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Morrissey Turns Good Samaritan And Helps Ill Lady In Bookstore

Morrissey took time out from rallying against the British royal family and meat eaters and turned into a Good Samaritan at the weekend, with it being reported that the outspoken musician tended to an elderly...

Geri Halliwell Kept Brand Romance Secret From Spice Girls

Geri Halliwell didn't tell her Spice Girls bandmates about her romance with Russell Brand.The singer and the comedian grew close while rehearsing for the Olympic Games Closing Ceremony earlier this month and although Geri performed...

Gary Powell Slams Morrissey Over Backstage Snub

The Libertines drummer Gary Powell has launched a broadside against controversial rocker Morrissey, branding the outspoken star a "p**ck" and a "k**b".The cult British band played on the same bill as the former The Smiths...

Morrissey Rants Over 'Foul' Olympics

Rocker Morrissey has voiced his opposition to the London Olympics by writing an open letter to the British public, calling the outpouring of patriotism "foul" and urging them to "wake up".The former The Smiths frontman...

Morrissey Pulls Festival Slot Over Bassist's Bad Back

Rocker Morrissey axed a festival performance in Portugal on Tuesday (24Jul12) after his bass player suffered a back injury.The former The Smiths star was due to play a set at Cascais Music Festival on the...

Morrissey Launches Pet Spay Campaign

Vegetarian rocker Morrissey has launched a campaign to encourage pet owners to neuter or spay their animals.The former The Smiths frontman is the face of a new drive by People for the Ethical Treatment of...

The Things They Say 25776

"Now that I have the Key to the City, there's gonna (sic) be some changes made around town. No more doner kebabs, no more Kfc, no more MCDonald's, but most importantly of all - no...

Morrissey Waves Israeli Flag At Tel Aviv Gig

Rocker Morrissey has risked dividing his fans by waving an Israeli flag during a concert in Tel Aviv.The former The Smiths star was in the city for a gig on Saturday (21Jul12) and during his...

Morrissey Awarded The Key To The City In Israel

Singer Morrissey has been given the Key to the City of Tel Aviv.The former The Smiths frontman was in Israel for a concert on Saturday (21Jul12) and local officials in Tel Aviv stunned the star...

Morrissey Blasts Paul Mccartney Over Knighthood

Singer Morrissey has taken a swipe at Sir Paul Mccartney for accepting a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth Ii.The famously anti-royal rocker is adamant he would turn down any offer of an official honour from the...

Fascinating Fact 13611

Former The Smiths star Morrissey has landed Iggy Pop & The Stooges as his support act for an upcoming November (12) gig at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Morrissey Blasts Retirement Rumour

Veteran singer Morrissey has slammed reports he plans to retire in 2014 as "wishful thinking" by his critics.The former The Smiths frontman, 53, was quoted in an interview with JuiceOnline.com as confirming a previous pledge...

Morrissey Settles Libel Lawsuit

Veteran rocker Morrissey has settled his libel lawsuit with editors at British music magazine Nme following their publication of a formal apology on Tuesday (12Jun12).The former The Smiths star sued the publication last year (11),...

Nme Issues Apology To Morrissey

Singer Morrissey has received an official apology from Nme editors after he complained about an article printed in the British music magazine which allegedly portrayed him as a racist.The former The Smiths star is suing...

Morrissey Brands Barack Obama 'Useless'

Outspoken singer Morrissey has taken aim at U.S. President Barack Obama, branding him "useless" and "simply a set of teeth".The former The Smiths star is adamant the mechanics of democracy is dead and singles out...

Morrissey To Retire In 2014?

Morrissey is planning to retire in 2014. 'The Last of the Famous International Playboys' singer has said he is planning to leave the music business in two years when he is 55.He told JuiceOnline.com: ''I...

Matt Walker 'Honoured' To Work With Morrissey

Rocker Matt Walker has spoken out to silence rumours surrounding his exit from Morrissey's backing band, insisting he's "grateful" for the six years he spent on the road with the star.The former The Smiths frontman...

Morrissey Eyes Retirement In 2014

Veteran singer Morrissey is planning to retire in 2014 as he's getting too old for rock 'n' roll.The Suedehead hitmaker launched his career as frontman of The Smiths in 1982 and has released almost 40...

Morrissey Slams Britain's Diamond Jubilee

Singer Morrissey has launched a scathing attack on Britain's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, branding the traditional pomp and circumstance "degrading".The U.K. is currently enjoying a four-day public holiday (02-05Jun12) to mark Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years...

Morrissey's Drummer Quits After 'Weird' Tour

Rocker Morrissey's drummer Matt Walker has quit after six years, telling fans it was "weird" touring the world.The percussionist took over behind the kit in 2006 and played on Morrissey's 2009 album Years of Refusal,...

Fox Attacks Obama; Even Conservatives Complain

A four-minute video produced by Fox News that attacks the four-year tenure of President Obama has drawn criticism from at least one prominent conservative commentator. Radio talk-show host and newspaper columnist Ed Morrissey said on...

Morrissey Cuts Concert Short Over 'Macho' Security

Rocker Morrissey stormed off stage at a gig in California on Friday (25May12) and cut the show short after blasting security officials at the venue.The former The Smiths frontman was performing at the Rabobank Theatre...

Morrissey, John Lennon & Jimi Hendrix On Ultimate Icon Shortlist

Morrissey, Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, Liam Gallagher and John Lennon have been shortlisted for British rock bible Nme's Ultimate Icon Award.Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, David Bowie and Kurt Cobain also make the list to...

Morrissey Snubs Nme Apology

Singer Morrissey is heading to court in his legal battle with Nme magazine after turning down the offer of an apology from its editors.The former The Smiths frontman is suing the British publication, alleging comments...

Athlete And Nitin Sawhney Added To Hop Farm Line Up

Athlete and Nitin Sawhney have been added to the bill for the Hop Farm music festival.The artists have joined the line-up alongside headliners Bob Dylan, Suede and Peter Gabriel at the three day festival held...

Morrissey Eyes Film Move

Singer Morrissey wants to add actor to his resume - he's planning to team up with French director Guillaume Canet to shoot a movie.The former The Smiths frontman marks his 30th year in the music...

Morrissey Urges 'Retirement' For Elephant

Rocker Morrissey is continuing his campaign to improve the treatment of animals worldwide by calling on Philippine President Benigno Aquino to send a zoo elephant to a sanctuary in the U.S.The British singer is on...

Brian Fallon Aims Broadside At Morrissey And Johnny Marr

The Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon has declared war on former The Smiths stars Morrissey and Johnny Marr by making a cheeky reference to the singer's sexuality and accusing the guitarist of dressing like a...

Morrissey Demands Zoo Closure

Rocker Morrissey has written to a top politician in Indonesia to demand action over the country's notorious zoo where hundreds of animals have died.The former The Smiths frontman is on a tour of Southeast Asia...

Morrissey Against Unethical Sheep-shearing In Australia

Indie legend Morrissey has joined the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in opposition of the cruel Australian practise of mulesing.The former Smiths frontman has recently sent a letter on behalf of the...

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