Britney Spears gets the Friday 13 fear – 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:

Britney Spears pulled out of a flight to London when she realised it was Friday 13. Apparently she had a panic attack at the check-in desk and refused to fly (Daily Record).

From the papers:

Iggy Pop captained his private speedboat across the Solent after his Isle of Wight Festival show (Daily Star).

Elton John ordered two cupcakes for himself at the Toast restaurant in LA (Daily Star).

Gavin And Stacey star Matt Horne was a bit drunk at the Isle of Wight Festival and refused to pose for photos. He explained he had a strict rule of never having his picture taken with fans after 8pm (The Sun).

TV presenter Emma Griffiths screamed throughout her trip on the reverse bungee ride with Dave Berry at the festival (Daily Mirror).

Virgin Radio presenter Sarah Champion turned down a drink with Pharrell Williams at the Isle of Wight Festival because he sent someone to ask her instead of doing it himself (Daily Star).

E-mailed in from NME.COM users:

MIA was cycling on her bike in the Friedrichstrasse area of Berlin, trying to find her way through the traffic (from Max).

William Reid from The Jesus And Mary Chain and Primal Scream‘s Bobby Gillespie were spotted watching the My Bloody Valentine show at the ICA on Saturday (from Nathan).

BabyshamblesDrew McConnell partied all night on the Ray Ban sunglasses bus at the Isle Of Wight Festival (from Dave).

Also at the bash, The KooksLuke Pritchard stumbled around backstage with his arms clamped to his new girlfriend. His bandmate Hugh Harris, meanwhile, stomped around the guest area in a pair of enormous leather biker boots (from Amy).

Also on the fair island, Ian Brown smoked a ‘jazz-looking cigarette’ while watching Sex Pistols in the guest area, and raised his hands in euphoria as they played ‘Anarchy In The UK’ (from Stevie).

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