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  • Apparently, Mel B. didn't come to London for David Beckham's birthday, she came to discuss a multi-million dollar Spice Girls reunion! (The Sun)

  • A source tells The Daily Mail that Victoria Beckham "wanted her new Los Angeles home to be HQ for the Spice Girls reunion in the US. She wanted all four of the others (Melanie Chisholm is apparently also being worked on to reunite) to fly out to join her when they move out for David to start training for LA Galaxy. She was saying it would be like a boot camp – and that she was already planning to have a dance studio built in the new house."
  • When it's time to party, Mel B. parties hard. (The Sun)
  • Paul McCartney defeated Sting at the Classical Brits. (Guardian)
  • The Sun has a poll up for Greatest Living Briton.
  • Several young lads vie for the chance of a lifetime – roles in the unauthorized Take That musical. The Sun has video of the auditions. It's almost American Idol-bad.
  • The real Take That boys have bigger and better things on their minds: they've written the main song for Stardust, the hotly anticipated "fantasy adventure" movie starring Robert De Niro, Claire Danes, and Michelle Pfeiffer.
    (Daily Mail)
  • Sacha Baron Cohen will play Freddie Mercury? (Mirror)
  • A raunchy HolbyBlue sex scene has been seriously edited for broadcast, reports The Mirror. No, Zoe Lucker was not involved.
  • LA Weekly firebrand Nikki Finke gives her prognosis for ABC's remake of Footballers Wive$: "Hearing mixed reports. This tested very well with women and only so so for the men. There could be some more work done on this pilot. Wouldn't be surprised to see it mid-season."
  • Sharon Osbourne's UK talk show has been cancelled. (Mirror)
  • Some very creepy sculptures of Kate Moss in yoga poses. Artist Marc Quinn says it represents "an image, and the way it is twisted and sculpted by our collective desire" a.k.a. a lousy excuse to show the world's most fashionable woman sporting some very painful-looking cameltoe. (Daily Mail)
  • Matt Lauer scored an interview with Princes William and Harry as a "quid pro quo" for NBC's $2.5 million contract to air the Diana concert. (Page Six)
  • New details on KT Tunstall's sophomore album, Drastic Fantastic. (NME)
  • Klaxons will release their cheeky remake of Justin Timberlake's "My Love" as a single. (Pitchfork)
  • Shirley is forever: Dame Shirley Bassey has broken Elvis Presley's record for long-spanning chart career. Over 50 years have between since her first hit in 1957 and her current hit single, "The Living Tree." (NME)
  • David Yates will be the first director since Chris Columbus to direct multiple Harry Potters. The Order of the Phoenix is set for this summer, and he's already signed on for Half-Blood Prince.
  • The Observer interviews Keira Knightley, who discusses those "quitting acting" claims. "If you have a really successful career but don't end up having any time to know who you are or seeing friends or family or creating a life for yourself outside work, I can't imagine that's a road to happiness. So you think: I'd rather work less and be happier."
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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.