Psy 'suffers blood clots' from too much Gangnam Style dancing
Tabloid tales: Psy's horse dancing proves too much, Japan opens cuddle café, and Minaj threatens Carey
SOUTH KOREAN rapper Psy claims he has developed a severe blood clot problem in his legs after dancing in his epic three-hour concerts back home. It is so bad he has to have 40 acupuncture needles poked into his legs halfway through his gigs, reports The Sun. Psy, who has found international fame with his ‘horse dance’, revealed the problem on a Korean equivalent of Piers Morgan's Life Stories. He also claims his ultra-strict label chiefs told him he needed plastic surgery or a mask because his chops were too ugly for the K-Pop market.
NICKI MINAJ THREATENS MARIAH CAREY
Nicki Minaj has reportedly had a furious bust-up with Mariah Carey, threatening to “knock out” the pop diva. The duo fell out over a contestant's performance at the American Idol auditions. In video footage obtained by TMZ, Minaj is heard yelling: "I told them I'm not f****** putting up with her f****** highness over there." Sources say the singer also told Mariah: "I'm gonna knock you out." Mariah appears to be talking back in the clip, but it's hard to decipher what she's saying. Such was the ferocity of the bust-up, producers were reportedly forced to cut auditions short in Charlotte, North Carolina, so the pop rivals could calm down.
HUNGRY PALS BANNED FROM ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT
Two hungry friends have been banned for life from an all-you-can-eat restaurant for… eating all they could eat. For two years George Dalmon and Andy Miles, both aged 26, were regulars at the GOBi Mongolian barbecue eatery in Brighton, paying £12 a head to demolish five bowls of stir fry at a single sitting. But the pair were barred after the boss of the restaurant claimed they were eating into his profits and driving him out of business. "Basically they just come in and pig out," he said. "I've had enough. We are not a charity, we're a business."
JAPAN OPENS 'CUDDLE CAFE'
Customers who fancy snuggling up with a pretty girl while they doze can now visit a new café in Japan. Soineya in Tokyo describes itself as a "co-sleeping specialty shop”, where tired patrons can fork out cash to sleep (literally) with a pretty girl. A 20 minute slumber costs around $38, while a 10-hour sleep is around $640. The shop says it wants to provide customers "the simple and ultimate comfort of sleeping together with someone," without having sex, reports the New York Daily News. Optional add-ons include head patting, foot massages and staring into each other's eyes.