The Mirror reports that ‘Pop Idol’ season one champ Will Young confessed that he was terrified that he would get over-excited during filming a nude scene in ‘Mrs Henderson Presents’. “It’s ridiculous, but I was worried about getting aroused while we were filming,” the openly gay 26-year-old said. “It ended up not being a problem – I was surrounded by beautiful women. Nothing moved down there at all.”
Will Young Plots ‘Friday’s Child’ Follow-Up
January 11, 2005 – Will is trying to plot his next move following the success of his latest album ‘Friday’s Child’. A spy for Neil Sean of Sky News said the singer said, “I have many ideas but I don’t think it would be a good idea, really. He has already teamed up with Brian McFadden and Beverley Knight. Personally I would like to hook up with a band like The Coral. I love their vibe and the whole chill-out experience they bring to music.”
Jail For Will Young Stolen Photo Huckster
December 26, 2004 – The Mirror reports that convicted burglar Sharife El-Whabe faces jail after admitting on Tuesday he tried to sell stolen pictures of Will Young in drag. The judge told El-Whabe, of Chelsea, West London: “Selling them seems like an act of pure greed.”
Will Young Documentary Planned
December 5, 2004 – Neil Sean of Sky News reports that Will is planning his first inside documentary film, hoping he’ll get a showing in cinemas. “I like the idea of fans getting to know the real me,” he told a source. “This tour diary, filmed mainly in black and white, will be the closest that they can get.”
Will Young Wants To Work With Scissor Sisters
December 1, 2004 – Will hopes to work with the Scissor Sisters on his next album, a source tells Ann Montini of Sky News. “I just love their style and craftsmanship – it’s really very now,” Young told the mole.
Britain’s Shoppers Buy More Albums Than Ever In ’04
November 27, 2004 – The Sun reports album sales in England were the highest ever, with 237 million CD albums sold in the past year. The massive gains revealed by the British Phonographic Industry have countered fears of illegal internet downloading killing off the market. Dido topped the list with ‘Life For Rent’, followed by ‘Pop Idol’ champ Will Young with ‘Friday’s Child’, Black Eyed Peas’ ‘Elephunk’, Katie Melua’s ‘Call Off The Search’, and Michael Jackson’s ‘Number Ones’.