The Village People get stepped on

The Village People have been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and yes, it’s right near a YMCA. It’s a nice change for original “cop” Victor Willis, who’s more typically seen on California streets getting arrested.

Britney Spears will be opening the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards. Because it worked out so well last time.

A church in Ohio made a slight addition to this summer’s biggest pop song on its marquee: “I kissed a girl and I liked it, then I went to hell.” Some residents found the sign “rude” but Rev. Dave Allison says, “We meant that as a loving warning to teens.” Oh yes, we are feeling the love.

Porn maestro Michael Lucas now keeps a fashion blog. What does he know about clothes? He’s never in them!

And, apropos of nothing, I must say La Princess is the scariest thing I’ve ever seen. If I were in Liverpool, you’d be hearing my girly shriek in Newcastle!

A former editor of the late, lamented fab magazine, Scott has been writing for Xtra since 2007 on a variety of topics in news pieces, interviews, blogs, reviews and humour pieces. He lives on the Danforth with his boyfriend of 12 years, a manic Jack Russell Terrier, a well-stocked mini-bar and a shelf of toy Daleks.

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