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There was a mention in the week's Popbitch missive that Tom Watkins, former manager for East 17 and the Pet Shop Boys, is unwell. A bit of googling brings up this article from last June, confirming he in fact has liver cancer. Despite this, no one has picked him on the DDP... Will we get another chance next year?

 

 

If we do, he'll be a massive pick. Summat of a legend in his own field and the means by which mediocre but good looking talent got to the top. Without him most of his former charges - like Bros - soon floundered.

 

So, basically, he worked with the ( mainly) raw sewage of the pop world.

There really is money in shit, isn't there.

 

 

 

Watkins was one who often said "you can't make chicken soup out of chicken shit" so a modicum of talent was required. But, he was one of the first to be out and proud about pulling the old trick of being a gay manager and seeing in his charges the same thing the young girl fans could see.

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Brian Harvey, of East 17 fame, has been on a downward spiral for quite some time now (reminds me a bit of Paul Gascoigne). He considered suicide last month, can't pay the bills and faces eviction:

 

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/mar/29/music-industry-chews-up-spits-out-stars-simon-danczuk-brian-harvey

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Brian Harvey, of East 27 fame, has been on a downward spiral for quite some time now (reminds me a bit of Paul Gascoigne). He considered suicide last month, can't pay the bills and faces eviction:

 

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/mar/29/music-industry-chews-up-spits-out-stars-simon-danczuk-brian-harvey

I'm sure he'll stay another day

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Brian Harvey, of East 27 fame, has been on a downward spiral for quite some time now (reminds me a bit of Paul Gascoigne). He considered suicide last month, can't pay the bills and faces eviction:

 

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/mar/29/music-industry-chews-up-spits-out-stars-simon-danczuk-brian-harvey

I'm sure he'll stay another day

 

 

 

 

So he is Back For Good?

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Brian Harvey, of East 27 fame, has been on a downward spiral for quite some time now (reminds me a bit of Paul Gascoigne). He considered suicide last month, can't pay the bills and faces eviction:

 

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/mar/29/music-industry-chews-up-spits-out-stars-simon-danczuk-brian-harvey

I'm sure he'll stay another day

 

 

 

 

So he is Back For Good?

 

 

I think that might be a Take That song title.

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On 23/01/2015 at 21:28, DevonDeathTrip said:

There was a mention in the week's Popbitch missive that Tom Watkins, former manager for East 17 and the Pet Shop Boys, is unwell. A bit of googling brings up this article from last June, confirming he in fact has liver cancer. Despite this, no one has picked him on the DDP... Will we get another chance next year?


As noted in another thread, Watkins has died.

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Just now, DevonDeathTrip said:


As noted in another thread, Watkins has died.

And this is thread I was thinking the death should have gone.

 

And as noted in that other thread, he was a bit of a cunt. :P

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Neil Tennant on Facebook:

 

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"long-term friendship with Tom wasn't possible"  :unsure:

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Forgot he had his own thread.Anyway here is one of the videos mentioned from the article I posted in the Ideas and Possibilities thread.Fair to say he hasn`t managed to turn things around for himself.

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Ambulance called to his house.Says Daniella Westbrook must have rang them and is trying to make him look mad.

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