July 8, 2008 10:30
Pete Doherty turns cat midwife – Daily Gossip
Kate Nash, Mark Ronson, The Kooks, Jarvis – your music gossip stop
Today’s top gossip:
Pete Doherty cancelled a Babyshambles gig at the Werchter festival in Belgium because he didn't want to leave one of his cats, who was giving birth. The singer/guitarist wanted to stay by his moggie's side until she delivered, and lost a £60,000 pay packet because of the no-show (The Sun).
From the papers:
Kate Nash is knitting a scarf to give to Beyonce Knowles (Time Out).
Agent Provocateur are trying to sign up The Kills' Alison Mosshart to be their next model (Daily Star).
Lily Allen has dyed her hair black after getting back with The Chemical Brothers' Ed Simons (Various).
Mark Ronson received £9,000 of his fee to play the Zoo8 festival in loose change after he demanded to be paid in cash (The Sun).
Sophie Ellis-Bextor filmed an advert for Rimmel in London hopping off an old-school Routemaster bus (Various).
Rhys Ifans has written a song about his ex, Sienna Miller, to sing with his band The Peth. The group features members of Super Furry Animals (The Sun).
Jamelia might be hooking up with Pharrell Williams for her next album (Daily Mirror).
Pete Tong waited for a lift at LAX airport (Daily Star).
E-mailed in from NME.COM users:
Jarvis Cocker bought a pizza at 'The Mighty Boosh' festival on Saturday (July 5), but had to rush to scoff it down before his DJ set at the bash (from David).
Luke Pritchard of The Kooks and singer/songwriter Josh Weller watched Mumford Sons at the Kilburn Luminaire (from Scant).
Har Mar Superstar drank in the Blue Posts pub in London's Soho and talked about Neon Neon, who he performed live with in the UK capital on Sunday (July 6) (from Dave).
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