Lovable Stacey admits she’ll be nervous for big Paisley gig
SINGING star Stacey Solomon has revealed she will be a bag of nerves as she takes to the stage for Paisley’s big Christmas lights extravaganza today.
Speaking exclusively to the Paisley Daily Express, Stacey said: “I can’t wait to visit and turn on the lights but I always get nervous before a gig and being in front of a crowd.
“I have never lost that feeling of being nervous and the anticipation ahead of an event or gig but I think that’s a good thing.”
Bubbly Stacey who won reality TV show I’m A Celebrity last year after coming third behind winner Joe McElderry and ru Adidas Outlet nner up Olly Murs in 2009’s X Factor is a household name and is also known as the face of the Iceland TV adverts.
And she revealed that Scotland has a special place in her heart.
Stacey added: “I have an aunty who lives in Scotland but don’t ask me the name of the place because I can’t pronounce it!
“The Scots and the Irish are always so welcoming and are definitely the loudest when it comes to making noise and screaming. I love that as it makes for a brilliant atmosphere at a gig. It’s totally crazy but I love it.”
Delighted Stacey, who is already mum to three year old Zachary, recently announced that she is three months’ pregnant with her second child.
Earlier this year, she was voted Foxy Bingo Celebrity Mother of the Year and she has this advice for Renfrewshire’s busy working mums: “Get loads of sleep whenever you can and keep working har Adidas Outlet d.
“Even when it seems really tough, it’s always worth it in the end.”
One busy mum who is a huge Stacey fan is Paisley Daily Express reader Nicola Wilkinson.
Linwood woman Nicola, 26, and her eight year old daughter Cinnelle , who is a pupil at Woodlands Primary, will meet Stacey later today after winning a great Express competition.
We offered readers a chance to meet Stacey and have some photos taken and Nicola was selected as our winner. She correctly told us that Joe McElderry was the 2009 X Factor winner.
Nicola said: “Both my daughter and myself are mas Adidas Outlet sive Stacey fans and it is absolutely fantastic that we have own this competition.
“Stacey Adidas Outlet is just really family orientated and she does a lot for charity. I have a big family and we all stick together and help each other and she seems to have a similar outlook.
“She seems like a great person and we voted for her on X Factor. Cinnelle will be really excited to meet her.”
Nicola and Cinnelle will be given VIP wristbands for a special area near the main stage for today’s celebrations and they will also enjoy a performance by The Singing Kettle before meeting Stacey.
Provost Celia Lawson, who will join Stacey on stage for today’s lights switch on, is encouraging people to come along.
She said: “I am really looking forward to this year’s event. We have a fantastic line up of entertainment and activities going on throughout the day.
“Our town centre events are always extremely really well supported by the people of Renfrewshire and we’re hoping to see everyone enjoying themselves again.”