Jessie J cancelled her scheduled appearance at Switzerland's Moon and Stars Festival in Locarno this past week on the advice of her doctors. The singer explained that she came down with a stomach bug and as a result her doctors ordered to remain on bed rest. She took to her Twitter to offer a heartfelt apology to her fans and those who expected to see her in concert.
Shania Twain has responded to rumors of her appearing on the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars, saying that it is something that she would consider. "I'd consider it!" Twain said in a recent Facebook chat. An unnamed source adds that the show's brass are confident Twain will appear as a contestant. "Those at DWTS are very confident that Shania Twain will join the show."
Eric Clapton says he still plans on retiring from the road, although he doesn't intend to quit making music. His upcoming tribute record - The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale - is due July 29, but he tells Rolling Stone he's had trouble lately writing new music: "I'm just lazy," he began.
Paul McCartney is slated to perform an intimate benefit show for fans in San Antonio, Texas. The gig goes down at the 1,750 seat Tobin Center for the Performing Arts on October 1, and serves as a fundraiser for the new venue. "Our board was very supportive of getting the biggest rock star in the world," said a Tobin Center rep, speaking to San Antonio radio station KSAT.
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian sat down on Extra recently to talk about their new VH1 reality show, LeAnn and Eddie - in particular, they addressed Eddie's ex-wife Brandi Glanville, whom he left for LeAnn. Rimes said that Eddie's two kids with Brandi will not be on the show, but will be a recurring topic of conversation, along with Brandi.
Blondie's Clem Burke has announced that he believes that Blondie's latest tour may be their last tour. The 58-year-old drummer explained that, while they will continue to tour this summer and enjoy touring together, there have been hints from Debbie Harry that this may be her last tour. He told "The Province" that, by the end of the summer, "we will have toured Europe."