Leona Lewis meets her songwriter, Arctic Monkeys fight – Daily Ligger

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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:

Jesse McCartney, the man who wrote Leona Lewis‘s hit, ‘Bleeding Loe’, met her for the first time in Los Angeles last week. “It was good to finally meet her,” he said. “She’s lovely. We didn’t talk much business really. I thought it was best not to seeing as she was chilling” (The Sun).

From the papers:

Girls Aloud‘s Sarah Harding walked around London sporting a pair of white sunglasses (The Sun).

Dirty Pretty ThingsCarl Barat refused to take off his skinny jeans to don skiing gear at the Snowbombing festival in Mayrhofen, Austria (Daily Star).

Meanwhile Lightspeed Champion, aka Dev Hynes, got robbed while at the festival (Daily Star).

Red Hot Chili PeppersAnthony Kiedis has hired a vegan chef to provide him with round-the-clock healthy food (Daily Mirror).

Arctic MonkeysMatt Helders fled the Bungalows And Bears bar in Sheffield after a fight erupted (Daily Mirror).

The Spice Girls Geri Halliwell is dating her former backing dancer Ivan Velez (Daily Mirror).

E-mailed in from NME.COM users:

The CourteenersLiam Fray swaggered around outside The Social in London. He bummed a few fags off the door-man but refused to pay a fiver to get in and see Kyte (from Nat).

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