Robbie Williams Celebrates Billy Morrison’s Birthday

WireImage.com and Splash have photos from what one site calls Billy Morrison’s birthday and the other calls Robbie’s birthday… Since Robbie’s was on February 13, so who knows? On hand were Robbie, supermodel/actress Kylie Bax, and Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath. Any party isn’t complete without Tara Reid shoving her face in it so she attended as well (no sign of the Hilton sisters though). For the WireImage.com photos, click here.

Robbie Hits GQ Magazine Party

February 21, 2002 – Splash had photos of singer Robbie Williams at the GQ magazine party Wednesday night just hours after the Brit awards concluded where he won Best Male Artist. Also at the awards were soon again to be pop star Jennifer Love Hewitt and rumored boyfriend David Spade (?!?).

Robbie’s Brit Award Stolen

February 19, 2002 – The Sun reports the Brit Award for the Best Male Solo Artist to be given to Robbie Williams was stolen from a depot in South London after Robbie was filmed accepting the award from Los Angeles. The singer had mailed it back to the UK to get his name engraved on it when it was lifted. Organizers are furious over the theft and Robbie is reportedly “deeply upset” over it himself. The show occurs hours from now at Earls Court in London.

Robbie Up For Who Biopic Role

February 11, 2002 – Peoplenews.com reports Robbie Williams is being considered for the role of The Who’s Keith Moon in a forthcoming biopic. Who frontman Roger Daltrey commented on Robbie getting the role and the alcohol problems he has that mirror Moon’s saying, “There’s a lot of Moon that I see in him, a lot of demons.” Daltrey is also considering Mike Myers.

Robbie Williams Wanted To Remain Nude All Day

Ananova reports that after doing a photo shoot for Vogue magazine where a naked Robbie Williams and model Gisele Bundchen will appear on the cover, Robbie told photographer Mario Testino he’d prefer to stay nude. Testino revealed during his exhibition at National Portrait Gallery in London’s West End, “It was an experience. I told him ‘Robbie you will only need to be nude for 10 minutes’. And he said ‘No, I really don’t care. I’ll be nude all day’.”

Robbie Writing Tell-All, But Won’t Be Released Anytime Soon

February 3, 2002 – The Sun reports that while Robbie Williams is resting in Los Angeles, he is using the time to compose an autobiography. An insider revealed, “Rob has shown extracts of it to a few people and it really is strong stuff. At the moment he is feeling very vulnerable and worried about going back on to drink and drugs.” The singer doesn’t plan on releasing it until he’s much older though.

Robbie To Play Near Biographic Role

January 24, 2002 – Robbie Williams is to play as a reforming drink and drugs abuser in forthcoming film, The Addict, reports Worldpop. Star Wars producer Gary Kurtz asked Robbie to star in the film that in many ways mirrors Robbie’s own life. A source revealed, “Robbie has always dreamt of breaking into films.”

Robbie Williams To Stay In LA To Battle Alcoholism

The Sun reports Robbie Williams has been going to AA meetings every day since he’s been staying in Los Angeles. Robbie told a friend, “It has been almost impossible to stay sober. I’ve got to go to meetings every day because I just don’t know if I can trust myself. LA is an easier place to be sober in than London. I have been sober for a year but every day is a battle.” Read more.

Robbie Ordered To Rest Six Months

January 18, 2002 – The Sun reports Robbie Williams has been ordered to take six months off to keep from having a mental breakdown. Robbie currently is staying in Los Angeles and a source said, “Rob won’t be performing or working for six months. He has been down despite his double Christmas No1s.”

Robbie Looks Sinister At LAX

January 13, 2002 – The Sun had photos of Robbie Williams arriving at Los Angeles International Airport where he tried to duck photographers by pulling a black hat over his face, not to mention carrying a mask in his hands. Someone travelling at the airport commented, “He looked pretty sinister and was lucky he wasn’t jumped by guards.”

Robbie, Kylie & Dido Lead Brit Award Pop Nominees

Nominations for the Brit Awards 2002, the most prestigious UK music awards of the year, were announced on Monday, with Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, and Dido leading the pack for pop performers with four nominations each. Other acts up for awards included Westlife, Hear’Say, Blue, and Atomic Kitten. Read on for a full list of nominees.
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Robbie Williams May Cameo On The Simpsons

Peoplenews.com reports Robbie Williams may take a big jump in establishing his name in America with an appearance on The Simpsons. A studio source from the show stated, “It would be a huge boost for Robbie’s image in America. While he is a household name in the UK, he is not that well known in the States. The producers know how huge he is in Europe, which is an important market for them.”

Sophie Ellis-Bextor Calls Robbie Williams Battles Immature

Sophie Ellis-Bextor participated in an online chat with the Sun and was asked about Robbie Williams comments in the media about her. Sophie said, “I do think it’s immature to engage in media battles and that’s why I haven’t spoken about him since I was 18. I think it’s a real shame that he’s spoken about me, on the other hand I think his comments were quite funny.”

Bizarre Award Winners Include Blue, Robbie, & Filan

December 28, 2001 – The Sun’s Dominic Mohan has announced his Bizarre Awards for the year and amongst the winners were Westlife for Best Band In The World, Kylie Minogue for Best Female Singer, Robbie Williams for Best Male Singer, Blue for Best Newcomer, and a few others.

Nicole Calls Shy Robbie Williams ‘A Perfect Gentleman’

The Sun reports Nicole Kidman talked about her dating status with Robbie Williams saying she was also dating about five other people and added, “He’s actually very sweet and very shy and I’m very shy so you have two very shy people. Was he predatory and pushy? Not at all. He was a perfect gentleman.” Read more.

