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Lady Gaga praises 'admirable' Lily Allen

April 16th, 2014 10:20am EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga thinks Lily Allen is "admirable" for calling her a "martyr".
The singer is extremely grateful to her fellow pop star for defending her latest album 'ARTPOP', which hasn't been selling as well as her previous records, insisting Gaga deserves credit for choosing "art" over commercial success in a recent interview.
Discussing the comment on the BBC Radio 1 'Breakfast Show' with Scott Mills this morning (04.15.14), Gaga said: "That's really very sweet. I've always been a big fan of hers. I appreciate her standing up for artists and for me in particular. That's really, really admirable...
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Lily Allen turned to songwriting to cope with sick child

April 14th, 2014 3:10am EDT
Lily Allen
British pop star Lily Allen channelled her heartbreak over her eldest daughter's poor health into her songwriting to help her deal with her troubled family life.

The Smile hitmaker gave birth to Ethel in November, 2011 after losing two kids during pregnancy in 2008 and 2010, but her daughter needed surgery at an early age, and Allen found herself turning to her work in a bid to find solace.

She tells Britain's The Sun on Sunday, "My oldest kid was quite sick. She had two operations in the first two months. And then she was tube-fed until she was about seven months old. And as her mum, an...
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Lily Allen: 'I nearly died after losing baby'

April 13th, 2014 5:29pm EDT
Lily Allen: 'I nearly died after losing baby'
British pop star Lily Allen has opened about the heartbreak of losing her unborn son, claiming the trauma nearly killed her.

The Smile singer suffered her first miscarriage in 2008. Then in 2010, when was six months pregnant, she lost her first child with now-husband Sam Cooper. Days later, she was rushed to hospital with septicaemia and Allen reveals she almost died, but felt too numb from the loss of her child to care.

She tells Britain's The Sun on Sunday, "It was horrendous and something I would not wish on my worst enemy. It's something that I still haven't dealt with. I never will g...
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Lily Allen 'tones down' performances for family

April 11th, 2014 4:20am EDT
Lily Allen
Lily Allen's husband has asked her to "tone down" her performances.
The 'Air Balloon' singer has agreed to omit some more risqué gestures from her stage shows as Sam Cooper doesn't think they are appropriate for their children, Ethel, two, and Marnie, 15 months, to see.
She said: "He's told me to tone it down now I'm a mum. On my last tour, when I sang 'Not Fair', I used to act out fellatio using my microphone.
"Recently I have been rehearsing for this new tour and Sam said, 'You're not doing that thing again are you?' I said not if he didn't want me to. And he said no as he didn't think i...
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Celebrities React To Peaches Geldof's Death

April 7th, 2014 6:03pm EDT
Peaches Geldof
Stars have come out to offer their tributes and prayers to the Geldof family after Peaches Geldof was found dead today at the young age of 25.

Lily Allen, Lorde, and Simon Cowell are among those who have offered condolences to the family. See their words below:

@lilyallen My thoughts are with Peaches' family at this awful time. I hope they get to grieve in peace. Peaches, rest in peace gorgeous girl

— Lily Allen (@lilyallen) April 7, 2014

Peaches! You beautiful thing. Rest with the angels. My thoughts and prayers go out to all that knew and loved you.

— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Mil...
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Lily Allen leads tributes to Peaches Geldof

April 7th, 2014 3:20pm EDT
Lily Allen leads tributes to Peaches Geldof
Lily Allen has led tributes to Peaches Geldof.

The TV personality and DJ, 25, who has sons, Astala, 23 months, and Phaedra, 11 months, with husband Tom Cohen, was found dead at their family home in Kent, England on Monday afternoon (04.07.14).

The 'Hard Out Here' hitmaker was among dozens of celebrities to express her condolences on Twitter, writing: "My thoughts are with the Geldof's at this awful time. I hope they get to grieve in peace. Peaches, rest in peace gorgeous girl."

