Almost Famous

Almost Famous

A podcast about fame. If you like what you hear please click the subscribe button, send us any thoughts or questions you have in the comments section and rate the podcast out of 5 stars. Thanks so much for listening! Follow Almost Famous on: Twitter: @podalmostfamous Instagram: almostfamousthepodcast More info at www.almostfamousthepodcast.com Enquiries: almostpodcastfamous@gmail.com Listen to Barnaby's other podcast It's Your Funeral Link: https://bit.ly/34JPC77 Instagram: poditsyourfuneral See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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February 26, 2021 10 min

In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Spice Girls singer Geri Halliwell talks about her relationship with ex-singer in Take That Robbie Williams.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Neil Ruddock pulls a prank on teammate and legendary England striker Alan Shearer, pretending to be a burglar breaking into his house.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Tony Blair's right hand man Alastair Campbell describes what they did when they first heard about the planes hitting the twin towers on 9/11.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Lily Allen discusses her spat with Girls Aloud and X Factor star Cheryl Cole.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads a hilarious parody article written by John Crace in The Guardian where he brings Edwina Currie's memoir of her affair with Prime Minister John Major down to a manageable 400 words.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where EastEnders actress Daniella Westbrook opens up about her cocaine-induced deviated septum, and her various returns to Albert Square.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona tried to win back Westlife's Brian McFadden on the phone, after he'd left her for Delta Goodrem.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Spice Girl Mel B discusses falling in love at first sight with comedian Eddie Murphy, and how it sent her so bonkers she kept having to run to the bathroom.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where musician Boy George talks of a fun night out with Joan Rivers and Joan Collins, and when Bob Geldof insisted he jump on a plane from New York to get involved with Band Aid.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where model and reality star Katie Price discusses how her boyfriend of the time, Dane Bowers, became obsessed with Victoria Beckham, as well as the night they all went out together and David Beckham held her hand.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things musician Carl Barat talks about going on Soccer AM while high on coke.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where actor David Jason discusses meeting Michael Douglas, playing Batman and why Richard Branson may not be the world's best actor.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where legendary singer Tina Turner discusses the final time she saw David Bowie and when at Live Aid, Mick Jagger decided that the only way to cause a story would be to rip her skirt off.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Blur bass player Alex James discusses his introduction to The Groucho Club from Vic Reeves and Jonathan Ross, and how Oasis couldn't help but get wound up by the band and bite back in the press.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Matthew McConaughey discusses his need to re-brand by refusing to do romantic comedies, disappearing from Hollywood and coming back a new good idea.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where singer of 90's Britpop band Sleeper discusses the day they supported REM and how Michael Stipe pulled her up onstage during his performance.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where tennis player Andre Agassi discusses how he put a plan in place to meet his future wife, tennis champion Steffi Graf.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where comedian Steve Martin discusses how hosting Saturday Night Live made him famous and why his dad wrote a negative review of his work.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract where Wham! star Andrew Ridgeley discusses George Michael's row with Paul Weller and conflicted feelings over the fact his song Last Christmas never got to number one because of Band Aid.



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In today's episode of 15 Minutes of Fame, Barnaby reads an extract from Piers Morgan's diary back in 2001, where he admits to knowing how to hack people's phones and brags about a party in which he tried to schmooze with Prince William, Prince Andrew and Prince Charles



Buy a copy of Insider by Piers Morgan here: https://amzn.to/3qVSXtf



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