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Got a news tip? Editorial Policies Read about our editorial guiding principles and the enforceable standard our journalists follow. Dental nurse Lisa said: "He gave me these long loving looks and would say things that made me feel special. While he was planning marriage and kids with Lisa, Bel claims he took her on a series of dates in January. Bel said Steve initially lied and said the mystery blonde was a "psycho stalker" who went to his gigs and soon afterwards, at the end of January, he broke things off with Lisa and went back to couple's counselling with Bel. Bel said: "I found out Steve had started seeing her near the end of our relationship.
He was on Tinder while he was with me. I was totally disgusted. What neither of them knew was Steve was also seeing a third girl, Jess, after they matched on Tinder in January - despite her living in Wales and him in Australia. In a newspaper interview about the bizarre mix-up last month, Jess said: "I was attracted to his dark brown eyes straight away and swiped right. Bel said: "The more I read I honestly couldn't believe it. I was in shock and I broke down in tears. In January , Cee Lo Green finished writing and producing the song "Don't Cha" which its chorus reprises the hook from Sir Mix-a-Lot 's "Swass" taken from album of the same name in a basement studio in Atlanta , Georgia.
However, months later, Alamaze decided to part ways with the label as she was "unhappy" and felt that she "got caught up in the middle of egos and favors. Meanwhile, Intersope Records signed the Pussycat Dolls, a sextet spun off from the burlesque group which was created by Robin Antin. Doug Morris —then chairman of Universal Music Group —suggested that "Don't Cha" should be given to the Pussycat Dolls as the label was trying to reinvent the girl group. Lead singer Nicole Scherzinger admitted that two records sounded identical.
But ours is just a bit fresher. If I'd heard that, of course I'd have jumped at the chance". Speaking of their collaboration, Scherzinger said, "He is so much fun. He's so humble and he just makes you feel good. We are so grateful that [Busta] did it and was a part of it with us.
We feel blessed. Sal Cinquemani of described the song as "brassy and sassy" adding that, "the Pussycat Dolls have certainly carved a niche for themselves in 21st century pop history. Across Oceania, the song topped the charts in its first week in both Australia and New Zealand.
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In the United Kingdom, prior its single release "Don't Cha" peaked at number 44 on import. It sold 85, copies, displacing the Gorillaz ' " Dare " by nearly four times as many sales. An accompanying music video for "Don't Cha" was directed by Paul Hunter during the week of April 11, He is so much fun.
When you're around him, you feel magical. The lyrics are, 'Don't cha wish your girlfriend was hot like me. But if you see the video, it's all about being who you are, having fun and being confident — and feeling hot. It's not so much about looking hot The opening sequence of the video features the Pussycat Dolls riding in jeeps and Busta Rhymes rapping his verse, simultaneously. The video continues to switch back and forth from Scherzinger singing her parts separately and the other Pussycat Dolls singing along. Scherzinger is seen throughout the video wearing the infamous "don't cha" hoodie that features the first line of the chorus "Don't cha wish your girlfriend was hot like me" on the top part of her sweater.
Once the chorus kicks in, the group is seen performing a dance routine surrounded by walls with graffiti printed on each side. Then, the group is seen at an underground party where each member is jumping from a ground trampoline. The Pussycat Dolls are seen surrounded by party guests as they strut down a case of stairs. Once the girls are on the ground, another dance routine is performed.
Busta Rhymes is featured in the next scene where he raps his final verse. The scene continues to switch between Scherzinger and Busta Rhymes together and Scherzinger with the group until chorus starts again and Scherzinger is in the center of the group and then lifts herself and kicks two chairs in front of her. The Pussycat Dolls continue to dance and sing until the video ends. Brandee J. Tecson of MTV commented, "leave it to the Pussycat Dolls to cast someone in their music video who can actually steal attention away from six gyrating half-naked chicks.
Music said, "front and center, the stunning Nicole Scherzinger, surrounded by good company, pranced around in tank tops and short shorts while drag racing in convertible jeeps. They raised the bar. Also, was featured in "Exposed", the sixth episode oh the season five of the Smallville TV series, in a scene where Lois Lane Erica Durance goes undercover as a strip dancer to investigate the death of a stripper connected to a senator, longtime friend of Jonathan Kent, Clark Kent's adoptive father.
Several artists have recorded cover versions of "Don't Cha". In , "Weird Al" Yankovic included the song in his polka medley " Polkarama! Prior the performance Scherzinger said, "We are so psyched [to play tonight].
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We can't wait. It's going to be amazing. Tecson commented, "Like a lot of the day's performers, the Dolls were newcomers to the Wango stage, but ended the night like veterans.
On July 7, , The Pussycat Dolls together with other artists performed at the Live Earth Concerts, which were held to raise awareness of global warming. They performed "Don't Cha", " Stickwitu ", and " Buttons ". Credits adapted from the liner notes of PCD. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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