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:
Coldplay been taking diet tips from Primal Scream bassist Mani, after the former Stone Roses man warned them that “no-one wants a fat rock star”. Chris Martin and co have since forgone cakes and pasties for healthy salad sandwiches (Daily Mirror).
From the papers:
Kate Moss was spotted encouraging fighting among The Pigeon Detectives, shouting, “Fight! Fight!” while bass player Dave Best and singer Matt Bowman started scrapping recently (The Mirror).
Public Enemy‘s Flava Flav has claimed that he lost his virginity at the age of six. He allegedly first did the deed in a “box” hidden behind some bushes (Daily Star).
The Zutons‘s Dave McCabe has managed to attract a 40 year-old stalker. The long-haired singer has received a string of sexually explicit text messages and naked photos from the besotted fan (Daily Star).
Peaches Geldolf has been tricking the press and her friends into believing she is about to get married to The Horrors‘ singer Faris Rotter by flashing a fake engagement ring (Daily Mirror).
Mike Skinner aka The Streets has admitted that he has been turning to drink in order to get him through the writing of his new album, ‘Everything Is Borrowed’ (The Sun).
Scottish band Attic Lights have taken a literal interpretation of the concept of the ‘guest appearance’ and roped ‘I’m A Celebrity…’ star David Gest into contributing a spoken-word section on their debut single (Daily Record).
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