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Hynde Snubs Hall Of Fame Honour

Veteran rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE has taken aim at the organisers who inducted her into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - insisting the honour fuels rivalry between musicians.The Pretenders frontwoman was inducted with the...

Hynde Gives Up Alcohol

PRETENDERS frontwoman CHRISSIE HYNDE has quit drinking - because her wild antics were spiralling out of control.The singer ended up sharing a same-sex smooch with another woman on a recent booze-fuelled night out. She admits...

Hynde Takes Slaughter Scandal National After Zoo Gig Ban

THE PRETENDERS star CHRISSIE HYNDE's latest campaign to save petting zoo animals from slaughter has cost her a concert in Minnesota, Minneapolis.The Brass In Pocket singer, a famous celebrity animal lover and activist, wrote to...

The Pretenders Rush Record

The Pretenders recorded their new album in less than two weeks.Singer Chrissie Hynde says she loves the "high energy" sound of 'Break Up The Concrete' which she claims is a result of their quick rate...

Neeson Goes To War With Pink And Hynde Over Carriage Controversy

LIAM NEESON is squaring up against celebrity animal rights campaigners PINK and CHRISSIE HYNDE over New York's famous horse-drawn carriages. The singers have joined forces with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to...

Hynde Refuses To Talk Politics

PRETENDERS star CHRISSIE HYNDE hates talking about politics because she's convinced Americans are not ready to elect a black president. The singer admits she is a fan of Democrat Barack Obama, but doesn't think her...

Hynde Plans To Open New York Restaurant

LATEST: THE PRETENDERS rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE has made plans to open yet another vegan restaurant - near the site of New York's 9/11 terrorist attacks. The singer recently opened her first eatery in her native...

Hynde Opens Vegan Restaurant In Hometown

THE PRETENDERS rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE has opened a vegan restaurant in her native Akron, Ohio. The Back On The Chain Gang singer recently returned to her hometown, where she has launched VegiTerranean. She says, "The...

Hynde Discovers The Secret To Growing Old

THE PRETENDERS frontwoman CHRISSIE HYNDE has discovered the secret to growing old gracefully - washing every day and not dying her hair. The singer, 56, insists her good health has meant she has only been...

Hynde Backs Public Transport Campaign

American rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE has joined forces with Ohio residents and taken a ride on a city bus to pledge her support for a public transport tax increase. The Pretenders frontwoman travelled to downtown Akron,...

Hynde Leads New York Horse Protest

CHRISSIE HYNDE is fronting a protest on Thursday (31Jan08) against the famous horse-drawn carriages in Central Park, New York. The Pretenders singer married her now ex-husband, rocker Jim Kerr, in one of the carriages in...

Hynde To Sue Handbag Maker?

Rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE has threatened to mount a lawsuit against a handbag maker after they used her name to promote a leather bag. Animal rights campaigner Hynde has branded the decision by trendy holdall designer...

Hynde Lobbies For Vegetarianism

Rock singer CHRISSIE HYNDE is such a strict vegetarian, she will only vote for animal-loving politicians. The Pretenders frontwoman is a fierce defender of animal rights and views people's diets as a reflection of their...

Hynde Opens Vegetarian Restaurant

THE PRETENDERS frontwoman CHRISSIE HYNDE has delighted non-carnivorous food fans in the U.S. by opening a vegetarian restaurant in Ohio. The cleverly-named VegeTerranean will open its doors in Ohio on 15 September (07), with animal...

Hynde Responded To Ad Offer With Leather Slashing

Vegetarian rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE slashed leather jackets in a Gap window display with a knife after the clothing giant asked to use her song EVERYBODY IN LEATHER in an advertisement, according to a new book....

Hynde Protests Against Sheep Shipping Industry

Crusading rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE staged a protest in Dubai yesterday (10FEB07) against the alleged shipping of thousands of starving, disease-ridden sheep from Australia to the Middle East. THE PRETENDERS singer arrived in the Middle Eastern...

Hynde Writes To Eu Minister Over Fur Ban

Vegetarian rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE has written to the European Union secretary CATHERINE DAY to protest over the European Union's proposed ban on dog and cat fur. THE PRETENDERS singer believes all fur should be banned...

Sex With Pistol Jones Turned Veggie Hynde To Chicken

A bathroom sex session with SEX PISTOLS star STEVE JONES led vegetarian rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE to gobble chicken at a party. Hynde confirmed Jones' boasts that the punk icons were casual lovers in the mid...

Hurt + Hynde To Judge Best New British Film In Edinburgh

British actor JOHN HURT will join THE PRETENDERS rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE and director MICHAEL CATON-JONES to head up the Michael Powell Award jury at the Edinburgh Film Festival next week (beg14AUG06). The panel will judge...

Hynde: 'Meat-eaters Are Terrorists'

Rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE has hit out at meat-eaters, branding them the true "terrorists" of this world. Speaking at a London gala organised by animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) last...

Pretenders To Be Honoured

Rockers THE PRETENDERS are to be the next act honoured at the VH1 Decades Rock Live TV special - with IGGY POP and GARBAGE star SHIRLEY MANSON among those paying tribute. CHRISSIE HYNDE's group will...

Anderson Strips For Fur-free Fashion

Former BAYWATCH beauty PAMELA ANDERSON sparked a media frenzy in London last night (28JUN06) as she disrobed in the window of STELLA MCCARTNEY's Mayfair boutique. The blonde bombshell was protesting the use of fur in...

Hynde Vows To Get Violent Over Fur

CHRISSIE HYNDE is so passionate about the anti-fur campaign she insists she's happy to resort to violence to stop fur being worn. THE PRETENDERS frontwoman has been criticised in the past for throwing paint at...

John And Gilmour Triumph At Mojo Awards

SIR ELTON JOHN and DAVID GILMOUR were the big name winners at the Mojo Music Awards held in London last night (05JUN06). The ROCKET MAN was inducted into the British rock 'n' roll magazine's Hall...

Smokey Stuns The Stars

Veteran soul singer SMOKEY ROBINSON wowed a star-studded crowd at London's Grosvenor House hotel yesterday (24MAY06) with a rare appearance to mark his 50 years in the music industry. The TEARS OF A CLOWN star...

Tragedies Gave The Pretenders Musical Longevity

THE PRETENDERS star CHRISSIE HYNDE credits the deaths of former bandmates PETE FARNDON and JAMES HONEYMAN-SCOTT for the rock group's longevity. The singer insists the BRASS IN POCKET group was never destined for a 25-year...

Hynde Squirms At Hall Of Fame Honour

THE PRETENDERS star CHRISSIE HYNDE has dismissed her 2005 Rock + Roll Hall of Fame induction honour - because the evening reminded her of one of her father's bowling prize-giving ceremonies. The BRASS IN POCKET...

Hynde Releases Boxset To Honour Pretenders Legends

CHRISSIE HYNDE is determined to honour her late THE PRETENDERS bandmates with a new box set she hopes will see them finally receive the respect they deserve. The 54-year-old singer convinced the new collection will...

Hynde Put Shyness Aside For Band

THE PRETENDERS frontwoman CHRISSIE HYNDE forced herself to overcome her painful shyness so she could perform with the veteran band in the late 1970s. The 2000 MILES hitmaker was petrified of singing on stage and...

Hynde: 'Celebrity Makes Me Want To Retire'

THE PRETENDERS star CHRISSIE HYNDE is constantly tempted to retire, because she hates the celebrity aspect of being a musician. The DON'T GET ME WRONG rocker insists she is only interested in performing great music...

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