August 11, 2009 10:07

Preston: 'My prescription drug hell'- Daily Gossip

Liam Gallagher is a 'fantastic babysitter', Lily Allen goes gambling, Daisy Lowe pines for Damon Albarn – your music gossip stop

Preston: 'My prescription drug hell'- Daily Gossip
Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today's top gossip:

Former Ordinary Boys frontman Preston has revealed the depths of his drug addiction, which turned him into a "zombie". The singer revealed that at one point he used to wake up with unexplainable blood stains all over his body. "I was doing so many drugs I didn't know who I was. I was a zombie for months," Preston explained. Eventually, he managed to kick the habit - by getting deep with philosophy. "I got engrossed with Malcolm Gladwell and Oliver James. They write accessible books about philosophy and sociology and these kept me sane while going through withdrawal" (The Sun).

From the papers:

Robbie Williams is hooked on Big Brother (Daily Mirror).

Liam Gallagher is a "fantastic babysitter", according to former All Saints singer Shaznay Lewis. The Oasis man looks after her three-year-old, Tyler, every now and then (Closer).

Lily Allen tweeted that she won £3000 while gambling in France recently (Twitter).

Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding donned leather hotpants for the filming of the new St Trinian's film, 'The Legend Of Fritton's Gold' (various).

Model Daisy Lowe would like to go on a date with Damon Albarn (Daily Star).

Kanye West and Jay-Z both filmed appearances in Rihanna's comeback video, 'Run This Town' (Daily Mirror).

Green Day organised for a brass band to invade the stage during Kaiser Chiefs' final support slot on the band's US tour in New Orleans (Daily Star).

Check back tomorrow for the next Daily Gossip. E-mail your spots to news@nme.com.

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