Oasis star Noel Gallagher tells The Daily Telegraph: “I feel sorry for Robbie Williams because nobody once ever mentions his music. I wouldn’t walk a mile in his shoes because he seems to be a very lonely and unhappy, very confused young man. He doesn’t know whether he’s straight or gay. He’s forever going on about wanting a girlfriend and seems to be a lonely, sad man.” The full story at news.com.au has since been removed.
Robbie’s ‘Intensive Care’ First Day Sales At 130K
October 26, 2005 – The Sun reports that Robbie Williams’ new album ‘Intensive Care’ is set to be a sales smash, with early midweek figures indicating the singer has cleared a massive 130,000 copies of the album in just one day.
Robbie On The Up & Downs Of Being Single
October 22, 2005 – Robbie Williams spoke with The Sun about the positives and negatives about having never yet been married or having children. “Other people have had this level of success and they’ve also managed to juggle that with being married and having kids,” he said. “I just think, ‘God, at least they tried out marriage. Even Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley! Even Elton John tried that one’.” He then added, “On the other hand, of course, there is a sense in which I want to pat myself on the back and say, ‘Well, you got through your twenties without getting divorced, there’s no single mothers running around with your babies and you have no lifetime attachments to people that you hate’.”
Robbie Wants To Be A Woman For A Day
October 14, 2005 – Robbie Williams tells The Daily Star despite his fame and riches, he hasn’t experienced everything he’d like to do. “I want to know what sex feels like for a woman,” he said. “If I was a woman for 24 hours, then I’d finally know what’s going on in their heads.”
Robbie Wants Another Crack At America
October 12, 2005 – Robbie Williams tells Neil Sean of Sky News he still hasn’t given up on trying to crack the U.S. market, despite pressure from his label to steer clear of America. “My label EMI are not keen to put out this new album in the US as the last two failed,” he admitted. “I am trying to twist their arm though, as I think this is my best work to date. To be honest, this could be the one where the US finally get Robert Williams.”
Sugababes Fend Off Robbie Williams In UK Chart Battle
October 11, 2005 – Sugababes remained atop the UK singles charts with ‘Push The Button’, holding off Robbie Williams who saw ‘Tripping’ debut at #2 while Pussycat Dolls still remained a force slipping one to #3. Other pop debuts included Mariah Carey, with ‘Get Your Number / Shake It Off’ landing at #9, Ricky Martin, with ‘I Don’t Care’ at #11, and former S Club star Rachel Stevens, with ‘I Said Never Again’ at #12.
Robbie Williams Defends Kate Moss Against Media
October 8, 2005 – At a news conference in Berlin, Robbie Williams had harsh words for journalists writing about Kate Moss, who lost two deals with leading fashion houses over the cocaine use allegations. “The media has a lot to answer for,” said Williams. “You’re talking about a woman who has never harmed anyone, has never pretended to be someone she isn’t. I find the way some in the various media groups, who I have personally taken cocaine with, are now saying she shouldn’t take cocaine. She’s an absolute icon, she’s beautiful. I think people should just get off her back because she’s done nothing wrong. I’ve been to rehab. It’s not fun. I hope she gets well. She deserves to be happy.”