Susan Boyle to sing with Beth Ditto – Daily Gossip

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Today’s top gossip:

Gossip singer Beth Ditto has pledged to help ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ star Susan Boyle out of her recent troubles, by inviting her to form a gospel supergroup with her.

Ditto revealed she wants Boyle, currently residing in The Priory clinic after suffering from exhaustion, to sing with her and Catholic group The Priests, saying: “I’m reaching out to Susan. She should hook up with me and The Priests. We would be the world’s first gospel supergroup.”

Ditto added that she’s not pleased by the way Boyle has been treated by the tabloid press either. She said: “I think it’s horrible people have been making fun of her. Susan just wants to love Jesus and sing – it’s cute. Only I can help her out of her meltdown” (The Sun).

From the papers:

Girls Aloud‘s Nadine Coyle weighed – and then sent back – her food in London restaurant The Ivy (The Sun).

Cliff Richard sent Blue‘s Duncan James a letter telling him how good his voice is (Daily Star).

Actress Jaime Winstone is to make her musical debut with her (unnamed) band at a secret location in London “in a couple of weeks time”, performing alongside Pete Doherty (Independent).

BBC wildlife programme ‘Springwatch’‘s presenter Chris Packham is trying to mention a Smiths lyric in every programme. He’s already managed to get ‘Vicar In A Tutu’ in, as well as ‘Frankly, Mr Shankly’ (Daily Star).

Madonna‘s ex Alex Rodriguez is going out with Kate Hudson (Daily Star).

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Heartbreak‘s Ali Renault was shopping in Mile End Tesco in London (from Baz).

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