Lily Allen looks to the dead to inspire her album – Daily Gossip

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Today’s top gossip:

Lily Allen is in the Chateau Marmont in LA finishing up her new record – apparently staying in the room where Blues Brother John Belushi died from a drugs overdose in 1982. The freshly pink-haired singer is hoping he’ll have an influence, saying: “I’ll channel him on to my album” (The Sun).

From the papers:

Last year’s ‘X Factor’ winner Leon Jackson has been in practise for a new career in adverts by dressing up as a “118 118” man (The Sun).

‘Mighty Boosh’ duo Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt have given their pal Johnny Borrell a nickname – ‘The Torpedo’ – due to his fondness of pulling young ladies when on tour (The Sun).

Britney Spears was chased round the film screening of Mick Jagger‘s movie ‘Performance’ in a graveyard by some drunken UCLA fans at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Daily Star).

Amy Winehouse arrived back at her gaff with Kelly Osbourne swigging whisky and let the cat Pete Doherty gave her out of the cab.(Daily Mirror).

E-mailed in from users:

A make up free and casual-looking Lovefoxxx and the rest of CSS catching a plane from Inverness to London after their RockNess festival gig (from Emma).

Graham Coxon, Ed Simons from The Chemical Brothers and Andy Weatherall checked out Edwyn Collins‘ exhibition at The Social in London (from Jamie).