The Mirror reports Britney Spears gave Blue singers Duncan James and Simon Webbe the cold-shoulder at a party in her honor at Rex Cinema in London on Saturday (October 25). The two boy band stars tried to get Spears’ bodyguards to let them in the VIP room to no avail. Meanwhile, Spears banned pin-up Jodie Marsh from the event and told the DJ not to play any Justin Timberlake or Beyonce Knowles tunes.
Blue On David Blaine
October 20, 2003 – As David Blaine emerged from his plexiglass box at the end of his 44-day starvation stunt, Blue stars Duncan James and Lee Ryan have been offering their insights into his ordeal to Radio 1. “I think it goes to show that if you put your mind to it you can achieve so much,” Duncan said, adding that “He must smell, ’cause he hasn’t had a bath or washed for 44 days.” Meanwhile, Lee thinks Blaine is “an alien!”
Blue Produce A ‘Winner’ With ‘Guilty’
October 20, 2003 – Victoria Newton of The Sun obtained a copy of Blue’s new album ‘Guilty’, calling it “stronger, more mature and edgier” than their two previous efforts. She adds that “any one of the 15 tracks could be a chart hit” and concluded, “Well done, lads – this one’s a winner.” Read more.
Management Tell Blue To Shape Up
October 11, 2003 – The Glasgow Daily Record reports Blue have been ordered on a crash fitness course by their management because they are out of shape. “When you go into TV stations, you get a request list of what you want in the dressing rooms,” Duncan James explained. “We always ask for a kettle to make honey and lemon tea to help our throats and voices. We normally get crisps and chocolate too, but we are only being allowed fresh fruit.” Bandmate Lee Ryan added, “We’ve got a strict regime. We’ve got a month to go, but I’ve done nothing. I’m eating healthily though.”
Blue To Collaborate With Stevie Wonder
September 29, 2003 – Contributed by bluejanet:
UK boyband Blue are flying out to LA this week to collaborate on a track with legend Stevie Wonder. Blue, who plan to cover Wonder’s ‘Signed Sealed Delivered’ want Stevie to appear on the track himself. The song, which currently features vocals from Angie Stone will be on the boys upcoming album ‘Guilty’ to be released in November. The group made a similar move in recording Elton John’s classic ‘Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word’ which went to number one last year.