The End of the World As We Know It: Riots, Rings, and Jail Time

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Liam Gallagher's Store Looted in UK Riots

Is the sign of the apocalypse that Liam Gallagher’s store Pretty Green on King Street in Manchester was looted in the riots that have been sweeping Britain, or that he actually has a men’s fashion store? According to reports, looters were blatantly taking merchandise right out of the shop.

The good news is police are starting to put the perpetrators behind bars, after a series of late night court sessions. Owen Flanagan, 28, from Levenshulme, was sentenced to eight months after pleading guilty to two counts of robbery - stealing £75 worth of clothing Gallagher’s boutique as well as two electrical items. At least we know the Beady Eye singer’s clothes are reasonably priced.

Bon Jovi Daughter to Star in Apatow Movie: She's Not the One Knocked Up

Bon Jovi’s Richie Sambora should be very proud his daughter is joining the family business. Kind of. Ava, his daughther with former wife Heather Locklear, will make her acting debut in Judd Apatow’s next film, according to a report in Variety. The 13-year-old beauty, who is already a model and who's walked the runway for her father’s fashion line White Trash Beautiful, will make her cameo in what is ostensibly a spin-off of Apatow’s runaway hit Knocked Up due out next June.

Coheed and Cambria Looking for Bassist: They're Not Advertising On Craig's List

It was bound to happen: Coheed and Cambria are in the market for a new bass player. The band made the announcement last Thursday on their Tumblr page in a post titled "The Future," explaining:

"After a lot of thought, introspection and discussion, Coheed and Cambria will be continuing our journey without bassist Michael Todd. We have spoken to him and this is a mutual decision between both parties. Michael was a great contributor; our hearts go out to his family and to all those who appreciate his talents. We wish him nothing but the very best."

Michael Todd was indicted on Monday, August 8 in Attleboro District Court. Todd, who lives in Anaheim, CA, was indicted on charges of armed robbery and possession of a Class B drug, according to Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter's office, based on charges from his arrest after demanding prescription drugs from Walgreens prior to his band’s show on July 10 at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, MA, opening up for Soungarden. He will be arraigned in Fall River Superior Court on September 8.

As for C&C's future, they also revealed that they are "currently writing and recording songs for a new album,” adding “a new chapter awaits."

No Purity Rings for Selena and Justin?

If Us Weekly magazine is to be believed, there are no purity rings for Selena Gomez on her current tour. Apparently Justin Bieber and Gomez made the most of their time together (yes, that IS code) at the super deluxe Boca Raton resort they stayed at in Florida late last month. A source told US Weekly, “They barely left the room. Justin and Selena went to dinner at the hotel restaurant on the top floor one night but the rest of the time it was strictly room service.

Rihanna Sending Steamy Texts to Joe Jonas: He Explains Romantic History in New Video

Another purity ring may be hitting the floor with a resounding clink, if Rihanna has her way. A report in Britan’s Daily Star revealed that the red-headed strange one has been bombarding Joe Jonas with raunchy text messages.

 According to one pal: “She keeps laughing to her pals that she wants to take him one the wildest ride of his life."

 We’re not sure that she will be bothered at all by the cutest Jonas Brother’s failure to commit, leaving a string of girlfriends behind him like Camilla Belle and Ashley Greene, and inspiring Taylor Swift—who he dumped in a 27-second phone call three years ago—to write “Forever and Always” about their truncated relationship.

According to UK TV Show Daybreak, it looks like Joe will be able to tell his side of the story on his new single “See No More,” a song he penned with Chris Brown (who also appears in the video) about fractured relationships—which might have everything to do with Rihanna’s steamy texts.

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Jaan Uhelszki was one of the founding editors at Detroit’s legendary Creem magazine. Since that time, her work has appeared in USA Today, Uncut, Rolling Stone, Spin, NME, Relix, and Guitar World. She is the only journalist to have ever performed in full makeup with Kiss. Luckily she only had to put…

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