Peter Andre ignores doctors to carry on tour

Peter Andre ignored his doctor's advice by taking to the stage at London's The O2 last night (13.12.10), but admitted performing at the 23,000 capacity stadium was a ''dream come true''

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Peter Andre on stage at London's The O2

Peter Andre on stage at London's The O2

Peter Andre ignored his doctor's advice by taking to the stage last night (13.12.10).

The 'Behind Closed Doors' hitmaker - who was rushed to hospital with kidney poisoning last month - admitted that though performing at London's The O2 was a "dream come true", he had gone against the advice of medical experts.

He explained: "This is one of the places everyone, me in particular, dreams of performing. I never thought in a billion years I'd be performing to a crowd like this.

"I actually had to go to hospital and have an operation last month, and the doctor advised me not to perform. But here I am!"

The 37-year-old singer - who raises three children with ex-wife Katie Price, her son Harvey, eight, and their two kids, five-year-old Junior and Princess Tiaamii, three - also spoke of how being around blind and autistic Harvey helped him to "grow up".

Peter added: "Harvey taught me to grow up. I wrote 'Unconditional' for him and I hope one day he'll grow up to understand what the song is about."

Supporting the singer on the latest date of his 'Accelerate' arena tour was doo-wop boyband The Overtones, who wowed crowd with a selection of classic hits, including 'Life Could Be A Dream', 'Why Do Fools Fall In Love?' and festive track 'White Christmas'.

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