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Fascinating Fact: 4210797

23rd May 2014

Fans serenaded rocker Morrissey by singing a rendition of Happy Birthday during his concert in Dallas, Texas on Thursday (22May14) to celebrate the former The Smiths singer turning 55.

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What's Morrissey's New Peta Video All About?

By Joe DeAndrea | 21st May 2014

In what is possibly the least surprising collaboration of the year, legendary singer/songwriter Morrissey has teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in an animated video that is backed by the...

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Peta Bosses Turn Morrissey Song Into Protest Video For His Birthday

19th May 2014

Animal rights activists at Peta have created a new animated video as a 55th birthday gift to Morrissey.Peta bosses commissioned animator Anna Saunders to create a video to accompany the former The Smiths star's song...

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Morrissey's Fake Twitter Account Taken Over By Record Label

19th May 2014

Morrissey's bogus Twitter.com account has been commandeered by bosses at his record label.Fans of the former The Smiths frontman were thrilled when he seemingly started tweeting earlier this week (begs12May14). The message, from the...

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Morrissey Twitter Account Deleted By Record Label

18th May 2014

Morrissey's 'fake' Twitter account has been shut down by his record label.Fans were delighted when the 'First of the Gang to Die' singer appeared to have joined the micro-blogging website on Wednesday (14.05.14) but Harvest...

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Did You Really Think Morrissey Had A Twitter Account?

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th May 2014

When Morrissey apparently started Tweeting away, fans and detractors of the controversial singer were excited. He’s known for his outspoken views, and rarely seeks filtration when it comes to communicating with the public. Purely as...

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Brandon Flowers: Morrissey Is Like Elvis

17th May 2014

Brandon Flowers thinks Morrissey is like a modern-day Elvis Presley.The Killers frontman has been a fan of The Smiths for many years and admires their ''humour'' as well as musicianship.He said: ''The Smiths had the...

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Morrissey: Twitter Account Is 'Bogus'

17th May 2014

Morrissey has denied having a Twitter account.The 54-year-old singer was believed to have joined the micro-blogging website and posted his first tweet on Wednesday (14.05.14), but he has insisted the profile isn't him - despite...

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Morrissey Exposes New Twitter Account As A Fake

16th May 2014

British rocker Morrissey has warned fans not to be fooled by a new Twitter.com account set up in his name, insisting the blog is "bogus".The former The Smiths frontman surprised fans on Wednesday (14May14) by...

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Morrissey Gets Radio Soap Invite

15th May 2014

Rocker Morrissey is considering an offer to appear as a character in the world's longest-running radio soap opera.The former The Smiths frontman has been approached by producers of Bbc show The Archers, which first aired...

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Morrissey Posts His First Tweets

15th May 2014

Morrissey has started using Twitter. The 'First Of The Gang To Die' singer joined the social media site in June 2009 but only posted his first message last night (14.05.14), writing: ''Hello. Testing, 1, 2,...

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The Things They Tweet: 4195485

15th May 2014

"Hello. Testing, 1, 2, 3. Planet Earth, are you there? One can only hope..." Rocker Morrissey posts his first tweet on Twitter.com.

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Morrissey In Second Gig Walkout

14th May 2014

Rocker Morrissey was booed by large numbers of his own fans on Tuesday (13May14) when he stormed off stage during a gig.The former The Smiths frontman, who abandoned a concert in San Jose, California last...

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Morrissey Attacked On-stage, Knocked To The Ground In San Jose

By Michael West | 8th May 2014

Morrissey was attacked by a fan in the middle of his song in San Jose on Wednesday night (May 7, 2014). The former Smiths man was performing 'One Day Goodbye Will Be Farewell' from Years...

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Filmmakers Plan Morrissey Biopic

8th May 2014

Oscar-nominated moviemaker Mark Gill is working on a big-screen biopic of outspoken rocker Morrissey.The Voorman Problem director plans to chart the childhood and pre-fame years of the former The Smiths frontman in the movie, which...

