Arctic Monkeyâ€™s frontman Alex Turner has realised the price of fame. Ex-flames of the baby-faced Northerner have noted that he is in the one of the hottest bands around â€“ and have started plaguing him with phone calls and text messages.
The bandâ€™s guitarist, Jamie Cook, says: â€œOne of his friends told her he was in a band now and that we had just got signed. Then she says, â€˜Oh, can I have his numberâ€™ and then started calling loads.â€
He added to the Star: â€œAnother one rang the day we went to number one.â€
â€œShe went to school with me and Alex. We all lost contact completely after school, and then she pretended she didnâ€™t recognise us in a queue for a club a year later.â€
â€œThat influenced a song weâ€™ve got now...But when we had a hit, she got Alexâ€™s number from someone a few weeks ago.â€
â€œSo she phones one day and says congratulations and â€˜text me your number, weâ€™ll have to get together and go out sometime.â€
â€œYeah â€“ right luv, Iâ€™m never even going to text you.â€
Not only fame-seeking, then, but also thick as two short planks â€“ she phoned him to ask for his number?? What?!