KATY PERRY, THE SMURF?
Katy Perry is going to be a Smurf? Well according to Variety, the “I Kissed a Girl” singer has been tapped to voice one in the forthcoming big screen adaption of the hit TV show. Perry will be voicing “Smurfette,” the only female Smurf. Variety also reports that Neil Patrick Harris, George Lopez and Alan Cumming have already signed on to the project, which is set to begin shooting next month.
LADY GAGA LOVES FISH AND CHIPS
What do you do when you’re in the U-K? Well you eat fish and chips of course, and if you’re Lady Gaga and her crew, you get a lot of it. According to British paper The Daily Star, the pop star ordered more than 200-dollars worth of fish and chips while in Cardiff, Wales last week, and, according to a source, has become obsessed with the local cuisine, and is even trying to find the right recipe to have her chefs in America make it when she comes home from touring.
GAGA TALKS DRUGS AND FAME
In an interview with the New York Times, Lady Gaga talked about her past drug use and fame. The singer said that her fans helped her move past drugs. Gaga stated, “It's no secret that I have had problems with drugs in the past. And some places represent to me things in terms of my mental and physical health, so you learn to move on, to preserve what your mission in life is, and my greater mission is my fans." Gaga goes on to say while she uses the concept of fame as a motif in her art and music, she does not like the idea of “celebrity” and how some stars “devour fame.” Lady Gaga just wrapped a tour of the U-K and will head to New Zealand and Australia starting on Saturday.
GIVE TRAIN A CALL
Train has a new phone number and they want you to give it a call. They may not pick up every time, but they do want you to leave a message with ideas for the band, or just say hello. Also, the group will be leaving news updates for you to hear when you call as well. Start dialing the San Francisco rockers now at (415) 658-9236. Head to www.TrainLine.com for more info.
LEONA LEWIS LOVES ANIMALS
Leona Lewis is a huge supporter of animal rights, and the singer-songwriter was just in a public service announcement for the World Society For The Protection of Animals. Check out the video of Leona standing up for her furry friends on YouTube now.
RIHANNA KISSES A ROBOT?
During the ECHO Awards in Berlin, Germany, Rihanna did something on stage that we’ve never seen her do before. While performing her number one hit song, “Rude Boy,” Ri Ri decided to show some love to a robot on stage. Check it out on YouTube now!
DIRECT LINK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxxQk4QOHMk
MCR PART WAYS WITH DRUMMER
According to a post on My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero’s blog, drummer Bob Bryar has left the band. The post revealed that Bryar and the group parted ways four weeks ago and that the decision was “painful” and “not taken lightly.” MCR go on to wish Bryar the best of luck in his future endeavors. The band’s follow-up the their. Black Parade album is due out later this year.