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Adam Lambert: 'There's No Romance With Sam Smith'


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The American Idol alumnus was linked to British singer Sam after the pair was spotted on a night out in New York in March (16). However Adam explains it was far from the romantic rendezvous the press made it out to be.

“I saw the headlines and wrote him, ‘Oh my god, they think we’re dating!’” he laughed to Britain’s Metro’s newspaper. “To be honest, we’re not that close but the little interaction we’ve had, he’s lovely, such a sweet guy.

“Sam was out with a group of his friends, I was out with a group of mine, and we were all drinking and having a laugh.”

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'Sacha Baron Cohen Is An A***': Brian May Is Brutally Honest About Comedian's Departure From Freddie Mercury Biopic


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Brian May is painfully truthful about his opinion of Sacha Baron Cohen after the comedian pulled out of the Freddie Mercury biopic over disagreements about the content of the movie. When Cohen suggested that producers wanted something that was essentially a watered down reality, May wasn't happy.

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'Grimsby' star Sacha Baron Cohen could well have made the perfect Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic that's currently in the works. However, he decided to walk away from the project once he realised that it wouldn't be as candid as he'd have liked. He opened up about the conflict on The Howard Stern Show, claiming that May was 'not a great movie producer' and only interested to 'protect their legacy as a band'.

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Brian May Slams Sacha Baron Cohen For Queen Biopic Comments


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The Borat funnyman had been set to play flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury in the film he was helping to develop, but he walked away from the project in 2013.

The British actor has since claimed he quit over artistic differences, revealing he clashed with the surviving Queen members over how the movie should depict the more salacious aspects of the late singer's rock 'n' roll lifestyle.

"They wanted to protect their legacy as a band," he said during a candid radio interview on The Howard Stern Show last month (Mar16).

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Brian May Brands Sacha Baron Cohen An 'Arse' Over Freddie Mercury Biopic


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Queen guitarist Brian May has hit out at Sacha Baron Cohen, calling him an ‘arse’ over his recent comments about the planned Freddie Mercury biopic. Last month Cohen had said he left the film because the remaining members of Queen wanted to make a family friendly biopic, while the actor wanted something grittier.

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“Sacha became an arse,” May told the Mail on Sunday. “We had some nice times with Sacha kicking around ideas but he went off and told untruths about what happened. Why would he go away and say that we didn’t want to make a gritty film?"

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Sacha Baron Cohen Reveals Why He Quit Queen Biopic


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In a radio interview with The Howard Stern Show on Tuesday (09Mar16), Sacha told the host that he dropped out of the long-planned biopic over disagreements with Queen over how the film should portray the more salacious aspects of the late singer's life.

The 44-year-old said he wanted to tell the iconic singer's full story - parties, drugs, sex and all.

"There are amazing stories about Freddie Mercury," he said. "The guy was wild. I mean he was living an extreme lifestyle. There are stories of… little people with plates with cocaine on their heads walking around a party."

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Roger Taylor's Daughter Tigerlily Teased For Liking Queen


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The British group may be one of the most famous acts in musical history, but 21-year-old Tigerlily's peers didn’t see it that way.

Originally fronted by the late Freddie Mercury, Queen now calls upon American star Adam Lambert to join drummer Roger and guitarist Brian May for its sell out gigs.

“I used to listen to them so much when I was younger but I strayed away because I used to get bullied at school,” Tigerlily admitted to Britain’s Hello Fashion Monthly magazine.

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Brian May Delighted U.k. Wildlife Police Squad Saved


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The Queen star vented his fury last month (Feb16), over the potential closure of Britain's National Wildlife Crime Unit due to government budget cuts. The unit tackles crimes such as badger baiting and the persecution of birds of prey.

Brian joined fellow animal rights activists to thank U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron after it was announced on Tuesday (01Mar16) the animal detectives' future had been secured.

"We applaud David Cameron for enabling the U.K. to lead the way in preventing crimes against wild animals," the Bohemian Rhapsody musician told Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper.

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Adam Lambert: 'Queen Rockers Are Classy And Inspiring'


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The 34-year-old has been working with the British rock gods since 2011, and embarked on a world tour together in 2014, with Adam singing the lead vocals made famous by the band's original frontman, the late Freddie Mercury.

With such big shoes to fill, Adam was worried about how his interpretation of the classic songs would come across to fans and surviving bandmembers, Brian May and Roger Taylor, themselves, but thankfully, the musicians have been incredibly supportive.

"I loved working with them," he told Billboard. "They are classy and inspiring and they've given me a lot of freedom within the music, which I'm very grateful for."

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Brian May Fighting To Save Wildlife Police Unit


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The Queen star, who is a longtime animal rights activist, is furious over the potential closure of the U.K.'s National Wildlife Crime Unit, which tackles crimes such as badger baiting and poaching as well as international issues.

The threatened closure has been sparked after British politicians slashed policing budgets.

"Last year the National Wildlife Crime Unit was involved in the seizure of over 400 illegal items listed under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species," May tells Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper. "Britain is becoming a key destination in the international illegal wildlife trade... The work that the NWCU does combating these crimes is vital. It also tackles important domestic issues such a persecution of birds of prey.

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Adam Lambert Joins The Rocky Horror Picture Show Tv Remake


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The American Idol star and frequent Queen frontman will play Eddie, the "rock-n-roll loving, ex-delivery boy", who crashes a party at transgender alien Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s spooky castle, in the revamp.

In a statement announcing his role, Lambert praises the show, saying, "I grew up watching Rocky Horror, but could never imagine that I would be part of this new vision. Rocky Horror always made me feel like it was OK to celebrate my weirdness."

According to Entertainment Weekly, Lambert was initially on the shortlist for the Dr. Frank-N-Furter role, originally played by Tim Curry in the cult 1975, but that part eventually went to Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox.

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Queen & Adam Lambert Perform A Sold Out Concert At The Ziggo Dome

Brian May, Queen and Adam Lambert - Queen & Adam Lambert perform a sold out concert at the Ziggo Dome - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Friday 30th January 2015

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Queen And Adam Lambert Perform In Birmingham

Queen and Brian May - British rock legends Queen and Adam Lambert perform at the Barclaycard Arena as part of their 2015 European tour. at Barclaycard Arena - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Friday 23rd January 2015

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Brian May And Roger Taylor Of Queen And Adam Lambert Promoting Their Tour 'Queen And Adam Lambert'

Queen, Brian May, Adam Lambert and Roger Taylor - Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen and Adam Lambert promoting their tour 'Queen and Adam Lambert' at Hotel The Ritz Carlton at Potsdamer Platz square. at Hotel The Ritz Carlton at Potsdamer Platz square - Berlin, Germany - Thursday 11th December 2014

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'Female Force: Queen Of England: Elizabeth II' Comic Book Artwork

Female Force: Queen of England: Elizabeth II was released on July 2 in both print and digital form. - United States - Monday 28th April 2014

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"Queen" And Adam Lambert Press Conference

Roger Taylor, Adam Lambert and Brian May - "Queen" and Adam Lambert Press Conference at The Madison Square Garden - Manhattan, New York, United States - Thursday 6th March 2014

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