Robbie Williams was spotted at Hyde in Hollywood on Friday (March 30). A source tells X17 Robbie seemed “smitten” with an attractive, unknown brunette, dancing and canoodling with her all night. Watch footage from X17 below the cut. (more…)
Robbie Williams and his mates were spotted belting out a wacky rendition of ‘California Dreamin’ while leaving Hyde in Hollywood on Tuesday night (March 27). The British pop singer was sporting an unbuttoned shirt showing off his chest hair looking a bit toasted after an evening of drinking. Watch footage and check out pictures from X17.
Fans Sing For Robbie Outside Hyde
March 29, 2007 – Robbie Williams was spotted trying to quietly sneak out after another late night at Hyde in Hollywood on Monday (March 26), but was greeted by a trio of singing fans. Check out pictures and video from X17.
Robbie Williams admitted in RWD magazine he can’t rap, but insisted that wasn’t what he was trying to do on his last album ‘Rudebox’. “Well this is the thing. I absolutely, positively know that I’m not a rapper,” the 33-year-old explained. “I’m not. I’d love to be, but I’m me, I come from Take That! I believe everyone is saying ‘Robbie can’t rap.’ Yeah, I can’t, but I’m not rapping. For me, it’s about having more bars in a song and therefore more words, more pictures painted. Mike Skinner’s not a rapper.” Read more.
Rehabbed Robbie Feeling Randy
March 21, 2007 – Robbie Williams was spotted locking lips with an unknown brunette inside BOULEVARD3 on Monday night (March 19), and then just minutes later, hitting on a stacked blonde outside the club. “I like this country … not as much as I like your breasts though,” the British pop star told the woman, according to gossip web site TMZ.
Robbie At Hyde On St. Patrick’s Day
March 20, 2007 – Robbie Williams was spotted outside Hyde in Hollywood on Saturday (March 17), pointing to his pal Oli T and joking about how he has been linked with Rachel Stevens and Carrie Underwood and now will be linked to him. Check out pictures and video from X17.
Robbie’s Dad: Rude Jokes Prove He’s On The Mend
March 13, 2007 – Pete Conway tells The Sunday Mirror he believes his son Robbie Williams is doing better after calling the singer and hearing his rude jokes. “I always know how Robbie is by his humor, and it’s back,” Pete explained. “He was making jokes down the phone to me yesterday, they are not quotable, very private and a bit rude. So I would say he is on the mend. He’s not going into another rehab – he’s done, he’s finished.”
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Robbie Smoking After Ending Rehab Stint
March 10, 2007 – Robbie Williams was spotted back in Los Angeles on March 7th smoking a cigarette after a month long stay at Cottonwood rehab facility in Arizona. Note: The image provided by Bauer Griffin has since been removed.
Robbie Williams was spotted at Hyde in Hollywood on Thursday (March 8), only days after the singer had checked out of a rehab facility in Arizona. Robbie said rehab was “very good… I’m almost off everything!” Watch footage from X17 below the cut. (more…)
Tara Palmer Tomkinson tells The Sunday Mirror she’s been in touch with former lover Robbie Williams while he recovers in rehab and says: “I know he’ll be fine there. He’ll love the Meadows. I did. It is difficult but it’s fun. It is full of love, hope and support. Robbie will have a lot of laughs there and a lot of tears.”
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Robbie Williams In Rehab For Drugs
February 16, 2007 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Wednesday night, “We want to give our best to British pop singer Robbie Williams. He entered rehab for dependency on prescription drugs. Well, thank God. It’s so refreshing someone going to rehab for drugs. It’s like the good, old days. You know?”
Mom Happy With Robbie’s Rehab Decision
February 14, 2007 – The Sun reports Robbie Williams’ mother Jan, who happens to be a drug counselor, said his decision to enter rehab on his 33rd birthday was “the best present he could give himself.” She said: “He’s a very public figure and all the media attention at the moment is added pressure on him.” Jan, who plans on flying out to join the singer once he has got through the early stages of his recovery, added, “I am not going out to visit Robbie yet. Rehab is all about being on your own. But once he gets better I will be over there like a shot.”
