In 2000, Britain was given a star duo when ‘Feel’ singer and former Take That member Robbie Williams (49) and Spice Girls member Geri Halliwell (51) became a couple.
The relationship did not last more than a few months, and in the documentary produced by Netflix, “Robbie Williams” reveals why he chose to end the relationship with Halliwell.
In the documentary, Williams describes the relationship as “easy and fun” and says they clicked well. However, there was a lot of confusion when the couple was out of the house.
– No matter where we went, the paparazzi were there before we arrived. “These very private moments became public, and we were speechless about how it happened,” he says in the documentary.
-I met a guy who was a photographer, and he told me that Jerry did it (note to photographers, editor’s note). Now I don’t believe it for a moment, but then I did.
The alleged revelation was the end of tortoise pigeon visas.
– This just goes to show what being in the spotlight can do to your psyche when you can’t trust anyone, and it kind of ruined the memory of such an important part of my life and such a beautiful thing.
Reverse the sun Williams stresses that he does not accuse Halliwell of informing the paparazzi.
– I never accused her of informing the paparazzi at the time, and obviously I know now that she did not.
He explains that it’s his paranoia that keeps getting in the way of the relationship.
– It was a very confusing relationship, because she was a girl and I was a boy. We were very good friends and trying to sort out our baggage from the past.
The documentary shows a clip from the couple’s holiday trip to France. Here you can see them play fighting and making silly noises together on a yacht.
The former told The Sun that the Spice Girls star gave him permission to use the clip.
– It was a very important holiday for me because I was happy. I wasn’t like that before then and I wasn’t like that for a long time after.
– A touching friendship
Halliwell did not comment on Williams’ statements in the documentary, but she had previously spoken about their previous relationship. For her part, she believes there was nothing romantic between the two, but Williams was very important to her during difficult times, including when she was struggling with an eating disorder.
– It was a very touching friendship. “I was lonely and felt like he was the only person on the planet who could understand me because of his own experiences with Take That,” she explained on “Piers Morgan’s Life Stories” in 2010, she said. worldwide.
-We understood each other. But we weren’t really dating. I am happy and healthy now.
Today, Williams is married to broadcaster Ayda Field (44 years old), and has children Teddy (10 years old), Charlie (8 years old), Coco (4 years old) and Beau (3 years old).
As for Halliwell, she is married to racing driver Christian Horner (49 years old). She has a daughter, Bluebell (17), from a previous relationship with film director Sacha Gervasi (57).
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