Danny Jones from McFly tweeted: "So so sad to hear about Peaches Geldof. #RIPPeachesGeldof"

TV personality Myl...
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Lily Allen documents motorway toilet break online

April 4th, 2014 3:20am EDT
Lily Allen
Singer Lily Allen shocked fans on Thursday (03Apr14) by posting photos of a lavatory break on a U.K. motorway online.

The controversial Smile star was caught short during a long drive and had to pull over to relieve herself.

Posting an image of what appeared to be urine running along the side of her vehicle on Instagram.com, Allen wrote, "P**sing on the hard shoulder #gettingolder."
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Lily Allen gets 'confused' about pubic hair

March 31st, 2014 4:20am EDT
Lily Allen
Lily Allen gets "confused" about her pubic hair.
The 'Hard Out Here' singer had no clue whether to shave or keep the hair around her bikini line when she was growing up because each boy she hoped to impress had different preferences.
Speaking at the Vogue Festival in London, Lily said: "Can we just talk about pubic hair? Being a teenager I was endlessly confused from one boyfriend to the next. They wanted completely different things (down there) One said no, another wanted her it jazzy. They probably didn't know what they liked really."
Lily - who has two children, Ethel, two, and 14-mont...
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Lily Allen defends Kim Kardashian's US Vogue cover

March 30th, 2014 3:20pm EDT
Lily Allen
Lily Allen has defended Kim Kardashian's US Vogue cover.
The 28-year-old singer believes the 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star and her fiance Kanye West, who front the latest edition of the prestigious magazine, will boost sales of the publication.
Talking at the Vogue Festival, she said: "I think that all industries that can be taken advantage of by the internet now, there is no time for irony, it is like 'what the f**k is going to sell?' That is it.
"And I bet you it is the biggest selling cover they have had in five years."
Lily is a fan of Kanye's and after making her pop comeback ...
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Celebrities show their support for World Water Day

March 22nd, 2014 6:20pm EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow
Stars have shown their support for World Water Day.
Celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessie J and Beyonce have taken to social media sites to help promote charity Drop4Drop's efforts to provide clean water for everyone.
'Iron Man' actress Gwyneth posted a make-up free selfie on Instagram of her drinking from a bottle of water, captioning the image, "full of healing power. #iLoveWater #WorldWaterday@drop4drop".
Jessie J rallied her fans to the cause, reminding them to appreciate their easy access to water and asking them to donate.
She wrote alongside an image of her sipping from a gla...
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Madonna and Anna Wintour pay tribute to L'Wren Scott

March 17th, 2014 10:20pm EDT
Madonna
Madonna and Anna Wintour have paid tribute to L'Wren Scott.
The singer and the iconic Vogue editor have joined many in remembering the stylist and fashion designer, who was found dead from apparent suicide at her home in New York this morning (03.17.14).
Anna wrote on Vogue.com: "I am deeply saddened by the loss of L'Wren Scott. L'Wren was a total perfectionist, someone who absolutely embodied everything her marvelous clothes stood for: strength of character combined with a confident and powerful style.
"In person, L'Wren was always unbelievably generous, gracious, kind, and so much fun. ...
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Lily Allen left in the doghouse with Jay Z's security team

March 16th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Lily Allen
Pop star Lily Allen risked upsetting rapper Jay Z during a festival slot in 2010 after leaving her pet pooch in his VIP backstage area.

The Smile hitmaker was on the bill at the Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park alongside the 99 Problems icon in 2010, but she landed in trouble with the hip-hop mogul's security team after tying her poodle Mabel up in a special area set aside for him and his wife, Beyonce.

She reveals, "At Hyde Park a couple of years ago I tied Mabel up outside my dressing room before going on stage. Jay Z's bodyguard came over and was like, 'You have to move that dog...
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Weird Celebrity News: Kristen Bell Pees In Jar At Oscars, Miley Cyrus' Giant Tongue Causes Injury

March 15th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Kristen Bell
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of this week's strangest stories...

