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Founding Village People Star Sues Group

An original member of the VILLAGE PEOPLE has filed a lawsuit against the revamped band.Victor Willis, who was the police officer in the original line-up before leaving in 1983, alleges his voice and picture are...

Jones' Takes Flighty Role

THE VILLAGE PEOPLE cowboy RANDY JONES has been tapped for a whimsical new role as a guest star on hit U.S. comedy show FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS Jones will appear as a foul-mouthed bouncer named...

Village People Set For Star Honour

Gay pop supergroup the VILLAGE PEOPLE are to be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Y.M.C.A. hitmakers will celebrate their 30th anniversary by unveiling the star one block north of...

Village People Star Released From Hospital

LATEST: VILLAGE PEOPLE star VICTOR WILLIS has been released from hospital after undergoing surgery on his throat - and hopes to be singing again before the end of the year (08). The original lead singer...

Village People Star Has Throat Surgery

VILLAGE PEOPLE star VICTOR WILLIS has undergone surgery to remove nodules from his vocal cords. The original lead singer of the 1970s disco band was forced to cancel his U.S. summer tour as a result...

Cruise Tale Axed From Village People Memoir

THE VILLAGE PEOPLE cowboy RANDY JONES has been forced to scrap an anecdote about TOM CRUISE from his new memoir MACHO MAN, after editors feared action from the superstar's lawyers. Jones' book lifts the lid...

Prince + Village People To Sue Swedish Website

PRINCE and the VILLAGE PEOPLE plan to sue a Swedish website for allowing users to download their songs without permission. However, attorneys representing the music acts admit securing the lawsuit is proving difficult because they...

Village People Star Plans Tell-all Book

Former VILLAGE PEOPLE frontman VICTOR WILLIS quit the cult disco group because his bandmates were too gay. The In The Navy singer, who was the group's sailor, is revealing all about his time with the...

Village People Star Keen To Play Down Gay Tag

New VILLAGE PEOPLE frontman RAY SIMPSON is keen to play down the group's gay past when they launch a comeback later this month (Aug07) - because he doesn't want them just to play camp clubs....

Village People 'Cop' Plans First Gig In 25 Years

THE VILLAGE PEOPLE star VICTOR WILLIS has scheduled his first live performance in a quarter of a century. The Y.M.C.A. singer, who dressed as a police officer in the disco group, will perform at the...

Iglesias Gets Sexy To The Sound Of The Village People

Latin pop heartthrob ENRIQUE IGLESIAS has sex with girlfriend ANNA KOURNIKOVA while listening to camp pop stars the VILLAGE PEOPLE. The Spanish singer loves the idea of fans making love to the rhythm of his...

Charges Dropped Against Village People Star

LATEST: Former THE VILLAGE PEOPLE singer VICTOR WILLIS has escaped charges following his recent arrest for allegedly beating his girlfriend. The 55-year-old star was arrested on 23 March (07) in San Diego, California for allegedly...

Village People Cop Arrested

Former VILLAGE PEOPLE star VICTOR WILLIS has been arrested in San Diego, California after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. The singer, who played the Y.M.C.A hitmakers' police officer, was out on bail on a similar assault...

Ziggy Stardust Costume Up For Sale

The stage costume worn by DAVID BOWIE during his last performance as ZIGGY STARDUST in 1973 to set to go under the hammer at London auction house Christie's. The flamboyant outfit is expected to fetch...

Stars Appearing As Their Characters In Movie Promotion

Following the success of its publicity campaign for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan in which star Sacha Baron Cohen remained in character for TV and print interviews and...

Village People Star Thanks Bob Hope For His Support

Gay supergroup the VILLAGE PEOPLE owe late comic BOB HOPE a huge debt after he saved their career following a Navy snub. The YMCA hitmakers fell out of favour with the military when Navy chiefs...

Village People Star Still Amazed By The Power Of Ymca

The popularity of VILLAGE PEOPLE star RANDY JONES' biggest hit still amazes him - politicians and top dignitaries know all the words and actions to gay anthem YMCA. The singer, who was the Village People's...

Village People Cop Avoids Jail Time

LATEST: Disgraced former VILLAGE PEOPLE star VICTOR WILLIS was sentenced to three years probation on drug and gun possession charges yesterday (05SEP06) by a California judge. The MACHO MAN singer, 55, pleaded no contest and...

Village People Cop Plans Rehab Stint As He Awaits Sentencing

LATEST: Disgraced former VILLAGE PEOPLE star VICTOR WILLIS is planning a stint in rehab after pleading no contest to drug possession charges. The YMCA hitmaker, who was the original policeman in the 1970s disco group,...

Village People Cop Pleads No Contest

THE VILLAGE PEOPLE policeman VICTOR WILLIS has entered a no contest plea to drug possession charges, and will remain in jail until he can be sentenced. The singer - part of the 1970s disco band's...

50 Cent Mixtape Features Thong-wearing Game On Cover

50 CENT has chosen a digitally-enhanced picture of his rap rival THE GAME wearing a thong as the cover for his latest mixtape. The pair are locked in a feud, and The Game recently displayed...

Mortimer Rubbishes Take That

EAST 17 frontman TONY MORTIMER has slammed rival boy band TAKE THAT's comeback tour, claiming they exploited speculation about an unlikely reunion with former member ROBBIE WILLIAMS to sell tickets. Take That recently reunited after...

Village People 'Cop' Arrested

Former VILLAGE PEOPLE bandmember VICTOR WILLIS has been arrested in San Francisco, California, after he disappeared from an ongoing drug and gun trial. Willis, who ironically dressed as a policeman in the 1970s disco group,...

Village People Top Gay List

THE VILLAGE PEOPLE's YMCA video has topped a new poll to find The Gayest Moments in Rock 'N' Roll. The 1978 gay anthem beat ELTON JOHN's admission he was bisexual and GEORGE MICHAEL's arrest...

Williams Blasts Aguilera

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS has blasted DIRRTY singer CHRISTINA AGUILERA for being "trampy". The SHE'S THE ONE star likens Aguilera to a cross between hippy British activist SWAMPY and a transvestite in his shocking...

Scissor Sisters Praise 'Open-minded' Brits

SCISSOR SISTERS singer ANA LYNCH has applauded Britain's changing attitude towards gay stars in the music industry - insisting the country have "warmly" received them. Lynch - the only heterosexual member of the otherwise...

Scissor Sisters Pour Scorn Over Village People Comparison

SCISSOR SISTERS singer ANA LYNCH is furious that her band's funky rock/pop music has been branded "gay". The LAURA star - nicknamed ANA MATRONIC for her robot circuitry tattoo - is the only...

Village People's Cowboy Now Has A Husband

THE VILLAGE PEOPLE's cowboy RANDY JONES has married his boyfriend of 20 years in a New York City nightclub. Jones and acid lounge artist WILL GREGA tied the knot on Friday (07MAY04) at the...

Cher Ends It On Halloween

Singing legend CHER is planning a Halloween fright for American fans - her 31 October (03) show really will be her last. The pop diva keeps extending her farewell tour, but she's determined to...

The Village People To Try For World Record

Disco legends the VILLAGE PEOPLE hope to set a new record - by putting on the largest dance in history to their hit song YMCA. The camp groupmembers will take on the mammoth task...

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