April 27th, 2009
Good Week/Bad Week: Creativity, Cash and Chazza
Nicola McLean (wife of Tommy Williams, Peterborough United) went to the Hannah Montana London premiere, bringing a little WAG “glam” to the yellow carpet. Thierry Henry’s ex-wife Claire Merry brought her Goddaughter, Maisy Belle along for the fun too. For those concerned, there were no casualties reported suffering from eye bleed or brain damage after watching the film.
The world’s most realistic sport got a boost of extra star power when Michael Ballack showed up ringside at the ECW event last Tuesday. We would give our right stiletto to see Michael squeeze himself into a spandex leotard with fire painted up one leg, parading around, nipples erect and ready to poke an unsuspecting opponent’s eye out. Michael’s team mates Ashley Cole and Jon Mikel Obi were also at the WWE event.
Daniele De Rossi is set to be named as a “Knight of Rome” on May 25th. Francesco Totti already holds this honour and will be present at the ceremony. They both better be wearing armour and carrying swords or we’ll be seriously disappointed.
Creative expression in print
Rio Ferdinand’s new online lifestyle magazine, #5, made it’s debut last week. 50 Cent got the cover spot, pop singer Duffy, actor Mickey Rourke and buddy Cristiano Ronaldo are all featured inside. Since we love any and all footballing forays into the magazine realm, we enjoyed flicking through this virtual world of words, pics and video. FYI, Michael Jackson has reached out to Rio to offer an exclusive chat for a future issue.
Every photo agency with pics from the Hannah Montana event identified Maisy Belle as Tea Henry, Claire’s daughter from her relationship with Thierry Henry. Curious that no one would question a child growing several feet in height over a short span of time, but who are we to criticize? We fact check stories using our Magic 8 ball.
Southampton FC looks set to fold in just eight days. The club went into administration last month with players only getting paid after £140k was raised by fans. We still can’t believe that Southampton isn’t in the Premier League anymore, let alone at this state of being in the poor house. Someone write these boys a cheque, please!
Girl group unity
Cheryl Cole has announced she will be pursuing solo projects after the Girls Aloud tour wraps up. The to-do’s on Chazza’s list? Releasing a solo album and looking foxy.
Finally, in truly terrible news, Tottenham’s Jermain Defoe suffered a huge loss on Friday when his brother, Jade, succumbed to head injuries sustained in a recent attack and died. Understandably, Jermain missed out on Saturday’s game and is said to be devastated by the news.