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Mark Owen: 'I've had 10 affairs behind my wife's back' - Daily Gossip

Snow Patrol's Lightbody breaks jaw, Busted to reform, Dizzee to stop Lily's retirement? – your music gossip stop

Mark Owen Glastonbury Festival 2007. Pic Danny North
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:

Take That's Mark Owen has admitted he slept with up to 10 different women behind his wife Emma's back before they were married. The singer admitted that most of the liaisons were one-night stands while he was on tour with Take That, but added that one, with accounts manager Neva Hanley, lasted for almost five years. Owen said he first met Hanley in 2004 at Preston rail station, and three weeks later flew her to Los Angeles where they had sex in Hollywood's Best Western hotel. (The Sun). Owen issued a statement about the affairs saying: "I'm so deeply sorry for the pain my actions have caused my family and friends. I'd like to ask the media to please respect the privacy of my wife and children during this difficult time."

From the papers:

Busted are set to reunite (The Sun).

Dizzee Rascal says he's trying to talk Lily Allen out of retiring from music while the pair are currently touring together (Daily Mirror).

Tinchy Stryder had to undergo a height check before going on the new Saw Alive horror maze at Thorpe Park (The Sun).

Elton John wore a black tracksuit while out and about in New York (Daily Mirror).

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody says he recently discovered his jaw has been dislocated for eight years, because he didn't get is X-rayed after a drunken fall. The pain became so bad in recent times that he's had to have surgery on it, and will be wearing a "dental appliance" for the new few months (Daily Record).

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard was spotted knocking back Dom Perignon at The Well in London (Daily Mirror).

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