Sophie Ellis Bextor told fans on her official website that a recent ‘Rich List’ that placed her at #479 with estimated earnings of £1.6 million is “complete nonsense”. Sophie insisted, “That rich list write-up is complete nonsense. Every word.”
School Pupils Much Kinder To Sophie Ellis Bextor Now
November 7, 2002 – The Scottish Daily Record reports Sophie went back to her old school on Monday, and found out as a pop star she is Miss Popular. When she was a pupil, she was pelted with coins and bullied.
Sophie Ellis Bextor Steals Her Look From Fruit Bowl
November 5, 2002 – Sophie has confessed that at last week’s National Music Awards she stole netting from a fruit bowl to get her look. She told GMTV, “There was a fruit bowl with netting and a customized little bow, and that’s what I was wearing in my hair. It must be the Blue Peter streak in me.”
Sophie Ellis-Bextor #14 Most Irritating
October 24, 2002 – The Mirror’s 3AM girls have listed Sophie as #14 on their list of the 100 most irritating people. They say readers “reckon the least she can do is a bit of dancing, but when the poor girl tries, she looks more like a convulsing chicken than an accomplished performer.” She wasn’t helped by a recent miming incident.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor Furious At Technician Over Gaffe
October 20, 2002 – The Sunday People reports Sophie threw a bit of a tantrum at the European premiere for ‘Holiday On Ice’. Halfway through ‘Take Me Home’, a technician handed her a microphone. It made it look like she was lip synching the track. Bextor hit it out of his hand and then stormed off after the show.