Over 20 celebrities and hundreds of women from across the UK have lent their voices to re-record Cyndi Lauper’s 1980s classic ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ to launch the Race for Life 2010 event series. To find out more, visit the Race for Life website at raceforlife.org. Those contributing to the single include former Atomic Kitten Liz McClarnon, former Hear’Say member Kym Marsh, former Liberty X member Kelli Young, former Mis-Teeq member Su-Elise Nash, former Steps member Lisa Scott Lee and the Cheeky Girls. Watch it via YouTube below.
The Mirror reports former Hear’Say star Kym Marsh and husband Jack Ryder have ended their six year of marriage, saying the split is amicable and that Jack will continue to visit Kym’s children from a previous relationship. “With great sadness, Kym and Jack Ryder have decided to separate after seven years together,” the couple said in a statement. “Their separation is amicable and they remain friends, with Jack continuing to see Kym’s children, David and Emily. There is no-one else involved in the break-up of their marriage. Neither Jack nor Kym will be commenting further to the press.”
Kym Tries To Launch TV Series
March 15, 2006 – Former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh tells Ann Montini of Sky News that written her own drama/comedy with actor husband Jack Ryder. “It’s my favorite hobby and we had an idea that we have developed which we are just trying to get going now,” she revealed.
Halloween Night Fight
November 7, 2004 – The People reports that when former Hear’Say star Kym Marsh threw a Halloween party for her kids, a few of her pals started fighting. “Two girl dancers started arguing, then it turned into a fight,” a mole revealed. “It wasn’t a good example for the kids.”
Kym Marsh Gets Elbowed
September 18, 2004 – BBC News reports that former Hear’Say star Kym Marsh received an elbow to the face while performing in the stage musical ‘Saturday Night Fever’ while backstage. After a quick trip to the hospital, Kym was back at work a day or so later.
Kym Lands West End Stage Role
May 18, 2004 – Former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh is bouncing back after being dumped by her record label in January after her solo career failed to take off and after her split with hubby Jack Ryder. Marsh has been chosen to star as Annette in a big new West End production of ‘Saturday Night Fever’. “It’s been a very tough year,” Marsh admitted. “I’ll be honest – of course it was a huge downer when I was dropped. I was really upset because things didn’t work out. But you have to pick yourself up. If you get sacked you have to get out there and look for something else.” Read more.
Kym Dumped By Label
January 24, 2004 – The Mirror reports former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh has been dumped by her label Universal Records after an embarrassing string of flops. “In the end it was a matter of when, not if, Kym was going to be dropped,” an insider revealed. “The bottom line is she wasn’t selling records and we couldn’t see how it was going to be turned around. Universal is desperate to save money and this week there were 40 redundancies. This is no time for sentimentality.”
Kym May Have To Settle For TV Hosting Gig
December 30, 2003 – Sky News reports former Hear’Say star Kym Marsh is hoping to land a new career as a TV host. Marsh is appearing as a guest host in the new series of lunchtime chat show ‘Loose Women’ in the New Year. While Kym claims she still has her pop contract, Universal Records issued a “no comment” in response.
The Glasgow Daily Record reports Hear’Say singer Noel Sullivan has confessed he never speaks to former bandmate Kym Marsh. “I still keep in touch with most of the band, but have not spoken to Kym,” he revealed. “I’ve not known her now for longer than I knew her, and when things were hard I spent time with my friends and family. Kym never told us she was leaving two years ago and I’m over it now. I am very grateful for the experience and where it put me. am now able to walk into lead roles because of Hear’Say.”
Hear’Say Settle Differences, Reunion Possible
June 18, 2003 – The Sun reports Kym Marsh has hinted Hear’Say could reform after she buried the hatchet with her old bandmates. She says, “The bridges have been built again. We plan to get back together like old times.” If the band’s solo careers fail, a reunion could be more likely.
Former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh and hubby Jack Ryder were on hand for the British Academy Children’s Film And Television Awards on Sunday (November 30) at the Park Lane Hilton in London. Check out pictures from RexFeatures and WireImage.
