Glastonbury organisers opt out of 2012 festival due to 'severe Portaloo shortage' - Daily Gossip

Bieber cries, Partridge calls Kasabian, Pete's 'Hollyoaks' shyness – your music gossip stop

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One of the reasons Glastonbury festival is taking a break in 2012 is because of a mass shortage of portable toilets due to the Olympic Games. Although organiser Michael Eavis has confirmed years ago that the main reason the festival won't got ahead in 2012 is so it wouldn't clash with the Games, he has now added that toilet issues are also partly to blame. "There will be a huge demand for Portaloo toilets in London, so everyone will push up their prices and I can see it getting very expensive," he said, adding that Avon And Somerset Police have also told him to expect less officers to be available in June as more are dispatched to London, though the games do not actually start until July 27 (Daily Mail).

From the papers:

Justin Bieber cried after learning he had failed his driving theory test (The Sun).

Pete Doherty got starstruck while DJing in Liverpool when he spotted a bunch of the Hollyoaks cast (Daily Star).

Kasabian's Tom Meighan says he recently had an answerphone message from Steve Coogan in character as Alan Partridge, though he has no idea how the funnyman got his number (The Sun).

Magnetic Man's Artwork has said people who think they've sold out can "fuck off" (Daily Star).

Lady Gaga's touring crew have given her the nickname Lady Dull Dull, because she's so normal when she's offstage (Daily Record).

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