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Simon Cowell Is Hero To Son

Simon Cowell's son's ''hero'' is the music mogul.The 'X Factor' boss often brings two-year-old Eric - who he has with girlfriend Lauren Silverman - onto the set of the show and the strong bond between...

Gary Barlow And Martin Kemp Clash On U.k. Talent Show

The Take That frontman, who has previously worked on U.K. talent series The X Factor, is currently acting as a judge on the new BBC show, in which he is looking...

Gary Barlow Recruits Amber Riley And Martin Kemp For Tv Talent Show

The Take That frontman has created Let It Shine, a new TV competition show which aims to find five boys to star in a nationwide Take That musical called The Band, which will...

Tony Hadley: Spandau Ballet Probably Won't Get Back Together

Tony Hadley doesn't think Spandau Ballet will get back together.The 56-year-old singer - who formed the band in 1976 with bandmates Gary and Martin Kemp, Steve Norman and John Keeble - feels it is...

Roman Kemp In Talks 'To Host The Xtra Factor'

The Capital FM DJ is reported to be in talks with show boss Simon Cowell and ITV for The X Factor spin-off show, currently hosted by Rochelle Humes and Melvin Odoom. His addition will cast...

Families Of Tragic Rockers Viola Beach Pay Tribute After Horror Crash

Singer Kris Leonard, guitarist River Reeves, bass player Tomas Lowe, drummer Jack Dakin, and manager Craig Tarry were feared dead after the vehicle they were travelling in plunged more than 80 feet (24.3...

Tributes Pour In For Jimmy Hill

Jimmy had been living in a nursing home in Sussex, England and passed away on Saturday (19Dec15) following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, his agent Jane Morgan confirmed. "It is with...

Martin Kemp Stars In Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Musical

The Spandau Ballet musician will play the creepy Child Catcher, alongside fellow former EastEnders star Michelle Collins, who will transform into Baroness Bomburst. Theatre actor Lee Mead will share the lead role...

Spandau Ballet Cut Further Shows As Drummer Battles Illness

The True hitmakers scrapped two concerts in Italy earlier this month (Aug15) after Keeble was hit with a "sudden illness", and he has not recovered in time for their gigs in Spain this...

Spandau Ballet Scrap Second Show Due To Illness

The True hitmakers initially scrapped plans to perform in Torre del Lago on Sunday (09Aug15) after Keeble fell sick with a "sudden illness" His condition failed to improve and on Monday, doctors...

Spandau Ballet Lp For 2016 Release

Spandau Ballet will release a new album in 2016.The 'Gold' hitmakers have revealed they plan to put out their first LP of original material in 27 years, next year, following the release of 'Once More'...

Martin Kemp Surprised By Emotion He Brought To Role

Martin Kemp didn't want 'Age of Kill' to just be a film about ''a man running around with a gun''.The 53-year-old actor has confessed he enjoyed being able to use his experience of acting in...

Martin Kemp: Cheese Keeps Spandau Ballet Together

Martin Kemp says cheese is behind Spandau Ballet's success.The 53-year-old bassist has revealed having various types of the dairy product with them at all times on tour has become ''the glue'' that keeps the group...

Steve Strange Laid To Rest

Visage's Steve Strange was laid to rest today (12.03.15).Stars packed All Saints Church in Porthcawl, South Wales to pay tribute to the late musician, who tragically passed away whilst on holiday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt...

Boy George Heartbroken Over Steve Strange's Death

Boy George has been left ''heartbroken'' by Steve Strange's death.The Culture Club frontman has paid tribute to his friend following his sudden death from a heart attack aged 55 yesterday (12.02.15).George - who, prior to...

Celebrities Pay Tribute To Alvin Stardust

Stars including Kenney Jones, Martin Kemp and Antony Costa have paid tribute to veteran glam rocker Alvin Stardust following his death on Thursday (23Oct14).The My Coo Ca Choo hitmaker, real name Bernard Jewry, passed away...

Martin Kemp Doesn't Regret Taking Drugs

Martin Kemp doesn't regret abusing drugs and alcohol during Spandau Ballet's heyday.In a preview of Spandau Ballet's biographical film, 'Soul Boys of the Western World', bassist Martin has already admitted that he used ''cocaine, champers...

Spandau Ballet Plan World Tour

Spandau Ballet are planning a world tour next year.The 80s pop stars - fronted by Tony Hadley - are set to hit the road in support of their new LP which they are currently recording,...

Spandau Ballet To Record First Album For 25 Years

Spandau Ballet are to record their first new album in 25 years.The new wave group - comprised of Tony Hadley, Gary Kemp and his brother Gary Kemp, Steve Norman and John Keeble - confirmed via...

Martin Kemp Wishes Tom Hardy Luck With Krays Role

British actor/singer Martin Kemp has wished Tom Hardy luck in portraying both Kray twins in a new biopic, insisting he found it tough playing just one of the crime lords back in the 1990s.Hardy will...

Martin Kemp Wishes Tom Hardy For Cray Twins Role

Martin Kemp wished Tom Hardy luck for playing both Kray Twins in 'Legend'.The 52-year-old actor starred as Reggie Kray in 1990's drama 'The Krays' and insists he had enough difficult job portraying just one of...

Martin Kemp Renews Wedding Vows For 25th Anniversary

Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp has renewed his wedding vows with his former pop singer wife Shirlie in a romantic ceremony on a beach in St Lucia.The stars married in 1988 and decided to celebrate...

Martin Kemp To Renew Wedding Vows After 25 Years

Former Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp is set to walk down the aisle with his wife for a second time later this year (13) to renew their wedding vows.The musician/actor wed ex-pop star Shirlie Holliman...

Martin And Gary Kemp To Present Gang Tv Series

Martin Kemp and his brother Gary are teaming up to present a new U.K. Tv series about gangs.The Spandau Ballet stars, who played English gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray in 1990 movie The Krays, will...

Martin Kemp Left Los Angeles Over Riots

Musician/actor Martin Kemp moved back to his native Britain from Los Angeles in the 1990s amid fears for his family's safety during the city's infamous riots.The Spandau Ballet bassist and his partner Shirlie moved to...

Celebrity Big Brother's Mc Harvey Slammed For Indecent Exposure

The latest scandal to hit the Celebrity Big Brother house involved Mc Harvey, reports The Daily Mail. The rapper has upset both the Cbb bosses and his fellow housemates with some indecent exposure. Tuesday night...

Martin Kemp's Tv Tears For Late Parents

British pop star-turned-actor Martin Kemp broke down in tears on U.K. TV on Tuesday night (04Sep12) as he remembered his late parents.The Spandau Ballet star was left devastated when his mother and father, Eileen and...

Jasmine Lennard: Don't Define Me By Simon Cowell Romance!

Jasmine Lennard, the reality television star and former girlfriend of Simon Cowell, says she doesn't want to be defined by her relationship with the X Factor mogul. The model - who shot to fame in...

Martin Kemp And Coleen Nolan Among U.k. Celebrity Big Brother Contestants

1980s pop stars Martin Kemp and Coleen Nolan are among the famous faces who have agreed to give up their privacy for British reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother.The Spandau Ballet bassist and The Nolans...

Brit Stars Brave Weather For Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Spice Girl Emma Bunton, Simon Le Bon and Martin Kemp are among the thousands of Brits who have braved the wet U.K. weather on Sunday (03Jun12) to celebrate Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee.The celebrities are...

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