Lily Allen Gets Defensive After Copyright Hypocrisy

Lily Allen is being branded a hypocrite after copying a posting by Mike Masnick of Techdirt.com without attribution on her It’s Not Alright blog with the British pop singer is leading a fight against copyright infringement of music by illegal file sharing.

“The fact that she is trying to claim that such copying is bad, while doing it herself suggests something of a double standard, unfortunately,” Masnick told TorrentFreak.com. “Also, for someone so concerned about the impact of ‘piracy’ I’m quite surprised that she neither credited nor linked to our post. Apparently, what she says and how she acts are somewhat different. Still, Lilly, glad we could help you make a point… even if it wasn’t the one you thought you were making.”

Lily has since written in response to the criticism:

I THINK IT’S QUITE OBVIOUS THAT I WASN’T TRYING TO PASS OF THOSE WORDS AS MY OWN, HERE IS A LINK TO THE WEBSITE I ACQUIRED THE PIECE FROM. Apologies to Michael Masnick

Lily Allen Sounds Off On Wealthy Artists Condoning File Sharing

Lily Allen checked in with fans on her blog at MySpace (@lilymusic) on Monday (September 14), sharing her thoughts on the dangers the British music industry is facing due to illegal file sharing. Lily writes:

I haven’t written on here for a while but I’ve taken the time to write this as I think music piracy is having a dangerous effect on British music, but some really rich and successful artists like Nick Mason from Pink Floyd and Ed O’Brien from Radiohead don’t seem to think so. Last week in an article in the Times these guys from huge bands said file sharing music is fine. It probably is fine for them. They do sell-out arena tours and have the biggest Ferrari collections in the world. For new talent though, file sharing is a disaster as it’s making it harder and harder for new acts to emerge.

Lily Allen Grocery Shopping At Waitrose

Lily Allen went on a massive shopping spree at Waitrose supermarket in London on Tuesday (September 1). The 24-year-old singer filled up her cart with Evian water, falafel, bread, Kettle chips, cherries, ham, milk and cans of tuna. Check out pictures from zimbio.

Lily Allen Discusses Back Injury, Cricket & More

Lily Allen chatted with Geoff Lloyd on Absolute Radio’s Hometime Show the other day. The pop star complained about being tired and her record company not paying for a stylist. Lily then presented Lloyd with a package of Jammie Dodgers before talking about how she injured her back falling off a stage, only to get an epidural which wore off midway through a concert, leading her to tears on stage. Watch part 1 below. Parts 2 and 3 at absoluteradio.co.uk have since been removed.

Lily Allen Hates “Evil Bastard” Perez Hilton

Lily Allen was spotted out and about in London, England on Tuesday (August 25). The British pop star hit back at Perez Hilton after he suggested she “stick to intoxication instead of moving on to procreation”, writing to her Twitter followers (@lilyroseallen):

What an evil bastard, I hate this man. Someone better watch themselves.

And yes, that is a threat.

Note: The image provided by Bauer Griffin has since been removed.

Lily Allen Frets Over West Ham & Millwall Fans Fighting

Lily Allen was photographed wearing a sparkly shirt when she ran errands on Tuesday (August 25) in London, England. Later, the pop singer voiced her concern with the clashes between West Ham and Millwall fans at Upton Park, especially since her brother’s girlfriend Jaime Winstone was in attendance. Allen writes on her Twitter (@lilyroseallen):

Millwall-WestHam, stop fighting, my Jaime is there. If anything happens to her… I don’t know, just stop it !

Jaime is ok , as is little Caspar Sonnet. Everyone should still stop fighting though, utterly ridiculous. Hate to think of all those petrified family members out there.

Note: The image provided by Bauer Griffin has since been removed.

Lily Allen Vacations With Kate Moss In St. Tropez

Lily Allen was spotted boarding a yacht with Kate Moss and her daughter Lila Grace while vacationing in St. Tropez on Friday (August 7). Both Lily and Kate took turns jumping into the water while young Lila watched with amusement.

Pictures from zimbio.com have since been removed.

Liz McClarnon’s Theory On How She Was Misquoted About Lily Allen

Liz McClarnon checked in with fans on her blog at MySpace (@lizmcclarnon) on Friday (August 7), talking again about a recent press report suggesting she offered a warning to Lily Allen. The former Atomic Kitten writes:

I guess I should start with saying…. As I’m sure, you’re all aware I have never said about anyone in my flipping life…. “She better watch out!”

Apparently, I said that the other day about Lily Allen… erm… nope! Now, I’ve been racking my brains trying to think where that came from and I have a thought! (Yes, was painful!)… I did an interview about two/three months ago where a journo said to me, something like… you don’t like Lily Allen? And just said… it’s not that, I just didn’t like her comments and the faces she pulled, on the Ant and Dec show that time… nothing more! The journo then proceeded to RANT about the girl for quite a while (obviously not a fan) to which my response was mostly…. “No?”… “Really?”…. “Ooooo”…. etc…. So, maybe it was that?! Actually, alot of comments she makes do tickle me… so Whatevs! Naughty Journo! But actually it doesn’t matter does it?! It happens all the time!

She’s Got Lily Allen Eyes

Lily Allen looked odd with silver circles painted around her eyes when entering Nobu Berkeley restaurant to have dinner with TV host Miquita Oliver on Wednesday (July 29) in London, England. Check out pictures from The Sun.

Liz McClarnon Denies Making Comments Critical Of Lily Allen

After the Daily Star reported that she made remarks critical of Lily Allen, Liz McClarnon took to her Twitter (@LizMcClarnon) to deny ever making the comments to the British tabloid. “I absolutely detest Lily Allen,” the newspaper quoted the former Atomic Kitten singer as saying. “She has such a bad attitude and I don’t like people who don’t want to do any work. I think she’s had a push from her dad.”

Liz responded:

What the hell?!? I haven’t said ANYTHING about anyone!!! x x

I swwwwwearrrrrrr!! I didn’t say anything about Lily Allen! Leave me alone! x

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