Noel Gallagher and Channel 4 decline to comment on ‘Celebrity Gogglebox’ rumour

The singer is rumoured to be appearing on the show alongside Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell

Noel Gallagher and Channel 4 have declined to comment on the rumour that he will be appearing on a charity episode of TV show Gogglebox this month.

The singer is touted to be appearing on a special edition of the programme, which shows various groups of people watching and commenting on topical TV shows from their sofas. Other rumoured participants on the charity programme include models Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.

When asked for confirmation of the appearance, however, Gallagher’s team replied with a “no comment” on the matter. Channel 4 also declined to confirm or deny the rumour, stating that they are “unable to confirm any of the guests for Gogglebox: Celebrity Special yet”.

It was reported by the Mail Online earlier today that the trio would be participating as part of Channel 4’s Stand Up To Cancer event on October 17.

A source was stated as saying, “The sketch will help to raise money for charity and Kate is good friends with Noel and Naomi. When she knew she would have them by her side she did not hesitate to agree. Kate likes watching TV and is a fan of Googlebox, Bake Off and X Factor.”

Meanwhile, Noel Gallagher has recently been in the studio working on the follow-up to 2011’s ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’. According to ‘Definitely Maybe’ co-producer Mark Coyle, the forthcoming album has the spirit of that hugely successful Oasis record. “Noel’s new album is fucking great,” he said.”It reminds me in some respects of the spirit of ‘Definitely Maybe’ because it’s so obviously exciting. That boy is from a different planet, and even the fans won’t believe how utterly amazing it is.”

This year, Oasis’ first two albums – ‘Definitely Maybe’ and ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?’ – have been reissued. NME’s newest Collector’s Edition is an attempt to bottle up and present the wild spirit of those times. Over 100 pages it tells the story of every song they wrote, recorded and released during the time, delves into the NME, Melody Maker and VOX archives to pick out some classic interviews, and builds up to the peak of their career: playing to a quarter of a million people at Knebworth Park in August 1996.

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