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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:
The Streets‘ mainman Mike Skinner is “sick and tired” of Lily Allen moaning on her MySpace blog. Skinner reckons, far from hating press attention, the ‘Smile’ singer secretly “loves it”. He said: “Whenever you read Lily Allen‘s blog she’s moaning about some paparazzi bastard. It makes me think: ‘Stop giving them such good stories to write about and it’ll all go away’. For God’s sake people, don’t you get it? She wants all of the photographers following her round. She needs it” (The Sun).
From the papers:
The Rolling Stones‘ guitarist Ronnie Wood took his dog for a walk with girlfriend Ekaterina Ivanova in London (The Sun).
Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts says being branded ugly has made her “depressed for years” (Daily Star).
Travis singer Fran Healy rubbed a lint roller on his hat at The Hard Rock Café in London (Daily Star).
Britney Spears‘ mum Lynne is apparently in talks with Hollywood studios to turn her daughter’s life into a film. Britney has also apparently spent £12,000 on a makeover for her comeback – including having her teeth whitened (Daily Star).
Pussycat Dolls are planning a New Year’s Eve party with Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton, who is the boyfriend of their singer Nicola Scherzinger (Daily Mirror).
Good Charlotte man Benji Madden took girlfriend Paris Hilton to George restaurant in London (Daily Star).
The Prodigy mainman Liam Howlett has had a Silent Disco system installed in his house (Daily Star).
Christina Aguilera wore a multi-coloured top that looked like a “dartboard on acid” at the Africa Rising night at the Royal Albert Hall in London (Daily Star).
Emailed in from NME.COM users:
Former Oasis guitarist Bonehead was “blanked” by Liam and Noel Gallagher and couldn’t get into the band’s gig at Birmingham NIA (From Snide).
The Wombats were spotted in the Diner restaurant in Shoreditch, east London (From SkagMatt).
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