Artistic Licence: Star-spangled debacle

It was July 2001. I was backstage at the Point Theatre in Dublin. I was supposed to be interviewing a minor star, when I bumped into Beyoncé.

27th January, 2013
What have we come to expect of our stars? That they should be machines, perfect in every way?

It was July 2001. I was backstage at the Point Theatre in Dublin. I was supposed to be interviewing a minor star - the American rapper Eve, who had had a hit with Gwen Stefani that had briefly catapulted her into the spotlight. But Eve had proven elusive. The interview had been scheduled to happen earlier at the Morrison Hotel, but it had been postponed and postponed. Finally her publicists had told me to come...

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