Howlin’ At The Moon Gala Benefit

‘Pop Idol’ Hayley Evetts, Phixx, and former Atomic Kitten Liz McClarnon attended the “Howlin’ At The Moon Gala Benefit,” a charity event in aid of the Maya Centre, which provides free professional counselling for women, at the Hackney Empire on Sunday (January 30) in London. Check out pictures from GettyImages.

Stars Support Milly’s Fund Gala

Pop Idols Hayley Evetts and Will Young as well as former Hear’Say star Noel Sullivan were on hand as murdered 13-year-old Milly Dowler was remembered with music and laughter in London on Sunday (October 5). Read more on the gala at

Ex ‘Pop Idol’ Lands ‘Idol’ Commentator Job

Sky News reports ‘This Morning’ has signed up former ‘Pop Idol’ contestant Hayley Evetts to become their ‘Pop Idol’ commentator when the show returns next month. The show said the singer was “experienced enough to guide us through the minefield of the show.”

Hayley Evetts’ Big Incentive To Learn To Drive

Pop Idol star Hayley Evetts has been offered a brand new Peugeot 206 sports car if she can pass her driver’s test in the next two weeks, but the singer is having troubles. “To keep the car she was given eight weeks to pass her test but it’s not going well,” a pal revealed to The London Mirror. “She’s already taken two crash courses and failed both times on the written test. And now she’s only got two weeks to go. Hopefully she’ll do it just in time.”

British TRL Launch Party

Nodesha, Hayley Evetts, Jack Osbourne, Peppercorn, Kelli Young, and Michelle Heaton of Liberty X, former All Saint singer Melanie Blatt, D Side, Clear, and Big Brovaz were on hand for the launch party for British version of MTV’s Total Request Live on Tuesday (August 12) at the Old In-and-Out Club in London.

Birthday Party For Michelle Heaton Of Liberty X

July 18, 2003 – Former Steps star Lisa Scott Lee, Atomic Kitten’s Liz McClarnon, and Mutya of the Sugababes joined Michelle at her birthday party at the 10 Room nightclub in London on Thursday (July 17).

Michelle Heaton Mistakes The Prince For The Mayor

July 8, 2003 – The Telegraph reports Liberty X singer Michelle had an embarrassing moment over the weekend when she mistook Prince Charles for London mayor Ken Livingstone, saying loudly before the royal meet and greet at the Party in the Park concert, “He should stop making excuses and just stop there being just so many road works. They cause congestion and it drives me mad.”

Michelle Heating Pulls Muscle Before Charity Soccer Game

May 11, 2003 – The Sunday People reports Michelle of Liberty X was stretchered off in tears at a charity soccer game in Liverpool after pulling a muscle before the kick-off. She won’t be dancing at the group’s concert on Wednesday in Manchester.

Pop Idol Ruins Hayley Evetts’ Love Life

Pop Idol babe Hayley Evetts tells The Sun despite having a budding TV career and a body to drool over, the star has found fame wrecks her love life. “Being in the public eye has made it difficult to hold down a proper relationship,” she admitted. “I’m so busy it’s hard to find time for a serious relationship. But to be honest, even if I did have the time it wouldn’t be easy finding the man. Men outside of the business feel a bit intimidated and find it difficult to cope with me being recognized and photographed in the street. And men who are already famous have their own career pressures to think of. I’ve been single for quite a while now. Sure, I’d like to change that but I’m not going out to look for it. I want to concentrate on my career at the moment. Pop Idol made me a star but it’s also made my love life hell.”

Pop Idol Gareth Cheated On Hayley Evetts With Jordan

A friend of Pop Idol Hayley Evetts revealed the 27-year-old is “devastated and humiliated” by Gareth Gates grim confession that he had an affair with Jordan while she was dating him. “To say she’s furious is the under statement of the year,” ranted the singer’s pal. “She’s totally devastated and feels he’s let her down. Even though they split up last year they’ve remained good friends – but now Hayley feels he’s totally humiliated her. Having an affair is bad enough – but with someone like Jordan? I mean, eurrgh, come on, he’s having a laugh.”

Gareth Gates Admits Fling With Jordan

July 15, 2003 – Gareth has finally admitted he did have a relationship with busty pin-up Jordan. He tells Heat magazine, “I was 17-years-old and had just moved from Bradford to London when, to be honest, I was pursued by her,” he said. “I was bemused as to why she went to the press with it as I see relationships as private. That was the very reason I didn’t talk about it. I was embarrassed by what was said and didn’t want my family to find out about it in this way. They obviously know now as I have been open with them.” Now, Jordan says the fling will be part of her upcoming autobiography.

Gareth’s Dancers Danced On Shattered Bulb… Barefoot

July 6, 2003 – The Sun reports that dancers for Gareth ended up badly cutting their feet while performing his chart-topping single ‘Spirit In The Sky’ at Sunday’s Party in the Park. The 14-strong Indian troupe were forced to take to the stage barefoot after a mix up over the delivery of their shoes, and that came back to haunt them when a bulb shattered on the stage. The girls managed to smiled throughout the routine and complete their job, afterwards getting treated for their wounds backstage.

Hayley Evetts Fumes Over Gareth Gates’ ‘Elderly’ Girlfriend

The Sunday Mirror reports Gareth Gates’ former Pop Idols rival and girlfriend Hayley Evetts still has the hots for him. She made her feelings plain at a party when she let fly at Gareth’s new love, dancer Suzanne Mole. “God knows what he thinks he’s doing, she’s 28 or something isn’t she?” she said. Hayley, who at 25 is six years older than Gareth herself added, “She’s obviously too old for him. It’s never gonna last, is it?”

Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day 2003 Campaign Photos

February 8, 2003 – Gareth was spotted at a photocall on Friday (February 7) to launch Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day 2003 Campaign at The Great Eastern Hotel in London, England.

Gareth Gates Buys Parents Chrysler Grand Voyager

January 19, 2003 – The Sunday People reports Gareth has bought his parents a £45,000 limited edition Chrysler Grand Voyager for Christmas. The auto features DVD player, all leather interior and fridge. Friends say Wendy and Paul Gates are “chuffed to bits” with the minivan.

Gareth Gates Wants To Ditch Squeaky-Clean Image

January 12, 2003 – Gareth is set to shock his British fans this year by ditching his squeaky-clean image – and turning into a hunky sex symbol. “Yeah, I want to move on from the kind of cheesy, innocent little boy image I’ve got,” he tells Sneak magazine. “I wanna be a bit rougher and readier and a bit more sexy!”

Gareth Gates Splits With Hayley Evetts

Pop Idol runner-up Gareth Gates has split with girlfriend Hayley Evetts, and she’s already dating Popstars: The Rivals winner Keith Semple, who was voted into One True Voice. A Popstars insider revealed to The Sun, “Keith is absolutely smitten with Hayley, he thinks she’s gorgeous. They’ve spent a lot of time together and there was always a lot of chemistry and flirting between them. Rumors started flying around the Popstars camp but now we know they have snogged. Now Keith has split with his girlfriend and Hayley has finished with Gareth, who knows what could happen?”

Gareth Gates Goes On Marathon Drinking Session

December 1, 2002 – The Sunday Mirror reports Gareth Gates was at it again at the Top Of The Pops awards, as the Pop Idol star once again tarnished his squeaky clean image by indulging in a marathon eight-hour drinking session at Manchester’s Lowry Hotel. “Gareth was really putting it away.” a fellow drinker revealed. “But he didn’t appear at all drunk. Every song was note-perfect.”