Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand have been forced to pull out of charity
extravaganza LIVE 8 - because the date clashes with guitarist NICK McCARTHY's
July (05) wedding.
The TAKE ME OUT stars are devastated to have to miss the historic rock
event - particularly as the MAKE POVERTY HISTORY campaign is close to the
An insider says, "It's really unfortunate. Live 8 is taking place so it
happens when the G8 Summit is held at Gleneagles, but Nick's wedding has been
planned for ages.
"The band really wanted to do their bit for the gig as they believe it's a
very important cause."