• British chef Keith Floyd has died of a heart attack at age 65. Gordon Ramsay calls the notoriously tipsy cook and BBC presenter “a true original” in a tribute. (Jamie Oliver and other celebrity chefs have paid tribute as well.) Here’s a clip of Floyd from BBC FOOD:

  • Victoria Beckham turned up on The View to brag about her sex life with hubby David and blame her perpetually sour disposition on “the way her face falls.”(Daily Mail)
  • Victoria Beckham talks to The Guardian about her latest collection of gowns, currently being shown at New York Fashion Week.
  • Katie “Jordan” Price says a “famous celebrity” raped her, years before she was with Peter Andre. (Daily Mail)
  • Kelly Osbourne says she has lost 14 pounds during her Dancing with the Stars rehearsals.(Daily Mail)
  • Prince Harry will receive his full inheritance at age 30, per the stipulations of his family’s trust.(Telegraph)
  • Joe Satriani‘s plagiarism lawsuit against Coldplay has been dismissed from court. However, reports suggest an out-of-court settlement may have been reached.(NME)
  • Michael Caine on his career: “I suppose I am missing the roles where I’m dishing out the sex.”(Digital Spy)
  • Sensitive singer-songwriter David Gray is mad as hell and has grown a beard to prove it.(BBC)
  • Sorry, Rachel Stevens, but Beyoncé has one of the best butts of all-time!(The Independent)
  • Former Smiths guitar hero Johnny Marr explains why he has joined The Cribs. (Guardian)
  • Phil Selway, drummer for Radiohead, is coming out with a solo album.(NME)
  • A week after members of Radiohead and Pink Floyd came out in support of file-sharing, Lily Allen is speaking out against it, saying it hurts new artists: “Last week in an article in The Times these guys from huge bands said file-sharing music is fine. It probably is fine for them. They do sell-out arena tours and have the biggest Ferrari collections in the world. For new talent, though, file-sharing is a disaster as it’s making it harder and harder for new acts to emerge.”(The Times)
  • EastEnders will do a live episode to celebrate the British soap’s 25th anniversary in 2010. (The Independent)
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Filed Under: Gordon Ramsay, Keith Floyd
By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.