Drug addict Doherty's wayward behaviour has dominated newspaper pages in recent months, but Clarke has rubbished the media's portrayal of him as a violent criminal.
She says, "It's not as bad as the press make out. The majority of Peter is this little lost boy. He's very thoughtful. I had flu on our first tour, and Peter was always bringing me honey and tea and fussing over me like a nurse.
"On my birthday he arranged to have a big cake come on stage with the band singing HAPPY BIRTHDAY to me. He's a sweet guy."04/05/2005 21:16