Entries by Alan McGee from 11/2011

Phone Hacking: Now I'm Involved in the News of the World Scandal

| Posted 11.06.2011 | UK

It turns out that my name has popped up in the News of the World phone hacking case and they are investigating as I type. In truth, I would have been gutted to think I wasn't worth at least a little hack! Imagine being deemed by the people at News of the World as not being in the the top 8,000 most interesting people? Joking aside, if the police confirm that I have indeed been hacked, I will still sue. The joke to me is that in the period they are talking about, whoever had the pleasure to get into my voicemail would have been faced with hour-long Courtney Love rambles about her new songs at 5am UK time.

News of the World Phone Hacking Saga: If the Police Want To Get Serious, Bring it on!

| Posted 11.13.2011 | UK

On Thursday the Metropolitan Police got back in touch regarding the News of the World hacking saga. The next stage for me is travelling to see them at the end of the week. So far all the information I've been told is the numbers found on the notebook of some 'journalist', and subsequently recognised as being mine, along with a postcode, which I also recognised as mine! One of the numbers was my old answerphone number, so let's see where this now goes - I can see this getting interesting...

Why Would I Want to Own John Lennon's Rotten Tooth?

| Posted 11.20.2011 | UK

I have never owned John Lennon's tooth, and after the NME ran with that story it ended up on 245 different websites all over the world. As I said, it was a funny story, but not true!