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* Prince Charles’ novel habits
* Chuka and the crack den
* Charts: Jason Derulo still No. 1
>> In the pink <<
Floyd’s band aid
No matter how many times Noel denies it, rumours of an Oasis reunion in 2016 refuse to die. It is entirely possible for a band who hate each other to get back together – though few have done it with as much style as Pink Floyd.
When Floyd reformed for Live 8 they got their label to put an algorithm in place to make sure any uptick in album sales from their performance was clearly identified. Why? So they could give the extra cash to Live Aid, rather than benefit from it themselves.
Human Centipede 3 has a Human Caterpillar sequence (same arse/mouth setup; just no arms or legs). Despite this, the film is dreadful.
>> Dr Death <<
Bigger on the inside?
Ask a Doctor Who fan where Patrick Troughton died and they will likely tell you that he died at a Doctor Who convention in Columbus, Georgia, two days after his 67th birthday.
Which is perfectly correct. But another answer would be: “At a Doctor Who convention, inside a fangirl with whom he was about to enjoy breakfast.”
Said fangirl has been dining out on this story ever since.
Prince Charles was given Anna Karenina to read at University by a friend. When asked if he liked it he replied yes, but that he never wanted to read another novel.
>> Big Question <<
Dr Who is asking what?
Minglings between cast and crew on the set of the latest series of Doctor Who are sparking some juicy rumours. But which one of the show’s senior execs has recently taken one of the younger female stars (still in her teens) with him to Europe for an unsupervised “production reccie”?
Someone told us the Canadian edits of Nigella’s cooking shows make a much bigger deal of her talking up her links to the UK establishment. Is this true? [email protected]
>> Professor Greed <<
Wicked wispas at BGT
“Professor” Jonathan Shalit, top manager to the stars, was a guest at the Britain’s Got Talent final last week. He appeared to enjoy himself a great deal there. One source spotted him scoff six Wispa bars in the space of just two hours during the show.
Weird. As head of Roar Global Management, you’d have thought he’d have preferred a Lion…
Third best selling album in UK this decade? Michael Buble’s Christmas. (After Adele and Take That.)
>> Gak attack <<
Fashionably late evacuation
The fashion industry is no stranger to white powder, but an unwelcome version turned up at the building housing Ralph Lauren’s UK offices recently.
Fearing it could be anthrax, the building was evacuated. Except for the floors with Ralph’s workers, that is. Not because employees didn’t want to leave their posts, but because senior management decided not to mention anything until it was determined what the mystery powder was.
Their floor was eventually unofficially evacuated when staff on a cigarette break noticed the presence of people wearing distinctly off-brand hazmat suits.
Just as well it wasn’t actually anthrax, then.