Bastille insist upon Scottish fave tipple Buckfast on their rider. Singer Dan Smith, 32, says of the wine: “We love it. It is Devon’s finest export.” The band will be necking it backstage today when they play Citadel Festival in London’s Gunnersbury Park. Claudia Winkleman and Dermot O’Leary were having a good old natter about the feud between ITV stars Amanda Holden and Phillip Schofield last week.
I overheard the pair giggling about the dispute in the Barclaycard Exclusive area at British Summer Time Hyde Park last Sunday, where Barbra Streisand performed.
“Can you believe it?” said gobsmacked Claudia, 47, before tucking into vegan treats by Bosh, including their la guac burgers.
Dermot, 46, seemed entertained by Amanda’s comments. My own favourite is when Amanda exclaimed that the three things she wouldn’t want to find in her house were: “Spiders, flies and Phillip Schofield.”
Yesterday Hollywood actor Kate Beckinsale, 45, was expected at the sold-out bash. Maybe she can brush up on her TV gossip...