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Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.
Today’s top gossip:
Britney Spears is to play a gang-rape and murder victim in new movie ‘The Knoxville Carjacking Party’, which reportedly features “sadomasochistic sex scenes”. The film is a portrayal of the true story of Chiannon Christian, who was murdered along with her boyfriend after a carjacking (Daily Star).
From the papers:
The Darkness‘ former frontman Justin Hawkins has had to pull out of Richard Branson‘s first space flight, after running out of the money to pay for the trip. He’d reportedly already paid £25,000 but couldn’t make up the rest (Daily Star).
Victoria Beckham is set to be approached to play an English teacher in the next installment of ‘High School Musical’ (Daily Star).
ABBA‘s Bjorn Ulvaeus has criticised recent Eurovision Song Contests, the 1974 winner saying the material is not up to the standard of the competition’s early years (The Sun).
Amy MacDonald has gone on a shopping spree in New York with her sister, and passed the time on a long bus journey by singing Queen‘s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and the ‘Grease’ medley (Daily Record).
Madonna is reportedly so upset by her brother Christopher‘s controversial book about her she’s planning to “go into space to escape the furore” (Daily Record).
Johnny Borrell was spotted walking down Camden‘s Inverness Street (Daily Star).
Tom Jones is planning to release a ‘serious’ album before Christmas, in an attempt to create a Johnny Cash-esque renaissance (The Sun).
Former Atomic Kitten and reality TV star Kerry Katona wants her new perfume to be sold in fish and chip shops as she reckons that’s where the majority of her fans are most likely to go (Daily Record).
Sam Sparro is keen to collaborate with The Gossip’s Beth Ditto after meeting her at the Glamour Awards (Daily Star).
Justin Timberlake and his girlfriend Jessica Biel were spotted out at Hollywood‘s Comedy Club (Daily Star).
From NME.COM users:
After watching The Rifles at the Dig Deep charity gig at London‘s Islington Academy, James Walsh from Starsailor ended up on stage playing acoustic covers of ABBA‘s ‘Dancing Queen’, Gorillaz‘ ‘DARE’ and Oasis‘ ‘Songbird’ alongside some of his own tracks.
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