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Katy Perry Models Herself On Freddie

Katy Perry models herself on Freddie Mercury. The 'Roar' singer takes not just her musical stylings from the late Queen frontman, but believes he helped make her a confident woman. She told the UK edition...

Freddie Mercury Film 'Probably Not Going To Happen'

The screenwriter of the much-anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic fears the project will be shelved after Sacha Baron Cohen's decision to walk away from the film.Cohen reportedly fell out with the remaining members of Mercury's band...

Freddie Mercury Biopic Is 'Very Much Alive'

The team behind the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic insist the film is ''very much alive'' despite Sacha Baron Cohen exiting the lead role.Screenwriter Peter Morgan, who penned the script for the film, recently indicated the...

Sean Sasser, Aids Activist And 'Real World: San Francisco' Cast Member, Dies Aged 44

Sean Sasser, who featured in the reality show The Real World: San Francisco, has died aged 44. Sasser was featured on the show owing to his relationship with primary cast member Pedro Zamora. David "Puck"...

A Week In News: Giudice Facing 50 Years, Katy Perry's Prism And Lohan Leaves Rehab

Real Housewife? Turns out has been doing more than washing up, doing lunch and sorting her shoe collection. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star and husband Joe have been indicted on 39 counts of...

Unheard Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury Duets? Listen To Them Now

Duets featuring two of the greatest pop stars of all time, Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury, are expected to get full releases in the fall.According to The Times of London, Freddie's former band mates Brian...

Unheard Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury Duets Set For Release 30 Years Later

Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that he's working on and plans to release previously unheard material from Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury and pop star Michael Jackson. The surfacing of the dead icons' collaboration...

Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson Duets: Autumn To See Megastars Combine

Despite allegedly falling out over a Llama (just read on), duets between Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury are to be made public for the first time this August. The pair recorded three tracks, and, with...

Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury's Unheard Duets To Be Released Later This Year

One may have been dead for over two decades an the other for just short of half a decade, but Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson still have unfinished business with the charts as previously never-before...

Michael Jackson And Freddie Mercury Duets Get Release Date

Secret duets by late pop icons Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury are to be released later this year (13).In 2009 it emerged that the former Queen frontman had recorded several songs with the Thriller hitmaker...

Sacha Baron Cohen Booted Off Unnamed Freddie Mercury Biopic Due To Disagreements With Queen

Sacha Baron Cohen has been rumored to play Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic for a while now, but unfortunately, the plans have fallen through. While the movie appears to be something of a pet...

Sacha Baron Cohen Steps Out Of Freddie Mercury Biopic: Who'll Play The Queen Frontman Now?

Sacha Baron Cohen AKA Ali G AKA Borat AKA... you get it, was an example of a truly fitting casting decision when it was announced he'd be playing Freddie Mercury in a biopic about the...

Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Freddie Mercury Biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen has left the planned biopic of Freddie Mercury.The 'Bruno' actor reportedly exited the project due to creative differences over the direction and focus of the film with the remaining members of Queen,...

Sacha Baron Cohen Exits Freddie Mercury Biopic - Report

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen has pulled out of a new Freddie Mercury biopic, according to a U.S. report.The funnyman was set to play the late Queen frontman in the film - and even took...

Katy Perry Hasn't Thought About Fashion Line Yet

Katy Perry won't be launching a fashion line any time soon.The 'California Gurls' singer - who launches her third scent, Killer Queen, in August - insists she is focusing on her music career and her...

Brian May Backs Freddie Mercury's Charity In Gorilla Dispute

Rocker Brian May has attempted to smooth over a dispute regarding a gorilla sculpture resembling late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury by explaining the reasons why the artwork prompted a complaint from the singer's charity.A statue...

Adam Lambert Lands Glee Role

Adam Lambert has landed a role on 'Glee'. The former 'American Idol' runner-up will appear in the fifth season of the hit musical show this autumn in an as-yet unspecified role.'Glee' creator and producer Ryan...

Brian May To Look Into Freddie Mercury Gorilla Dispute

Queen star Brian May is planning to personally investigate the reasons behind the removal of a gorilla sculpture painted to resemble the band's late frontman Freddie Mercury following a copyright dispute.The statue, named Freddie 'Radio...

Freddie Mercury Gorilla Sculpture Removed After Copyright Complaint

A gorilla sculpture painted to resemble tragic rocker Freddie Mercury has been removed from display in the U.K. amid allegations of copyright infringement.Organisers of art group Go Go Gorillas were forced to take down the...

Psy Inspired By Freddie Mercury

PSY wanted to be Freddie Mercury while growing up.The 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker found himself mesmerised with Queen's live performance at London's Wembley Stadium in 1986 and admits he would watch it on loop when a...

Freddie Mercury Documentary Leads Rose D'or Awards

A documentary charting the life of late superstar Freddie Mercury has taken one of the top prizes at the international Rose d'Or Tv awards.The British Tv film, titled Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender, focused on...

Freddie Mercury Muses Over The Queen Anniversary He Didn't Live To See In Lost Interview

A lost interview with Freddie Mercury, in which the late rock icon salutes the Rolling Stones on their 20th anniversary, has been unearthed for the new Queen On Fire: Live At The Bowl.The singer, who...

Queen Voted Top Band To Spend 15 Minutes With

Queen have been voted the top band the UK would most want to spend 15 minutes with.The 'We Are The Champions' rockers topped a survey conducted by Virgin Media, who today (02.04.13) announced the launch...

Princess Diana's Crazy Night Out With Freddie Mercury Revealed In New Book

Does everyone remember that time when Princess Diana dressed up in drag so she could accompany Freddie Mercury, Kenny Everett and Cleo Rocos to a London gay nightclub? No we'd never heard the story either...

Freddie Mercury 'Dressed Princess Diana As Man For Gay Bar Visit'

Freddie Mercury once dressed Princess Diana as a man and smuggled her into a gay bar, it has been claimed. The late Queen rocker and comedian Kenny Everett reportedly gave the British royal - who...

Cleo Rocos Retells The Brilliant Story Of How She, Freddie Mercury And Kenny Everett Snuck Princess Diana Into A Gay Bar Without Her Being Recognised Once

This may be one of the finer stories I have had to write in by time at Contact Music, the story of how the late Princess Diana snuck into a London gay club without being...

Freddie Mercury's Confidante Addresses Ashes Speculation

Freddie Mercury's longtime confidante is adamant she will never confirm the star's final resting place after quashing rumours suggesting his ashes were interred at a London cemetery.The Queen frontman's loyal friend and former lover Mary...

Blake Lively In Talks For Freddie Mercury Film

Blake Lively is being lined up to star in the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.The 'Gossip Girl' actress is expected to play the iconic Queen singer's former girlfriend Mary Austin opposite 'Borat' star Sacha Baron Cohen,...

Sacha Baron Cohen Taking Singing Lessons For Freddie Mercury Role

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen is reportedly taking singing lessons to perfect his vocals for his role as Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.The funnyman, who previously showed off his singing in movie musicals Sweeney...

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