That’s all I have for you right now, three stories. One of them is a bit sad too, so I’ll try to make this as un-sarcastic as possible.
You might have heard that someone committed suicide, landing on stage at the Swell Season Concert in California on Thursday. And now in unfortunately related news, the lead singer of synth-pop band Ou Est Le Swimming Pool took his own life yesterday at the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium. Elly Jackson (La Roux) and Ellie Goulding both posted supportive messages on Twitter.
Forgive me for moving on to things that might seem ridiculously trivial, but sadly that is just how it is.
According to The Sun, Kylie Minogue and Tinie Tempah shocked locals at the “Ring O’ Bells”, Somerset by putting on a surprise performance. Apparently the gig was organised for employees of Parlophone. Eliza Doolittle was also there. Don’t you wish all days out climaxed like that?
And finally, Madonna is reportedly facing legal trouble over the name of her new junior clothing range, Material Girl. A company called L.A. Triumph, Inc. has claimed they have been using the name to market their own clothing since 1997. They also said Madonna is causing “deception” in the marketplace. Deception? Madonna? Now there’s two words you’d never expect to see in the same sentence…