Kaiser Chiefs not launching TV career but supporting Green Day- Daily Gossip

Fatboy Slim, Slash, Michael Jackson – 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:

Kaiser Chiefs singer Ricky Wilson has laughed off tabloid reports he’s on the verge of leaving the band to become a TV presenter. “I’m too into being in the band. They’d have to pay me a fuckload of money to do TV,” he confirmed.
Wilson also revealed that Kaiser Chiefs are branching out – drummer Nick Hodgson has started making electronic music, while keyboard player Peanut is building a home studio. The band have also confirmed they are to support Green Day on their US tour this summer (Daily Star).

From the papers:

Fatboy Slim has completed his alcohol addiction course and left rehab (The Sun).

Michael Jackson asked his 12-year-old son Prince Michael I to appear onstage with him at his forthcoming London O2 Arena gigs (various).

Classical girl group Escala want to perform their cover of Led Zeppelin‘s ‘Kashmir’ live with Slash, who also appears on the record playing guitar (Daily Record).

Noddy Holder says he saw a UFO from a hotel window in Bournemouth (The Sun).

Tottenham Hotspur player Jermaine Defoe checked out Lily Allen‘s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire gig in London (The Sun).

The Fratellis‘ frontman Jon Fratelli has formed a new band. He’s writing the songs for The Codeine Breakfast Club, but won’t be performing live (The Sun).

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