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2007-12-20 08:33
Somizi accused of making sexual advances
In what seems to be a George Michael-esque incident, Somizi Mhlongo has reportedly been charged with indecent assault. A man, who opened the case against the choreographer turned musician, told the Sunday World newspaper that Somizi offered him a lift then tricked him back to his home in Lonehill, Johannesburg. That’s when the alleged indecent assault occurred. Somizi is accused of trying to grope the man and make sexual advances after offering his “victim” a strong drink. When Somizi appeared at the Randburg Magistrates’ Court the day after the incident, he told reporters outside of court, he had been framed. The case will go on trial in February next year. Even though we all hated his album, hated his talk show and laugh at his friend (sorry Khanyisile Mbau), we still believe Somizi is innocent until proven guilty. But do watch this space - we may change our minds.

Britney’s birthday blues
Britney Spears begged ex-husband Kevin Federline to celebrate her 26th birthday with her this past weekend. The troubled singer seemed happy as she partied until 4am with pal Paris Hilton, but reportedly made a late-night phone call to Kevin - who currently has full custody of their two sons, Sean Preston, and Jayden James - pleading with him to join her. When you have to hang with Paris on your birthday, it’s a clear sign that you don’t have friends. But who cares when your birthday stash includes $30,000 worth of fur coats, a $10,000 diamond and gold ring, as well as $4,000 worth of Barito brand. Hey, Paris and all your rich friends, you are welcome at my birthday celebrations anytime!

Will Smith’s daughter the new Paris Hilton?
Will - whose nine-year-old son Jaden made his acting debut as his son in The Pursuit of Happiness last year - revealed seven-year-old daughter Willow wants to be as famous as the hotel heiress so he gave her a part in his new movie I Am Legend.
Will said: "Willow has a drive. She has an energy and she just connects to human emotion. I think a big part was probably seeing Jaden after The Pursuit of Happyness. She saw what Jaden did, and she was like, 'I want that.' "Jaden is Johnny Depp. He just wants to do good work. He loves acting, he just wants to make good movies. "And Willow is Paris Hilton. Willow wants to be on TV." Okay, isn’t it child abuse to compare your only daughter to a wild, party animal, ex-convict, alcoholic, possibly drug-taking blonde bimbo?

Hot track for Madonna
Madonna's new song with Pharrell Williams is so "hot" it will "make the music speakers bleed". Madonna has been in the studio with hit producer Pharrell creating tracks for her upcoming album, and he claims their collaboration will take the music industry by storm. Speaking in New York last week, Pharrell said: "It was crazy. I don't want to say too much. I'd rather wait for you to hear it. It's awesome though. It makes the speakers bleed. It's hot!"
Earlier this month, it was reported Pharrell had been recording with the 49-year-old singer at Record Plant Studios in Los Angeles. Rumor has it that the pair bumped into Kanye West, who was working with Michael Jackson in a studio next-door, inspiring the hip-hop star to rap on one of Madonna's new songs. Also set to feature on the hotly-anticipated LP are star producer Timbaland and Justin Timberlake.

Pete Doherty visits Winehouse
What is Amy Winehouse thinking letting Pete Doherty visit her at 4am in the morning? Pete was spotted entering the East London home of one of Amy's friends carrying a guitar with a "suspicious" dusting of white powder on his trousers. A source said: "Pete arrived at four in the morning looking the worse for wear and carrying his guitar. He had some sort of white powder spilt on his trousers."
Pete - who recently vowed he was drug-free despite being caught on video snorting cocaine and injecting heroin on two separate occasions - also appeared to have sores and cuts on his face and dirty hands.
The pair is believed to be working together on a duet called 'You Hurt The Ones You Love', but Pete, 28, has previously confessed to taking drugs with troubled Amy. Amy, 24, whose husband is in prison, is prone to hanging out with the wrong crowd. Maybe it’s about time she finally said “yes” to rehab?

- Nomfundo H Mbaba+Tshabalala Sourced: BANG Showbiz,, Sunday World, Sunday Times

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