Some aeroplane-related tabloid shenanigans – N-Dubz have been causing trouble on a Transatlantic flight. After being denied booze, the band and a long-time pal were said to have shouted at cabin crew and accused staff of being racist. They also nearly incurred the wrath of boxer Joe Calzaghe, who was on the same flight (Daily Mirror).
From the papers and beyond:
More aeroplane action: The View are celebrating today (March 9) after finally securing a visa for frontman Kyle Falconer so the band can travel to the US. The singer had been denied entry to the country after being convicted of cocaine possession in 2007. Now the bandsay they might even record their next album in the States (Daily Record).
While The View have finally got over their visa problems, Take That’s Mark Owen and Howard Donald ran into some new ones. The pair were detained for several hours by US Customs after flying to Los Angeles without working visas. The pair told officials they were only there to visit Robbie Williams, but this didn’t save them from a lengthy questioning session (The Sun).
Jason Derulo has told the tabs he’s turned down the acting role of a lifetime: playing Jimi Hendrix in a new biopic. The rapper explained his decision by saying: “I can’t do it because I’m trying to balance my album and tour” (Daily Record).