News | Entertainment
2 Jul 2020 17:04
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Robbie Williams wishes money didn’t exist

    The 46-year-old singer is believed to be worth around £200 million, but has said he would be happy to see his wealth disappear in favour of a world without money, because he believes the current system “causes division” and is “harmful”


    He said: “I don’t think money should exist. Communism didn’t work, capitalism doesn’t work, I think it all causes division and it’s very, very harmful. I wish there was another reality where none of this has to exist.”

    But the ‘Let Me Entertain You’ hitmaker won’t give up his millions unless everyone else takes part in the scheme too, because the current system means “things need paying for”.

    He added: “Everybody would have to be in though. I’m not going to do it by myself. This system is fed, but I played the game and I got very fortunate that I rolled two sixes. Things need paying for. My lifestyle is f***ing huge. I could downsize but I don’t want to.”

    Robbie’s attitude toward money changed when he welcomed his first daughter Teddy in 2012, and since becoming a father to three more children - Charlie, five, Coco, 20 months, and Beau, three months, all of whom he has with his wife Ayda Field - he’s realised he needs to “become a man”.

    But the singer insists money has never been a motivator in his career.

    He told The Daily Star newspaper: “I was there for the show and not the business because the business made me really unhappy.”

    Meanwhile, Robbie is set to raise millions for charity on Friday (29.05.20), when he reunites with his former Take That bandmates for a special online concert amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    Money raised from the event - which will see Robbie team up with Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen - will go to music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins and Crew Nation, a global relief fund for live music crews.

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     02 Jul: Cirque du Soleil has filed for bankruptcy
     02 Jul: Blac Chyna will have to pay more than $58,000 to her former landlord
     02 Jul: Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, want to see an end to “online hate speech”
     02 Jul: Mackenzie Davis wants to star in more comedy movies - but she's not sure if she's suited to the genre
     02 Jul: Katharine McPhee has thanked David Foster for "loving" and "inspiring" her as the couple celebrated their first wedding anniversary
     02 Jul: Kate Ferdinand feels "so useless" when she's not around her stepchildren due to her "terrible" pregnancy migraines
     02 Jul: Reese Witherspoon was delighted to be mistaken for Carrie Underwood
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Forward Leivaha Pulu is the first Warriors player to return home from their NRL vigil in Australia after his pregnant wife was involved in a car accident More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Wigan is the latest English football league club to enter administration. It probably won't be the last More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Cirque du Soleil has filed for bankruptcy 16:57

    Basketball:
    Tall Blacks icon Mika Vukona will remain sidelined for a further period in the National basketball League after suffering stomach pains 16:57

    Entertainment:
    Blac Chyna will have to pay more than $58,000 to her former landlord 16:27

    International:
    Coronavirus affects the blood vessels as well as the lungs. Understanding this may be key to treating it 16:27

    Law and Order:
    Police have uncovered an AK-47 and a submachine gun during a meth lab bust on Auckland's North Shore today 16:17

    Entertainment:
    Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, want to see an end to “online hate speech” 15:57

    Rugby:
    Forward Leivaha Pulu is the first Warriors player to return home from their NRL vigil in Australia after his pregnant wife was involved in a car accident 15:57

    Business:
    Wigan is the latest English football league club to enter administration. It probably won't be the last 15:47

    Entertainment:
    Mackenzie Davis wants to star in more comedy movies - but she's not sure if she's suited to the genre 15:27

    Motoring:
    Supercars bosses have been forced to schedule a second straight round at Sydney Motorsport Park 15:27


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd