Backstreet Boys star Brian Littrell spoke with MTV News about Kevin Richardson’s decision to leave the group. “During the Never Gone tour Kevin had kind of relayed his personal thoughts and his individual aspirations, personally and businesswise, things that he wants to further accomplish in his life,” Littrell explained. “And he’s the oldest member of the group and he’s just at a different place in his life. There is no bad blood whatsoever.” Now, the Boys are back in the studio working on new material. “We’re in the process of trying to put this record together for a fourth-quarter release, so we’re excited about it,” Littrell revealed. Read more.