Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.
Peaches Geldof is being courted by an unlikely new suitor – London Mayor Boris Johnson. The indie celebutante was being chased by Islington Conservatives to boost the youth contingent at their annual cocktail party. Geldof confounded expectations by not turning up for the free drinks, and neither did Dido, Jade Jagger or actress Tina Hobley. A spokesman still found the time to leak a statement to the papers: “Peaches isn’t in the country, so no, she won’t be there. But if you are fishing to ask if Peaches is a supporter of Boris Johnson, as far as I’m aware, she is not” (The Independent).
From the papers:
Lily Allen ‘on her best behaviour’ at Grey Goose vodka’s Cocktails and Characters party. (Daily Star)
Girls Aloud‘s Sarah Harding stocking up on chocolate biscuits at a north London branch of Morrisons (The Sun).
Beyonce Knowles – or should that be Sasha Fierce – is the subject of a bidding war between reality shows ‘The X Factor’ and ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ (Daily Mirror).
Emma Bunton watching ‘Finding Nemo On Ice’ at the 02… as spotted by former bandmate Geri Halliwell (Daily Mirror).
From NME.COM users:
Ian Brown smoking what looked a lot like a spliff with Chris Field on the set of the new Syd Barrett biopic (from Chris).
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