Robbie In Rehab
February 13, 2007 – Sky News reports Robbie Williams has entered a rehab facility in the United States and will not be present for this year’s Brit Awards. Bryony Watts said: “Robbie Williams has today been admitted into a treatment center in America for his dependency on prescription drugs. There will be no further comment on this matter.”
Robbie To Showcase New Swing Album In Vegas?
February 6, 2007 – The Sun reports Robbie Williams will launch his swing album in August with a spectacular showcase performance in Las Vegas. The singer is hoping to bounce back from disappointing sales of ‘Rudebox’ by following up the success of ‘Swing When You’re Winning’.
News of the World reports Robbie Williams has forged a close friendship with ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ star Michelle Trachtenberg. “Robbie really likes Michelle – he especially loves her sense of humor,” a friend of the pair revealed. “They’re having a great time just hanging out.” The source added, “As we all know, Robbie doesn’t have a high celebrity profile in the States despite many attempts to launch his career over there. So as far as Michelle is concerned, she’s just spending time with a normal bloke from a place called Stoke. That’s just how Rob likes it.”
Robbie: No Kids For Me
December 18, 2006 – Robbie Williams tells The Big Issue there is no way he will ever have children. “I don’t know if I want to be in a relationship. I don’t believe that to be fulfilled you have to have kids,” the 32-year-old said. “What’s the point? I can’t guarantee my child won’t suffer pain – because that kid’s going to be in pain at some point in their life. I don’t want to see that. It’s too much.”
Robbie: If Guy’s A Hitmaker, Where’s His Post-Split Hits?
December 15, 2006 – Australia’s Time Off magazine spoke with Robbie Williams, where the singer pushed back at the notion he owes a lot of his success to his former co-songwriter Guy Chambers. “As much as me and Guy now actually get on, the fact is this: he’s probably written with about 40 people since we’ve split up – 30 or 40, and [had] two hits maybe,” Robbie argued. “It sounds really bad ’cause I haven’t got anything against Guy at all. But you know, people always say Guy was the hitmaker – well, where are they then?”
Robbie Gets Cosy With Fans
December 14, 2006 – Nine’s ‘Today’ entertainment correspondent Richard Wilkins spoke to Robbie Williams and had the latest on his Australian tour including a sneak peek at his Sydney show. Video of the segment, aired Wednesday (December 13), has since been removed at MSN.com.
The Sun caught up with Take That, where Gary Barlow weighed in on former bandmate Robbie Williams’ new album. “I didn’t like ‘Rudebox’ at all,” he said, “but I really liked ‘Lovelight’.” The guys also commented on the album chart battle between Oasis and Westlife. “I just don’t get the whole Westlife thing,” Barlow said. “I don’t understand who would go out and buy their records. I haven’t got it and I won’t be buying it, but I have got the Oasis album. I’m definitely backing Oasis over them – I thought Oasis would storm it to No1 with their best of.”
Robbie Keeping The Kids Happy
November 22, 2006 – Robbie Williams tells Neil Sean of Sky News he wants to make his new expletive filled album ‘Rudebox’ accessible to his younger fans. “I will release a swear-free version of the album in order to keep the kids happy,” he said. “I’m also writing a new book about my adventures in LA. It’ll be far more upbeat than my previous offering.”
The People reports American model Lisa D’Amato has been dating Robbie Williams since they met at trendy Hollywood club Social last month. “Robbie and Lisa hit it off immediately and swapped numbers the first night they met,” a source close to the singer revealed. “Lisa is young, gorgeous and fun to be around and they are getting on really well. It’s only early days but Robbie seems really confident it is going somewhere.” Read more.
Robbie Offers TMI On Bathroom Habits
November 8, 2006 – The Sun reports Robbie Williams is admitting he no longer wipes his bottom with normal toilet paper. “I take wet wipes with me everywhere,” he said. “I can’t stand loo paper. It doesn’t give the total clean I demand.”
