Sylvia Shemwell passed away on February 13, 2010. She was an original member of The Sweet Inspirations and stopped touring with the group in 2001 due to a stroke.
John Wilkinson broke a bone in his left arm ("on the bad side of his body") falling down a staircase while waiting for an ambulance to arrive because he did not feel very well.
The toy tycoon will launch a doll in a 'Blue Hawaii' theme, available in May. The price is estimated at €45 and that is a lot cheaper than previous releases.