Lily Allen says ‘judges hate me’ after Barclaycard Mercury Prize snub – Daily Gossip

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Today’s top gossip:

Lily Allen has claimed that the Barclaycard Mercury Prize judges “hate” her after her album ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ failed to bag a nomination this year. “I’m like Gazza, the judges hate me, but the people, dem love me,” she wrote on her Twitter page, Twitter.com/lilyroseallen.

From the papers:

Friendly Fires said they would celebrate their Barclaycard Mercury Prize nomination by getting tanked up to the max on their flight to Australia. GlasvegasJames Allan, meanwhile, had been drinking at the London nominations announcement bash since 9am (BST) (The Sun).

Bat For LashesNatasha Khan, meanwhile, stuck to the cranberry juice because she got so wasted at the Latitude festival. “It always seems fun at the time but then you always live to regret it,” she said (The Sun).

Kasabian‘s Tom Meighan joked that should the Leicester band win the prize he wants to buy a massive yacht with the prize money (Daily Star).

OasisNoel Gallagher has responded for former Manchester United player Cristiano Ronaldo‘s claim that the band are better than The Beatles. Gallagher said he’ll be nabbing some Real Madrid tickets off him, adding: “I always knew deep down inside him somewhere there was impeccable music taste” (The Sun).

Amy Winehouse‘s dad Mitch is trying to broker a big money deal for his daughter to launch her own perfume range (Daily Star).

Girls Aloud‘s Sarah Harding was wrapped up in an enormous black coat between takes while filming a new ‘St Trinians’ comedy (Various).

JLS‘s Oritse Williams used to hand out flyers for Mr Hudson (Daily Mirror).

Akon has fathered his sixth child – to a woman he met on tour. “I love kids,” he said (Daily Mirror).

Just Jack got some help casting his video for single ‘The Day I Died’ – from Elton John. The ‘Rocket Man’ helped out by enlisting his actor friend James Nesbitt to appear in it (The Sun).

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