The Sun spoke with Holly Valance move to launch herself as a pop star following her job as a star on Aussie soap ‘Neighbours’, a move very similar to Kylie Minogue. The 19 year old said of comparisons to Kylie, “Anything that remotely links me to Kylie is flattering. She is one of my heroes but I’m not striving to be her. I just want to wing it and see how it goes.”
Kylie Minogue Bringing Mom As Stylist On Tour
April 11, 2002 – The Mirror reports Kylie Minogue is bringing her mother Carol along to be her dresser on her eagerly-awaited UK and European tour. Carol used to be a model, and loves her daughter’s skimpy outfits – especially her trademark hot pants. So far, Kylie’s only tour request has been for her mom to be backstage with her every night, a refreshing change from demands by comparable big name acts.
Kylie Minogue’s $10 Million Year Puts Her In Australia’s Top 50
April 10, 2002 – The Sydney Morning Herald reports Kylie Minogue has shot up to the number 9 spot on the Top 50 Australian entertainers’ earnings chart after making $10 million last year, according to the latest edition of BRW magazine. Among those above her were AC/DC, Russell Crowe, and ‘Moulin Rouge’ director Baz Luhrmann. Read more.
Kylie Minogue Wonders If ‘Locomotion’ Was Tainted By Big Hair
April 7, 2002 – Spin magazine spoke with Kylie Minogue in their May issue. When asked if questions about her 80’s hit ‘Locomotion’ get annoying from US reporters, she said, “No, it makes me laugh! I’m amazed they actually remember the song. Now I’m the ‘La la la’ girl. ‘Locomotion’ is a classic; I’m not sure if I tainted it with my aerobic gear and big hair.”