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The Backstreet Boys Play London, In Pictures

YOU know you’re getting old when the Backstreet Boys have reformed. Anorak’s aging fan was at Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 Arena in London to see Brian Littrell (turning into Steve Martin), A. J. McLean (sunglasses to reduce the glare), Nick Carter (he was once a heartthrob) and Howie Dorough (Howard the popstar) of the Backstreet Boys perform. She took pictures.

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Brian Littrell of Backstreet Boys performing during Capital FM's Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 Arena in London.

Posted: 7th, December 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment


X Factor: Jedward Go GAY, Win I’m A Celebrity And Hate Susan Boyle

jedward4X FACTOR rejects Jedward are now 8-1 to win I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. Having swallowed Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh’s balls, they are on course to swallow something still more fragrant in the Blue Peter garden.

Before that, Jedward are to sing at GAY Heaven this Saturday night, following in the footsteps of Lucie Jones, Rachel Adedeji, Kandy Rain and JLS.

Now the duo have been fast tracked into tabloid journalism, and are seated in the editor’s car for the Sun’s Bizarre section.

Highlights include:

* Jedward calling Lady Gag “Lady Baba” – “They think she’s brilliant.”

* Jedward have the autographs of Avril Lavigne, the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears

* Jedward’s hair is a combination of “VO5 and hairspray” – as is their voice.

Says Gordon Smart:

“X Factor rascals John and Edward Grimes are national heroes in Ireland – up there in the popularity steaks with U2, big Jack Charlton and Guinness.”

Bad news for U2, Our Jackie and Guinness, because Louis Walsh has already told us:

“They got a really hard time from people in Ireland, from people who have never met them and didn’t know them. I had it before with Boyzone and different bands before. People slag you off – it’s a weird thing, it’s an Irish thing.”

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Posted: 25th, November 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2)