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Freddie Mercury And Princess Diana Allegedly Partied At Gay Club

And Diana was apparently decked out in drag.

British comedy actress Cleo Rocos describes in her new book how she and Freddie Mercury dressed Princess Diana up as a man one night and brought her, undetected, to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, a well-known gay bar in London. She apparently had a blast.

The AFP reports:

600full-princess-dianaComedian Cleo Rocos describes in her book "The Power of Positive Drinking" how she, Mercury and fellow comedian Kenny Everett dressed Diana in an army jacket, cap and sunglasses for a night out at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern, south London, in the late 1980s.

"When we walked in... we felt she was obviously Princess Diana and would be discovered at any minute. But people just seemed to blank her. She sort of disappeared. But she loved it," said Rocos, who co-starred in Everett's television show.

She said she did not know whether Diana was propositioned in the bar in her guise as a male model, but added: "She did look like a beautiful young man." The presence of Mercury, Everett and Rocos diverted revellers' attention and Diana was able to order drinks undetected, Rocos recalled.

Parts of Rocos' book are being printed in The Sunday Times. Read the full entry about Diana's night out here.

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Adam Lambert Won't Be Fronting for Queen, at Least Not Yet: VIDEO


The UK's Sonisphere festival has been canceled, taking with it Adam Lambert's planned performance as frontman for Queen.

Tweeted Lambert: "While I'm sad that the Sonisphere festival has been cancelled, I'm hopeful that Queen and I will share a stage again someday in the future."


In the meantime, here's a video that went viral yesterday in which a drunk man in the back of a police car does a rendition of "Bohemian Rhapsody".



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Adam Lambert is Reportedly Queen's New Frontman

The UK's Daily Star is reporting Adam Lambert has confirmed that he is going to be joining Queen as its frontman this year.

A_lambertSaid Lambert: “After the EMAs, I heard faint little slithers of a backlash from people saying: ‘You can’t replace Freddie Mercury.’ But I already knew that. There’s no intention in my mind of replacing Freddie. That’s impossible. The way I’m choosing to view it is that it’s a great honour and one I’m in no way going to shirk... Being asked to front Queen is the best thing that can possibly happen."

DAtes included in Lambert's tour with Brian May and Roger Taylor include the Sonisphere Festival and a date at Knebworth in England, where Queen played their final gig with Freddie Mercury in 1986. Mercury died in 1991.

Thursday Morning Dose of Queen: VIDEO


Singer Marc Martel's audition for Queen Extravaganza, a live tour with members of Queen in honor of the band’s 40th anniversary, is getting a lot of attention because of Martel's talent for channeling Freddie Mercury. He's even trying to get that stache going.


(reddit via daily what)

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