Millionaire Tatu Girls Leave Moscow Slums Behind
The Sun reports Ivan Shapovalov’s sleazy ideas have brought t.A.T.u. singers Lena Katina and Julia Volkova a £3.5million fortune from worldwide sales. And one look at the Moscow slums where the girls grew up is enough to understand why faking lesbianism must seem a small price to pay to escape.
Tatu Manager Thanks British TV Bosses For Video Ban
February 10, 2003 – The Sun reports t.A.T.u. manager Ivan Shapovalov has thanked British television bosses for banning the raunchy video for ‘All The Things She Said’. The BBC decided the clip, which features Lena Katina and Julia Volkova making out in school uniforms, was too steamy for young viewers. Ivan says he thinks sales of the album increased because of the ban. He said, “I send my warmest thanks to everyone in the UK.”