Pete Doherty ‘begs to be trapped in a rat-filled coffin’ – Daily Gossip

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Today’s top gossip:

Babyshambles man Pete Doherty wants to be nailed into a rat-filled coffin onstage at a Halloween gig. Doherty apparently wants to perform the stunt during Dead Kids‘ set at a A Plague On Both Arms club night, which is being held at a secret location near London Bridge on October 31. He’s apparently asked the band to nail him into the casket onstage if they scare at least one fan to tears during their song ‘Fear And Fluoride’. Dead Kids lead singer Mike Title said: “Maybe he needs a bit of joy in his life, and Dead Kids make you happy” (Daily Star).

From the papers:

The Rolling Stones‘ guitarist Ronnie Wood is refusing to sign up for a Faces reunion as “there’s not enough money on the table” according to a “source”. It was reported yesterday that Wood is blowing £10,000 a week to “spite his wife” (The Sun).

Britney Spears wore a “vampy waitress” costume on the set of her new video (Various ).

Madonna sported a pair of “silly specs” onstage at a gig at Madison Square Garden in New York (The Sun).

Lily Allen was photographed with a “tall, dark, handsome stranger” in London (The Sun).

Sugababes have called Tom Jones a “rude old man” after he snubbed them at the Q Awards (Daily Mirror).

Katy Perry was snapped looking “zombie like” on the ‘Tonight Show With Jay Leno’ in the US (Daily Record).

Pussycat Dolls are on the lookout for a new wardrobe assistant (The Sun).

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