Kristen Bell had to take an unconventional bathroom break prior to the Academy Awards ceremony earlier this month. The "Veronica Mars" star, who wore a tight fitting Roberto Cavalli gown, had so much trouble relieving herself, she had to use a mason jar.

She explained on "Live With Kelly and Michael" that her dress wasn't comfortable. "I didn't realize that until I got into it. There was a situation ... there was a Mason jar involved."

The audience laughed, and Bell...
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Lily Allen's pooch problems with Jay Z

March 14th, 2014 5:20am EDT
Lily Allen
Lily Allen got into trouble when she tied up her dog outside Jay Z's dressing room.
The singer caused chaos backstage at London's Wireless festival in 2010 - where both she and the rapper were scheduled to perform - when she left her pet pooch Mabel outside the '99 Problems' hitmaker's VIP area.
She told BBC Radio 2: "At Hyde Park a couple of years ago I tied Mabel up outside my dressing room before going on stage. Jay Z's bodyguard came over and was like, 'You have to move that dog!' Jay Z and Beyonce are about to arrive.
"Then Jay Z walked through and was like, 'The dog is OK'. It was lit...
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Lily Allen would kiss Miley Cyrus

March 13th, 2014 11:20am EDT
Lily Allen
Lily Allen would kiss Miley Cyrus.
The 'Air Balloon' singer is seen smooching her own doppelganger in her new video 'Our Time' and admits she would also lock lips with the controversial pop princess if the occasion arose during Miley's London concerts.
Miley hit the headlines in recent weeks for her wild antics during her current 'Bangerz' world tour, planting a kiss on VIP guest Katy Perry in front of an audience of thousands in Los Angeles.
Quizzed on what she would do if the 21-year-old star tried to kiss her, Lily laughed: "I'd probably reciprocate."
The 28-year-old star has made a big ...
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Lily Allen has lost her wedding dress

March 12th, 2014 7:20am EDT
Lily Allen has lost her wedding dress
Lily Allen has lost her wedding dress.

The 'Our Time' singer - who has daughters Ethel, two, and Marnie, 14 months, with husband Sam Cooper - has no idea what has happened to the Chanel Couture gown she donned at her wedding reception in July 2011.

In an interview with Miquita Oliver - who was one of her bridesmaids - for TV channel 4 Music, she was asked the most expensive item in her wardrobe and replied: "Oh you do not want to know! There's two bits to this answer. One, it's not in my wardrobe -- it's missing. And two, it's my Chanel Couture wedding dress that's worth about £200,000.

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Lily Allen voices unhappiness at pop-friendly radio singles

March 12th, 2014 4:10am EDT
Lily Allen
British singer Lily Allen has blamed record label executives for choosing only radio-friendly pop songs from her upcoming album as singles after a fan complained about the new tracks on Twitter.com.

The devotee, named Reg Wilding, voiced his disappointment in a post on Monday (10Mar14) after hearing tunes like Our Time, Air Balloon and Hard Out Here on the airwaves.

He wrote, "@lilyallen's new music is actually docile pop rubbish. So disappointing. She properly just wrote some rubbish to cash some cheques (sic)."

The tweet caught the eye of the outspoken Smile hitmaker and she took the u...
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Lily Allen prefers men to be manly

March 6th, 2014 4:20am EST
Lily Allen
Lily Allen likes men to be manly.
The singer - who has two-year-old daughter Ethel and 13-month-old Marnie with her husband Sam Cooper - isn't attracted to guys who take too much care over their appearance and loves the fact Sam is so low-maintenance.
Lily explained in her special guest-edited edition of Shortlist magazine called How to Be a Man, By Women: "I like that when my husband gets up in the morning he spends about 12 seconds looking in the mirror and then leaves.
"I'm not into men who are vain, or even wearing aftershave. Men should be men. Go out, earn some money, come back and l...
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Lily Allen's husband embarrassed by new single

