Category Archives: The Celebrity Blog

Welcome to the Celebrity Coach’s blog. Here you will find insights on current celebrity issues, from the perspective of a top UK celebrity coach.

The purpose of this blog, is to get inside the drama…why the person may do what they they do…their thinking…mindsets…attitudes…their fluctuating state of confidence…and all the other mental and emotional pieces that create the psychology of celebrity success, or failure.

Celebrity Coaching: Nicholas McDonald – The Adoration Gap

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It’s December 10th. St Aidens School, Wishaw, Lanarkshire. X Factor finalist Nicholas McDonald is greeted by hordes of screaming fans. It’s the week before the big TV final, and he is getting an early and intoxicating taste of life as a celebrity. Cue his return to Glasgow Airport, the Sunday after finals night. There are no fans at the airport… Read more »

Celebrity Coaching: Rebecca Ferguson – Finding The Muse

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It’s the difficult second album. The honeymoon period is over. The hype has died down. The initial surge of stardom has settled. The second album is the point that determines whether you, as an artist, have really got something to say. Is your success a music industry manufactured one-off or are you here to stay? For Rebecca Ferguson, the artisitic… Read more »

Celebrity Coaching: George Clooney – Morons!

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It’s Hollywood superstar George Clooney making the gossip column headlines this week. His notion that anyone who is rich and famous and uses the popular Twitter site, is a ‘moron’, is a controversial one. Controversial but nevertheless interesting. What George is fundamentally suggesting is that by the very idea of having achieved wealth and popularity, seeking a world-wide audience is… Read more »

Celebrity Coaching: Lee Mead – Being Joseph!

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He won the mental battle. In 2007, Lee Mead came to national prominence when he won the coveted role of Joseph, in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s TV reality show, ‘Any Dream Will Do’. What made Lee Mead stand out from the competition, was his ability to embrace Future History. On his bedside table in the ‘Any Dream Will Do’ contestants house,… Read more »

Celebrity Coaching: Sinead O’Connor – Being Sinead!

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It’s been a tough time for Sinead O’Connor. Her December marriage to Barry Herridge ended in a sudden divorce. And now Sinead has been hospitalised for two weeks, to treat her depression. “I find it terribly lonely being ‘Sinéad O’Connor’ in Ireland,” she wrote in a recent blog. “I’m 45 yrs of age. All my life I have been beaten… Read more »

Celebrity Coaching: Demi Moore – Love!

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It’s actress Demi Moore opening herself up to America’s Harpers Bazaar magazine. Fresh from her recent split with husband Ashton Kutcher, Demi’s interview is peppered with self-doubt based references. ‘There is no way to reach your fullest potential if you don’t really find the love of yourself. What scares me is that I’m going to ultimately find out at the… Read more »

Celebrity Coaching: Taylor Swift – Being A Celebrity

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‘Every singer out there is raising the next generation. So make your words count’. The words of American country super-star Taylor Swift, on her responsibilities as an artist and role-model. It’s a rare appreciation of the way that an artist can influence their audience. And on the day that professional opinionater Jeremy Clarkson brazenly suggests shooting striking public sector workers,… Read more »

Celebrity Coaching: Russell Grant – A Second Chance At Life

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So astrologer/entertainer Russell Grant has been voted off Strictly Come Dancing. Grant’s comical theatrical entrance from a cannon, not being enough to save him from finishing bottom of the public vote. Whilst he may have relished the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform at Wembley, the vast arena did little to serve Grant’s chance of staying in the show. The massive Wembley… Read more »

Celebrity Coaching: Bruce Springsteen – The Third Thing

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The Boss is talking to Elvis Costello on the stage of The Apollo Theatre, Harlem. And the subject is the creative process. Bruce has this to say. ‘In art, as in love, one and one makes three. If it makes two, you’ve failed my friend. If you’re painting and all you’ve got is the paint and the canvas, you’ve failed…. Read more »

Celebrity Coaching: Chris Brown – Time To Take Stock

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It appears to be reported without any great element of surprise, that Chris Brown is voluntarily seeking rehabilitation and counselling for his anger management issues, after an alleged assault incident in Washington DC. Since his well publicised attack on girl-friend Rihanna, four years ago, Brown has seemingly struggled to stay out of trouble. Perhaps people see him as an easy… Read more »