Hot Press: Alicia Keys Becomes The Latest Public Enemy For Oasis Singer, Rihanna "Eats Up" The Competition, Estelle Makes "Ugly" Confession
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2008 11:16AM
Hot off the press this week, Alicia Keys feels the anti-American hate from Noel Gallagher, Rihanna reveals her appetite for success and Estelle admits having an "Ugly" fetish.
According to the UK's Sun magazine music critics are pretty disgusted with the new Alicia Keys/Jack White theme song "Another Way To Die" created for the latest James Bond film, Quantum of Solace. After the song was unveiled last week one naysayer observed, "it would have sounded better with no singing at all," while LA music critic Todd Martens commented, "The first mistake was mimicking an iconic score with some electric guitars and modern effects, which is always, always, always a bad idea."
Unsurprisingly, one of the biggest haters of the song is Oasis member Noel Gallagher, who after badmouthing Glastonbury Festival organizers for having Jay-Z headline, is now bringing his beef to Bond makers, calling it a "p***-take" that a movie featuring the English spy was to be soundtracked by "a bunch of f**king Americans".
Rebel Talking: Didn't Noel learn his lesson from Jay-Z? Does he need Alicia to get American gangster on him too?
2. The BAD-girl Diet
Rihanna has been spotted running around Europe this week sporting a diamond encrusted "Bad" two finger ring and and plenty of designer duds. While Def Jam's Bajan beauty did her fair share of shopping in London, she also stopped by the BBC Radio One Studio. RihRih must've been hungry or something because the interview also included her listing food preferences:
"Carbs. Pasta, French fries, rice... and I do eat protein like eggs and chicken."
Rihanna might like her poultry but please hold the burgers... "I once had one that wasn't cooked so well," she revealed.
The "Disturbia" singer also corrected the common mispronunciation of her name, which actually should sound more like ree-ANN-uh than not ree-ON-ah.
Rebel Talking: Word to the bony singers in the business *cough-Ciara-cough* you can still be a bad girl with a big appetite.
3. Ugly Truth
Add Brit songstress Estelle to the long list of famous faces vying to grace the "Ugly Betty" set. The Shine singer recently admitted she's praying for a guest spot. According to the UK Sun Stelly revealed the ABC show is one of her faves.
"Being on the road can be difficult, but I keep myself busy on the tour bus by downloading all my favorite shows," Estelle said. "'Private Practice,' 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Ugly Betty'... oh my God I love that show. Please Lord, I would be so happy to get a cameo."
If she gets the call to add another set of braces to the set, Estelle will follow in the footsteps of Brit fashionistas Victoria Beckham and Naomi Campbell, who've also had cameos.
Rebel Talking... Estelle you might have to step up your acting game a notch, you know they like to get thespian greats like Lindsay Lohan and Bow Wow for the cameos!
4. Coming Out Party
Surprise, surprise - Clay Aiken is gay.
"Yes, I'm gay," Clay announced in the latest edition of People. "I cannot raise a child to lie or to hide things."
The former American Idol contestant is pictured on the magazine's cover with his newborn son Parker. In May, Clay announced he'd given his sperm by artificial insemination to his friend and producer Jaymes Foster.
He's not the only one either. Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson have publicly confirmed their relationship at an L.A. radio show.
After DJ Ted Stryker asked Lindsay, "Now, you guys, you and Samantha have been going out for how long now? Like two years? One year? Five months? Two months?" she didn't shy away from the question, instead responding by saying, "A long...a very long time."
The DJ complimented the couple, telling Lindsay, "I hope you guys stay together, you're a very lovely looking couple," to which LoHo responded, "Thank you very much."
Rebel Talking... Big thanks to Captain Obvious for those mighty revelations! Can't wait to see if Lindsay and Sam can outdo Ellen and Portia on the nuptials tip.
But While you were wondering whether Reggie Bush is marrying Kim Kardashian for her tush or that cameltoe, we've been loving Joe Thomas and Jazmine Sullivan's new releases and thanking the heavens Isaac Hayes was able to be put to rest without the drama that followed James Brown's passing.
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