Month: March 2010

AKON DENIED VISA AND ISSUES AN APOLOGY TO SRI LANKAN BUDDHISTS

After featuring bikini clad women in his latest video, which also features them dancing in front of the Buddha statue, R&B star Akon has now issued an apology to the Sri Lankan people, and has also had Visa application denied. Read the statement below. “I was not aware that the statue was even on the set of the video until now. I would never set out to offend or desecrate anyone’s religion or religious beliefs. “I myself am a spiritual man, so I can understand why they are offended, but []

MR HUDSON WANTS TO TALK TO YOU!

Thanks to Nokia E72 fans will be able to have a chat with singer/producer Mr Hudson via Twitter on Thursday April 1st from 12pm to 1pm. To ask Mr Hudson a question on Twitter please tweet the question(s) to @nokia_UK(http://twitter.com/nokia_UK)- and then you can read all his tweets in response to the questions in real time on the day You can also follow his conversation/tweets via this hash tag: #NokiaE72InAction

IT’S A WRAP SUGABABES!

It looks like The Sugababes train is about to crash and burn! That Grape Juice reports that the “new look” group’s latest album Sweet 7 isn’t performing as well as hoped in the UK Album Chart, and rumour has it the Babes have been dropped by their production label Roc Nation. The fact that the group is no longer featured on the ROC Nation website speaks volumes. ……………………………………………………………… Did they really think that the Sugababes brand would survive after the last remaining original member []

AKON SPARKS RIOTS IN SRI LANKA

Via Digital Spy Sri Lankans outraged by Akon’s ‘desecration’ of a statue of the Buddah have protested against his upcoming concert in Colombo. The R&B singer has come under fire from locals who have taken offence to his video for ‘Sexy Chick’, which features groups of near-naked women dancing at a pool party in front a Buddah statue. Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese ethnic majority are mainly Buddhists. According to Billboard, around 200 Sri Lankans protested by throwing stones at the head office of []

FOOLISHNESS OF THE DAY: CHERYL COLE VOTED THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL WOMAN OF THE DECADE

Via MTV UK  Cheryl Cole has been voted the most inspirational woman of the decade.  The Girls Aloud star has topped a poll by the UK’s leading cosmetic treatment review website with a significant 78% of the vote.  Women from across the land voted Chezza as the most motivating lady of the past 10 years – fending off tough competition from Dame Helen Mirren and Oprah Winfrey who finished second and third respectively.  The X Factor judge was crowned the winner as 29% of []

UK NEWS: MAN GIVEN 20 YEARS FOR MATALAN SHOP MURDER

Via BBC News A 19-year-old man who was found guilty of murdering a Matalan shop manager has been sentenced to life with a minimum 20-year term. Kobina Essel stabbed Jamie Simpson, 33, during a botched robbery in March 2008. Mr Simpson was stabbed in the neck with a 10-inch knife during the hold-up at the store in Hackney, east London. Essel, of Manor Park, east London, was found guilty of the murder by an Old Bailey jury in February. He had denied []

UK NEWS: PETE DOHERTY ON DRUGS SUPPLY CHARGE

Via Digital Spy Pete Doherty was reportedly arrested last week on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug. The singer-songwriter was one of four people questioned on Friday in the matter relating to the death of heiress Robin Whitehead, BBC News reports. Doherty was bailed to return in April. Whitehead, who recently made a film about Doherty’s band The Libertines titled The Road To Albion, died of a suspected drug overdose in January. Continue Reading Mark my words Doherty here will ONCE AGAIN evade punishment. It’s []