Fact: British pop star Simon Webbe is the latest celebrity to sign up for reality Tv series Strictly Come Dancing. The former Blue bandmate will show off his fancy footwork alongside Frankie Sandford from The Saturdays and rugby player Thom Evans when the show returns to U.K. screens in the autumn (14).
Quote: "I already know how I will propose, so it's her job to plan the wedding." British pop star Simon Webbe is planning to pop the question to his girlfriend in the near future. The Blue star has been dating Maria Kouka for seven months.
Quote: "I'd love to do porn. I would! I think I'd be great. I'd be brilliant. I wouldn't stop though, that's the hard thing about being a porn star." Blue star Lee Ryan has his eyes on a career in the adult end of the entertainment business.
Quote: "It got to the point where it was just really crazy. I remember thinking one day, 'I don't know if I enjoy this any more. I don't feel safe.' I just wanted to go to the shop and buy a pint of milk and not speak to anybody. I hated going out, and it's really awful to feel like that." British singer Duncan James on the pitfalls of achieving fame with boyband Blue.
Quote: "It was a huge audition. It was one of the toughest auditions I've had to do. I didn't think I was going to get it!" British singer and former Blue star Duncan James on landing a role in the West End production of Legally Blonde.
Fact: Newly reformed British boyband Blue will play their first comeback gig at a British charity concert. The singers will take to the stage on 7 June (09) at London's Emirates Stadium for U.K. radio station Capital FM's Summertime Ball.
Fact: Soulful Brian McKnight is adding a country flavour to his new album 10 by recording a duet with trio Rascal Flatts. MCKnight has recorded patriotic tune RED, WHITE + Blue with the group for his first album since leaving Motown Records. Other guests on the album include JILL SCOTT.