Plus Brandon Flowers reveals his rider requests, Rihanna appears in new crisp ad – 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:

Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill recently appeared as a guest judge on US cooking show Iron Chef America. The singer swapped his guitar for a knife and fork as he offered up his thoughts on the veal secret ingredient challenge on the show, which was recorded about a year ago. Watch footage of the Followill frontman making his appearance below.

From the papers:

The KillersBrandon Flowers apparently asks for a giant tub of cream crackers and two packs of black socks on his rider when he is on tour. The singer is due to play a solo show at London‘s O2 Academy Brixton tonight (October 19) (Daily Star).

Rihanna has signed up to appear on a new crisp advert for Doritos with David Guetta. The red-haired frontwoman has been filmed for an ad for two new flavours which features her new track ‘Who’s That Chick?’. Watch the video at Doritoslatenight.com

Amy Winehouse‘s dad Mitch has revealed that the singer has a photographic memory. The singer’s father believes her brain is so good, she could pass a geography test he had to sit to become a cab driver with flying colours. He said: “She’s extremely retentive so she could do it very very quickly” (The Sun).

Lily Allen has reportedly revealed that her half-sister Sarah Owen became jealous of her success when she started out. “It was a very difficult time and there was a big personality clash,” she said. “I think it was really tough for Sarah to see her little sister and brother (actor Alfie Allen) doing so well” (Daily Star).

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