Craig David tells The Breakfast Show’s Emma Forbes and Jono Coleman that he thinks Americans find Robbie Williams “arrogant.” Craig explains, “They don’t get the sense of humor, the dry wit and sarcasm and they think he’s just arrogant. It is very difficult to crack, and the Americans can sometimes be arrogant in export and import of some artists. They’re like, ‘Take your whole ego and go back to Heathrow airport’.”
Robbie Williams Confirms Rachel Hunter Split
January 21, 2003 – WENN reports while attending the NRJ Awards Ceremony in Cannes, France, Robbie Williams validated recent rumors that he had split with Rachel Hunter. He told an inquiring journalist at the event, “I’m single. But thanks for your question. You’ve made me think very hard about myself.”
Robbie Williams Says Internet Piracy Is ‘Great’
January 20, 2003 – Robbie Williams has pleased fans and infuriated industry and government by saying Internet piracy was “great.” Robbie said at a news conference in Cannes: “I think it’s great, really I do. There is nothing anyone can do about it. I am sure my record label would hate me saying it, and my manager and my accountants.”
British Culture minister Kim Howells fumed, “Williams should not be defending theft, and this is real theft.” Howells went so far to say, “These pirate operations are linked to organized crime on a worldwide basis.” Read more.