Work is underway on the site and may cause inaccessibility to some content, we are sorry for the inconvenience. We do our utmost to ensure that all items are available again as soon as possible. If problems occur, please contact our customer service.
Hurts star’s fan fright
Hurts star Theo Hutchcraft was hospitalised after being knocked down by a group of female fans.
The ‘Wonderful Life’ hitmaker tumbled down two flights of stairs, puncturing his eardrum, after a group of female supporters surged through a fire escape to get to him.
He recalled: “I was standing on a fire escape of a venue in Madrid and a stampede of teenage girls burst through trying to get to me.
“They knocked me down two flights of metal stairs and I ended up in hospital with a punctured eardrum.”
Theo admits the duo – also comprising Adam Anderson – have had a number of “terrifying” encounters with fans, including one who sparked a mass fight.
He explained: “I had a terrifying one in Estonia. I gave each girl a small amount of attention and this one girl was just staring the whole time.
“When I stayed with one girl for longer the starer came over and grabbed the girl by the throat.
“Then, five minutes later, there was an ambulance and a load of policemen.
“Suddenly, she bursts back in, blood down her face, eight guys chasing her, everyone screaming. She smacked the bouncers out cold.”