March 1st, 2014 10:20am EST
Lily Allen
Lily Allen's husband is embarrassed that she wrote her new single about him.
The 28-year-old singer recently released her new track 'L8 CMMR' which features lyrics such as "My lover/Shoots and scores like he's Maradonna/Undercover, under the covers/ My man is a bad mother*****, which refers to her love life with husband Sam Cooper but she claims he wasn't too happy when he heard it.
She told the Daily Star newspaper: "Sam was completely embarrassed."
The outspoken star has also admitted that she's no longer interested in engaging in feuds with other pop stars and says she want to focus on...
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Lily Allen Names New Album After Kanye West

February 21st, 2014 5:06am EST
Lily Allen Names New Album After Kanye West
Pop star Lily Allen is paying tribute to her hip-hop hero Kanye West on her new album - she has named it Sheezus.

The Smile hitmaker is gearing up for the release of her third record later this year to seal her comeback after a four-year hiatus to start a family, but she has so far kept details of the disc under wraps.

Now the singer has revealed that she decided to give a huge shout out to rapper West by naming the record in honour of his 2013 album Yeezus.

Allen tells U.K. talk show host Graham Norton, "It's a confident title choice and a little nod to Kanye West."
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Lily Allen binges on kebab after BRITs

February 20th, 2014 4:20am EST
Lily Allen
Lily Allen gorged on a kebab after the BRIT Awards.
The 28-year-old singer attended the bash at London's The O2 on Wednesday night (02.19.14), followed by the Warner after party at Soho nightclub The Box, and after the "fun" evening she grabbed some grub on the way home.
She wrote on Twitter: "Night guys, that was fun, had a kebab on my way home. #BRITs2014 (sic)"
Lily presented the Best British Group Award earlier in the evening but stumbled her words as she took to the stage.
The singer - who recently made her pop comeback following a four-year hiatus - started by saying: "It's nice to...
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BRIT Awards Red Carpet Pics: Lily Allen, Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora, More

February 19th, 2014 11:48pm EST
BRIT Awards Red Carpet Pics: Lily Allen, Ellie Goulding, Rita Or
The BRIT Awards took place in London tonight, and several English stars strutted the red carpet in an array of interesting attire.

Lily Allen wore a body-hugging sequined dress, but the highlight was her yellow ponytail.

Allen, who on Tuesday was named the female "U.K. Recording Artists of the Year" at the Elle Style Awards, also attended Fashion Week and rubbed elbows with other celebrities at the BAFTAs.

The singer "retired" from music in 2009 but made a comeback last year. She recently confessed she felt unfulfilled spending her days with daughters Ethel, two, and Marnie, 14 months.

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Elle Style Awards: Woman Of The Year Katy Perry, Actress Emma Watson, More Photos

February 19th, 2014 12:00pm EST
Elle Style Awards: Woman Of The Year Katy Perry, Actress Emma Wa
Katy Perry was named "Woman of the Year" at the 2014 Elle Style Awards on Tuesday night for her work empowering women on a global scale and her hugely successful music career.

British singer Kylie Minogue presented the award at One Embankment in London. She shared a photo of the two of them at the event on Twitter, writing: "I presented the 1&only @katyperry with her @ELLEUK Woman of the Year award. Con-grats and con-kittens!!"

The absent "Thor" star Tom Hiddleston won "Man of the Year" and sent a video message thanking fans. Lily Allen and Tinie Tempah were named the female and male "U.K...
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Katy Perry named Woman of the Year

February 18th, 2014 9:00pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry has been crowned the Woman of the Year at the 2014 Elle Style Awards.
The 'Dark Horse' hitmaker was presented with the honor, in recognition of her efforts to empower women across the world and her huge success in the music industry, by Kylie Minogue at the glitzy ceremony at One Embankment in London on Tuesday night (02.18.14).
'The Voice' UK coach, 45, was clearly thrilled to meet the 29-year-old star as she shared a photograph of them at the event on Twitter shortly afterwards, writing: "I presented the 1&only @katyperry with her @ELLEUK Woman of the Year award. Con-grats and ...
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Katy Perry named Woman of the Year at Elle Style Awards

February 18th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry has been crowned the Woman of the Year at the 2014 Elle Style Awards in London.

