I didn't think before that I'd done enough to justify publishing an autobiography but after 40 years in show business I'm now ready to tell my story.
The best advice he gave me was to carry on. It would have been difficult to set foot back inside a TV studio if I hadn't carried on - I don't know if I would have ever gone back in.
I?m a sacred cow.
But reality television is here to stay.
Well it has been very exciting and very changing as well. Celebrating the 40th year and having the album out and the Channel 4 documentary and I resigned from Blind Date.
It was an unknown thing, a lot of people had very bad trips and I like to be in control.
I love Simon Cowell, he's a dear friend.
I never did acid, I am just so high anyway.
The difference with me is that I did inhale.
Nothing is a career move. Everything I've done this year has so not been a career move.
The nicest thing about coming of age is that I can do whatever I like.