The Sun reports Pop Idol runner-up Gareth Gates has taken his dancer girlfriend Suzanne Mole home to Bradford to meet his parents – and showed her a wild time at his local church. “Everyone was stunned when Gareth walked into church with Suzanne,” a pal admitted. “He’s not been since December. But he’s fallen for Suzanne in a big way and wanted her to come to the church as it was a big part of his life.” Read more.
Meeting HIV Sufferers Humbles Gareth Gates
March 18, 2003 – Gareth says the experience of meeting HIV sufferers his own age has stayed with him. “It made me look at my life differently,” he admits. “Meeting them was the first time I’ve ever heard anyone say they were HIV-positive. I tried to hold my emotions back but I failed. When I walked in, I saw a bunch of ‘normal’ kids and it was hard hearing them talk about HIV.”
Gareth Gates & The Kumars Top Aguilera On Brit Charts
March 16, 2003 – Gareth’s cover version of ‘Spirit in the Sky’ with comedians the Kumars has claimed the #1 spot on the British music singles charts, ending Christina Aguilera’s two-week run with ‘Beautiful’.
Jordan Will Lash Out At Those Who Crossed Her
March 13, 2003 – The Daily Star reports Jordan plans an all-out assault on anyone who has ever crossed her. Her revenge will feature on her album where past lovers, betrayers and those that got away will be named and shamed. “I lash out at everyone what’s done me wrong,” she says. Pop Idol Gareth Gates may be taking notice, after denying her claims of having sex.
Gareth & One True Voice Get Shameful ‘Awards’
March 4, 2003 – The Scottish Daily Record reports TV channel Music Choice’s alternative to the Brits, the Naomi Awards, have given the “honor” of Britain’s worst group to One True Voice. Others in the hall of shame include Gareth Gates, whose ‘Unchained Melody’ was named worst single.
Gareth Gates Will Show TV Viewers His Stammer Problems
March 2, 2003 – The Sunday People reports Gareth will bravely appears in a special edition of ITV’s Tonight With Trevor McDonald, where millions will see how he is affected by his stuttering problem. “The main interview will show for the first time just how tough it is for Gareth,” a source revealed. “[Interviewer Fiona Foster] followed him around for a couple of months and built up a friendship with him. But even as they were chilling out on the golf course Gareth found it hard to have a flowing conversation. He was frank and honest. Gareth is a remarkable young guy desperate to overcome his problems.”