UK News

GEORGE MICHAEL TELLS ELTON JOHN TO ‘SHUT HIS MOUTH’

George Michael is a strange old bird…. Post the whole mens lavatory scandal back in 1997 and subsequently being forced out of the closet, George seems to have become obsessed with smoking illegal substances and cruising for sex on Hampstead Heath.  He also seems to be leading a sad and lonely existence.  But then again he might be happy now. He is just living his life and prehaps there is a sense of relief he doesn’t have to pretend anymore. Anyway in a recent interview with The Guardian, George tells Elton John to ‘shut his mouth’. []

UK NEWS: LIBRARY BAN FOR ‘PUNGENT BODY ODOUR’ MAN

I feel sorry for this man….. Via BBC News Library officials in Leicestershire have banned a regular reader from their building following complaints about his “pungent” body odour. The council said they were forced to act as visitors left Wigston Library when 27-year-old Stuart Penman arrived. Staff said they have advised Mr Penman about his personal hygiene, but it had not improved after a year. Margaret Bellamy, head of the county council’s library services, said: “He has been using the library for []

UK NEWS: WANNABE RAPPERS JAILED OVER DEATH PLOT

  SICK DELUSIONAL SCUM! Via BBC News Two teenage rappers who plotted to kill a pregnant 15-year-old because they thought she stood in the way of their fame have been jailed. Kingsley Ogundele and Brandon Jolie lured the woman to a canal where she was hit and thrown into the water. The pair said she would ruin their chances of being “grime” music stars. Ogundele, 19, from Romford, Essex, was jailed for 18 years, and Jolie, 19, from Bow, east London, was jailed []

UK NEWS: SINGER LEONA LEWIS TO DESIGN VEGAN CLOTHING LINE

According to Sister2Sister.com, singer Leona Lewis is in talks with designer Stella McCartney to design a vegan clothing line. Click here to read more. A vegan clothing line with the privileged Stella ‘It’s not what you know but who your related to’ McCartney….  well this should be interesting…..

UK NEWS: ROCK BAND ARRESTED AT GUN POINT AFTER COUNCIL CCTV OFFICIAL MISTAKES MUSIC EQUIPMENT FOR HAND GUN

Brixton based rock band The Thirst has received an apology from the police force after a CCTV operator falsely informed them that the men had a handgun in their car.   Via The Mail Online A police force has apologised after 30 armed officers in a fleet of vehicles and a helicopter swooped on innocent band members as they prepared for a gig. Staffordshire Police held four members of The Thirst at gunpoint, along with their manager and a friend – after a council CCTV []

SUSAN BOYLE MAKES UK CHART HISTORY

Singer Susan Boyle has made UK Chart history and gone straight in at No.1. The Britain’s Got Talent runner-up has sold 410,000 copies (first week) of her debut album I Dreamed A Dream. Simon Cowell who is extremely happy and rubbing his hands together like Fagan from Oliver Twist said, he was proud of Boyle and added that the success could not have happened to a nicer person.

UK NEWS: THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL ATTACKS ‘TERRIFYING’ MUSIC VIDEOS

Via The Daily Mail The Duchess of Cornwall yesterday spoke for the first time about the way youngsters are sexualized by explicit rap videos. Camilla was taking part in a discussion with victims of sexual violence during a visit to a rape crisis centre when the topic turned to how music videos affect teenagers today. She told an audience of women that children thought they could get away with things because teachers failed to punish them. Referring to the images children are []

VIDEO: SPEECH DEBELLE’S RENDITION OF TAKE THAT’S ‘PRAY’ / MELTDOWN

I previously reported that rapper Speech Debelle suffered humiliation after attempting to rap through Take That’s 1993 track Pray. Now check out the video footage… [Thanks Alison] CLICK HERE TO WATCH. That was embarrassing to watch! Terrible…. just terrible……….. Especially after the performance. ‘I don’t do that Take S**t’. I have a sneaking suspicion that Speech and her hype woman were both drunk. So unprofessional. She has a lot to learn. I’ve been informed that Speech is desperate to tell her side of the story []

UK NEWS: SPEECH DEBELLE BOOED BY TAKE THAT FANS

Via BBC News Mercury winner Speech Debelle was booed by Take That fans as she tried to rap one of their songs at a London event in honour of the group. The rapper was one of a host of stars performing at the launch of the SingStar Take That video game. Debelle chose to rap her way through the 1993 hit single Pray, leading to boos from some of the 500-strong crowd. She was also criticised by host James Corden, who said []

UK NEWS: MERCURY WINNER SPEECH DEBELLE LEAVES LABEL BECAUSE OF POOR ALBUM SALES

Via BBC News Speech Debelle is quitting her record label, saying the company were to blame for disappointing sales of her Mercury-winning debut album. Debelle told 6 Music that sales of Speech Therapy suffered because of poor distribution by Big Dada records. Prior to her win, the album had sold around 3,000 copies with sales increasing to just below 10,000. “The Mercury Prize was on Tuesday, and on Friday there were no more physical albums in the shops,” she said. “So, on []