithi,’ one comment read.
‘Lovely to see Rachel Allen on,’ another read. ‘Doing a great job Rachel 👏,’ said a third.
‘Fair play to Rachel Allen on presenting @RTEToday, she looks natural & poised. Well done!’ one viewer wrote on Twitter
Rachel will share the seat with Úna Healy and Elaine Kinsella over the course of the next few weeks.
‘I’ve always enjoyed cooking on the Today show as I am a great friend of the programme. I love working with the crew and I’m looking forward to joining Dáithí on the couch,’ Rachel said about her new gig.
Today airs each afternoon at 3.30pm on RTÉ One