Norman Cook

Fatboy Slim aware of ‘shelf life’

Fatboy Slim aware of ‘shelf life’

Fatboy Slim is aware "the clock is ticking" on his music career. The ‘Right Here, Right Now’ hitmaker feels lucky that he is still successful but after more than 35 years in the industry, he knows that he does have a "sell-by date" and success won’t last forever. He said: "I’m just at a point in life where I’m kind of tremendously enthralled t... »

Zoe Ball got through tough times with work

Zoe Ball got through tough times with work

Zoe Ball credits her work for getting her through the "toughest times" in her life. The 48-year-old broadcaster has been through a turbulent two years that saw her split from husband Norman Cook – the father of her children Woody, 18, and eight-year-old Nelly – before finding love again with Billy Yates, only for the cameraman to tragically take his own life seven months into... »

Norman Cook dating Zoe Ball’s pal

Norman Cook dating Zoe Ball’s pal

Norman Cook is reportedly dating a friend of his ex-wife Zoe Ball. The DJ – who performs under the stage name Fatboy Slim – is believed to have started dating Nicola Lokko, 41, who used to double date with Norman, 55, Zoe, 47, and her former partner, ‘Harry Potter’ actor Mark Williams. A source told The Sun: "Norman deserves to be happy, but his choice of partner has u... »

Fatboy Slim not ready to retire

Fatboy Slim not ready to retire

Fatboy Slim is not ready to retire. The 55-year-old DJ – whose real name is Norman Cook – has no plans to step away from the decks in the immediate future, now that his son Woody, 17, has finally decided his job is cool. Speaking to the Evening Standard, Norman said: "It took him 16 years to see Dad’s job is actually pretty cool. That’s just kids." "I have be... »

Fatboy Slim still ‘wounded’ from split with Zoe Ball

Fatboy Slim still ‘wounded’ from split with Zoe Ball

Fatboy Slim’s heart is "still wounded" following his split from Zoe Ball. The 54-year-old DJ – whose real name is Norman Cook – has admitted he does’t feel ready to get back out there on the dating scene because he still hasn’t recovered from breaking up with the 47-year-old presenter in September 2016. Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, he said: "I&... »

Zoe Ball swaps party pad for quiet cottage

Zoe Ball swaps party pad for quiet cottage

Zoe Ball has swapped her Brighton party pad for a quiet cottage in Sussex. The 47-year-old broadcaster – who endured heartbreak after the suicide of her boyfriend Billy Yates last year – recently sold her £2.5million mansion and bought a £970,000 four-bedroom cottage in a quiet village. Speaking on her BBC Radio 2 show, Zoe said: "I don’t know if any of them are listening, b... »

Zoe Ball introduces her new boyfriend to Norman Cook

Zoe Ball introduces her new boyfriend to Norman Cook

Zoe Ball has already introduced her new boyfriend Michael Reed to her estranged husband Norman Cook. The 47-year-old TV presenter – who has kids Woody, 16, and Nelly, seven, with the world-famous DJ, who is also known as Fatboy Slim – has started dating again following the suicide of her cameraman boyfriend Billy Yates in May and she’s now introduced Michael to her ex. A source s... »

Adele having ‘difficultly’ writing fourth record because she’s so happy

Adele having ‘difficultly’ writing fourth record because she’s so happy

Fatboy Slim says Adele is finding it hard to pen lyrics for her fourth record because she is so "happy". The 53-year-old DJ – whose real name is Norman Cook – is neighbours with the ‘Hello’ hitmaker and the pair often go round one another’s houses for a catch up on their music and to ponder life’s ups and downs. The ‘Praise You’ hitmaker ag... »

Zoe Ball’s son vows to ‘look after’ grieving mother

Zoe Ball’s son vows to ‘look after’ grieving mother

Zoe Ball’s son has vowed to "look after" his grieving mother following the death of her boyfriend Billy Yates. The ‘Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two’ presenter’s beau was found hanged at his home in Putney, South London, on May 4, and her 16-year-old son – who she has with her previous partner Fatboy Slim, also known as Norman Cook – has taken to so... »

Zoe Ball’s boyfriend is laid to rest

Zoe Ball’s boyfriend is laid to rest

Zoe Ball’s boyfriend has been laid to rest. The ‘Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two’ presenter took to her Instagram account on Monday (23.05.17) evening after she attended the private funeral of her partner Billy Yates to state she’ll "always love" him as she wished him his final "goodnight." Alongside a photograph of Billy on holiday, she wrote: "... »

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