Lily Allen has signed on to have her move to be a a shopkeeper for a designer clothing store with her sister documented. The shop will be called Lucy in Disguise, and the show will also follow the pop star as she readies her own record label. “Lily was approached about the TV show and thought it would help promote her new ventures as well as letting people get to know her a bit better,” a source told The Sun.
Lily also hinted at “retirement” in postings to her Twitter followers (@lilyroseallen) on Monday:
Now that I’ve retired in gonna try and get on “come dine with me” I’m making chicken tarragon and leek pie tonight. Yum .
@popjustice retiring from writing, recording and touring under the name ” lily Allen”.
Lily Allen posed for vintage-inspired photos as part of the launch for the “Vintage at Goodwood” festival on Thursday (February 25) in Goodwood, England. The pop singer used the opportunity to unveil her new clothing label, Lucy in Disguise. “I’m having a career change for a while. I’m concentrating on something else,” Lil told the Press Association. “I’d like to get my brand and my shop going, and then if it does well, we’ll definitely think about branching out on our own label.” Check out pictures from Zimbio.
Though Lily Allen is often photographed letting it all hang out, the 24-year-old confesses she body issues, comparing herself to ‘Pop Idol’ season two winner Michelle McManus. “Ask me, ‘What do you see when you look in the mirror in the morning?’ and I’ll be like, ‘Someone who is more overweight than I actually am,'” the ‘Smile’ singer said in the Fashion Icons issue of LOVE magazine. “It’s body dysmorphia. I honestly think I look like Michelle McManus or something.”
Lily Allen returned to her Twitter (@lilyroseallen) on Tuesday (February 2) with her first messages since signing off and swearing off the web last September. The 24-year-old writes:
Just got back from Aus, and I had a wonderful time. Setting up my new office in London, got some really exciting stuff to share with you.
So watch this space x xx x
For now though, I’m off to the gym. Went to India over Xmas, and the clarified butter has made its way from my tummy to my thighs. Eeuuggh.
Lily Allen showed a lot of leg during her performance at the 2010 Big Day Out music festival on Tuesday (January 19) in Brisbane, Australia. The British pop singer was touring in support of her second album ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’. Watch a fan filmed highlight clip of her ‘Naive’ performance below and several more at YouTube.
British singer Lily Allen is giving up music for a year or two to focus on other projects, telling BBC Newsbeat she’s turning her attentions to launching “a record label and running a rental clothes store.”
Allen said the label she’s planning to launch will focus on new acts. “I’m going to get into signing new bands, but at a really early level,” Allen explained. “I don’t want to compete with other record companies, but I want to support new artists.”
Watch a report from ITN below.
After removing her makeup, Lily Allen was spotted smoking a cigarette as she left the 2009 Q Awards at Grosvenor House Hotel on Monday (October 26) in London, England. Check out pictures from Zimbio.
Lily Allen was on hand for the 2009 Q Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England on Monday (October 26). The British pop singer was brought to tears after winning the Best Track award for single ‘The Fear’. “This is so important to me because I have never won an award for my music before,” Allen said. “I’m really pleased – so thank you to everyone who voted for me.” Check out pictures from zimbio.com.
Lily Allen and boyfriend Sam Cooper enjoyed a romantic vacation in Venice, Italy on Sunday (October 11). The couple took pictures and filmed each other during a coffee break, where the ‘Smile’ singer could be seen wearing a ‘Love’ printed t-shirt. They later cuddled and kissed as they enjoyed a gondola ride. Check out pictures from Daily Mail.
TckTckTck is out with a video for their campaign song, a re-mix of the Midnight Oil hit ‘Beds are Burning’. Over 60 international music stars and celebrities including Duran Duran, Mark Ronson, Jamie Cullum, Fergie, Lily Allen, Serena Ryder, Ane Brun contributed to the song and video. Join the campaign for climate change and become a Climate Ally by downloading ‘Beds are Burning’ for free at timeforclimatejustice.org. Watch the video below.