The Sun reports Robbie Williams has ended his 25 year feud with his father after Pete walked out on him and his mother Jan in 1976. Robbie phoned Pete from Los Angeles and told him, “I love you.” He now is flying his father from Staffordshire to America for some quality time together. Pete commented, “I don’t want to say anything until I know for sure but I have been asked.” A source revealed, “Robbie has always been angry with his dad for walking out on Jan and has struggled to forgive him. Pete’s been told not to bother packing any clothes because Rob’s going to buy them all for him. Considering they hardly spoke, it’s amazing to think they chat nearly every other day now.” Read more.
Robbie Williams And Rachel’s Romance On The Rocks
August 6, 2002 – The Sun reports Robbie Williams relationship with Rachel Hunter is on the rocks. “Robbie promised her faithfully he would turn over a new leaf, but it doesn’t seem to have happened,” revealed a pal of Rachel’s. “They’ve had a heart-to-heart but the affair is hanging by a thread. Robbie knows he’d be crazy to pass up a class act like Rachel. He has deep feelings for her but the demons in him have resurfaced.”
Branson In Surprise Bid For Robbie Williams
July 29, 2002 – Independent reports Robbie Williams is being pursued by Sir Richard Branson’s V2 record label, as the singer’s contract with EMI expires in February. A deal is expected to be announced in September, and, wherever he signs, the contract could by more than $60 million. Williams is seeking a complicated deal that would give him greater control over areas such as video recordings and digital downloads.
Robbie Williams Rock Covers Album Set To Go
July 20, 2002 – The new popbitch.com newsletter reports that Robbie Williams’ rock-covers album looks set to go, as he’s booked studio space in Los Angeles to start recording the disc. Robbie has enlisted Billy Duffy from the Cult and Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers to collaborate on the project. Popbitch says expect plenty of cynically-staged sexy photo opportunities to drum up publicity for the album.
Robbie Caught Out On The Town With Rachel
July 18, 2002 – Robbie Williams and Rachel Hunter were caught out together for the first time since their steamy sex photos in the News of the World. The Sun has photos of the pair arriving at swanky Los Angeles nightspot Delux to party with friends. An insider said the two are inseparable and could be heading towards marriage. “I think Rachel could be the girl who has finally tamed Robbie,” blabbed a source. “I wouldn’t be surprised to hear wedding bells.”