McFly's Tom: I did not give One Direction 's**t' songs
Tabloid tales: McFly defend One Direction songs, Tulisa in trouble, Charles and Camilla in poo-throwing threat
MCFLY'S Tom Fletcher has denied that he gives "shit" songs to One Direction to sing and keeps the better songs for his own band. In a recent interview, Fletcher described writing for the popular boyband: "It's hard when you're writing for someone else... but sometimes you write and have a song idea and you're like, 'Oh, it's so good I want to keep it for us'." Bandmate Danny Jones then chipped in: "You sent that slightly s**tter one, didn't ya?" The Daily Mirror reports that Fletcher now claims he and Jones have been misquoted, saying: "What Danny said was obviously a joke. We would never, NEVER, give anyone 'shit' songs."
TULISA 'BREAKING THE LAW' ON FAGS
Tulisa has got herself into trouble for smoking backstage at the X Factor studios, which breaks the 2006 Health Act banning smoking at work. Brent council told the Daily Mail that they had received a complaint as the X Factor judge has been lighting up in her dressing room. The council sent a letter warning show bosses serious action would be taken should Tulisa be found smoking backstage again. Tulisa has made no secret of her habit, though she was unimpressed when Gary Barlow complained of her "fag ash breath" during a live show last month.
LIZARD FOUND IN LETTUCE PACKET
A man got a huge shock when he went to make a sandwich and found the salad packet he was about to use contained a six-inch lizard. According to the Daily Mail, Ian Lock took a Morrisons' packet of 'wild' rocket from his fridge and discovered the creature crawling around inside. The 55-year-old electrician said the lizard only started moving when it began to warm up in the kitchen. Luckily he had not opened the packet yet. A Morrisons spokesman said the incident was under investigation. Lock said the thought of the lizard still made his "stomach turn over".
PRINCE CHARLES POO THREAT
A man was arrested in New Zealand as he prepared manure to throw over Prince Charles and Camilla, who are visiting the country as part of their Jubilee tour. Anti-royalist pensioner Castislav Bracanov, 76, was arrested in Auckland and ordered not to go within 500 yards of the couple. According to The Sun, Yugoslav-born Bracanov said: "I went to get a bag of horse manure and I make it liquid, like porridge, and then ... arrummm," he said, as he made a throwing motion with his arms. He added: "I'd have done it."