In spite of her praying mantis frame, supermodel-turned-gangstaKate Moss isn’t one to be effed with, and Sienna Miller had better watch her back. This weekend at Davinia Taylor‘s 30th birthday party, Moss was overheard giving Miller a stern warning concerning Miller’s boyfriend, Rhys Ifans: “If you hurt Rhys, you’ll have made an enemy for life. Treat him right and we’ll leave you alone. But don’t hurt him because we love him – and we always stick together.”(Mirror)
Sienna Miller has signed on to play a “femme fatale” in the GI Joe movie, which I’m sure will be excellent training should she have to throwdown against Kate Moss.(The Times)
Jude Law doesn’t regret schtupping the nanny while dating Sienna Miller. “There’s no regret. You can’t regret. I mean, I’ve felt regret but I’ve also refused to allow regret to sow a seed and live in me because I don’t believe it.” (Contact Music)
Amy Winehouse‘s mother Janis says she’s happy her son-in-law’s in prison. “I was more worried when they were together. I think, while they are apart, she will wake up and think: ‘What have I done?'”(Daily Mail)
Photo: Lily Allen had to be carried out of a bar after a boozy night. The Daily Mail was quick to note Lily’s infamous harsh words for Hollywood party girls like Lindsay Lohan.
Eddie Murphy has allegedly refused to meet the daughter he fathered with Mel B.(The Sun)
Thom Yorke was among the 60 percent of Radiohead fans who paid nothing for In Rainbows online.(BBC)
Thom Yorke on his short-lived solo career: “It was kind of dull. It was deeply unsatisfying because you weren’t sharing much of the process but then I got back with the band and it was like ‘Oh my god, there’s all these other people I have to work with now’.”(NME)
Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin will play a song live for the first time at the reunion concert.(NME)
Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner crashed Texas frontwoman Sharleen Spiteri‘s birthday party – and allegedly drained the open bar.(Mirror)
Queen guitarist Brian May now has a doctorate in astrophysics and he’s been named chancellor for Liverpool John Moores University, replacing the venerable Cherie Blair. Now will he finally be convinced to get a haircut?(Yahoo!)
Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.