I told him I was unhappy he left our band high and dry four weeks before a big tour.
He said he was thinking about it in his terms and I said: “Well, think about it in my terms.” ‘I thought once one member of the band leaves at that early stage, that’s it.
I was probably the one to have that reaction more than anybody else.
I thought we were done and dusted, and I found it strange at the time why he would want to do that.
” ‘Then, when we were out in Asia just recently, I emailed him the press statement announcing the split.
He repeated that he thought it was a mistake, but once it was made public, Louis seems to have come around.’ Dublin-based Nicky seems the most detached.
So maybe it’s actually foreign men who need the visa, not the Filipinas!
We Filipinas can also travel to any country in the world with our Philippines passport so why would we need them if we can already get things on our own!?
They found the original spark wasn’t there and initially blamed it on Simon Cowell, though they never explicitly said so, and his record company Syco.
In the beginning Cowell micro-managed their record choices, choosing their 14 No 1s.‘It wasn’t the record company’s fault — they offered us a really big multi-million-pound deal and we turned it down.
There was no one incident that resulted in an argument and somebody stomping their foot and saying: “Right that’s it. ” ‘Everyone makes up the band, everyone is responsible for the success and everyone is equally responsible for the end. No one person has ever taken over and caused the beginning, the middle or the end of Westlife.’Kian says: ‘At first, Louis said: “No, don’t be silly. It will sort itself out.” Then I told him we were thinking of putting out a Greatest Hits album and that the next tour will be the last.