The Daily Star reports Kylie Minogue is reportedly set to star in ‘Grease 3’, where she’d play the teenage daughter of Olivia Newton-John – Sandy in the original movie. “Kylie definitely doesn’t look anything like her age and shouldn’t have any problems playing a teenager,” a source said. Original ‘Grease’ star John Travolta is also signed up, along with Stockard Channing.
Kylie Minogue Show Out Of Luck
January 22, 2003 – The Sun reports Kylie Minogue has pulled the plug on ‘I Should Be So Lucky’, a stage musical featuring her biggest hits. “The Australian writers, directors and actors are gutted – they cannot proceed without her blessing,” a show insider said. “They have been left high and dry.”
This Week’s Hot 100 Singles
January 20, 2003 – Contributed anonymously:
This week’s Billboard Singles Charts isn’t much changed, from last week. Starting from the bottom, Kylie Minogue is stranded at #92, Christina Aguilera’s, ‘Dirrty,’ jumps 3 to #84, and Madonna keeps falling landing in at #83. Lonestar is this week’s ‘Hot Shot Debut,’ in #73, *NSYNC’s JC Chasez makes a high jump 85-63, same thing goes for t.A.T.u 78-55. Good Charlotte make top 30 in at #26, R. Kelly’s latest jumps from #38 to #21, and Pink struggles to hold on to the top 20,in at at exactly #20. The rest of the top 20 doesn’t really differ, Jennifer Lopez and LL Cool J’s duet dives in at #10, Justin Timberlake is the greatest gainer of radio play and he comes in at #8, and Avril Lavigne’s, ‘I’m With You,’ comes in at #7. The top 5 had a shake up, Christina Aguilera jumped from #6 to #4, B2K made it to #2, and Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself,’ remains at #1.
Kylie Minogue To Quit UK For USA
January 17, 2003 – The Sun reports Kylie Minogue is planning on spending this year in the U.S., ending her 13 years as an honorary Brit. “This year is about cementing her place in the US music scene and this will require long stays in New York and LA,” a pal revealed. “She is ready to live there.” A source added, “Kylie feels she needs a long break from London life. She has this weird bond with [on/off boyfriend James Gooding] she knows isn’t healthy. Being away from him is the only solution.”
Kylie Minogue Tops Visitors Poll At Madame Tussaud’s
January 6, 2003 – Kylie Minogue has been named both favorite pop star and most beautiful woman by visitors to Madame Tussaud’s in their annual survey. In the pop star category she beat out Robbie Williams and Gareth Gates, while she topped Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez in the most beautiful woman category.
Kylie Minogue Goes Punk
January 5, 2003 – The Sunday People reports Kylie Minogue has taken on a new punk image. Top fashion stylist Karen Crook said, “Kylie is the ultimate trend setter and her new image will undoubtedly set the fashion agenda for the spring and summer. As Kylie demonstrates, the key to the punk look is mixing it with a bit of glamor. String vests and baggy trousers with lots of zips and buckles are going to be huge.”
DJ Chris Sheppard Kisses Kylie Minogue And Tells
December 23, 2002 – Love Inc DJ Chris Sheppard tells the Sunday Mirror that he had a short make-out session with Kylie Minogue. “She was wearing a skimpy black dress and was obviously freezing so I offered her my coat,” Sheppard said. “It was great – I had a real crush on her beforehand and I took things on. Before I knew it I was snogging the face off her but that was as far as it got.”
Kylie Minogue’s Book Is Bombing
December 22, 2002 – The Sunday People reports Kylie Minogue’s book ‘Kylie: La La La’ has bombed despite being packed with half-naked pictures of the Aussie singer. The book sold 8,000 copies in its first week, reaching #3 in the leading Bookscan charts, but six weeks later it is at #91. Publishers Hodder, said to have paid a £500,000 advance for it, said: “We have 217,000 copies in the shops, which is a huge amount.”