Robbie Williams had an opportunity assembly with music legend Barbra Streisand on vacation – however admitted that neither knew who the opposite was!
The singers have been launched by mutual pals when holidaying in Tahiti.
However former Take That star Robbie, 48, and Barbra, 80, didn’t realise that the opposite was well-known.
Awkward! Former Take That star Robbie, 48, and showbiz legend Barbra, 80, didn’t realise that the opposite was well-known
The Let Me Entertain You star had Barbra down as a ‘good previous girl’ whereas the Humorous Woman actress thought that Robbie was a footballer.
He revealed the awkward encounter on Scott Mills and Chris Stark’s remaining BBC Radio 5 Saturday morning present yesterday.
Robbie instructed the pair: ‘And it was like ‘Hello, I am John’, and ‘Hello, I am Rob’, and ‘Hello I am Steve’ – ‘Hello Steve’, ‘Hello, I am Barbra’ – ‘Whats up Barbra, I am happy to satisfy you’.
‘Good previous girl. Then I sat down subsequent to Barbra. And it was Barbra Streisand. And I used to be like, ‘Oh, ahh’.’
Whoops! The Let Me Entertain You star had Barbra down as a ‘good previous girl’ whereas the Humorous Woman actress thought that Robbie was a footballer whereas holidaying in Tahiti
After he had realised, he clocked on that Barbra was nonetheless none the wiser to who he was.
Whereas the group mingled, Robbie’s participation in yearly charity soccer sport Soccer Help led Barbra to consider that he was a footballer.
He recounted: ‘Individuals have been speaking about Soccer Help, and she or he simply presumed I performed soccer.
‘After which I used to be like ‘Oh, no, no, no, I am a singer’.
‘And she or he was like, ‘That is good’.’
Regardless of being a legend of music in his personal proper, Robbie’s incapability to recognise Barbra is curious.
Personal aim! Barbra misheard a dialog about Robbie Williams’s involvement with Soccer Help and thought he was an athlete
The good is a star of stage and display in addition to a world-class singer together with within the traditional 1968 musical Humorous Woman. She has received 5 Oscars.
She has received eight Grammy awards in a glittering profession, amassing a fortune of a whopping $400million.
Whereas Robbie, who shot to fame in Take That within the nineties earlier than turning into a solo artist, is without doubt one of the greatest promoting music artists of all time, with hits together with Angels and Let me Entertain You.
Robbie is marrried to spouse Ayda Discipline and the couple have 4 youngsters collectively; Theodora ‘Teddy’, 9, Charlton ‘Charlie’, seven, Colette ‘Coco’, three, and Beau, two.
Robbie’s schedule appears to be getting loads busier within the close to future as his new album XXV is popping out on September 9, whereas a biopic about his life is at the moment being filmed in Australia.
The biopic, titled Higher Man, will cowl his unimaginable rise to fame from boy band heart-throb to stadium famous person.
Manufacturing has begun on the massive price range movie – billed as ‘a musical fantasy’ – which is being made in Melbourne by Australian filmmaker Michael Gracey who directed the box-office smash The Best Showman.
British actor Jonno Davies, 29, greatest identified for the Amazon Prime sequence Hunters, will play Robbie as a youthful man.
Different members of the forged embody Australian actors Kate Mulvany (The Nice Gatsby), Damon Herriman (Mr InBetween), and filmmaker-actor Anthony Hayes, whose function movie Gold is at the moment streaming on Stan.
In 2006 Robbie made it into the Guinness E book of World Data after he offered 1.6million live performance tickets in a single day.
Iconic: Robbie rose to fame with Take That and went on to realize 12 primary singles on the UK Singles Chart together with eight primary albums (pictured in 1994)