News Ticker: Paul McCartney, Marilyn Manson, Bon Jovi, 50 Cent

September 28th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • An essay written by a 10-year-old Paul McCartney has been discovered in a Liverpool library, the AP reports. The handwritten piece about Queen Elizabeth II won a prize and was quite “advanced” a researcher said.

  • Marilyn Manson has proclaimed he has swine flu, but his reps disagree. His tour promoters have issued a statement contradicting the rocker’s blog posts about his illness, which have since been removed from the Web, the AP reports.
  • Showtime will air the Bon Jovi documentary When We Were Beautiful on October 24th, according to Variety. The band reflects on its history in the film, which was shot on the 2008 Lost Highway tour.
  • 50 Cent finally had his 40 Day celebration for kids in Queens, New York, MTV News reports. 50, Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo performed in a schoolyard and gave kids a free carnival; 40 Day was previously canceled over permit problems.

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