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Elton John And Jake Shears Teaming Up For New Musical

The duo previously collaborated on the Scissor Sisters' track I Don't Feel Like Dancin', but now they are attempting to write an entire score for a stage musical. In an interview with...

Jake Shears Lands Theatre Acting Debut In Bent Revival

The singer will join actors Hugo Armstrong, Ray Baker and Matthew Carlson, among others, to star in a revival of Martin Sherman's 1979 drama, about a group of gay men trying to survive...

Jake Shears Wants To Release Lost Kylie Minogue Material

Jake Shears has a hidden treasure trove of material he recorded with Kylie Minogue which he hopes will form an album one day.The Scissor Sisters star and his bandmate Babydaddy have written a number of...

Scissors Sisters Have Album Worth Of Kylie Songs

Scissor Sisters' Jakes Shears has written a ''whole album's worth'' of songs with Kylie Minogue. The frontman and band mate Babydaddy worked with the 'Into The Blue' singer on her 2004 hit 'I Believe In...

Stars Congratulate Perez Hilton On Baby News

Ricky Martin, Emma Bunton, the Backstreet Boys and Jake Shears are among the stars who have congratulated celebrity blogger Perez Hilton on the birth of his first child.The gay gossip, real name Mario Lavandeira, Jr.,...

Jake Shears Condemns Azealia Banks' Homophobic Comments

Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears has criticised his former collaborator Azealia Banks over the rapper's recent homophobic rant at celebrity blogger Perez Hilton.Banks became embroiled in an online feud with openly-gay Hilton on Twitter.com and...

Bono Gave Jake Shears Advice

Bono gave Jake Shears advice on being a rock star. The Scissor Sisters frontman thought it was ''surreal'' when he met the U2 rocker at a gig and he proceeded to lecture him on staying...

Stars Pay Tribute To Gore Vidal

Zachary Quinto, Rob Lowe and Jake Shears have led the tributes to Gore Vidal following his death on Tuesday (31Jul12).The celebrated author and playwright passed away at his home in Los Angeles after suffering complications...

Stars Salute 'Brave' Frank Ocean

Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears and rocker Pete Wentz are among the stars who have applauded Frank Ocean for opening up about his sexuality in a candid blog post.The Novacane hitmaker stunned fans after writing...

Scissor Sisters Help Raise $730,000 For Diabetes Charity

Scissor Sisters stars Jake Shears and Babydaddy showed their generous side by playing an intimate set at a diabetes fundraiser.The kind-hearted pop stars performed an acoustic set at the Art Antiques London Party in the...

Jake Shears Grateful To Ghost

Jake Shears says Amanda Ghost was a ''godsend'' when it came to recording Scissor Sisters' new album.The glam rock group - made up of Jake, Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real - completed...

Jake Shears: 'Kylie Is My Best Girlfriend'

Kylie Minogue is the ''best girlfriend'' Jake Shears could have.The 'All the Lovers' hitmaker has a close bond with the Scissor Sisters frontman but he admits he hates making her angry because she gives him...

Jake Shears Received Death Threat

Jake Shears has received death threats.The Scissor Sisters frontman was shocked at the end of the group's last tour when he was told his security had been stepped up because of a menacing letter that...

Peta Bosses Hit Out At Jake Shears Over 'Dumb Cows' Remark

Animal rights campaigners have taken aim at singer Jake Shears after he justified eating meat by branding cows "dumb" and insisting chickens are primitive.The Scissor Sisters star was giving an interview to rock magazine Q...

Jake Shears Had Bust-up With Kylie Minogue Over Red Carpet Blunder

Singer Jake Shears had a major falling out with his pal Kylie Minogue after making the Aussie pop star late for a red carpet event.The Scissor Sisters frontman agreed to escort the Spinning Around hitmaker...

Scissor Sisters Album Named By Mother

Scissor Sisters new album was named by singer Jake Shears' mother.The 'Only the Horses' band will release fourth record, 'Magic Hour', at the end of the month and Jake admits they were stuck for a...

Duran Duran And Tony Blair Pay Tribute To Robin Gibb

Duran Duran, Liam Gallagher and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair have all paid tribute to the late Robin Gibb.Pop stars, politicians and public figures have all offered their condolences after the Bee Gees star...

Scissor Sisters Surprised To Make Fourth Album

Jake Shears thought Scissor Sisters would only make three albums.The 33-year-old singer - who is joined in the band by Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real - admits the New York-based group have...

Scissor Sisters Admit To 'Crappy' Songs

Jake Shears thinks Scissor Sisters have always had ''two songs'' on every album which are ''crappy''. The band's front-man - who is joined in the group by Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real...

Jake Shears Defends Donna Summer's Legacy

Jake Shears has urged the world to pay its respects to disco queen Donna Summer, insisting controversial comments she allegedly made about homosexuals should not overshadow her contribution to music.The I Feel Love hitmaker passed...

Ana Matronic Is Happiest On Stage

Ana Matronic loves being on stage.The Scissor Sisters singer admits she loves being at home with her husband Seth Kirby but is most comfortable when she is working with her band.Ana said: ''There is a...

Jake Shears' Album Excitement

Jake Shears ''can't wait'' for Scissor Sisters to release new music. The eccentric front-man - who stars in the band alongside Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real - is excited about their forthcoming...

Scissor Sisters Announce Magic Hour

Scissor Sisters have announced new album, 'Magic Hour'.The camp 'Filthy/Gorgeous' group will release the album on May 28, preceded by Calvin Harris produced single 'Only The Horses' a week earlier.Speaking about the track, singer Jake...

Sick Shears Plays To Singapore Crowd

Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears battled through illness to perform for fans in Singapore on Monday (09Jan12).The frontman came down with a mystery illness but refused to let his fans down by cancelling the band's...

Cartwright Keen To Hook Up With Scissor Sisters Again

Former child star Veronica Cartwright is reaching out to the Scissor Sisters after losing touch with Jake Shears and his band since becoming the face of the group's Ta-dah album art and I Don'T Feel...

George Michael Had A Crush On Debbie Harry

George Michael has revealed his first crush was Debbie Harry.The 'Careless Whisper' singer admits he fantasised about Blondie singer when he was a teenager and before he realised he was gay.And the 48-year-old musician told...

Shears Fears For Bands

Scissor Sisters star Jake Shears fears traditional rock bands are dying out because it is cheaper for record companies to sign solo artists.The I Don't Feel Like Dancin' hitmakers were forced to axe a tour...

Shears Thrilled To Work On Maupin's Tales Of The City Musical

Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears jumped at the chance to create the score for the new stage adaptation of Armistead Maupin's classic Tales Of The City stories - because the books helped him come to...

Shears 'Proud' Of Gaga's Fame

Singer Jake Shears feels like a proud father when he sees how famous Lady Gaga has become, after the Poker Face star credited his band Scissor Sisters with inspiring her.Gaga saw the I Don't Feel...

Shears Backing Campaign To Get Scissor Sisters On Glee

JAKE SHEARS has applauded SCISSOR SISTERS fans for starting an online campaign to hook the band a cameo appearance on GLEE - because he'd love to be a part of the hit show.Actor Chris Colfer,...

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