Kylie Minogue presented the honour to the Roar singer, who was lauded for her success as a chart topper and her efforts to empower women all over the world.

Absent Thor star Tom Hiddleston was named the magazine's Man of the Year. He sent a video message expressing his gratitude.

Meanwhile, Lily Allen and Tinie Tempah were named the female and male U.K. Recording Artist recipients, and Pharrell Williams picked up the International Recording Artist trophy.

Other recipients included Harry Potter sta...
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Celebrity Sightings At London Fashion Week: Bradley Cooper, Kendall Jenner, More

February 18th, 2014 9:05am EST
Celebrity Sightings At London Fashion Week: Bradley Cooper, Kend
On the heels of New York Fashion Week, several celebrities jetted to England to celebrate London Fashion Week.

Bradley Cooper, 39, was spotted hanging out with his girlfriend and model Suki Waterhouse, 22, at the Tom Ford show. The pair met last February.

Waterhouse recently told Rollacoaster magazine, "I met him at the Elle Style awards in London last year. We were introduced and hit it off almost immediately.

"We were dancing at the after-party, and he asked me if I fancied going to a club. We went to Cirque Le Soir in London - and he's a ridiculously good dancer, yes. But I'm a seriou...
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The Best & Worst Dressed At The BAFTAs

February 17th, 2014 9:05am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The BAFTAs
The Royal Opera House in London hosted the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday, and lots of celebrities brought their best (and worst) to the red carpet.

Australian-born Cate Blanchett, who won a Best Actress trophy for "Blue Jasmine," looked elegant in a black Alexander McQueen gown with a silver floral print. Her Chopard necklace featured three intertwining birds.

She dedicated her award to her late friend and actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman. Blanchett held back tears as she told the audience, "Phil buddy, this is for you. I hope you're proud."

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Lily Allen: Miley Cyrus' image is 'great'

February 8th, 2014 6:20am EST
Lily Allen
Lily Allen thinks Miley Cyrus' sexy image is "great".
The 'Hard Out Here' hitmaker believes stars like the 'Wrecking Ball' singer are in control of their provocative appearance and thinks the former 'Hannah Montana' star is right to show off her "banging" body because she has worked so hard on her physique.
She told France's NRJ Radio: "I actually think Rihanna and Miley in particular are [being sexy] because they want to do it. I don't think someone sat in a room with Miley Cyrus and said, 'Right you're going to be sexy, stick your tongue out and wear bikinis.'
"She wants to do that, she'...
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Lily Allen's tweet lands Cornetto deal

February 6th, 2014 2:20am EST
Lily Allen
Lily Allen is the first celebrity to land an endorsement deal with Cornetto.
The 28-year-old singer mentioned the ice cream brand on Twitter last July, surprised at how few calories the tasty treat contains.
She wrote: "Is it true there's only 190 calories in a Cornetto? #cornettodiet.(sic)"
Although the message was simply "a bit of fun" she is now expected to earn a six-figure sum while she works with Cornetto on their forthcoming advert.
A source told The Sun newspaper: "Lily only Tweeted about the ice cream for a bit of fun - she never anticipated it would turn into a huge endorsement d...
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Lily Allen Bored Of Staying At Home

February 2nd, 2014 3:30pm EST
Lily Allen Bored Of Staying At Home
Lily Allen got bored staying at home with her children.

The 'Hard Out Here' singer - who is married to Sam Cooper - retired from music in 2009 but made a comeback last year and admits she did so because she felt unfulfilled spending her days with daughters Ethel, two, and Marnie, 14 months.

She told France's NRJ Radio: "Why did I choose to come back? I ran out of money! No, I'm joking! I thought I'd be a really happy mum just sitting at home, playing with my kids, that was my dream.

"I love my children, but I'm a very impatient, busy person naturally so two babies, neither of them can ta...
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