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The Dredge: Lady Gaga is starting a revolution with semi-nudity

We get our hands mucky with the best of the morning’s dirt.

EVERY WEEKDAY MORNING, the Daily Edge digs through the celebrity dirt to bring you the best of it. Here’s The Dredge…

Lady Gaga has taken her clothes off, but this time it’s for a reason. The singer shed her everyday meat ensemble for a series of underwear-clad pics on her website, calling it A Body Revolution 2013. (It’s the wrong year, shhh.)

She’s encouraging fans to post pictures of their own bodies “to inspire bravery”. The move comes after Gaga faced the wrath of the world’s showbiz correspondents after it emerged she might have put on a few pounds, fer Chrissakes.

Gaga says she’s been bulimic and anorexic since 15. She wrote: “May we make our flaws famous, and thus redefine the heinous.” (Little Monsters)


The Words

Healing: What Simon Cowell has had done to his house. Cowell’s sizeable LA pad apparently had an insufficiency of “good energy”, so the obvious course of action was to call in a house healer. “I had someone heal my house,” he said. “It takes a couple of days.” One fan responded by calling his a “crystal-gazing dipstick”. (Mirror)

“Crystal-gazing dipstick”. (Steve Parsons/PA Archive)

Praying: What Rihanna was doing for Chris Brown ahead of his court appearance this week. Because remember when he beat her up? That’s why he was in court. Anyway: “I’m praying for you and wishing u the best today,” she inexplicably tweeted. Brown then went and failed a drug test. (Perez, TMZ)

Not so much a bad girl, but misguided. (Tammie Arroyo/UK Press/Press Association Images)

The Internet: Is destroying the love lives of One Direction. Liam Payne has split with his missus Danielle Peazer after she faced a barrage of abuse on Twitter and Niall Horan has been forced to deny online rumours that he is married (OMGsorelievedOMG). But most of all, Zayn Malik is in hot water with girlfriend Perrie Edwards after a recording emerged of a person who sounds like him inviting a gaggle of girls to a hotel room for “booty”. Oh, internet. (The Sun, Twitter, Mirror)

They tried to beat the internet… but it beat them. (PA Wire)


The Dirt

Justin Timberlake got his Timberbuttocks out on his stag do. (The Sun)

The Kardashians don’t mind Kanye West’s sex tape(s) because they’re like, totally used to it. (Perez)

Ryan Lochte had a party, and let’s be honest, looked like a hilarious douchebag. (Celebuzz)

Lindsay Lohan has been hospitalised. (The Sun)

Cheryl Cole is “cautious, but also thrilled” at the prospect of getting married. (Heat)

Cautious like, but also thrilled, reet? (Ian West/PA Wire)


The Barrel Scraper

America Maybe Needs A Little More Talent. Don’t worry, he’s alright. (TMZ)

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