The Clash’s former manager argues during Malcolm McLaren’s funeral – Daily Gossip

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Former Clash manager Bernie Rhodes caused a scene at Malcolm McLaren’s funeral at Highgate Cemetery, London last week (April 22) by shouting at mourners on two separate occasions, it has emerged. Rhodes initially walked down the aisle uninvited and exclaimed: “If we’re not careful we’re going to turn Malcolm into John Lennon, into a saint. Malcolm was no saint.” Later, during a reading by McLaren‘s former partner Vivienne Westwood, Rhodes again interrupted proceedings. “This is about Malcolm, not you!” he is said to have shouted at the fashion designer. “You’re part of the establishment now!” In reply, Westwood apparently sighed and said: “I thought this might happen,” before calling Rhodes by his first name of “Bernie“. He then shouted back: “It’s Bernard! Bernard Rhodes!” (Observer).

From the papers:

Beyonce and Jay-Z mucked around on a beach in Hawaii (Daily Star).

Amy Winehouse is planning a second honeymoon with husband Blake Fielder-Civil in Havana (The Sun).

The Maccabees said they only agreed to perform at this year’s RockNess festival if they could play on the same day as The Strokes. They got their wish (Daily Star).

Pictures of Lady Gaga working as a go-go dancer in New York have been leaked (Daily Mirror).

Boy George contacted the actor playing him in a new BBC documentary about Culture Club to warn him not to be too camp. “I’m not camp!” he said (Daily Star).

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