Was the London 2012 opening ceremony a vile satanic ritual?

Red top tales: Fiery Olympic rings were 'Satanic symbol' says Icke; Posh regrets S&M advice

LAST UPDATED AT 11:25 ON Thu 2 Aug 2012

THE LONDON 2012 opening ceremony was a "vile, inhumane satanic ritual", according to a former BBC commentator for the 1988 Olympics. David Icke, the TV host turned conspiracy theorist, believes the fiery Olympic rings seen at the ceremony are a symbol of Satan, reports the Daily Mirror. Icke, who announced in 1991 that he was the son of God and that the world would end in 1997, also claims the Olympic bell operates on the same frequency as reptile devil-worshippers descended from an alien lizard race.

BECKHAM SHARES 50 SHADES WITH MUM
Victoria Beckham regrets recommending Fifty Shades of Grey to her mother, after the book prompted some awkward family conversations. Posh told Glamour magazine that she is a fan of the "mummy porn" novel and is already onto the second instalment of EL James's trilogy, Fifty Shades Darker. But after convincing her mother, Jackie Adams, to read the books she is now too embarrassed to discuss the content with her. "Every time she tries to engage in conversation about it, I kind of dodge the subject," she explained. "I don't really want to talk to my mother about S&M."

R-PATZ MOVES IN WITH REESE WITHERSPOON
Robert Pattinson is reportedly hiding out in Reese Witherspoon's holiday home since discovering his girlfriend Kristen Stewart had an affair with film director Rupert Sanders. He has pitched up at Witherspoon's $7m ranch in Ojai, California to "mend his broken heart", reports the New York Daily News. Stewart, dubbed the 'Trampire' by comedian Will Ferrell earlier this week, has moved back to her mother and father's home and is being consoled by Jodie Foster, who played her mother in the 2002 thriller Panic Room.

ROONEY TAUNTED OVER 'WEETABIX' HAIR
Liam Gallagher is clearly spoiling for fight after taking a swipe at Wayne Rooney over his infamous hair transplant, reports the Daily Mirror. The Manchester United striker was rumoured to have spent £20,000 on a 'follicular unit extraction' at a Harley Street clinic last summer, which turned his skinhead into a head of hair. But the former Oasis star is not a fan. Gallagher, a Man City supporter, taunted Rooney, saying: "He looks like a f***ing balloon with a f***ing Weetabix crushed on top." · 

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