Robbie Williams to return to The X Factor – Daily Gossip

Tiger Woods shuns Jay-Z, Gaga goes for a pint, Gest blames Jacko – 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:

Robbie Williams is set to return to The X Factor this weekend, despite his last performance on the show in October being roundly criticised. He’s is due to join a plethora of other guests, reportedly including Paul McCartney, George Michael and Michael Buble, on the show’s final to duet with Olly Murs. In October, Williams‘ shambolic performance of comeback single ‘Bodies’ saw fans criticise his dance routine and question whether he was sober (Daily Mirror).

From the papers:

Jay-Z‘s 40th birthday party in the Dominican Republic was attended by guests including MIA, Kanye West, P Diddy, Lil Wayne and Mary J. Blige. Tiger Woods – who had also been invited – did not show (The Sun).

Lady Gaga shocked locals in Acton, London by turning up to The Castle Pub for a drink (various).

Janet Jackson went to Whisky Mist in Mayfair, London (Daily Star).

David Gest says that his plastic surgery was down to Michael Jackson, who kept insisting that he had more done (The Sun).

Ronnie Wood‘s ex Ekaterina Ivanova looked glum as she read Chinese fortune cookies while out with friends (The Sun).

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