Thursday, 12 March 2009

Abs Breen

Abs Breen (born Richard Abidin Breen on 29 June 1979) is an English DJ and musician, formerly a singer and rapper in the boy bandFive. He attended the Italia Conti Stage School in London before starting his musical career. Besides singing and rapping, Abz was adancer, a DJ and played several instruments.

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Breen was born in London's East End to Turan, who is Turkish while his mother, Kay, is Irish. After Five disbanded in September 2001 after nearly five years, Love became the only band member to release a solo album, Abstract Theory and had three Top 10 hits in the UK singles chart.


He was a surprise guest on the ITV reality television show, Love Island in August 2006 for five days, and was criticised by TV presenter Patrick Kielty about speaking with a Jamaican accent


Abz then went on to change his name to Abz Love as of 17 September 2008 and is embarking on a return to music. Abz has already recorded what might be his come back single, a version of Mel Torme's song "Comin Home Baby". He has been recording an album for some time now.


Abz was recently on BBC3 show Celebrity Scissorhands receiving a manicure from former Five band mate Scott Robinson.

Monday, 2 March 2009

Jim Sturgess

James Anthony "Jim" Sturgess (born May 16, 1981) is an English actor who found his break-out role as Jude in 2007's Across the Universe.

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In 2008, he appeared in the fictional historical drama The Other Boleyn Girl in the supporting role of George Boleyn opposite Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson and Eric Bana.

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He also starred in 21 as the male lead Ben Campbell, a movie about five MIT students, who, by counting cards, take Las Vegas casinos for millions. Sturgess' co-stars in 21 include Kate Bosworth and Kevin Spacey.

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