Girls Aloud and Russell Brand on film, Take That’s chest exercises – Daily Ligger

The White Stripes, Tom Jones, The View, Badly Drawn Boy – your music gossip stop

Welcome to the Daily Ligger: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today’s top gossip:

Girls Aloud’s Sarah Harding and TV presenter Russell Brand may appear together in a new ‘Carry On’ film. Brand may play a Simon Cowell-like character who falls in love with Harding‘s character (Daily Star).

From the papers:

Gary Barlow has been using a ‘power plate’ – a high-speed vibration machine which helps you tone up – to keep trim (Daily Mirror).

Badly Drawn Boy smoked a fag while looking scruffy outside London’s Euston station (London Lite).

The Rascals drank in Liverpool‘s Metropolitan Bar (Daily Mirror).

Tom Jones has had his chest insured for £3.5million (Daily Mirror).

Jack White, Karen Olson and Ok Go Went to the ‘Barack Rocks’ event New York‘s Bowery Ballroom in support of the US presidential hopeful Obama Barack (from Themodernage.org).

E-mailed in from NME.COM users:

All of The View were hanging around Paddington station in London looking chirpy (from Hamish).

Ipso Facto on the Northern Line between Angel and Old Street (from Christina).

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