Paul McCartney: ”Love Me Do’ wouldn’t have won ‘The X Factor’ for The Beatles’ – Daily Gossip

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Today’s top gossip:

Paul McCartney says he thinks The Beatles would have won The X Factor with no trouble, had the show been around in their era. McCartney, who appeared on the TV show last year, said: “I think we’d have won it. Seriously. Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh would have been all over us like a wet washcloth.” He added: “If you’re talking of The Beatles on ‘Love Me Do’ – there’s doubt. But if you’re talking of when we’d developed some of our better songs …we’d cream ’em” (Daily Star).

From the papers:

Pete Doherty is living in a basement flat underneath a key cutters’ in Camden (The Sun).

Queen‘s Brian May watched YouTube clips of himself while at a Starbucks café in Hammersmith, west London (Independent).

P Diddy says he’s looking for love again (Daily Record).

will.i.am has hired a helicopter to fly Cheryl Cole from Cannes to Monte Carlo to meet him tonight (May 18) (Daily Mirror).

Noel Gallagher and partner Sara MacDonald were among guests at David Walliams‘ wedding to Lara Stone at the weekend (The Sun).

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