Red Faced Robbie Apologizing To Geri

November 30, 2001 – Worldpop reports Robbie Williams has been desperately trying to apologize to former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell about his comments in the British tabs recently about her bizarre behavior prompting their breakup. He’s reportedly spent hours placating the ex-Spice Girl claiming that he had been ‘misquoted’ and his comments were taken ‘out of context’.

Robbie Cuts Geri Out Of His Documentary

November 23, 2001 – The Sun reports Robbie Williams has cut ex-Spice Girl Geri Halliwell out of his upcoming documentary Nobody Someday, which had included scenes of Geri presented his award for Best Male Artist at last February’s Brits and Geri at Robbie’s home. An insider explained the move saying, “Robbie did not want to see anything with Geri in his film. As far as he is concerned she is no longer a part of his life. Robbie had a lot of control over what went in and what stayed out and we were told Geri was definitely out.” Read more.

Robbie Williams Admits To Banging Geri Halliwell

WENN reports Robbie Williams has admitted to bedding former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell as he didn’t have much good to say about the singer. Robbie claims, “We slept together. But I don’t think we found each other physically attractive.

“Geri liked to speak like a psychotic child and developed this possessed look in her eye. It was genuinely scaring me.”

Nicole & Robbie Video Details

November 10, 2001 – Well it appears that News of the World has scaled back their website and has dropped Rav’s online column, but at least they have details and photos of Nicole Kidman’s video with Robbie Williams. Apparently the video was so sexual that portions had to be removed by orders of the Independent Television Commission.

Robbie Williams Jokes About Best Male Nod

Robbie Williams nabbed the Best Male award at the 2001 MTV Europe Awards in Frankfurt Thursday and make light of his arrogant speech last year telling the crowd by taped message, “I’m very humbled to receive another award yet again. Last year I was very arrogant when I said ‘I’d like to thank MTV for my three houses, my five cars and my supermodel girlfriend, live the dream’.”

Robbie added, “The supermodel girlfriend turned out to be anorexic and decided to be lesbian, I couldn’t keep up with the mortgage repayments on three houses, so I’m living in a caravan. The five cars I had, I wrote them all off. Please keep buying my records, live the nightmare.”

The Sun’s Mohan Impressed With Robbie’s Swing Album

Robbie Williams 'Swing When You're Winning' album cover

November 8, 2001 – The Sun’s Dominic Mohan reviewed the latest album by Robbie Williams, “Swing When You’re Winning,” which puts the singer in a new musical direction covered top classic songs. A duet with Nicole Kidman called “Somethin- Stupid” gets a perfect rating of 10 with Mohan as he admits, “Best song on the album. Could be the key to Robbie becoming a household name in the US. Could be Christmas No 1.” As for the whole album, he gave it a rating of 8 out of 10. Read the track by track review here.

Nicole Kidman Refuses TV Appearance With Robbie Williams

The Sun reports Nicole Kidman told Australia’s Ray Martin Show that their planned trick to have her and Robbie on the show at the same time wasn’t going to happen. Nicole insisted it was either him or her, but not both, so they relinquished and went with Nicole. A source told the Sun, “Nicole didn’t want to feel she was being set up or trapped into having to confront the rumors about Robbie directly on live television with him sitting next to her. She wants to keep what is going on between her and Robbie very private.” Read more.

Robbie: ‘Look, I’m straight!’

November 3, 2001 – News.com.au reports Robbie Williams being frank about his sexuality, “Look, I’m straight, all right? F…ing hell! Tell the world. What’s wrong with it? Sorry, everyone. I tried being gay but it just wasn’t for me! If I could take a gay pill right now I would. But I’m just not.”

Robbie’s Hair Turning Grey?

October 27, 2001 – According to News of the World, Robbie Williams has been having a hairstylist from Paris flown in regularly to dye his hair that has been greying. A pal of Robbie’s said, “There’s nothing wrong with looking good. His stamina is totally unaffected.”

Kidman Insists She And Robbie Are Just Friends

October 26, 2001 – News.com.au reports Nicole Kidman has denied reports that she and Robbie Williams are a romantic couple insisting, “Robbie and I have become good friends – and that’s all. It’s not what people might think, but Robbie is irresistible because he is so much fun to be around. He’s a very funny man. He also gives me amazing confidence.”

Did She Really Say That?

October 25, 2001 – According to Popbitch.com, Nicole Kidman was recently asked to comment on rumors that she’s had sex with Robbie Williams, to which she allegedly replied, “No. He’s gay isn’t he? I thought everyone knew that…”

Robbie’s Fine Comments Desperate Publicity Move?

October 25, 2001 – Comments from Robbie Williams following a concert in Singapore suggested he was fined $5,700 for flashing the audience at Singapore Indoor Stadium Saturday, but a Singapore police spokesman said otherwise, “We have no record he was fined. It’s not true.”

Robbie Snapped Leaving Nicole Kidman’s Hotel At 3 a.m.

October 12, 2001 – The Sun has photos of Robbie Williams leaving Nicole Kidman’s London hotel just before 3am yesterday that has people wondering if the two are igniting a romance. Nicole skipped off after a TV show with Michael Parkinson instead of joining the host and co-guests Ewan McGregor, Anne Robinson and tenor Andrea Bocelli for drinks. Five minutes later, Robbie’s chauffeur-driven Range Rover showed up. Read more.

Robbie Hits It 3 Out Of 60

September 26, 2001 – The Sun reports Robbie Williams only had sex three times during his recent tour that went 60 days. Williams admitted, “I had sex three times on the tour, which went on for nearly two months. That’s not bad going really. I don’t want people to think I do it every night. I don’t want reputation for being a tart, do I?”

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