Adele flips the bird to BRIT Awards after speech is cut off
Daybreak Daily’s afternoon whistle-and-walk through the pop-culture neighborhood finds a little birdie, a ballyhooed return, other things, and the mystery music video.
THIS IS FOR YOU: So after Adele’s “21” wins album of the year at last night’s BRIT Awards, the singer has her acceptance speech cut short because of time, gets miffed and flips the bird in the direction of the audience, per the Los Angeles Times, “Multiple press outlets have quoted Adele as saying backstage that the gesture was meant "for the suits, not the fans." Regardless, consider Adele's chances of performing at the 2013 Super Bowl now slightly decreased.” http://lat.ms/xcg66v
MEANWHILE: A rush by the show’s producers to apologize to the singer, per Rolling Stone, “"We regret this happened and we send our deepest apologies to Adele that her big moment was cut short this evening due to the live show over-running," said a statement from BRIT Awards organizers.” http://bit.ly/zzXvL0
WILCARD: A noted pop figure wants to be among the candidates to become an “X Factor” judge, per PerezHilton, “According to sources close to the pop singer, MIZ BRITNEY SPEARS has reached out to the show to express her interest in being part of the judging panel, alongside other potentials like Janet Jackson and Fergie!” http://bit.ly/zazHVW
LIVE FROM NOT-KODAK THEATRE: Well, duh, per the AP, “Oscar organizers have agreed to drop mentions of the Kodak Theatre from Sunday's broadcast. The move follows bankruptcy proceedings for Eastman Kodak Co., which has received court approval to end its expensive naming-rights deal for the venue that's been home to the awards show for a decade.” http://apne.ws/Ao8Wz1
NEXT UP, ROSIE?: Six years after abruptly leaving “The View,” Star Jones returned to the show Wednesday as a guest, per toofab, “From the sound of it, Jones has no regrets about her time at the talk show. "I had eight fantastic years here. One was 'eh,' it was O.K," she says. "But I'm back, I came back to congratulate you on everything you accomplished. I hope you congratulate me on what I accomplished." http://bit.ly/wZ8Mqm
CIRCUS NEARS END: Contrition exemplified, per Access Hollywood, “Lindsay Lohan drew praise Wednesday from a judge who said the actress was one court hearing away from putting a long-running drunken driving case behind her. “Ms. Lohan, you’re in the home stretch,” Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner told the actress.” http://bit.ly/xIvn2V
RAISING KATY PERRY: She’s going to appear on “Raising Hope” next month, per the Hollywood Reporter, “The "Firework" singer will appear in the March 6 episode as Rikki, a prison attendant who claims to be a friend from Sabrina's (Shannon Woodward) past.” http://bit.ly/yw2bWb
AND FINALLY: Today’s mystery music video. http://bit.ly/xv8lBZ
--Skip Wood (Follow me on Twitter @DaybreakSkip)
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