The Sunday People reports former Hear’Say star Noel Sullivan upset drinkers with his karaoke version of the band’s ‘Pure and Simple’ in a Cardiff pub.
Hear’Say Abuse Drove Sullivan To Brink Of Suicide
November 21, 2002 – The Sun reports Noel Sullivan, formerly of Hear’Say, was close to suicide according to his former therapist Giovanni Malacrino. The singer was devastated when the public turned against him and bandmates. “Noel’s tired and pissed off … knackered,” blabbed Malacrino, oblivious to the idea of patient confidentiality. “The kids were thrown to the lions. The record company wanted to make a quick buck from those who did the hard work, like Noel.”
Hear’Say Split Blamed On Elton’s Diss
October 23, 2002 – Former Hear’Say member Noel Sullivan is blaming Elton John for sparking a wave of hatred for the group that led to their breakup. Elton had told The Sun the manufactured pop group were “the ugliest band in the world.” Noel fumed, “After Elton said all that everyone waded in – and this from a man who wears wigs and is hardly a hunk himself.”