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Discussing what bands should and shouldn't do, Jim Kerr, of Simple Minds, recalled a conversation with Coldplay's Chris Martin, telling us: "I said 'Don't split up.'" And then, with a wide smile, he added: "There will be millions of people watching this, saying 'Why did you tell him that?'" This was followed by gales of laughter.
In an interview, the former Coronation Street star admitted tabloid tales of her high living might have split up other couples.
Christina Aguilera has announced that she and her hubby Jordan Bratman have split up after five years of marriage.