Michael Jackson wants disabled child for London gigs – Daily Gossip

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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:

Michael Jackson requested that a child with a “visible disability” join his set-up for rehearsals for his forthcoming residency at the London O2 Arena.


An anonymous source said: “Michael plans to have kids from all backgrounds on stage to fit in with his message of world peace and love.” (The Sun).

From the papers:

Britney Spears has supposedly agreed to marry her agent-turned-lover Jason Trawick after he proposed on a Bahamas break (The Sun).

Meanwhile, Spears grabbed some food at McDonald’s in Neasden, north London before continuing her journey up the M1 to play a Manchester show. Her security guards checked the restaurant out for any possible danger before she headed inside to pick her meal – which one of the guards carried back to the car for her (Daily Mirror).

Gossip‘s Beth Ditto has said she wouldn’t mind getting up close and personal with Peaches Geldof. “I’m pleased she’d discovered the joy of women,” she said. “I would get with her” (Daily Star).

Madonna has asked Gwyneth Paltrow to help her kit out a nursery for her new adopted kid, Mercy (The Sun).


Take That‘s Mark Owen gets nervous before live shows – so plays ‘Guitar Hero’ to relax (Daily Mirror).

In more Jacko news, the singer donned an anti-swine flu mask while leaving a Los Angeles medical centre – along with some leopard-print skinny jeans (Daily Mirror).

Girls Aloud‘s Kimberly Walsh donned a zebra print bikini on holiday in the Caribbean with fella Justin Scott (The Sun).

Pixie Lott took delivery of a large bunch of flowers after a gig at the Hexagon in Reading (Daily Mirror).

Alexandra Burke‘s younger brother Aaron is trying to break into the showbiz industry. The 16 year-old has already auditioned for a slew of TV and musical roles (The Sun).

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