Byline: Rachel Hussey
HE is no stranger to star wars and has reserved his toughest interviews for political heavyweights like Gerry Adams.
So when Ryan Tubridy invited Ronan Keating on The Late Late Show in March, viewers expected the singer to get a grilling over close encounters with dancer Francine Cornell.
When Keating got off lightly, the audience was bemused. Keating had admitted that the 'friends' had hammered out a pre-show pact. At the time, Tubridy said: 'I meet all my guests prior to the show.' However, he has now suggested external matters had come into play.
In an interview with TV Now magazine, he said: 'I think there were bigger …