Blue's baby band

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 7 June 2009
Lee Ryan

Blue singer Lee Ryan

British boyband Blue have revealed they would love their kids to follow in their footsteps and become music stars

Blue want their children to be the new Corrs.

The recently-reunited boyband - Lee Ryan, Duncan James, Antony Costa and Simon Webbe - are all fathers, and have decided their kids should pursue careers in the music business.

Lee, who has six-month-old son Rayn with his fiancee Samantha Miller, said: "It's wicked being a dad. I'm the only one of us with a boy, which screws up our girlband plans - now we've got to do the Corrs."

Simon, who has 12-year-old daughter Alanah, insists he wouldn't have been as successful in the music industry if he wasn't a father.

He explained: "If I didn't have Alanah I would never have been grounded enough to survive this career."

Antony has five-year-old Emilie with his ex-partner Lucy Bolster, while Duncan has four-year-old Tiannie-Finn with ex-girlfriend Claire Grainger.

Meanwhile, Lee has denied claims he and Samantha met after she sent him nude pictures via social networking website MySpace.

He said: "You can't do that on MySpace so I don't know where that came from. We were chatting for 18 months before we met. It was quite instant. I actually proposed to her in Sainsbury's! Right next to the Camembert, so even though she's no the romantic type, it really was cheesy."


Still cashing in on the success of The Big Reunion, the boy band hop off on tour to promote their latest album.

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