Fact: Kylie Minogue is paying tribute to former lover Michael Hutchence on her new European tour, which kicked off in Liverpool, England on Wednesday (24Sep14), by performing a slowed-down, sexy rendition of the late rocker's Inxs hit Need You Tonight.
Quote: "Let’s just say I was 21 and my eyes were open to the world. You want to experience everything and I couldn’t think of a better person to, you know, take those first steps into the big wide world with... I remember thinking that at the time... Michael was just so many firsts in my life." Kylie Minogue on her romance with tragic Inxs star Michael Hutchence.
Fact: Bruce Springsteen has caught Inxs fever on tour in Australia - The Boss is performing the group's hit Don't Change onstage during his dates Down Under. The rockers are back in vogue in their homeland thanks to the success of a new career-spanning Tv mini-series.
Fact: Rising Australian singer Samantha Jade has been picked to play pop sensation Kylie Minogue in a biopic of her former boyfriend, Inxs star Michael Hutchence. Jade, who won Australia's The X Factor last year (12), will star opposite Luke Arnold as Hutchence in Tv mini-series Never Tear Us Apart: The Untold Story of Inxs.
Quote: "They won't let me use my favourite in certain hotels because women find it offensive. It's Dixie Normous, so they have to call me Mr Normous when I get a call. It's hilarious." New Inxs frontman JD FORTUNE on his favoured hotel check-in names.
Fact: <p>Rockers Inxs made their TV debut with new singer JD FORTUNE on this morning's (23SEP05) ELLEN chat show in America. Fortune won a reality TV show, Rock Star: INXS, and earned the chance to replace Michael Hutchence in the band. </p>