Cheryl Cole has a ‘girl crush’ on Rihanna – Daily Gossip Brits special

Gaga's vampire look, Jacko's burger worry, Courtney's cuppa – your music gossip stop

Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out what the stars of the music world have been up to in the tabloids and beyond, with the help of plenty of “anonymous sources”.

The Brit Awards took place at London‘s O2 Arena last night (February 15), meaning the papers are all full of gossip from the ceremony.

Cheryl Cole set pulses racing, with the singer admitting she’s got a “girl crush” on Rihanna, who flew in for the ceremony straight from the Grammy Awards (The Sun).

Meanwhile, Adele and Marcus Mumford apparently hit it off backstage, and Kylie Minogue had to pull out of presenting duties because she had got flu. These three and other guests at the do were treated to a menu of pumpkin and ginger parfait, fillet of beef and vanilla bean cheesecake (The Sun).

Take That were feeling generous after their British Group win – they supposedly put £400,000 behind the bar at an afterparty (Daily Mirror).

Mark Ronson got his mates Boy George, Katy B and The DrumsJonathan Pierce to play a Brits aftershow gig in aid of War Child at the Indigo2 venue.

Non-Brits gossip:

Lady Gaga appeared on Jay Leno‘s chat show complete with what can be best described as ‘vampire-ish facial lumps’ on her head. All part of another outlandish make-over, of course (picture at

ABBA‘s Bjorn Ulvaeus looked pretty creepy as he squeezed into one of his old catsuits – last seen sometime in the late 1970s – to present an award at Sweden’s Gay Person Of The Year ceremony in Stockholm (The Sun).

More Michael Jackson money trouble news emerging – apparently, he told his hairdresser he was worried he’d end up working in McDonalds to make cash shortly before his death (various).

And finally, Courtney Love was telling all and sundry she makes a blinding cup of tea at the Elle Style Awards in London last night (Daily Star).

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