Brian Mcfad­den & Keith Duffy

Brian mcfad­den & Keith Duffy:

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Boy­zlife mem­bers Keith Duffy, 43, and Brian Mcfad­den, 37, have four chil­dren be­tween them. Keith is dad to Jay, 21, and Mia, 17, with wife Lisa, while Brian is dad to Molly, 16, and Lilly-sue, 14, with ex-wife Kerry Ka­tona. Hey guys! Do the kids love your mu­sic?

K My son Jay in the ear­lier years would have been like, ‘Dad, what are you do­ing?’ Now that they’re older they un­der­stand it’s what we do. They think it’s kinda cool! How would your chil­dren de­scribe you?

B In three let­ters rather than three words. That would be ATM (laughs).

(Now laughs) Are they al­ways on you for money?

B Molly wanted to go on this school trip so I told her if she raised half the money, I would give her the rest. It’s a good way to do it rather than giv­ing her any­thing she wants…

What’s been your big­gest chal­lenge as dads?

K I had a daugh­ter with a dis­abil­ity. That’s years of frus­tra­tion and up­set. (Keith’s daugh­ter Mia has autism).

B Ab­sence is prob­a­bly our big­gest chal­lenge. We were al­ways on tour and trav­el­ling.

K We were too young. I missed out. I’m at an age now where I would re­ally en­joy kids.

B I can’t be­lieve we have kids in their teens and twen­ties now… If the kids are naughty, what do you do?

K Be­cause we (Boy­zone) were away so much, it wasn’t fair for us to be the po­lice. Mum’s job was to chas­tise and en­force the law! What do you en­joy do­ing at the week­ends?

B We go to the driv­ing range to­gether. Kids are so dif­fer­ent to what we were like – all they want to bloody do is watch box sets. Re­ally?

B When I was a kid we had to be dragged in­side. My kids, you have to kick them out.

How do you get them to go out? B Take their ipads away.

K Lock them out! Close the door!

Go to seet­ick­ets.com/tour/boy­zlife for the Boy­zlife 2017 tour

Keith (this pic­ture) and Brian (above) en­joy­ing qual­ity time with their fam­i­lies The boys are tour­ing again as Boy­zlife

Brian with girl­friend Danielle Parkin­son

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