The Sunday Mirror reports that Kylie Minogue has split with lover Olivier Martinez after a furious argument at the ultra-chic Hotel de La Ponche in the resort of St Tropez. “She looked very upset,” an onlooker remarked. “There were tears in her eyes as she left. She stormed out of the restaurant leaving her boyfriend at the table.” A few moments later, Olivier slapped down his napkin on to the table and followed her out. “Olivier looked furious as well. There were obviously serious issues between the pair of them,” said the witness.
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Does Kylie Rival Prefer The Girls?
August 1, 2004 – The Sunday People reports that Kylie Minogue was “humiliated” after boyfriend Olivier Martinez and his ‘SWAT’ co-star Michelle Rodriguez got close at Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs’ bash in France. But at an earlier party in Miami, Michelle reportedly “started making out with a sexy blonde woman.” The actress is also said to be close to Blu Cantrell. “Michelle’s masculine looks and tough attitude sparked rumors,” a source said.
Paulini Tops ARIA Charts
July 27, 2004 – Australian Idol loser Paulini stays at #1 for the second week, while American Idol winner Fantasia makes her debut at #4. Anastacia debuts at #14 with ‘Sick and tired’, and Avril’s ‘My happy ending” debuts at a disappointing #16. Kelis stays put in the top ten for the 8th week. Jessica Simpson drops 4 places to #19 while a poor Kylie Minogue’s ‘Chocolate’ drops from #14 to #22 in just its 2nd week. After 5 weeks Janet Jackson’s at #29 with ‘All Nite”. Britney Spears drops completely out of the top #50 and Beyonce’s ‘Naughty Girl” is at #48.
Now for the album Charts, surprisingly the Shrek 2 soundtrack takes the top spot. Anastacia’s at #11 and Avril’s at #13. Britney’s ‘In the Zone’ sits at a good #26 after 31 weeks. Hilary Duff’s ‘Metamorphosis” re-enters the charts at #45. Jessica Simpson’s at #29 with ‘In this Skin’. Beyonce and Janet Jackson are nowhere to be seen in the top #50, but they’re the only pop acts to be seen on the dance chart.
Kylie’s Bum Called ‘Too Small’
July 18, 2004 – The Sun reports that 25-year-old DJ Sassy, whose bottom is plastered on giant billboards across Britain, hopes it will encourage a trend towards a curvier look, arguing that Kylie Minogue’s “tiny hips” make her a bad role model for teenagers. “I don’t rate Kylie’s bum – she hasn’t got one,” said Sassy said. “In the US, people like to see a proper behind but in this country it’s been different – no hips and big breasts. But the role model seems to be changing back again to the more womanly Marilyn Monroe style.”