Kym To Team With Darts Champ
December 1, 2003 – The Mirror reports former Hear’Say signer Kym Marsh has struck up a bizarre friendship with 10-times world darts champ Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor and plans to release a single with him. “Phil’s become one of my friends. I know him quite well and he’s a very talented guy,” she said.
The Sunday Mirror reports former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh stopped into her local tattooist for a bit of art on her left shoulder – having the names of her children etched on to her skin.
Simon Cowell Predicts ‘Bloodbath’ For Pop Stars
October 30, 2003 – Simon isn’t only predicting a dire future for former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh, but many other pop stars as well. He tells The Mirror, “She’ll be the first of many. A lot of artists are going to go this year. It’s going to be a bloodbath but that’s the way it goes. You spend so much money on these artists – it costs so much.”
Kym Hits Back At Simon
October 29, 2003 – Radio 1 managed to get hold of former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh to get her reaction to Simon Cowell’s claim that she was going to get dropped from her record label. “It makes me laugh, because he thinks he knows everything about everything,” Marsh said. “How does he know what’s going on in my record company? He can’t make that statement and it does make me laugh because he does think he knows everything, but he’s just a big drama queen. Simon Cowell’s got an opinion about everyone, I mean he talked about Robbie and said how rubbish he thinks Robbie is! That’s just ridiculous, the guy’s sold millions of albums.”
MyleeneKlass.com had video, since removed, of former Hear’Say stars Myleene Klass and Kym Marsh on the Frank Skinner Show earlier this week. The pair talked about how they made up after falling out while in the band. Kym talked about her time selling sex toys and got pretty graphic. Kym also talked about why she left the group while Myleene talked about how she was crying on her previous appearance on the show. They talked about the pair’s new solo singles. Kym talked about her marital problems with Jack Ryder but says things are going good now. After the interview, they performed a duet.
Myleene Klass Launches ‘Moving On’ Album At Harrods
October 21, 2003 – Ex Hear’say member Myleene launched her new album ‘Moving On’ on Monday (October 20) at Harrods Department Store in Knightsbridge, London. Klass turned heads by wearing a backless top. Check out pictures from WireImage.
The People reports former Hear’Say star Kym Marsh has healed the bitter rift with ex bandmate Myleene Klass. On Monday, they’ll be making an appearance together on ITV1’s The Frank Skinner Show. Myleene says, “There won’t be any catfights. Sorry! It will be like old pals getting together for a good old chat. What’s past is past.”
Smile-eene To Cry-leene
October 18, 2003 – The Sun had photos, since removed, of former Hear’Say star Myleene Klass who was all smiles as she set off on a shopping trip in London’s West End. But moments later she has been reduced to tears after receiving a phone call from the mother of leukemia victim Jessica Leigh-Firbank, who the singer dedicated her new album, ‘Moving On’, to after her death last year.
Kym Marsh Rushed To Hospital
October 5, 2003 – News of the World reports former Hear’Say star Kym was rushed to hospital for an emergency operation after collapsing with stomach pains. “It was a nightmare. I was really scared because it all happened so fast,” she said. “One minute I was fine and the next I was crying with pain and being rushed into the operating theatre. They found a cyst on my ovaries which was about to burst so they had to act quickly.” Kym’s worried husband, actor Jack Ryder, stayed by her side throughout her ordeal.
Kym Marsh Solo Career In Trouble
October 5, 2003 – The Sun reports former Hear’Say singer Kym’s solo career is in crisis after disastrous sales of her album ‘Standing Tall’ was only able to peak at #9 and the album’s second single ‘Come On Over’ only managed to peak at #10. “Kym’s solo career is in crisis. She’s been told there is no more money for promoting records that don’t sell,” a Universal Records insider revealed. “No one is expecting much from her new single. There is a public image problem and Kym is paying the price in terms of sales.” Read more.
Myleene Klass Insures Fingers For $1.6 Million
September 17, 2003 – The Sun reports former Hear’Say singer Myleene, who plays piano, violin and harp, is having her hands underwritten for £1million. The move mimics reports that had Jennifer Lopez insure her bottom for a reported $1 billion. “J.Lo had her bum insured for loads of money but my hands at least have a purpose. Her bum doesn’t really do anything,” Myleene said. The performers record bosses requested the policy after an accident in the kitchen. “I think they wanted an insurance policy because I burnt my finger the other day,” she said. “I was opening a microwave meal and hurt myself because it was so hot. They were worried I wasn’t looking after myself. But I was surprised when they asked me to insure my hands for that amount – that’s £100,000 for every finger!” Read more.
