I was obviously gay but I had to pretend in interviews that I fancied girls when really I fancied Lee. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, Lisa, 40, was born in Rhyl, North Wales. We went to the US, where the surrogacy laws are different, and in 2012 we found a wonderful woman to carry our baby. After Steps she had a brief stint in the duo H & Claire before launching a TV career on shows from Popstar to Operastar to Loose Women. We worked hard, our routines were polished and we sang our hearts out, but, still, we were a joke. I always think, ‘Who’s going to leave first?’ Every band goes through problems – it’s natural with a group of kids in that pressure-cooker environment. H, 40, grew up in Llwynypia, South Wales. Their music has a 1990s dance … H and I felt that the others didn’t like us because they’d go out without us, and I got used to closing my hotel room door and thinking it was all fine. For more than 50 years, their distinctive harmonies and stellar musicianship helped define the sound of country-rock. We felt we owed it to our fans to make a new album. Steps is about joy and survival. Yes, we wore crop tops, but we were never crude. Two years after the split I texted H saying, ‘I miss you’, he texted back and that was it. The band, which formed in Leicester in 1973, specialised in revivals of hit songs from the 1950s and 1960s. My body shape is naturally larger and I hated it because we had to wear clothes that hid nothing. The air has been cleared and we’ve moved on, but I’ll never forget the end. I ate big portions. When I auditioned for the group I was also offered a part in a West End musical. LISA WEARS TOP, Reiss. There are tensions, there are fights, there is bad feeling. I hate confrontation and I felt hurt. CLAIRE WEARS PLAYSUIT, Reiss. I got really good at hiding it though. So bad for you. Go out there and show what you can all do. to Dubai with her actor/musician husband of 13 years Johnny Shentall, where they set up a stage school. I knew nothing would come of it, partly because I was still the guy from Steps and that sort of killed it. A few days after the operation, a physio told me to get up. I cut the cords and held the babies as they came out. I’m an exhausted dad, I’m older, I’ve been through the mill – but when I step out on stage everything comes flooding back. It was the best thing I could have done. I became enormous after my first pregnancy – up to a size 20. Then, one day, I woke up and I couldn’t move, I had a shooting pain in my leg and I couldn’t straighten it. She is survived by her husband, Mikael Bolyos, and their two children, Josefin and Oscar. We were always hungry and broke. I’m not the same shape as I was in Steps but I’m happy. Steps Reunion made for fascinating viewing as the reasons behind the split were finally revealed. People think Steps songs were always happy but they were bittersweet. I tried, went green in the face and almost collapsed. Celebrate the good times and have some fun.’. We were young, we were working nonstop and things got out of hand. He was also known for his association with tenor saxophonist Stan Getz, and for a slate of commercial work that spanned movie … For staff in band 7 currently at the top of the pay band. She was a member of the girl group Eternal before turning solo in 1995. Singer Marie Fredriksson of the Swedish pop duo Roxette died Monday after a 17-year battle with cancer. In 2002, Fredriksson fell ill and was diagnosed with a brain tumor. I remember a statement being put out saying we were leaving while we were at the top of our game. We didn’t have a record deal until after our first single, ‘5, 6, 7, 8’, and we didn’t make any money until our third, ‘One For Sorrow’, went to number two. Faye, 41, from Dunstable, Bedfordshire, is a trained dancer. Roxette's first album "Pearls of Passion" made them "stars in Sweden," their management said, but it would not be until the release of "Look Sharp!" None of us was into drink or drugs. DRESS, Lipsy. SHOES (above), Gina. Accusations ran from Lisa telling H that problems arose when he started travelling in a private jet while everyone else travelled by coach, to Claire discovering H had secretly been dating their then manager Tim Byrne, and Faye and Lisa expressing their resentment over Claire being given the best singing parts. I’d be very happy for my children to be in a band. While there are some steps that vary depending on the nature of the account, these are the main required steps for closing a bank account for a deceased person without a will or going through the probate process. We’d spent every single day together for four years but after we left the final show we didn’t see each other again for two years. For me, performing is like breathing. 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