While battling breast cancer, Kylie Minogue is being inspired in her battle by cycling legend Lance Armstrong, who defeated advanced testicular cancer in 1996 and subsequently won the Tour de France seven consecutive years. “Kylie wants to stage the same kind of comeback from her breast cancer,” a source tells the Sunday Mirror.
Neil Sean’s Review Of The Year
December 23, 2005 – Neil Sean of Sky News provided his ‘Review Of The Year’ column, with his thoughts and predictions on Blue’s split, Robbie Williams and the reformation – without him – of Take That, former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell entering the new year about to have her first baby, Charlotte Church’s desire for “marriage and babies” with boyfriend Gavin Henson, Pussycat Dolls’ breakout year, Sugababes continuing on with new member Amelle Berrabah, former Westlife star Brian McFadden and Delta Goodrem’s romance, Madonna’s comeback, former S Club star Rachel Stevens’ difficult year, Kylie Minogue’s brave cancer battle, Live 8, and more. The column has since been removed.
Kylie Plans Comeback
December 20, 2005 – A Parlophone Records insider tells The Sun that Kylie Minogue called a meeting with bosses at the label in London last week and told them she wants to be back in the studio by next summer. “She came into the office for the meeting,” a source revealed. “Everyone assumed things would be kept on the back burner while she recovers and regains full strength. But Kylie wasn’t in the mood for sympathy – she has no plans to rest up. She made it absolutely clear that she wants her A&R team to find the best songs for 2006. She wants to be the priority artist of next year. Kylie has scheduled to be recording by the summer and wants to release a new album by the end of the year.”
Kylie’s Fragile Gold Hotpants Displayed In Exhibit
December 18, 2005 – The Sunday Mirror reports that Kylie Minogue’s famous gold hotpants, now on show as part of a Kylie exhibition touring Australia, are starting to fall apart. “The pants just can’t take any unnecessary strain,” said Margot Anderson, assistant curator of the Powerhouse museum in Sydney where Kylie: An Exhibition is currently on show. “The gold coating lifts off every time they are touched.”
The full story at sundaymirror.co.uk has since been removed.