Myleene Klass Is Moving On To A New Image
September 10, 2003 – Former Hear’Say singer Myleene explained to EDP that her new album marked a departure from her old pop-persona and said she aimed to fly the flag for British female artists. “American singers like Britney Spears and Madonna continue to do really well over here, but I would like to provide something a bit different and prove that home-grown talent has an important place in the British music industry,” she said. “I also want to demonstrate that classical music can be enjoyed by everyone and now my look is a little more grown-up as I want people to understand that just because you are a classical musician, you do not have to wear gowns.” Myleene revealed that tracks on the album would include versions of Daniel Bedingfield’s hit ‘If You’re Not The One’ and ‘November Rain’ by Guns and Roses, along with Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight Sonata’.
September 4, 2003 – Busty former Hear’Say star Myleene Klass was spotted out at swanky London restaurant The Ivy looking much thinner than her days with the pop group. “She was almost unrecognizable as the girl who was in Hear’Say,” remarked a fellow diner. “She didn’t eat loads but she wasn’t picking at a lettuce leaf either.”
Former Steps star Lisa Scott Lee, Louise Rednapp, Mark Owen, Gareth Gates, former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh, and Girls Aloud performed as part of ‘Party in the Park’ at the Whitbread Hop Farm in Kent on Saturday (September 6). Check out pictures from RexFeatures (page1 / page2).
Jealous Jack Nixes Kym’s Gig With Triple 8
September 7, 2003 – Management for former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh gave no reason for her cancelling her scheduled gig in Hull on Thursday, but friends of the couple tell The People that her jealous hubby Jack Ryder was behind the decision. A pal revealed, “Jack wasn’t exactly happy about Kym being at the same gig as Triple 8.” Marsh was linked to 888’s David Wilcox when her marriage hit the rocks, but she denied having an affair.
The Sunday People reports former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh greeted her Triple 8 pal David Wilcox looking suspiciously friendly with the man she furiously denied she had an affair with, causing her marriage to Jack Ryder to hit trouble. An onlooker remarked, “Kym seemed over the moon that David was at the same event as her. She walked into the backstage area where Triple 8 were signing autographs and her smile said it all.” Kym has always insisted that her relationship with David is purely platonic.
The Sunday Mirror reports Blue star Duncan James has been two-timing girlfriend Janine Boosie with his ex-Anya Lahiri. Anya revealed, “He is my man. We might have had our ups and downs in the past. But we are back together again. In fact we’ve been seeing each other for a while now.”
Blue’s Duncan Offers Himself To Kym Before Marriage
July 18, 2003 – Popbitch.com reports Duncan James from Blue was kind enough to offer himself to his female next-door neighbor a few months back for “one last shag before you get married.” The neighbor was fellow pop star and ex-Hear’Say member Kym Marsh.
Kym Marsh’s Lonely Anniversary
August 12, 2003 – LFI reports Kym spent her first anniversary at home alone without estranged hubby Jack Ryder. The singer bought the papers in the morning and treated herself to Pizza Express for lunch.
Kym And Jack Try To Make Peace
August 12, 2003 – The Mirror reports Kym Marsh, who announced she had split with actor Jack Ryder two weeks ago, has taken a few days off work to spend time with him. Jack’s mother, Avis, said: “They are just spending a few days together. Jack said he just wants to enjoy the day with Kym. He is staying with her for a few days and then when she goes back to work he will probably go and see his dad again.”
Jack Begs Kym To Stay With Him
August 4, 2003 – The Sunday People reports a highly emotional Jack Ryder has written a heartbreaking love letter to former Hear’Say singer Kym Marsh in a desperate bid to save their rocky marriage. Jack’s pal revealed, “He is desperate to save his marriage. He loves Kym very much and is doing everything he can to stay with her.”