Liam Gallagher and Vernon Kay come to blows – Daily Gossip

Jet hook up with Iggy Pop, Friendly Fires sunburnt – 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:

TV personality Vernon Kay says he almost had a bust up with Liam Gallagher after he commented on his tan backstage at a gig recently. The two were chatting when Kay noticed Gallagher‘s tan, but couldn’t work out where it was from as the Oasis singer hadn’t mentioned going on a holiday to him. “I said ‘Liam, are you wearing fake tan?’ and he swaggered up and said ‘No I’m fucking not’ and walked off,” Kay admitted (Channelbee).

From the papers:

Florence Welch of Florence And The Machine says she feels embarrassed writing songs. “You’ve got your internal voice telling you you’re a dick,” she said (Daily Star).

Friendly Fires drummer Jack Savidge has been having Earl Grey facials to try and tone down the sunburn he got while in California recently (The Sun).

Jet‘s Chris Cester says he was surprised at how “well read, well cultured and full of great stories” Iggy Pop was when the iconic rocker worked with the Australian band on new album ‘Shaka Rock’ (Daily Star).

Madonna hired 400 bodyguards after she received death threats ahead of playing in Belgrade, Serbia (Daily Star).

Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood‘s ex-wife Jo is to take part in the next series of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Various).

Joe Lean, James Righton and Simon Taylor of Klaxons and Gary Jarman of The Cribs boozed at outgoing NME editor Conor McNicholas‘ leaving do at the Old Blue Last pub in east London. Outside, the Pet Shop Boys were spotted saying goodbye to each other (NME).

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