Jessica Alba, star of ‘Fantastic Four: The Rise of the Silver Surfer’ and one of the world’s most beautiful women has an… um… unusual fear – she’s worried about what’s left behind in hotel rooms. She revealed recently that she never checks into hotels without a special black light reveals the presence of germs or stains. ‘If I see someone else’s hair on my pillow, I don’t like it’, she confided to the U.K.’s Daily Mirror.
That’s paranoid, Jessica! Do you check your boyfriends for stains and germs as well?
Well Done Paul Potts – Last night his performance of Time to say Goodbye, from the phantom of the opera was a winning performance in the Semi Final of Britain’s Got Talent.
It must have been good – Amanda Holden cries again.
Paul Potts is in the Final of Britain’s Got Talent!
Not only a great performance of a great song – but I really liked the interviews with Paul. I almost cried when he said “My Voice is always my best friend” and how it had “saved” him many times when bullied at school.
Did you know?
Paul first sang opera at the age of 28 for a karaoke competition– he dressed up as Pavarotti.
He went on to perform in Barrymore’s ‘My Kind Of Music’ (1999). The money he won from the show (£8000) along with his savings was spent on attending various training courses in Italy.
From his Italian opera class he was selected to sing in master class’ for Pavarotti and Katia Ricciarelli – who he says were very impressed. Paul reckons he’s spent £20,000 in total to get to where he is today.
Paul has performed in 4 semi professional operas in the UK and some concerts. His proudest performance was with the philharmonic orchestra in a concert in front of 15, 000 people
After having appendicitis doctors discovered a benign tumour that was removed. 2 weeks after the operation he was back on stage.
A motorbike accident in 2003 which he broke his collar bone kept him away from performing and he got left out of the opera circles. Since his illness he has struggled with money and has never reached his potential in Opera and this is why he has chosen to enter Britain’s got talent.
Married for 4 years to his wife Julie (26) whom he met on a Internet chat room. They have been together for 6 years in total
Paul has worked at the Carphone warehouse for 2 years, for 1 year as manager – before that he worked the night shift at Tesco’s shelf stacking / Internet personal shopping.
Name: Paul Potts
Occupation: Mobile phone salesman
Lives: Port Talbot