Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'80S Idol Rick Visits the Christie

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'80S Idol Rick Visits the Christie

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POP icon Rick Astley put a smile on a few faces when he visited a support centre for people with cancer.

The '80s heart-throb visited Maggie's Centre at The Christie in Withington, where he was recently made the first ever honorary ambassador.

The 'Never Gonna Give You Up' star hugged staff and patients when he stopped by for a brew and a chat on Wednesday, ahead of his performance at their annual fundraising Runway show in June.

Rick, who has been a hit with the ladies ever since he rose to fame in the late '80s, first visited Maggie's in 2016 before the release of his comeback album 50.

After his latest visit, Rick told the M.E.N.: "It's an amazing place, full of super-positive energy. From the foundations to the roof, there's something going on that's really special. …

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