Pete Doherty: A pain in the arse – Daily Gossip

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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:

Pete Doherty had to abort getting a recent tattoo midway through the procedure. The Babyshambles man allegedly wanted the title of TS Eliot‘s poem ‘Wasteland’ tattooed on his backside, but found it so painful that he begged the tattooist to stop. The word “Waste” now takes pride and place on his behind… possibly… (Daily Star).

From the papers:

Jay-Z and Kanye West want to work on new material with Kasabian (The Sun).

Snow Patrol‘s Gary Lightbody has defended accusations from Manic Street PreachersNicky Wire that he is in the “most boring band in Britain” at present. “In our heads, the music we make is vital and passionate,” he said (Daily Record).

Former Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable was once chastised by The Rolling Stones‘ guitarist Keith Richards for eating the first slice of Shepherd’s Pie, while the two bands were on tour together (The Sun).

Kate Nash has passed her driving test (MySpace).

Lily Allen says she finds fame “embarrassing” (The Sun).

Guy Garvey ate nuts at the Hat And Feathers pub in Clerkenwell, east London (Daily Star).

Michael Jackson wants Leona Lewis to duet with him on his 1995 hit ‘Scream’ during his forthcoming London O2 Arena gigs (The Sun).

From NME.COM users:

Joe Lean was queuing to get into Pete Doherty‘s London Troxy gig last night (March 29) (from Billy).

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