The News Corp boss did not make a single reference to Dubai in his speech at Abu Dhabi’s glitzy media summit. But he still has links to the emirate’s high-profile business leaders (albeit via Kate Moss).
March 10, 2010 11:20 by kippreport
Robbie Williams captained the England team in the Soccer Aid charity tournament, where he defeated ‘The Rest of the World’ team, headed by Ramsay. The game managed to raise $5 million for UNICEF. Last month, Williams announced that he will be organizing the third Soccer Aid event later this year.
The British singer started his career started as a member of the pop band Take That in 1990, but he left the band and went solo five years later. Though he initially struggled to establish himself, Williams went on to woo audiences worldwide with songs such as “Angels” and “Come Undone”. His world tour in 2006 made it to “The Guinness Book of World Records” when 1.6 million tickets were sold in a single day shortly after the dates were announced.
More recently, the pop star has come under fire after he said in a radio interview that marijuana was a “lovely drug.” Human rights activists have labeled him as “grossly irresponsible” and called his comments disgusting. But Williams is not new to the subject; he has struggled with substance abuse problems in the past, and has even defended another celebrity accused of drug abuse…
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