Plus Gorillaz star Damon Albarn snaps up a tennis table, Kasabian admit crocodile obsession – your music gossip stop
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Today’s top gossip:
Robbie Williams‘ return to Take That after 15 years is pictured across the front of all the tabloids today (July 16). Many newspapers are reporting that the reunion could see the band net between £75-£100 million. Williams is also reportedly set to make £6 million alone. The reunion, which saw the band announce a new album and a tour, is reportedly set to feature 54 dates across the globe in front of an audience of three million people (Various).
From the papers:
Cheryl Cole has finally left hospital after being struck down with malaria. The singer returned to her home in Hurtmore, Surrey after 12 days. She caught malaria on holiday with dancer Derek Hough in Tanzania (The Daily Mirror).
Ex-Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has been lambasted by his fans for his reduced rock ‘n’ roll antics. The singer has been criticised for telling Sunday Times writer Lynn Barber that he enjoys jogging, drinking tea and daytime TV. Fan Mark Waghorn, who has an Oasis tattoo, said: “I should get my tattoo removed. This is not the behaviour I expect of a rock idol” (Daily Star).
Kasabian singer Tom Meighan has admitted he’s crazy about crocodiles and late wildlife presenter Steve Irwin. “Steve was great and I’ve missed him since he went,” he said. “I’d love to come back as him in the next life” (The Sun).
The Rolling Stones star Mick Jagger has reportedly told pupils at his former grammar school in Kent that he was bullied during his time there. The singer, who opened a £900,000 extension at Dartford Grammar, said: “It was just over there where I was beaten up” (Daily Star).
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