No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani was on the phone with Jackie & Bender of KISS 106.1 FM in Seattle on Monday (February 12). Gwen talked about her baby son Kingston, her tour plans, “kinda sniffing around about a No Doubt record”, what she has left to accomplish, and much more. kiss1061.com has since removed the audio.
Johnjay and Rich of 104.7 KISS FM in Phoenix had No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani on the phone to discuss her new tour. She talked about the talks to do another No Doubt record, working with Ric Ocasek, being influenced by the ’80s, being a huge Julie Andrews fan, the “miracle” how big No Doubt became, opening for U2 right after 9/11, and more. 1047kissfm.com has since removed the audio.
Gwen Stefani was in the studio with Ryan Seacrest of KIIS FM in Los Angeles on Friday (February 9). She talked about flying with Kingston, preparing for her new tour, the Grammys – which she won’t be attending, putting out another album with No Doubt, and much more.
The interview audio at kiisfm.com has since been removed.
In an exclusive interview airing Thursday (February 8) Gwen Stefani revealed to ‘Extra’ that No Doubt will be recording another album and soon. Stefani is embarking on a solo tour in April and tells ‘Extra’ correspondent Tanika Ray, “I’m so excited about the tour and it’s going to be starting in April. I’m just starting to get into rehearsals now. I have two whole albums to choose from.” Stefani added, “It will definitely be the only time to see these songs live. If you want to come see them, come see them, because I’m sniffing around with No Doubt. We’re going to record another record next.”
No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani spoke with Elle magazine in their cover story, talking about her marriage to Gavin Rossdale of Institute. “There are negatives and positives, but for most part, it works,” Stefani said. “He can tell me about things going well or badly and I can totally relate to that. We were very lucky to find each other and we have this ongoing crazy love affair, with its peaks and valleys, like everyone else’s… Having Kingston has been the most romantic thing to have happened to us.”
No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani is on the cover of the February/March issue of Bust magazine, where she addressed talk Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas is totally biting her style on her solo album. “You know, I took Black Eyed Peas on my last tour, and she’s a really nice girl, and if she bit anything off of me, it would be a compliment,” Stefani responded. Read more.
Gwen Stefani tells the new issue of Elle magazine that there is no bad blood between her and the Material Girl. “Madonna’s had us over to dinner and stuff, and she’s always been very nice to me,” the No Doubt singer explained. Gwen counts Madge as a role model, adding, “A lot of my influence came from her early work, like directly, like a Xerox.” Read more.
Angelina’s Sweet & Sour Opinions On Madonna’s Adoption
January 7, 2007 – Angelina Jolie criticized Madonna for taking 14-month-old David Banda out of Malawi “illegally” in an interview with the French magazine Gala. “Madonna knew the situation in Malawi, where he was born,” she said. “It is a country where there is no real legal framework for adoption. Personally, I prefer to stay on the right side of the law. I would never take a child away from a place where adoption is illegal.” Still, the actress voiced sympathy for the attacks on Madonna since the adoption. “I have been horrified by the attacks she has been subjected to,” Jolie said. “All that should count is the happiness of her little David.” The full story at sundaymirror.co.uk has since been removed.
Oprah Backs Madonna’s Adoption
January 4, 2007 – Oprah Winfrey is voicing her approval of Madonna’s recent move to adopt David Banda of Malawi. “I applaud Madonna,” the talk-show queen gushed to ‘BBC Newsnight’ on Wednesday (January 3). “I think it is an amazing decision… Madonna and her husband and children had to make a decision that we are going to bring a child from a different culture, and not just a different culture from our family, he even looks different from our family. He’s not even the same color… It makes me sick that people criticize her, because there are millions of children in this world who will die because no one came to save them.”
Malawian Father Wants To Hear From Madonna
January 3, 2007 – The Daily Times of Malawi reports Yohane Banda, father to David, a boy adopted by Madonna last September says he is dying to speak to his son’s new parents on how the boy is fairing in the United Kingdom. However, Banda says his efforts are hampered by lack of Madonna’s contact details. “I don’t have her phone numbers and mailing addresses,” Banda said. “I want to find out how my son is but I don’t know how I can do it. If there are people who can help me to get these details, please come forward. I would appreciate very much.” He added, “All I want is to find out how he is fairing and not that he should come back.”
The Good And Bad Of Being Madonna’s Brother
January 3, 2007 – The Miami Herald caught up with Christopher Ciccone and asked him about what’s best about being Madonna’s brother. “The best thing about being Madonna’s brother is that it gave me the access to being creative,” he responded. “I got to design all her houses. I got to work with her on a lot of projects. Like the Girlie Show tour, which I designed and directed. As far as I’m concerned, it was a peak for both of us creatively.” As for the worst thing about being the Material Girl’s brother, he responded, “She casts a very big shadow.” Asked if she’s aware of that fact, Ciccone responded, “It’s not really her problem, is it? We don’t really talk about it.”
Before giving birth in May to son Kingston Rossdale, Gwen Stefani tells Elle magazine for its February issue pregnancy wasn’t so easy for her. “I would be seriously crying before I went onstage,” the No Doubt singer recalled. “I didn’t know how I was going to get through the tour, putting on nine costume changes on a stage in front of 12,000 people every night. And I didn’t want people to know (I was pregnant). I didn’t want to become the Gwen Freak Circus Show – ‘Watch it grow onstage.'” Read more.
CNN’s ‘New Year’s Live’ with Anderson Cooper will feature The Killers, the B-52s, the Goo Goo Dolls, Sister Hazel, Montgomery Gentry, Preservation Hall Jazz Band in New York, Lionel Richie, Smashmouth, OK Go, Rock Star Supernova, Nelly Furtado, and Scissor Sisters.
NBC’s ‘New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly’ will feature Hayden Panettiere of ‘Heroes’, Motley Crue and Rock Star Supernova drummer Tommy Lee, The Panic Channel guitarist Dave Navarro, and OK Go.
‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2007′ on ABC will feature Christina Aguilera, Rascal Flatts, Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas, Natasha Bedingfield, Meat Loaf, and RBD.
MTV’s ‘New Year’s Eve 2007’ features No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani, Nas, Fall Out Boy, Three 6 Mafia, Pussycat Dolls, Ciara, and AFI.
FOX’s ‘FOX’s New Year’s Eve Special’ features Toni Braxton and ‘American Idol’ season five finalist Christ Daughtry’s band Daughtry.
Gwen Stefani was spotted at Mexican restaurant Casa Vega the other night, holding her baby son Kingston James as she climbed into the backseat of a car, putting the tyke in a car seat just before they drove off.
Video footage at TMZ.com has since been removed.