Westlife Rule Out Reunion With Brian McFadden


In line with Kian Egan's previous statement, Shane Filan and Nicky Byrne agree a reunion is out of the question.

Irish pop stars Westlife have ruled out following in the footsteps of Take That by reuniting with former member Brian McFadden, insisting a nostalgia tour is out of the question. British singer Robbie Williams recently rejoined Take That and last month they announced plans for their first concerts together in 15 years.

McFadden left Westlife in 2004 to pursue a solo career and singer Kian Egan has previously insisted a reunion won't happen because the star left the band "for a reason". Now fellow singer Shane Filan has spoken out to insist the recent Take That reformation hasn't inspired them to regroup - and they're adamant McFadden would be unhappy with a reunion.

Filan tells Britain's Hello! magazine, "He left because he didn't like what Westlife were. Robbie got kicked out of Take That, but Brian left of his own accord. He wasn't happy. If he did come back, we'd be thinking every day, 'Is he happy with what we're doing now?'"

Bandmember Nicky Byrne insists all four singers are still friends with McFadden - but agrees a reunion is out of the question. He adds: "We get on with Brian. When we were in L.A. recently we went to dinner with him and it was great fun. But he's been out of the band for nearly seven years and I couldn't see him fitting in now."

"We've done more tours without him than Robbie ever did with Take That and we didn't split up after he left. It'd be great to get on stage and do a song with Brian for the fans, but I couldn't see him rejoining."

© AceShowbiz.com

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    Mar 06, 2011

    ...yup..ur truly right ...its good to see him in the band

    Mar 02, 2011

    in my own opinion westlife is great w/o brian...i hope they remain friends after what happened...go westlife..ii`m your big fan here in the philippines!

    Feb 17, 2011

    I like brian back to westlife I don't like westlife if brian would not back to their band. since brian left westlife im feel sad,and now that brian is begging westlife to rejoin to their group plssssssss,accept him.

    Feb 16, 2011

    Westlife without Brian are greatly alright, but it would be more greater getting him back.

    Feb 15, 2011

    westlife should give chance for Bryan. They are brothers..People woul;d love to see them together again..

    Ogegere ben tj
    Jan 19, 2011

    Its will b nice if briane gets back 2d team,i know i can see it coming.

    weatlife 4ever
    Jan 13, 2011

    westlife had to accept back brian for he was the most important member westlife next to shane filan

    Dec 29, 2010

    I think that even if Westlife accept Brian to come back it wouldn't be right as the group has not only performed the best tours, made the best music, they have performed the friendship i would kill for. And he would ruin the group for me. Besides Brian is ugly and he would ruin their image. lol x

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