Articles Tagged 'Robbie Williams'

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9 Surprising Family Ties of British Celebrities (and an Urban Myth)

We already know about Benedict Cumberbatch being distantly related to most of the genuine people he plays (Alan Turing and Richard III in particular), and anyone that hasn’t spotted a distinct family resemblance between Joan Collins the actress and Jackie Collins the writer (clue: they both have their father’s surname) isn’t really paying attention. But here are […]

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Robbie Williams: The (Cartoon) Doctor That Never Was

Here’s a story that, while not part of Doctor Who canon, introduces a bizarre possibility to a fictional realm that is already well served with bizarre possibilities. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin: In 2003, there was no appreciable sign that Doctor Who would ever return to its TV glory days. There was no […]

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Brits with Birthdays: Felicitations Are Due Benedict Cumberbatch, and Others

Busy, busy Benedict Cumberbatch needs to make time in his busy schedule this Friday, July 19, to mark his 37th birthday. Last year, to honor the Sherlock star for his birthday, the fan web site Cumberbatchweb urged the actor’s acolytes to donate the money they would have otherwise spent on cards or gifts for their idol to the Teenage Cancer […]

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So What’s Going on at the Brits Tonight?

It’s not a bad moment to celebrate British music, given that we’re currently all over the pop firmament like grease on a french fry, we’ve got Mumford, we’ve got Adele, and David Bowie is about to release his first new album in over a decade. So, at the Brit Awards tonight (February 20), here’s a […]

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Robbie Williams Becomes a Dad

Robbie Williams, 38, has announced he and his wife Ayda Field are the proud parents of a baby girl, named Theodora Rose Williams and “affectionately known as Teddy“, reports The Telegraph. Teddy was born Tuesday, September 18 at 3:33pm weighing 7lbs and4oz. Writing on his blog, Williams said: ”Baby, Mummy and Daddy are all rockin…. […]

Watch: Robbie Williams Reveals New Video “Candy”

Robbie Williams, 38, the grown up boy bander, said he was less than enthused with his last two albums, according to GigWise. He seems to be more keen on his solo release “Take the Crown” which will be released on November 5th. He’s provided a peek at his new video for the single “Candy” describing […]

Five Great British Next-Big-Things That Never Were

They set off from London, eyes bright with optimism amid claims that America is theirs for the cracking, only to return, months later, as worn out husks. Here are just five British would-be conquerors who came back defeated: Robbie Williams It must have been a profound shock to our Robbie that he was not seized […]

News Roundup: Adele’s Bond Theme Is Ready To Record

It’s a fine showbiz tradition, that the producers of the James Bond movies will pick only the most worthy of musical stars to write them a theme song. They can be notable for reasons of astonishing vocal talent (Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey) or wondrous songwriting (Paul McCartney, Carly Simon), or because they are very popular […]

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