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Monday 20 August 2018

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian stole the show at a glitzy awards do - designed to celebrate men.

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian stole the show at a glitzy awards do - designed to celebrate men.

The socialite (33) who is in the UK with her rapper husband Kanye West and their daughter North, was presented with the Woman prize at the GQ Men Of The Year ceremony.

During the bash, 50 Shades Of Grey hunk Jamie Dornan, Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch, Doctor Who actor Peter Capaldi and Hollywood heartthrob Colin Firth all won gongs.

Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr picked up an award for his humanitarian work, while Pirates Of The Caribbean actor Johnny Depp presented punk pioneer Iggy Pop with the Icon trophy.

Former British prime minister Tony Blair, who hit the headlines when he said that reports of his wealth were "greatly exaggerated", was presented with the Philanthropist award at the ceremony, at the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden.

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Supermodel Cara Delevingne presented US uber-producer and Happy singer Pharrell Williams with the Solo Artist gong.

Rock star Bob Geldof, father of the late Peaches Geldof, handed the Legend award to Van Morrison.

50 Shades Of Grey author EL James presented Northern Irish actor Dornan - who plays Christian Grey in the erotic film adaptation of her work - with a Breakthrough award.

Cumberbatch was given the Actor award by fellow thespian Dan Stevens, while Stay With Me singer Sam Smith presented the Inspiration award to New Order.

Jenna Coleman, who plays companion Clara in Doctor Who, was reunited with the Time Lord when she awarded Capaldi the TV Personality gong.

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