Blitz had a video clip, since removed, with news on Robbie Williams’ new video for ‘Radio’ and something about the Backstreet Boys and Nick Carter solo (post a translation in the comments if you are fluent in German), fueling rumors Carter won’t be part of the boy band’s comeback effort. The group’s official website features mouse-over photos of AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell, but not Carter.
Robbie Draws Elton John’s Ire With Memoir
September 9, 2004 – Robbie Williams is in trouble with Elton John following the release of his new autobiography ‘Feel’, where he talks about the rehab center Elton sent him to after he passed out from drug use in his mansion in 1997. “Elton tried to do a lot for me and I didn’t thank him enough. But what he did was weird,” Robbie wrote. A friend told The New York Daily News, “Elton is furious. He went out of his way to stage the intervention. This is the thanks he gets?”
Collectible Covers For Robbie’s Greatest Hits
September 7, 2004 – When Robbie Williams releases his greatest hits album next month, fans will have a pick from multiple album covers. “The covers are bound to become real collectors’ items,” a source tells The Mirror. “There will also be different covers for different parts of the world.”
Brian McFadden Aims To Be Next Robbie Williams
September 7, 2004 – Brian McFadden sees himself as the next Robbie Williams after leaving Westlife, as Robbie did with Take That, and launching a solo career. “So many people wrote off Robbie Williams when he left Take That, and I think lots of people are left with egg on their face when Robbie became the biggest star in England,” McFadden said. “I think people are giving me that chance because they don’t want to make, you know, just in case anything does happen and I do become successful. I think they’re just saying ‘Let’s just give him a chance and not write him off yet’.”
Robbie Shows Off Mercedes Roadster
September 7, 2004 – Robbie Williams shows off his new Mercedes Roadster in Malibu, California on Saturday (September 4). The car was so cool that even car collector Jay Leno had to check it out. Williams also seems to be beefing up, as his muscles are looking bigger. Check out pictures from RexFeatures.
Robbie Becomes Nightowl To Avoid UK Spotlight
September 4, 2004 – According to The Daily Star, Robbie Williams is said to hate fame so much that he no longer feels safe living in the UK and prefers to live in Hollywood. “He’s started walking his dogs in the middle of the night to avoid being hassled,” revealed Paul Scott, who penned Robbie’s new autobiography ‘Robbie Williams: Angels and Demons’. “He also found it impossible to indulge in his love of football for fear of his fans.”