t was one thoughts blowing revelation after one other when Steps had been invited onto Keith Lemon and Lucie Cave’s Again Then When podcast.
Lisa Scott-Lee, Claire Richards and Lee Latchford-Evans had been the newest celebs to hitch Lemon and Cave of their time machine as they gave the low-down on what was actually occurring with chart-topping pop group Steps again within the yr 2000.
The yr earlier than the beginning of the brand new millennium was an thrilling one which noticed them supporting Britney Spears on tour.
Whereas 4 out of the 5 members had been slumming it on a tour bus nonetheless, Ian “H” Watkins was dwelling up with the pop princess on her non-public jet.
“He doesn’t sleep effectively and he refused to sleep on the tour bus. I imply, to be honest, we by no means actually slept on it both. Simply because we had been off stage by eight o’clock each evening. So we sort of had a couple of drinks, received to a special place after which checked right into a lodge,” defined Richards.
“We spent three months on the tour bus we toured all of America and Canada which was a tremendous expertise…and H was on the non-public jet,” added Scott-Lee.
Scott-Lee additionally regailed an astounded Lemon and Cave with the time that she had dinner with precise Michael Jackson.
“He invited me for dinner in 2007 […] I nonetheless can’t fairly consider it myself that this occurs. I used to be invited to go to the F1 in Bahrain and he was actually good pals with the Sultan of Bahrain […] a couple of celebs, a couple of musical artists are invited to enter the palace they usually say, “Oh, by the best way, Michael Jackson’s inside,” she recalled.
“I’m pondering No method. What do I say? So I’m going as much as him, and I’m going, ‘I’m Lisa from Steps’ and he shook my hand and he was very candy really,” she continued.
Whereas it’s unclear whether or not the late King of Pop was a Steps fan, she did handle to get an image with him, albeit it a bit blurry as her finest good friend who took it couldn’t cease shaking.
Elsewhere within the podcast, the Deeper Shade of Blue hit-makers additionally addressed long-standing rumours that Richards and Latchford-Evans used so far, with Scott-Lee admitting that she and Latchford-Evans had been really an merchandise in 2000.
“We used to have cuddles didn’t we? Spooning on the couch!” she dished.
To listen to the entire episode, you’ll be able to take heed to Again Then When on all main podcasting platforms.