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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:
Liam Gallagher has laid into Florence Welch of Florence And The Machine. “I’m not having anyone with ginger hair making music. I can’t go down that road,” he said. The former Oasis singer added: “I’m sure she’s a nice girl but she sounds like someone has stood on her fucking foot” (The Sun).
From the papers:
Amy Winehouse’s goddaughter Dionne Bromfield has revealed that Winehouse is a dab hand in the kitchen and makes the best ever meatballs – “better than Jamie Oliver” (Daily Star).
N-Dubz singer Tulisa has revealed her dream to become a professional boxer, but has been warned off it by her manager as it would “mess up” her face (The Sun).
Massive Attack had to redesign the adverts for their new album ‘Heligoland’ for use on the London Underground, as the original artwork looked too much like graffiti (Daily Star).
There are rumours that Lily Allen will arrive onstage for her performance at the BRIT Awards later this month flying in a model of an airplane (Daily Mirror).
Courtney Love has aired her views on Lady Gaga, saying, “I don’t think her music is compelling.” She added that she held that view because “I listen to rock music… I’m an old hippie” (Daily Record).
La Roux singer Elly Jackson has spoken about the bullying and “constant abuse” she received at school thanks to her tomboy appearance (Daily Record).
Lady Gaga has said her forthcoming UK shows will be very different to her US ones, and will have a New York theme. “It’s more of a musical and less of a concert,” said the singer (Daily Star).
The Wire actor Idris Elba has spoken about his musical career, for which he performs under the name Driis. “Being a musician allows my acting juices to accumulate; when I’m in the studio I’m being creative instead of living out someone else’s imagination,” he said. “People are always going to criticise it and say stick to acting” (Metro).
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