Yoko Ono: ‘Take That are a great band’ – Daily Gossip

Lady Gaga's cocaine shame, Kasabian's Inglourious influence, Winehouse wrecked again – your music gossip stop

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Today’s top gossip:

Yoko Ono has given her blessing to Take That, calling them a “great British band”. Ono presented the fourpiece with the Best Band gong at last night’s (September 8) GQ Men Of The Year bash. After presenting the award, she admitted that she’s a big fan, saying: “I love ‘Shine’. I know most of their greatest hits.” Take That‘s Mark Owen said he couldn’t quite believe that Ono likes them. “It’s amazing that Yoko thinks that about our music,” he said (The Sun).

From the papers:

Mickey Rourke (age 57) tried to pull 18-year-old Pixie Lott at Mahiki in London. She knocked him back, saying he was too old (The Sun).

Lady Gaga admitted she became addicted to cocaine after dropping out of a music course in New York four years ago. According to the singer, she used to binge on “bags and bags” of the drug while listening to The Cure‘s ‘Never Enough’ (various).

Gary Barlow bigged up Robbie Williams‘ new album ‘Reality Killed The Video Star’, calling it “great” (The Sun).

Amy Winehouse was pictured looking worse for wear and falling asleep in the back of a car after apparently going drinking with Daniel Merriweather in Camden (Daily Star).

Kasabian‘s Tom Meighan said his new haircut was inspired by Brad Pitt‘s character in ‘Inglourious Basterds’. “I saw the film and was like, ‘That’s a fucking cool haircut’,” he said (The Sun).

Meanwhile, Kasabian‘s Serge Pizzorno said he would never replace Noel Gallagher in Oasis, as they “should be left as a masterpiece”. He added that he’s confident the band will reform with Noel “one day” (Daily Star).

From NME.COM users:

“I just saw The Prodigy‘s Liam Howlett walking his son (who had a big blonde stripe down the back of his mullet) to school in London,” From Darrien

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