British Model Could Have “Lost Leg,” “Been Paralyzed” in Attack

  • Well, those bloody photos of Danielle Lloyd were gruesome enough, but we had no idea the extent of her injuries: she could have lost her leg or even been paralyzed in that club brawl. Her spokesperson relays what happened: “She was approached by two girls and attacked. It’s my understanding one of the girls fell on top of Danielle and she landed on a glass table. Bottles smashed under Danielle and she was badly hurt.”
  • Is sweet little Susan Boyle becoming quite the temperamental diva? According to The Sun, “Susan Boyle stuck two fingers up at rival Shaheen Jafargholi and stormed out of a screening of Britain’s Got Talent last night after her idol Piers Morgan told the Welsh lad he was the best singer on the semi-finals so far.”
  • Why is Britain’s Got Talent humiliating little kids in its audition process?(Guardian)
  • Meanwhile, Simon Cowell says he loves Britain’s Got Talent more than any of his other series.(The Sun)
  • Could Queen hire American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert, whom they performed with on the AI finale, as as their new lead singer? Lambert responds, “How do you say no to being in Queen? I mean, that’s unbelievable. But at the same time, I do have my own thing to do right now, and that’s my goal.”(Digital Spy)
  • Robert Pattinson goes shirtless for a steamy makeout scene in the Twilight sequel.(Just Jared)
  • Confirmation: there is a Doctor Who movie in the works.(Digital Spy)
  • Will the creative handover of Hollyoaks from Bryan Kirkwood to Lucy Allan as big as the Russell T. Davies/Steven Moffat shift on Doctor Who?(Guardian)
  • The second season of Merlin is coming in June and will feature Adrian Lester, Mackenzie Crook, and Charles Dance.(Variety)
  • Harry Potter star Emma Watson tries on the powdered donut look for a Chanel photoshoot.(Mirror)
  • Michelle Williams (the Destiny’s Child singer, not Heath Ledger‘s ex) will make her West End debut as Roxie Hart in Chicago.(The Stage)
  • Filming a sketch on Little Britain, David Walliams “hurt his knee and back and had the skin ripped from his arms when he was pulled from a weightlifter bodysuit.”(The Sun)
  • Danny Boyle “has flown into Mumbai on a rescue mission” to save two Slumdog Millionaire kid actors who have lost their homes. He plans to buy apartments for both children and their families.(Telegraph)
  • Guy Ritchie may remake the musical Guys and Dolls for the big screen. The Sun quips, “The 1955 film, based on the hit Broadway musical, was all about a bloke who wanted to stay out with his pals every night gambling rather than spend time at home with his religious missus. Sound familiar?”
  • Canadian short story writer Alice Munro has won the Man Booker International Prize.(Guardian)