Kylie Minogue was forced to pull out of her Glastonbury Pyramid Stage headline slot last month after being diagnosed with breast cancer, and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin dedicated the cover of Minogue’s smash ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’ at the festival “to salute absent friends.”
Minogue Thanks Fans, Squashes Rumors
June 15, 2005 – Kylie Minogue posted a message to fans on her official website with an update on her battle with breast cancer. The singer writes, “As for me I am getting through this one step at a time and your messages of love and support have been greatly appreciated. Please don’t believe everything you have read as rumors of my condition and treatments are rife and generally incorrect. Unfortunately it still seems that the truth doesn’t get in the way of a story … the repainting of my hospital room pink … imported English body guards … more imagined boyfriends … diverted ambulances … an ‘entire hospital wing’ for ‘my entourage’ and other equally ridiculous stories.”
The full story at kylie.com has since been removed.
Thousands Sing Happy Birthday To Kylie
May 29, 2005 – The Sunday Mirror reports that Dannii Minogue was joined by a crowd of thousands singing ‘Happy Birthday’ over the phone to her sister Kylie as she turned 37 on Saturday (May 28). She was in San Francisco in the early hours of yesterday performing at Gay Day, an Aids Foundation charity concert.
The full story at sundaymirror.co.uk has since been removed.
Kylie Track To Get A ‘Neighbours’ Cameo
May 25, 2005 – A source tells Ann Montini of Sky News that ‘Neighbours’ execs will be playing Kylie Minogue’s ‘I Should Be So Lucky’ on the radio in one of the show’s scenes pretty soon. “She can’t make it for the 20th anniversary but this is our way of saying thanks to her and get well soon,” a show boss explained.
Kylie And Olivier’s Baby Plans On Hold
May 24, 2005 – The Mirror reports that Kylie Minogue’s boyfriend Olivier Martinez has revealed they wanted to try for a child this summer. “We were going to start working on it after the tour was over,” Martinez said. “Now it will be put off. Not for ever, we pray and hope, but for the time being. I love Kylie. With all my heart I love her. And we would both love a child.”
The full story at mirror.co.uk has since been removed.