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PM Tea

As the nation buckles in for another grippingly gaffe-riddled Tory leadership contest, there’s no real telling which scandals and secrets will shake loose (and which will stay covered). So it looks like it’s time for Popbitch to do its national duty and give you a proper rundown of the candidates.

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Noise And Fury

Is Paul Danan excitedly screaming obscenities at a crowd of children, teens and senior citizens in Preston city centre the single most significant event to have taken place in 21st century pop culture? Of course not. Is it where we’re going to start this story anyway? Oh, you bet…

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Eurovisionary

We’ve been skirting around the edges of this for the best part of a decade now, trying to explain from the sidelines exactly why the UK keeps getting things so badly wrong at Eurovision. But after another last place finish, we’ve decided to fully map out the Popbitch Eurovision manifesto once and for all…

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Bubba/Tucker

American shock jock Bubba The Love Sponge is back in the news after scandalous comments that Fox News host Tucker Carlson made on his show a decade ago have been unearthed. This is the second time that Bubba’s weird name has cropped up in a significant media story – so it’s maybe worth us explaining who he is, and why someone named after a ineffective spunk mop has become such a big deal.

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A Doggy Shag Tale

One of the most enduring urban legends in music is the story about the rock star who got their stomach pumped to reveal pints of sperm swimming around in there – and not all of it human. It’s been attached to some of the biggest names in showbiz, but does it hold up to any scrutiny? And if not, where the hell did it come from? Popbitch investigates…

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Tat For Tits

Jodie Marsh is currently selling her most famous outfit on the online clothes store Depop for £6,000 – but the listing gave us a very strange sense of deja vu. We seem to remember her making a big deal out of selling them for charity in 2016 – raising an eye-popping £150,000. So how is she in a position to sell them again, for profit, a mere three years later? We decided to investigate…

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Love Letters

In honour of St Valentine’s Day – the day of all things love, sex and romance – we present to you some of our favourite stories of celebrity seduction, superstar shagging and other such shenanigans. We just hope you haven’t had lunch yet…

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Baboon v Badger: 10 Years On

It’s been ten years since the question was first posed to David Cameron by an anonymous internet poster on the comments section of the Brighton Argus website – and we’ve worked tirelessly to find an answer: Who would win in a fight between a baboon and a badger? Here’s what the celebrity world has to say…

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V/ No Stone Left Unturned

With Michael Cohen headed to the Big House and Roger Stone now in cuffs, we thought it was high time we revisited our series on the National Enquirer to catch up with some of our old favourites and see how they’re all getting on. Here’s three more tales of tawdry tabloid gossip that have somehow turned into internationally significant affairs…

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Chimjunctions

Cheryl Cole has been getting her lawyers to fire off some pretty peculiar legal threats to stop journalists from talking about that time she punched a toilet attendant in a nightclub. So far, things haven’t quite gone to plan – but if she’s in the mood for some more suggestions…

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