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Kanye West's one Twitter friend says he's not a fan – Daily Gossip

Amy Winehouse boozing, Matt Bellamy snogging, Kasabian's baby – your music gossip stop

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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:

The one 'friend' Kanye West is following on Twitter has admitted that he doesn't like the rapper's music, and hinted that he isn't pleased with the level of attention thrust upon him in recent days.

For reasons only known to himself, West chose to follow Steven Holmes, 19, from Coventry, ahead of his other 400,000 followers. Speaking in reaction to the situation, which has seen thousands of West's fans also follow Holmes, the bemused student gave a single interview to his local paper, the Coventry Telegraph. "Fame has never appealed to me. It’s vacuous," he said, before adding: "Before this weekend I thought it would be cool to have a celebrity following me on Twitter, but now I think it's really not worth it."

After the interview had been published he tweeted: "I won't be speaking to anybody else, surprisingly not everyone wants to be famous. That's all I'm saying – peace out x."

From the papers:

Amy Winehouse was photographed slumped at a pub table at 9.30am (BST) yesterday, following a heavy night of partying (various).

Tom Jones says he now wants to work with Lady Gaga (Daily Star).

Muse's Matt Bellamy and Kate Hudson snogged each other backstage at Japan's Fuji Rock festival at the weekend (various).

Katy Perry held a press conference in a rooftop swimming pool in Singapore, forcing journalists who wanted to ask a question to dive in (various).

Plan B is supposedly working on a comedy sketch show based on his latest album 'The Defamation Of Strickland Banks' (The Sun).

Elbow's 'One Day Like This' has been voted the most popular song to listen to before an aeroplane flight by passengers at Manchester Airport's new Escape Lounge (various).

Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno has become a dad. His missus Amy gave birth to a son, Ennio Silva Pizzorno, on Monday morning (August 2) (various).

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