Afternoon Tea 1.07.09

At this year’s Bonnaroo music festival, M.I.A. announced that she’s getting out of showbiz! The new mom blamed the “routine grind of celebrity” on her decision. {XLR8R}

Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead in his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Jan 5. Asheton co-wrote Stooges hits “I Wanna Be Your Dog” and “No Fun” and is recognized as the man who “shaped the sound of punk.” R.I.P. {RS}

Russia’s state-owned gas group Gazprom just cut off its gas supply to Europe, which travels through Ukrainian pipeline, increasing the oplitical tension between the two nations as some people in eastern Europe complain of not having any heating. {G}

Meanwhile in Israel, France and Egypt have proposed a ceasefire plan to end the attacks on the Gaza strip ASAP. {G}

—Happy Hump Day Ladies…

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