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Lily Allen Admits to Giving a Blowjob and Getting Expelled

May 24, 2007 6:06 PM ET

In between rehearsals for her Today Show appearance with Debbie Harry, the cheeky Brit visited the Rolling Stone offices for lunch to get a few things off her chest to reporter Pete Maiden. Among other things: why girls have been pissing her off more than boys these days, why her label doesn't mind when she gets blitzed onstage and what got her kicked out of high school.

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Song Stories

“Money For Nothing”

Dire Straits | 1984

Mark Knopfler wrote this song with Sting, and it wasn’t without controversy. The Dire Straits frontman's original lyric used the word “faggot” to describe a singer who got their “money for nothing and their chicks for free.” Even though the slur was edited out in many versions, the band, and Knopfler, still took plenty of criticism for the term. “I got an objection from the editor of a gay newspaper in London--he actually said it was below the belt,” Knopfler told Rolling Stone. Still, "Money For Nothing," undoubtedly augmented by its innovative early computer-animated video, stayed at Number One for three weeks.

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