It's the news an army of female Take That fans have been waiting for - Robin Williams, 59, is rejoining the world's gayest boy-band after many years in the wilderness following the groups acrimonious split in 1995.
Since the split, Robin Williams has starred in a raft of successful Hollywood movies including Flubber, Good Will Hunting, Night at the Museum and One Hour Photo.
Media spectators have cited a decline in Williams profile over the last few years and argue that healing the 'rift' with the other Take That members is merely a ploy to rejuvinate Robin Williams flagging acting career which has most recently been confined to voice work on animations such as Robots and Happy Feet.
It's expected that following a new album from the band in November; Williams will join his bandmates - Deirdre Barlow, Donald Duck, Orange Cordial and Michael Owen - for a huge stadium tour next summer.
As usual, long time enemy and general gobshite Liam Gallagher was quick to offer his own two penneth on the re-union "yeah yeah yeah, man that fooking fat actor Robin Williams right, I don't give a fuck how big Mork and Mindy was, I'll knock him right out, me, him, yeah, him and me yeah, mad for it."
In other entertainment news, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have confirmed that they will be re-uniting with Aaron Lennon and Harrison Ford for a one-off Beatles concert, the first time the "Fab Four" have played together as a group since the late sixties.
Hopes of Spice Girls fans were dashed however when David Beckham confirmed on the Jonathan Ross show that he would not be rejoining the band for a much rumoured comeback concert.