Lily Allen, The Ting Tings, Lembit Opik – 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:
Kings Of Leon‘s Caleb Followill says the band are being driven out of their homes in Nashville because of obsessive UK fans.
Followill says that fans regularly travel across the Atlantic to leave gifts for their heroes, freaking them out. “My cousin, who looks after the house, hides them [the presents] from me – he said I’d be scared,” the singer explained. “There is an apartment complex across the street and there are people renting the place out and watching.”
The fans have even discovered the whereabouts of the Followill‘s “hard to find” family home. “We pulled up and by the mailbox were two girls in go-go boots, little outfits, just waiting,” he continued (The Sun).
From the papers:
ITV presenters Ant and Dec have revealed that Gwen Stefani refused to say “ginger nuts” on their ‘Saturday Night Live’ programme (Daily Mirror).
Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Opik has recorded a cover of S Club 7‘s ‘Don’t Stop Movin’‘ for charity. Profits from the iTunes-sold single go to Childline, Help The Aged and the Teenage Cancer Trust (Independent).
From NME.COM users:
“I saw Paul Smith from Maximo Park in Nandos in Newcastle” (From Emma).
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