Britney Spears, Tinchy Stryder, Pete Doherty – your music gossip stop

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:

Lady Gaga is supposedly set to pose for Playboy magazine. Her management aren’t too happy about it, thinking it won’t do her reputation any good. But the singer thinks it will help her “grow as an artist” (Daily Star).

From the papers:

Britney Spears‘ bodyguard has quit, claiming that he was sexually harassed by the singer. Fernando Flores claimed that she regularly paraded naked in front of him and he feared he would lose his job if didn’t respond to her come-ons. He’s considering suing her now (The Sun).

Tinchy Stryder has signed a deal with Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation label, which Jay has called “inspiring” (various).

Katy Perry is sending her fella Russell Brand into space – she’s paid £100,000 on a space flight for him to go into orbit for his 35th birthday. She wore an astronaut outfit to announce the pressie (The Sun).

Natalie Imbruglia sipped a bellini at The Hospital Club in Covent Garden (Daily Mirror).

Pete Doherty has done some more blood painting – ‘decorating’ the wall of the penthouse at the Ibiza Rocks Hotel after his recent gig there. The discovery was made by Bombay Bicicle Club, who played on the island last night (June 8) (Various).

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