A source close to Dougie Poynter spoke with The Mirror about the McFly bassist deciding to check into a rehab facility ahead of the band’s Above The Noise UK tour, which begins in a few weeks. “Dougie was absolutely heartbroken when Frankie dumped him,” the source said, referring to The Saturdays’ singer Frankie Sandford. “He saw himself getting married and having kids and being with her for life. And he was just crushed. It got to the point where he was struggling to get through the day so he decided to seek help at the Priory clinic. He’s been in there working hard on getting his head straight.”
Tom Fletcher of McFly checked in with his Twitter followers (@tommcfly) to reveal that his bandmate Dougie Poynter is in rehab while not specifying what he’s seeking help for. The 23-year-old bassist split up with The Saturdays’ singer Frankie Sandford in November. Tom writes:
Obviously you’re all reading rumors about Dougie. Please don’t worry. We don’t know what the tabloids will say tomorrow but he is in rehab.
He’s just been having a tough time lately and needed a few weeks rest so he’s fighting fit and ready to slap that bass for you on tour. X
The guys from McFly were dared by Fabulous Magazine this week to get their legs waxed. The British tabloid has pictures and hilarious quotes from the English pop rock band. Dougie Poynter said about the waxing, “It killed, and now my legs look like my 20-year-old sister’s. Not good!” Bandmate Harry Judd added, “Me and Danny [Jones] had to get in a bath while Dougie poured goo on us.” An appreciative Danny said, “It was moisturizing – thanks!”
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The video for McFly’s new single ‘That’s The Truth’ premieres exclusively on Super City Tuesday (January 25) at 5pm. Go to McFly.com to check it out. ‘That’s The Truth’ is out March 6th. Watch a behind the scenes teaser for the video via YouTube below.
95.8 Capital FM’s Roberto had a chat with McFly after their performance at the 2010 Jingle Bell Ball. They talked about the amazing gig, performing at the gig with Taio Cruz live for the first time, how the snow impacted them, and brussel sprouts before they did the Chubby Bunny Challenge. After stuffing their mouths with marshmallows, the English boy band took questions out of a bag from fans. Watch it via YouTube below.
McFly are out with the music video to their new single ‘Shine A Light’, featuring Taio Cruz, off the British pop rock band’s forthcoming album ‘Above The Noise’. Check out the video recently shot in London via YouTube below.
McFly’s revolutionary ‘Super City’ launches on Friday (October 1) at the British pop rock band’s official web site, mcfly.com. In a new video, McFly revealed the details and exclusive content for fans. “We knew we had so many amazing fans that have been with us right from day one, and we wanted to kind of find a way of giving something back to them really,” Tom Fletcher explained. Watch it via YouTube below.
McFly are out with the music video to their new single ‘Party Girl’, off the British pop rock band’s fifth studio album, out later this year on their Super Records imprint. Fans can pre-order all 3 collectable formats of the Party Girl single (released Sept 6th) from Townsend Records for £4.99. Watch the video via YouTube below.
To promote their new Supersite and album, McFly have filmed a 30 minute movie called ‘Nowhere Left To Run’. The mini film was shot throughout the summer and features six brand new songs and a plot involving vampires, sex and violence. ‘Nowhere Left To Run’ will be released exclusively to Citizens of Supercity in September 2010. Watch the trailer via YouTube below.
Frankie Sandford tells Metro she and boyfriend Dougie Poynter of McFly don’t have arguments when it comes to watching what is on television. “I wouldn’t say Dougie and I ever argue about what to watch because we watch what I want to, and that’s that,” the 21-year-old said.
Frankie reinforced the idea that she wears the pants in the relationship by explaining who does the clean-up at the London home they share. “He’s more of a woman than I am,” Sandford said. “I am really messy and leave my stuff everywhere and he is always tidying up after me.”