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UK Popstars boy band manager says he’ll kill himself if group doesn’t hit #1.

UK Popstars boy band manager says he’ll kill himself if group doesn’t hit #1. Popstars: The Rivals has selected its first group, and it’s manager is so confident about their success he’s threatening suicide. Boy band–er, “vocal harmony group”–One True Voice is composed of female contestants. The boy band’s manager, Pete Waterman, is so sure …

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rejected Popstars contestant doesn’t think contract is “outrageous.”

rejected Popstars contestant doesn’t think contract is “outrageous.” Last week Popstars: The Rivals contestant Nicole Ward quit the show, saying, “The contract is outrageous. If we win we have to sign up to an agreement, which means they own us,” MTV reports. The first contestant to be kicked off the show by the voting public …

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Hear’Say splits up citing “daily abuse” from public and media.

Hear’Say splits up citing “daily abuse” from public and media. The UK’s first Popstars group, Hear’Say, has broken up, citing “the daily abuse they received from the UK media and the general public,” according to MTV UK. Member Myleene Klass said, “Nobody deserves what we went through on any level.” The groups’ single broke records …

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Pop Idol runner-up “worried” about eventual Popstars: The Rivals bands.

Pop Idol runner-up “worried” about eventual Popstars: The Rivals bands. Gareth Gates, the 18-year-old runner-up on the UK’s Pop Idol, says he’s “worried” about the two groups that will come out of Popstars: The Rivals. The UK’s latest version of Popstars will end with the creation of a boy band and a girl band that …

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