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Chrissie Hynde: Reality Television Is 'Soulless'

Chrissie Hynde thinks reality television is ''soulless''.The 'I'll Stand By You' hitmaker has slated the industry for being ''fast turnover'' compared to the music industry but is convinced that music will come out victorious in...

Dakota Johnson: 'Sometimes My Life Can Feel So Suffocating'

The 26-year-old became a household name when she was cast as Anastasia Steele in raunchy film Fifty Shades of Grey, which was released last year (15). Although she has other film credits to...

Stars Perform For Paul Simonon's 60th Birthday

The Clash legend reaches the milestone on Tuesday (15Dec15), but he marked the occasion early by hosting a special gig in London on Sunday night (13Dec15). The concert featured a collaboration between...

Chrissie Hynde In The Studio With Black Keys Star

The former The Pretenders rocker announced the news via her Facebook account, revealing she was in the studio with Auerbach "and his team of Nashville kats (sic)". Last year (14), Hynde admitted...

Rod Stewart Shoots Down Chrissie Hynde's Rape Remarks

The Pretenders frontwoman sparked a storm in August (15) when she suggested ladies who dress in short skirts and high heels are "enticing" men to assault them. Hynde revealed she takes "responsibility"...

Chrissie Hynde: 'I'm Sorry For Snapping At Fans'

The Brass in Pocket rocker admits she often snaps at fans who approach her for a 'selfie', a photo or an autograph. She says, "I'm sorry for that but when we got...

Chrissie Hynde: 'Young Female Stars Are Sex Workers'

Just days after the Brass In Pocket hitmaker sparked a storm of controversy by suggesting she was to blame for a sexual assault she suffered at the age of 21, and urging young...

Chrissie Hynde Breaks Her Silence About Controversial Rape Remarks

The Pretenders star upset rape victims and charity officials when she opened up to The Times about her own sexual assault, blaming herself for letting a bike gang leader take her to an...

Margaret Cho Pens New Song About Rape Ordeal

The funnywoman turned serious during a new interview with Billboard as she explained the inspiration behind her angry new song I Want to Kill My Rapist, and revealed she was sexually molested from...

Jackie Fox Angry About Chrissie Hynde Rape Comments

The Brass In Pocket hitmaker outraged many rape crisis officials when she told the Mail on Sunday she blamed herself for a sexual assault that occurred when she was 21, and urged...

Chrissie Hynde: 'Women Need To Take Responsibility To Avoid Sex Attacks''

Hynde shared her opinions on rape in a British tabloid article after revealing she was forced to perform sex acts on a motorcycle gang member in Ohio when she was 21, and...

Chrissie Hynde Under Fire For Rape Comments

Chrissie Hynde has come under fire for suggesting women can be at fault if they are raped.The rocker -- who rose to fame in 1970s band The Pretenders -- said she took ''full responsibility'' for...

Chrissie Hynde Criticised For Saying Women Who Dress Provocatively Are To Blame If Attacked

Singer Chrissie Hynde has been criticised after saying women who dress proactively were to blame if they were the victim of sexual assault. Speaking to The Sunday Times The Pretenders frontwoman also said she had...

Kate Moss Missed Out On House Hit

Kate Moss missed out on having a house music hit to Chrissie Hynde.The supermodel was wanted by record label Sony UK to sing vocals on 2003 track 'Straight Ahead', by German Electronica duo Tube &...

Lemmy, Nick Mason & Hynde Pay Tribute To The Damned In New Documentary

Don't You Wish That We Were Dead also features Duff MCKagan, Mick Jones and The Offspring's Dexter Holland, alongside The Damned stars Dave Vanian, Rat Scabies, Captain Sensible and Brian James. The...

Chrissie Hynde Releases New Version Of The Pretenders Christmas Hit

Chrissie Hynde has released a new version of The Pretenders classic festive tune 2000 Miles.The singer re-recorded the song, which was a Christmas hit in 1983, for her new solo album and she's so happy...

Bbc Unveil Star-studded Track

One Direction, Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Sir Elton John and Chris Martin are among the stars to have joined forces to cover 'God Only Knows'.The 27-member supergroup - which also includes Kylie Minogue, Dave Grohl,...

Chrissie Hynde: 'Today's Young Singers Are Porn Stars Trying To Make Records'

The Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde has blasted young singers for selling sex ahead of music, calling them "porn stars trying to make records".The outspoken Brass in Pocket hitmaker fears there are too many scantily-clad pop...

Blondie Headline Itunes Festival

Blondie treated their fans to covers of Beastie Boys and Dee-Lite hits at their iTunes Festival show last night (16.09.14).The American rockers - who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year - interspersed 'Rapture' and...

Bob Dylan And The Cure Cover Paul Mccartney Tracks For New Album

An 42-track album celebrating the music of Sir Paul McCartney will be released in November.'The Art of McCartney' will pay homage to the 72-year-old singer's extensive career by featuring new studio covers of his...

Chrissie Hynde And James Blunt To Perform At Elton John's Fundraiser

Chrissie Hynde, James Blunt and Fatboy Slim have signed up to perform at a fundraiser for Sir Elton John's Aids charity next month (Sep14).The star-studded line-up will also feature "pop-up" performances from Take That's Gary...

Chrissie Hynde Hails 'God-like' Neil Young

Chrissie Hynde has compared rock legend Neil Young to God.Neil appears on the track 'Down The Wrong Way' on Chrissie's new album, 'Stockholm' and the former Pretenders singer was honoured to work with the Canadian...

Neil Young Covers Bob Dylan At London Concert

Neil Young covered Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' In The Wind' at his concert in London's Hyde Park on Saturday night (12.07.14).The 68-year-old musician performed a version of the 1962 song during the acoustic section of his...

Playing Old Pretenders Songs Doesn't Turn On Chrissie Hynde At All

Chrissie Hynde might be best known for her work with The Pretenders. And that’s hardly surprising considering she released nine albums with the band. But that doesn’t mean the singer wants to stand on stage...

Chrissie Hynde Is A Real Pretender With Fans

Rocker Chrissie Hynde shuns her own fans when they approach her in public by making out she merely looks like The Pretenders star.The Brass in Pocket hitmaker admits she can't stand interacting with followers of...

Chrissie Hynde Proud Of Activist Daughter

Rocker Chrissie Hynde is delighted her daughter is using her parents' fame to publicise her anti-fracking campaign.Natalie Hynde, daughter of The Pretenders frontwoman and The Kinks star Ray Davies, was given a 12-month conditional discharge...

Kate Moss Keeps Rock 'N' Roll Alive, Says Chrissie Hynde

Kate Moss is flying the flag for rock 'n' roll, according to Chrissie Hynde.The Pretenders frontwoman has praised the supermodel for keeping the spirit of the rock music scene ''alive'', but still criticised her for...

Chrissie Hynde's Daughter Found Guilty In Anti-fracking Protest Case

The daughter of Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies has been found guilty of a charge relating to an anti-fracking protest.Natalie Hynde was arrested last summer (13) during a protest at a proposed gas drilling site...

Chrissie Hynde's Daughter To Stand Trial Next Year

Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies' daughter is set to stand trial next year (14) on a charge relating to an anti-fracking protest.Natalie Hynde, 30, was arrested over the summer (13) as she protested against a...

Chrissie Hynde Auctions Q Award For Orangutan Charity

Veteran rocker Chrissie Hynde is auctioning off the Q Award trophy she won last month (Oct13) to raise money for an orangutan charity.The Pretenders frontwoman was crowned Classic Songwriter at the prizegiving in London in...

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