Here's what we know about the pop singer's life and career... Shirlie Holliman was born April 18, 1962 and is an British pop star.
I was told to go and pick her up from the train station.  The follow-up single, "Goodbye Stranger", produced by Fernando and Pete Hammond, reached No.
She replaced Dee C. Lee, (who left to join The Style Council) and performed alongside Shirlie Holliman, first appearing in the music video for "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go". “To me, you do the Christmas rounds and you see all those. The pop icon was discovered dead at his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day after a long battle against drug and alcohol addition - aged just 53. These days I see Pepsi once a month, or a couple of times a week. We started talking about singers we liked and we both liked Shirley Bassey. But it was such happy music, toothpaste happiness. In EastEnders, Shirley Carter says to Heather Trott she wished Pepsi & Shirlie had drowned George Michael on the "Club Tropicana" video shoot.
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But once we started touring, Shirlie and I became really close, because it was just us and the boys out there. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later?
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Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. 2 in the UK Singles Chart. Enter your email to follow new comments on this article. Early years. Most liked, -1) ? But I did find it very difficult for a long time after we split. His most popular beverage was something he called "Brad's drink," a mix of sugar, water, caramel, lemon oil, kola nuts, … So when Shirlie became pregnant with Harley I cried my eyes out, because I knew that's what she really wanted.
I wanted to be 100 per cent her mother.
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Shirlie was even due to have dinner with him on Boxing Day 2016, the day AFTER he died. Speaking before George passed away, Roman, who was also George's godson, said: “We’re going to George’s house on Boxing Day. She doesn't like the word, but it's very spiritual.
, The act comprised Helen "Pepsi" DeMacque (born 10 December 1958, Paddington, London) and Shirlie Holliman (born 18 April 1962, Watford, Hertfordshire), who had been Wham! It was the mundane things that were quite hard - the photo sessions and so on. We'd gone somewhere, maybe it was a party with George and Andrew, and I went to the toilets and just broke down in tears and said: "I can't do this any longer." 'active' : ''"> 's first single, "Bad Boys", had come out earlier that year. It was like: "Can I do all this with a child?"
For other inquiries, Contact Us. It reminded me of Shirley Bassey (when I was growing up, Shirley Bassey and Barbra Streisand were my passion). Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? They had in- jokes and the way they were with each other was something I had to learn. Helen ‘Pepsi’ DeMacque was born in London after her parents emigrated to Britain in the 1950s from St Lucia.
I really believe you're bonded to some people, there's a connection you can't put into words.