Robbie Talks With Melbourne’s Fox FM
November 5, 2006 – Robbie Williams was on the phone with Hamish and Andy of Fox FM in Melbourne on Wednesday (November 1). He talked about the mixed reaction to ‘Rudebox’, knocking Human Nature’s album off to be #1 in Australia, his insistence that his bonus track ‘Dickhead’ is not about Noel Gallagher or Oasis, stopping his tradition of kissing an audience member on stage, and wrapped up with Robbie Williams vs. Robert Williams. The interview audio at Fox.com.au has since been removed.
Robbie Visits Kyle And Jackie O.
November 4, 2006 – Robbie Williams joined Kyle and Jackie O. of 2Day FM in Sydney on Wednesday (November 1) for an hour-long co-host and didn’t hold back on anything. The singer chatted candidly on his views on marriage, public sex, a reunion with Take That, the best way to get a date with him, and why he hates skinny women. 2DayFM.com.au has since removed the audio.
Robbie Williams spoke with The Sun’s Something For The Week about his song ‘She’s Madonna’, and how he sent the track to the Material Girl to review. “I sent the track to Madonna and she really liked it,” Robbie explained. “I also sent her ‘Rudebox’ and she didn’t really like it. You could say that the track is a bit stalkerish. She wanted to know what it was about. I lied. She said, ‘Is it the futility of being in love with Madonna? Is it the futility of being in a relationship with Madonna? Do you like Madonna in the track?’ It’s quite a day sending a song to Madonna about her. She’d heard I’d done it.” Read more.
Robbie Performs In Rio de Janeiro
October 22, 2006 – Contributed Anonymously:
Robbie Williams performed for over 20,000 people at Apoteose Stadium in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil on Wednesday (October 18). Robbie sang hits from his latest album like ‘Rudebox’ and ‘Advertising Space’. He talked with the audience and was in a very good mood making fun of how Brazilians were calling him Robin stead of Robbie. He was smoking during the concert: “You don’t mind if I smoke do ya? Come on, I gave up on alcohol, I gave up on cocaine and even ecstasy!” He mooned the crowd before leaving the stage. After the show him and his crew went to a private party at the 00 night club. Watch fan filmed highlight clips at YouTube.
Robbie Allows Patrizio Buanne To Cover ‘Angels’
October 15, 2006 – Patrizio Buanne spoke with The Sun about his Italian language cover of Robbie Williams’ hit ‘Angels’, getting permission from the singer after initially getting denied by Robbie’s management. “I have enormous respect for the success that Robbie has achieved and it is a pleasure to be given the chance to sing possibly his greatest song in my native language,” Buanne said. “I have heard that Robbie likes my version – I just hope everyone else does too!”
Ex-Manager Sues Robbie Over Song
October 8, 2006 – The Sun reports Nigel Martin-Smith served a High Court writ against Robbie Williams and his record label Chrysalis, demanding £300,000 in damages over the track ‘The 90s’ on his forthcoming ‘Rudebox’ CD. “This could seriously hamper the chances of Robbie’s album coming out on time,” a source said. “The major problem is that thousands of pounds have already been spent on an international marketing campaign to promote the album. From the record label’s point of view the album has to come out on time.” Read more.
Neil Sean of Sky News reports Robbie Williams turned down the chance to have Shakira on his new album ‘Rudebox’ because “it wasn’t the right time.”
Radio 1’s Chris Moyles Dishes The Dirt On Pop Stars
October 4, 2006 – Radio 1’s morning DJ Chris Moyles gave The Sun his opinion on several pop acts, including Elton John, Robbie Williams, Girls Aloud, and Coldplay singer Chris Martin. Moyles remarked about Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts saying, “I don’t hate the girl. I don’t know her. But she never smiles, she is a miserable cow. The others really play the game well, Nadine [Coyle] gets a little bit flaky sometimes. I think I’m just turning into a dirty old man. I wanna be friends with Girls Aloud, or maybe just Sarah [Harding] and Kimberley [Walsh].”