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Lily Allen criticised for saying the ‘world hates Britain because of slavery’ in Brexit tweets

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Lily Allen has been criticised for a tweet in which she claimed that the world "hates" Britain because of its history of slavery. The pop star was reacting to UK Prime Minister Theresa May's speech outlining her plans for Brexit when she wrote: "A Global Britain could good, but the world still hates us cause SLAVERY". May had called on the country...

Is Lily Allen working on new music with Shy FX?

Lily Allen has shared a picture of herself in the recording studio with DJ-producer Shy FX. Shy FX also posted the picture on his own Instagram with the caption "on the job", suggesting the pair are almost certainly working on new music together. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPHECTRA8Rr/?taken-by=lilyallen&hl=en Allen is currently understood to be working on her follow-up to 2014's 'Sheezus' album, home to the singles...

Lily Allen threatens Tommy Robinson with legal action over sexual assault and racism row

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Lily Allen has threatened former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson with legal action after a heated and lengthy Twitter row over racism and claims of sexual assault. Earlier this week, the singer and activist came to blows with Robinson over a newspaper article in which the headline described the killer of the 39 people in a Turkish nightclub as...

Game Of Thrones: Alfie Allen reveals what to expect from ‘dark’ new series

Actor Alfie Allen has told fans what they can expect from the upcoming Game of Thrones season 7 - and it looks set to get a lot 'darker'. The actor, who plays Theon Greyjoy in the fantasy series and is brother to Lily Allen, was speaking at the Malta India Fan Convention when he gave some insight into the new series. "More of the...

Man banned from playing Lily Allen songs in Plymouth

A man in Plymouth has been evicted from his flat, fined and hit with a loud music ban after disturbing neighbours by playing Lily Allen albums at an "excessive" volume. The Metro reports that Neil Wright, 47, has received a Criminal Behaviour Order preventing him from playing music at a level high enough to be heard outside of his home after Plymouth Magistrates’ Court were told how...

X Factor’s Honey G hits back at Lily Allen and says critics ‘don’t know who they’re messing with’

Controversial X Factor contestant Honey G has responded to criticism from the likes of Lily Allen, warning her critics: "They don’t know who they’re messing with". The 35-year-old white rapper from Harrow in North-West London - or "North Weezy" as she calls it - has been the major talking point of this year's series, with some calling her act a problematic parody...

Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson defends Lily Allen after child refugee controversy

Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson has spoken out in defence of Lily Allen, after she came under fire for comments she made about the refugee crisis and the 'Calais jungle'. The 'Smile' singer made headlines after travelling to the migrant camp in Calais, where she tearfully apologised 'on behalf of the UK' for the way in which child refugees had been...

Lily Allen calls Honey G ‘offensive’, admits own past cultural appropriation

Lily Allen has criticised polarising X Factor rapper Honey G, while also admitting being guilty of cultural appropriation in her own past. 35-year-old white rapper Honey G from Harrow in North-West London - or "North Weezy" as she calls it - has been the major talking point of this year's series, with some calling her act a problematic parody of hip-hop culture. The Guardian's Lola...

Lily Allen told ‘find an immigrant to drive you, you stupid tart’ by taxi driver

Lily Allen has hit out at a taxi driver who told her to 'find an immigrant to drive her' and called her a 'stupid tart' while trying to catch a lift with her children. The 'Smile' star made headlines and split opinion when she made a tearful apology on television on behalf of the whole of the UK to refugee...

Lily Allen slams press for trying to silence her and Gary Lineker over Calais refugee comments

Lily Allen has hit out at the tabloid press for their treatment of herself and Gary Lineker following their defence of Calais refugees. Last week, the pop singer made headlines after appearing on the BBC for Victoria Derbyshire's show where she met children staying at the migrant 'jungle'. Allen later defended herself against critics and online abuse. Former footballer and current BBC presenter Gary Lineker was...