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Morrissey Opens Up About Good Samaritan Incident

Singer Morrissey was left stunned when a woman collapsed in front of him in a New York bookstore, as he was the only customer who offered to help her.The former The Smiths frontman turned hero...

Morrissey Revives Stricken Pigeon

Animal-loving rocker Morrissey nursed a pigeon back to health after it was run over by a motorbike.The singer was in Rome, Italy, where he has a home, when he was shocked to see the bird...

Morrissey Attacks Royal Family On U.s. Tv

Rocker Morrissey has brought his anti-monarchy stance to America after insisting the members of Britain's royal family are "arrogant" and "horrible".The former The Smiths star hit headlines with his remarks about The Queen and her...

Comedian Stephen Colbert Goes Veggie For Irreverent Morrissey Chat

U.S. funnyman Stephen Colbert agreed to turn his TV studio and green room into a meat-free zone on Tuesday (09Oct12) after landing a rare chat with vegetarian Morrissey.The British rocker insists all venues he visits...

Morrissey Denies The Smiths Reunion

The Smiths are ''never, ever going to reunite''.Morrissey's spokesperson has categorically denied rumours of a reunion for the 'How Soon Is Now?' hitmakers and has hinted at tension between the group's members. The singer's representative...

Morrissey Gives Up On Record Deal Dream

Morrissey has given up trying to land a record deal after realising a new contract would leave him out of pocket.The former The Smiths star admits he was ready to record a new album 18...

Morrissey Turned Down The Killers

British rocker Morrissey turned down the chance to perform with The Killers because he is "just not the type".The Mr. Brightside hitmakers have long cited the former The Smiths frontman as one of their biggest...

Morrissey Calls Prince Harry An 'Absolute Idiot' Over Vegas Pictures

Morrissey combined his two favourite bugbears - the British royal family and meat-eaters - into one long grumble to the Australian press recently, calling Prince Harry an "idiot" in reaction to recent nude images of...

Morrissey: 'Prince Harry Is An Idiot'

Singer Morrissey has taken aim at Prince Harry over his naked photos scandal, branding the British royal "an absolute idiot".The third-in-line to the throne hit headlines around the world last month (Aug12) when he was...

Meat-free Festival Promised If The Smiths Reform For Coachella Festival

Coachella Music Festival are still a while away from announcing their headliners for their 2013 event, but if reports are to believed there is one act they're absolutely desperate to get back together for the...

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...

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...

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...

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