IN Paul Cattermole’s tragic final interview the S Club 7 star revealed he was hopeful “of new beginnings and good luck”.
The 46-year-old singer died yesterday afternoon, with the heartbreaking news of his passing revealed today.
S Club 7 star Paul Cattermole spoke of new beginnings and good luck in his final interview
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Paul had been looking forward to joining his former bandmates for a reunion tour scheduled for later this year.
Last year, the pop star had begun providing online tarot card services.
And just weeks ago, when he spoke to announce the reunion, Paul revealed he had consulted with the cards to see what the future held.
The singer told MailOnline: “I saw wheel of fortune – that’s good, that’s good luck. I genuinely did look at the cards.
“There were other cards as well, ace of clubs – passion, new beginnings, your cup over-runeth with genuinely passionate emotion.”
Sobbing pals including co-star Hannah Spearritt “broke down” when given the shock news.
Management told the stunned group that there were “no suspicious circumstances” surrounding his death.
A source told The Sun: “Everyone is in pieces. Hannah and the rest of the gang broke down when told what happened.
“No one can believe it. There is a real sense of horror and disbelief.”
“It’s positivity – something to be passionate about.”
A statement from Paul’s family said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved son and brother Paul Cattermole.
“Paul was found yesterday, 6th April 2023 at his home in Dorset and was pronounced dead later that afternoon.
“While the cause of death is currently unknown, Dorset Police has confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances.
“Paul’s family, friends and fellow members of S Club request privacy at this time.”
Meanwhile, the band uploaded a touching Instagram post in memory of their co-star.
The tribute read: “We are truly devastated by the passing of our brother Paul.
“There are no words to describe the deep sadness and loss we all feel.
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“We were so lucky to have had him in our lives and are thankful for the amazing memories we have.
“He will be so deeply missed by each and every one of us.
“We ask that you respect the privacy of his family and of the band at this time.”
Paul, born in St Albans, Herts, and S Club 7 co-star Hannah, 42, became friends in their teens at the National Youth Music Theatre.
They got together after their ‘romance’ was written into a storyline on their TV show, L.A 7, which ran from April to July in 2000.
Paul was one of the original members of the band when it formed in 1998.
He was talent spotted by producers from 19 Management and invited to audition.
Paul left S Club 7 in 2002. He formed a new group Skua, but they split a year later.
In 2014, S Club 7 performed together at Children in Need and the following year reunited for the Bring It All Back Tour.
Paul and Hannah reignited their relationship, but later called it quits for good.
The new dates for S Club 7 – known for hits ‘S Club Party’, ‘Never Had a Dream Come True’ and ‘Reach’ – were to mark 25 years since the band first formed.
Over the five years they were together, S Club 7 had four UK No.1 singles, one UK No.1 album, hits throughout Europe, including a top-ten single in the United States, Asia, Latin America and Africa. They recorded four studio albums, released eleven singles and went on to sell over 14 million albums worldwide.
The British Pop group was known for its hits like S Club 7Getty
InstagramThe group paid tribute to Paul on Instagram today[/caption]