Martin Kemp

Martin Kemp wants to take the limelight back from son Roman

Martin Kemp wants to take the limelight back from son Roman

Martin Kemp joked the new Spandau Ballet mockumentary will help him out of his son Roman’s shadow. ‘The Kemps: All True’ will see the bassist and his brother Gary open up on their lives outside the popular new wave band as they get grilled by comedian Rhys Thomas alongside special guest stars like Christopher Eccleston and Simon Day, and he suggested he’s now more famous fo... »

Martin Kemp vows to enjoy life

Martin Kemp vows to enjoy life

Martin Kemp’s New Year’s resolution is to "enjoy" life more. The Spandau Ballet bassist – who has children Harleymoon, 30, and Roman, 26, with wife Shirlie Holliman – admitted he rarely sticks to the annual pledges for long but has learned life is "too short" to spend too much time working. He said: "I try to make New Year’s resolutions but th... »

George Michael’s Christmas gifts

George Michael’s Christmas gifts

George Michael used to spoil his friends at Christmas time. Martin Kemp and his former Wham! backing singer wife Shirlie Kemp were close friends with George – who passed away at the age of 53 on Christmas Day in 2016 – and Martin revealed that George always treated his pals during the festive season. He said: "We had loads of Christmas memories. The nicest thing was, every single ... »

Martin Kemp wants to sign up for I’m A Celebrity’ next year

Martin Kemp wants to sign up for I’m A Celebrity’ next year

Martin Kemp wants to sign up for a spot on ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’ next year. The 58-year-old star – whose son Roman finished third in this year’s ITV reality show – has changed his mind about heading into the jungle after watching his boy "have so much fun" on the most recent series. Appearing on ‘Good Morning Britain’ ... »

Martin Kemp thanks James Haskell for supporting son Roman in the jungle

Martin Kemp thanks James Haskell for supporting son Roman in the jungle

Martin Kemp has thanked James Haskell for looking out for son Roman on ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!’ The Spandau Ballet musician thanked the former rugby star – who was voted off the ITV reality show on Tuesday (03.12.19) – for supporting his DJ son when he was upset in the jungle. During an interview on Capital Breakfast, Martin told James: "There... »

Kym Marsh had supernatural experience during spa treatment

Kym Marsh had supernatural experience during spa treatment

Kym Marsh had a supernatural experience during a spa treatment. The ‘Coronation Street’ star saw visions while she was lying down on a water-filled mattress, and admits she ended up seeing "images of people, almost like spirits" during the relaxation session. He said: "I’ve been lucky enough to try this amazing new spa treatment during another break at Rockliffe Ha... »

Shirlie Kemp: George Michael’s death made me scared of Christmas

Shirlie Kemp: George Michael’s death made me scared of Christmas

Shirlie Kemp became scared of Christmas after George Michael’s death. The former Wham! backing singer was left devastated after her close friend George died at the age of 53 on Christmas Day in 2016 and felt fearful about the festive season as a result because she was worried that the holiday would become synonymous with unhappy memories. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph newspaper, S... »

Roman Kemp’s mum Shirlie ‘embarrassed’ by son’s frog fear

Roman Kemp’s mum Shirlie ‘embarrassed’ by son’s frog fear

Roman Kemp’s mum Shirlie says his frog phobia is "embarrassing". The 26-year-old radio star is in Australia for the new series of ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!’ and he was left shouting for help when he had to face his amphibian fear during the ITV reality show’s launch episode on Sunday (17.11.19). The former Wham! singer told ‘Capital B... »

Martin Kemp disappointed when George Michael came on date

Martin Kemp disappointed when George Michael came on date

Martin Kemp’s "heart sank" when he realised Shirlie Holliman had brought George Michael along on their first date. The Spandau Ballet star had arranged to meet the Wham! backing singer at London’s Camden Palace and was unimpressed to arrive and realise she’d brought her pal as a chaperone – and the late ‘Careless Whisper’ hitmaker didn’t enjoy th... »

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton to debut on Celebrity Gogglebox

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton to debut on Celebrity Gogglebox

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton are set to make their ‘Gogglebox’ debuts on Friday (25.10.19). The men behind the sketch show ‘The League of Gentlemen’ and comedy-drama ‘Inside No.9′ will join a star-studded cast – including Nick Grimshaw, Martin Kemp and his son Roman, and Denise van Outen – on the programme to help raise money for Stand Up To ... »

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