Ozzy Blasts Church, Rare Jackson Photos Surface
Plus: Eminem hits '60 Minutes,' La Roux collaborates with Kanye, Gorillaz rock Letterman.
Ozzy Osbourne has blasted the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church of Kansas for quoting Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” lyrics at a press conference in Washington, D.C. “I am sickened and disgusted by the use of ‘Crazy Train’ to promote messages of hate and evil by a ‘church,’ he wrote in a statement. The church believes U.S. deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq are the result of America’s tolerance for homosexuality. [The Official Ozzy Osbourne Site]
60 Minutes will a profile on Eminem this Sunday. In the piece, Anderson Cooper follows the rapper around his Detroit hometown, in the studio, and backstage at his recent Detroit shows with Jay-Z. 60 Minutes airs at 7 P.M. [The Detroit News]
Rare photos of Michael Jackson taken in 1998 have surfaced. The glossy pictures — shot by photographer Arno Bani — show the King of Pop covered in ornate gold cloth and were reportedly going to be used for his Invincible album. A limited edition run of prints are available for purchase. [Perez Hilton]
British pop act La Roux have teamed up with Kanye West for a remix of their single “In for the Kill,” which has yet to be released. “I’ve been doing stuff with him the last couple days,” singer Elly Jackson said. “He did a rap on the second verse…He’s a very exciting person to be around. He’s a special breed of person.” [MTV]
- Gorillaz performed “Rhinestone Eyes” last night on Letterman — and interrupted the host during his introduction. Watch the footage below.