Blue star Duncan James admits his life is set to change when ex-girlfriend Claire gives birth to their daughter in April. “Becoming a father has made me not want to go out and get drunk with my mates,” the 24-year-old told Reveal magazine. “I’m not interested in one-night stands. I have something else to concentrate on, someone much more important than me. It wasn’t planned, but I’m ready for this. I’ve got three women in my life right now – my mum, Claire and our baby daughter. I don’t really have time for anyone else.”
Blue’s Duncan Quitting Britain
December 5, 2004 – The Sunday Mirror reports that Blue star Duncan James said he was planning on leaving Britain to live in America during an intimate dinner with a female friend last week. “I want to quit Britain – I want to move to the States,” an onlooker overheard the singer saying. “People here are so rude and so unfriendly to me. In the States, I may not be famous but at least everyone is pleasant. They’re so much nicer than they are here.” Duncan hopes to launch a Hollywood acting career living in Los Angeles while Blue take 2005 off.
Blue’s Duncan Gets Two Moles Removed
November 14, 2004 – The Sunday Mirror reports Blue star Duncan James has had to go under the knife to have two moles removed in a secret skin cancer scare. “Duncan is relieved he’s OK and the moles are gone,” a source explained. “He’s always had a problem with them, even as a child. But two of them – one on his chin and the other on his neck – had started becoming increasingly painful. One got inflamed and infected as he kept cutting it shaving. Obviously he was worried, but he was happy as Larry when told by his doctor that everything was fine.”
Blue’s Duncan Lands Solo Deal
November 13, 2004 – With Blue set to take 2005 off, The Sun reports Duncan James has been offered a solo deal from EMI for over $900,000. “It’s very exciting,” Duncan enthused. “It will be so different to working as a group and I’ll miss the boys, but I’m looking forward to the challenge.”