Former Boyzone manager, and friend, Louis Walsh, has declared he wants nothing more to do with the band ahead of their 20th anniversary comeback tour, which they are currently working on.
The X Factor judge, who had to leave during a live show when told the heart breaking news that original Boyzone band member, Stephen Gately had passed away a few years ago, had been the man behind Boyzone right from the very start when they formed in 1993.
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As we reported a couple of weeks ago, X Factor Australia judge Ronan Keating has found new love with TV producer Storm Uechtritz following the breakdown of his marriage to former wife, Yvonne Keating.
And of course, as fans of Ronan’s will most likely know, his split from Yvonne came after the pair tried and failed to heal the rift caused when it became public knowledge that Ronan had had an affair with dancer Francine Cornell, who he met in 2009.
When the news of his infidelity broke, Ronan publicly apologised to Yvonne for the pain he’d caused her, and he vowed to do everything in his power to make his marriage work.
But of course, that proved impossible and the pair separated amicably. However in today’s Sun, Francine has spoken out for the first time about her affair with the Boyzone singer, claming that he told her he would marry her… Read more & comment »
It’s only been a matter of a few weeks that X Factor Australia judge Ronan Keating has been dating former X Factor producer Storm Uechtritz, but she’s apparently so smitten with the Boyzone singer, she’s moving to the UK to be with him.
The Sun reports, “Removal men arrived at the leggy blonde’s Sydney home on Wednesday and loaded up furniture and boxes of Storm’s possessions for shipment to the UK.”
The couple have reportedly been “inseparable” of late, with a show insider stating, “Ronan is spending a lot of time at Storm’s plush apartment in Sydney since arriving earlier this month.
“Then just last week delivery men came and loaded up boxes of furniture and belongings from Storm’s apartment labelled for shipment to the UK.
“There was everything from coffee tables to paintings which would indicate that she’s not just planning a short-term move.” Read more & comment »
As we reported yesterday, there was speculation that X Factor Australia judge Ronan Keating had found new love with former X Factor producer, Storm Uechtritz, and in today’s Mirror, the man himself has confirmed that he is indeed dating Storm.
Saying, “We’re really happy,” he added, “Storm and I have been friends for some time and that has recently evolved into something more serious.”
Ronan of course split from his wife Yvonne earlier this year after it was revealed that they couldn’t move on from Ronan’s affair with dancer Francine Cornell.
However, Yvonne is now dating again, and it seems that both she and Ronan have established a good relationship as friends, and of course, they share the common interest of their three children, who Ronan sees regularly. Read more & comment »
As fans of X Factor Australia judge Ronan Keating will of course know, his marriage to Yvonne Keating ended after he was forced to admit to having had an affair with dancer Francine Cornell in 2009.
Despite trying to heal the wounds caused by the affair, Yvonne and Ronan officially announced that their marriage was over last year, and since then, it’s been revealed that Yvonne is now dating cameraman John Conroy.
And it seems that Ronan too may be about to embark on a new romance with a former X Factor producer, Storm Uechtritz.
The Daily Mirror reports today that Ronan has grown close to Storm over the past week, but they’ve had a friendship for some time.
Last night, an X Factor Australia insider said “things are going great” between Ronan and Storm, and added, “Storm is beautiful and vivacious and is a really good tonic for Ronan after the tough 18 months he’s had.” Read more & comment »
Ronan Keating, who is of course a singer in hit boy band Boyzone as well as a judge on X Factor Australia, has revealed that he’s been depressed ever since he split with his wife of 14 years Yvonne.
The couple – who were once thought of as having the most solid of marriages in the music industry – parted ways earlier this year having tried, and failed, to repair the damage done to their relationship over Ronan’s affair with dancer Francine Cornell.
Since the split, Ronan spends his time flying between Australia and the UK in order to carry out his work commitments on X Factor and to see his children, Jack, 13, Marie, 11, and Ali, six.
However, in an interview with the Sun, Ronan revealed that he hates being single, and misses the family life he once enjoyed.
He said, “Nobody wants to go through a relationship and have kids and think it’ll ever break up… Read more & comment »
We reported last week that One Direction would be working as guest mentors on the Australian version of The X Factor and we think we know which judge they will be assisting.
It had been rumoured that the teen idols would assist former Spice Girls star Mel B when she took her last group of hopefuls to judges houses, to choose her final team for the live shows.
However, we always thought it would be more likely that the stars would join forces with former Boyzone star Ronan Keating, since he has already met and spent time with fellow Irish singer, 1D member Niall Horan.
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Little Mix, Rizzle Kicks, Charlotte and Jonathan, Ronan Keating, Flawless, Nelly Furtado have all been confirmed to perform on Ant & Dec’s Red Or Black this summer and you can get tickets to the live shows!
The Applause Store is allocating tickets for the 2012 series of the ITV gameshow and lucky applicants will be invited to experience one of the recordings with the award winning Britain’s Got Talent presenters.
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Ronan Keating – who is a judge on Australia’s Got Talent, alongside former X Factor judge Dannii Minogue – has spoken out for the first time about life without his wife Yvonne.
The pair announced that their marriage was over earlier this year, and it’s believed that at the heart of their difficulties was Yvonne’s inability to forgive Ronan for his affair with dancer Francine Cornell, which took place during Boyzone’s comeback tour in 2009.
But while speaking to The Sun, Ronan revealed that his children always lift his spirits whenever he feels down about what happened between himself and Yvonne.
He told the paper, “My kids are my light. You know you can pick up the phone at any time wherever you are in the world, if they’re awake, and speak to them and they lift your spirits… Read more & comment »
It was revealed over the weekend that Boyzone singer and X Factor Australia judge Ronan Keating had announced that his 14 year marriage to Yvonne was officially over.
And today, the Daily Mirror reports that Ronan is set to move to Sydney in order to try to “get over his heartbreak” over the split.
It seems that despite their efforts to reconcile after Ronan’s affair with dancer Francine Cornell became public knowledge two years ago, he and Yvonne simply couldn’t heal their damaged relationship.
In a Twitter post last night, Ronan said, “Sadly our news is true. Thank you all for your support.
“Yvonne and I still love and care for each other and want to protect our kids.”
A friend of Ronan’s told the paper, “Really things never recovered after Ronan’s affair… Read more & comment »