Tweet: "Stuck in bed with throat infection and head cold, Hope I'm not getting Man flu, I've loads to do and can't do anything!! Pain in the hole." Boyzone star Keith Duffy has fallen victim to a winter bug.
Quote: "As time goes on the gaps in between become easier to manage, but dates like the anniversary are obviously tough, very tough. But I think Steo's passing actually helped bring us closer together, in a way. It was such a tragic event and such a shock but we were there for each other and still are." Irish singer Keith Duffy on the death of his Boyzone bandmate Stephen Gately in 2009.
Tweet: "Been in bed since Saturday with serious viral infection and man flu, I feel s**t! Awake most the night again! Aches and pains..." Boyzone star Keith Duffy is nursing a nasty illness since the band wrapped its tour of the U.K. last week (ends18Mar11).
Fact: The four surviving members of Boyzone will act as pallbearers at Stephen Gately's funeral on Saturday (17Oct09). Ronan Keating, Shane Lynch, Keith Duffy and MIKEY GRAHAM will carry the late star's coffin along with two members of Gately's family.