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Fascinating Fact: 4185149

8th May 2014

British rocker Morrissey's comeback gig in San Jose, California on Wednesday (07May14) was abandoned midway through the encore when enthusiastic fans invaded the stage to hug the singer. Last year (13), Morrissey was forced to...

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Morrissey Attacked On Stage As He Kicks Off Tour

8th May 2014

Morrissey was attacked on stage as he kicked off his North American tour last night (07.05.14). The former Smiths frontman performed at San Jose's City National Civic and was mobbed by fans during a stage...

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Chris Martin Works Hard On Image

29th April 2014

Chris Martin has to ''work really hard'' not to ''be a d**k''.The Coldplay singer admits it can be difficult being an arena rock frontman as ''only about 20 other people do'' it, and he has...

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Morrissey Brands Canadian Politician 'Disreputable Thug' In Ongoing Feud

24th April 2014

Pop star Morrissey has stepped up his feud with Canadian politician Gail Shea, branding her a "disreputable thug" for supporting the country's seal fur trade.The former The Smiths star is locked in a bitter war-of-words...

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Animal Rights Activist Morrissey Is Brainwashed, According To Canada's Fisheries Minister

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th April 2014

While Morrissey has spent a huge amount of time protesting against what he believes to be the maltreatment of animals, all the while regurgitating the title of The Smith’s second studio album, Meat is Murder,...

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Morrissey Branded 'Ignorant' By Canadian Official Over Seal Slaughter

23rd April 2014

Leading Canadian politician Gail Shea has hit back at outspoken pop star Morrissey and branded him "ignorant" for campaigning against the country's seal fur trade.The former The Smiths frontman posted a statement on his official...

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Morrissey Takes Aim At Canadian Official Over Annual Seal Hunt

21st April 2014

British rocker Morrissey has taken aim at a top government official in Canada over the country's support for seal hunting.The Suedehead hitmaker, a staunch animal rights activist, published an open letter on fan site True-to-you.net...

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Morrissey Rejects Plans To Translate Autobiography For Foreign Fans

16th April 2014

Veteran British rocker Morrissey has blocked plans to have his recent bestselling memoir translated for publishing in foreign languages.The former The Smiths star released Autobiography last year (13) and it proved to be a big...

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Sir Tom Jones To Play Hyde Park Gig

9th April 2014

Sir Tom Jones will perform at this year's Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The 73-year-old singer will join veteran metal band Black Sabbath, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The National, McBusted, Little Mix, The...

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Man Who Shot The Smiths: 'There Will Be No Reunion'

7th April 2014

Longtime The Smiths and Morrissey photographer Kevin Cummins is attempting to achieve a feat no one has ever managed - bringing the band back together for one night only, as part of a new gallery...

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Morrissey And Johnny Marr Were Held For Inciting Riot At Canada Gig

12th March 2014

The Smiths stars Morrissey and Johnny Marr were once detained by officials and accused of inciting a riot following an explosive gig in Canada.The British band caused frenzied scenes when they played a show in...

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The Things They Say: 4089716

28th February 2014

"Ukraine. Why do news reporters call the people 'protestors'? They are the people! It's the government who are the rebels. Silly world, isn't it?" Singer Morrissey shows his support for the uprising in Ukraine.

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Morrissey: Nobody Wants Smiths Reunion

28th February 2014

Morrissey claims he doesn't know anybody who wants The Smiths to reunite. The former frontman, whose band split in 1987, also insists there aren't any bands he would like to see reform because he wants...

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Morrissey Stunned By Book's Success

28th February 2014

Singer Morrissey was stunned by the runaway success of his bestselling memoir, revealing the book's popularity left him "breathless".The former The Smiths frontman released his hotly-anticipated life story, titled Autobiography, last year (13) and it...

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The Things They Say: 4089626

28th February 2014

"Well, I'm expected to see Easter. It was a bad year. I was in hospitals so frequently that the doctors were sick to death of me, and there's nothing more ageing than lying in a...

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