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Rossi: 'Parfitt Will Be Fine'

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI stopped worrying about bandmate RICK PARFITT's health when he toasted his heart surgery with a glass of wine and a cigarette. Parfitt underwent emergency bypass surgery in 1997, and...

Rossi And Estranged Daughter Bonded Over Love Of Music

The estranged daughter of STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI revived her relationship with her dad after jamming with him. The British guitarist left BERNADETTE ROSSI's mum when she was a toddler, and the 22-year-old...

Rossi Thought Parfitt Was Gay At First Meeting

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI was convinced his bandmate RICK PARFITT was gay when they first met in the 1960s, because he was wearing a silver suit. The musicians crossed paths at the Minehead branch...

Parfitt's Ex-wife Introduced Him To New Bride

STATUS QUO star RICK PARFITT's jilted ex-wife has hit out at the rocker after revealing it was her that introduced him to his new bride. PATTY PARFITT was left heartbroken when her childhood sweetheart husband...

Parfitt Weds Again

STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT has married for the third time at a secret ceremony in Gibraltar on Friday (01SEP06). The rocker, 57, tied the knot with LYNDSAY WHITBURN, 46, at a registry office. The...

Parfitt's Pride At Meeting Queen

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT was proud to meet British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II, even though she had no idea who he was. The SWEET CAROLINE guitarist recalls the Queen was so amazed when she...

Parfitt: 'My Facelift Was Pointless'

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT was deeply disappointed by the plastic surgery he underwent in the 1980s, because the sagging chins he was so determined to get rid of are back in all their glory....

Rossi's Blurry Band Aid Memories

STATUS QUO guitarist FRANCIS ROSSI admits he was intoxicated with drugs when he recorded the Band Aid single in 1984. The CAROLINE band joined DURAN DURAN, GEORGE MICHAEL, BANANARAMA, SPANDAU BALLET, U2 and SIR PAUL...

Parfitt Pleased He Caught Tumour In Time

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT is relieved he promptly visited his doctor when his vocal chords started to bother him last year (05), because if he had left the ailment untreated he would almost certainly...

Parfitt: 'Roadies Cried When I Told Them About Tumour'

Veteran rocker RICK PARFITT broke down when his doctor told him a tumour on his vocal chords was likely to be cancerous last year (05) - as did several STATUS QUO roadies. Following laser surgery...

Minogue Looking For Love

Singer DANNII MINOGUE is desperately searching for a new boyfriend after splitting from RICK PARFITT JR, the son of the STATUS QUO rocker. Minogue is back on the hunt in London, eager to find a...

Dannii Splits With Parfitt Jr

Australian singer DANNII MINOGUE has split with boyfriend RICK PARFITT JR after a brief romance. Parfitt Jr, the son of STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT, met Minogue at her friend's birthday party early in the...

Parfitt: 'Quo May Have To Split'

Rocker RICK PARFITT is terrified STATUS QUO will be forced to split if his voice fails to return to its past glory. The SWEET CAROLINE star, who underwent laser surgery to remove a tumour from...

Dannii Minogue Dating Parfitt Jr

LATEST: Australian pop star DANNII MINOGUE has gone public over her romance with the son of veteran STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT. Minogue, the younger sister of pop superstar KYLIE, met RICK PARFITT JR at...

Dannii Minogue Linked To Parfitt Jr

Australian pop star DANNII MINOGUE is romancing the son of veteran STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT. Minogue, the younger sister of superstar KYLIE MINOGUE, met RICK PARFITT JR at a friend's birthday party earlier this...

Parfitt Turns Into A Smoothie

STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT's gravelly voice has turned smooth since he had potentially cancerous growths removed from his throat. The SWEET CAROLINE star, who smoked 50 cigarettes a day before his cancer scare,...

Lydon Slams New York Punk

Former SEX PISTOLS star JOHN LYDON has slammed New York punk bands, including THE RAMONES, citing them as repetitive, tatty and spoilt. Lydon, also known as JOHNNY ROTTEN, insists his transatlantic punk contemporaries lacked...

Status Quo Guitarists Set For Movie Debut

STATUS QUO rockers RICK PARFITT and FRANCIS ROSSI are set to make their big screen debut in forthcoming gangster movie CARE FACTOR ZERO. The veteran guitarists will reportedly star as themselves in the action...

Parfitt Does Not Have Cancer

Doctors have confirmed STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT does not have cancer. Parfitt underwent emergency laser surgery at the Princess Grace Hospital in London yesterday (19DEC05) to remove what doctors thought were cancerous growths...

Parfitt To Undergo Emergency Cancer Op

LATEST: STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT is preparing to undergo emergency laser surgery early next week (begs19DEC05) to fully remove the cancerous growth on his vocal chords. The ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD hitmakers...

The Smiths Faced Status Quo Collaboration

British rockers THE SMITHS almost ended up collaborating with STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT in the mid-1980s, when the inebriated wildman stumbled into the wrong recording studio. The Smiths were recording their classic album...

Parfitt: 'Quo's Keeping Me Going'

STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT refuses to allow his cancer scare to slow him down, insisting he will keep rocking until he drops dead. The 57-year-old star would hate the ROCKING ALL OVER THE...

Parfitt: 'I Just Can't Quit Smoking'

STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT finds it impossible to ditch cigarettes despite his throat cancer scare. The rocker, who undergoes surgery this week (begs12DEC05) due to a growth on his vocal chords, has managed...

Parfitt: 'Fans Will Help Me Beat Cancer'

LATEST: STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT is overwhelmed by messages of support from his fans after his throat cancer scare - and he insists their good wishes are helping him beat the illness. The...

Status Quo Cancel Tour In Parfitt Cancer Scare

Veteran rockers STATUS QUO have been forced to cancel the remainder of their British tour while guitarist RICK PARFITT undergoes tests for throat cancer. The hard-living 57-year-old, who smokes 50 cigarettes a day, has...

Madonna Joins Children In Need Line Up

Queen of pop MADONNA will perform a fundraising gig at British TV charity event Children In Need tonight (18NOV05). The MATERIAL GIRL will sing live during BBC1's seven-hour telethon, which is expected to raise...

Quo The Musical?

Veteran English rockers STATUS QUO are set to follow in the footsteps of QUEEN and ROD STEWART, by producing their own stage musical. FRANCIS ROSSI and RICK PARFITT - currently celebrating a 40-year career...

Parfitt's Unknown Son To Become Music Star

STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT's son RICK PARFITT JR is thrilled at his promise of a record company deal - because they have no idea who his father is. Rick Jr has already performed...

Rossi Terrified Of Underage Prostitute Sex

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI was so terrified the first time he visited a brothel he ran away. The ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD star, who was below the age of sexual consent at...

Rossi: 'I Am Unfashionable'

Veteran rocker FRANCIS ROSSI is so comfortable with his unfashionable image he once found himself laughing along to a TV show in which he was mercilessly victimised. The STATUS QUO frontman has modelled his...

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