The life and demise of Paula Yates can be examined in Channel 4’s two-part documentary beginning Monday night.
The upcoming program options 4 never-before-heard interviews with the late TV presenter and journalist, who died of an unintended heroin overdose in September 2000 on the age of 41.
Titled Paula, the documentary will look again at Yates’ profession and the affect she made as she fought to ‘have all of it’ as she was torn between the duties of household life and her personal private profession and happiness as she lived within the highlight. was standing.
This is every part it’s good to learn about Yates forward of tonight’s first episode.
Who was Paula Yates and who was she married to?
Yates was a preferred TV presenter, presenting reveals resembling The Tube and The Huge Breakfast on Channel 4 throughout her tv profession.
She was additionally identified for her marriage to Bob Geldof and her relationship with Michael Hutchence, the lead singer of the Australian rock band INXS.
Yates and Bob received romantically concerned in 1976 within the early days of The Boomtown Rats.
They welcomed their first daughter, Fifi, in 1983 earlier than getting married in Las Vegas in 1986 after 10 years collectively.
The couple then had two extra daughters, Peaches in 1989 and Pixie in 1990.
Nevertheless, their marriage wouldn’t final, and the couple divorced in 1996.
Earlier than they broke up, nonetheless, Yates met INXS singer Hutchence throughout an interview with him for The Tube in 1985.
Yates would keep irregular contact with the rocker for 9 years, and two months after divorcing Bob, she welcomed his baby, daughter Tiger Lily.
In November 1997, Hutchence was discovered lifeless in a Sydney resort room. His demise was recorded as a suicide by hanging
What occurred to Paula Yates?
Yates died of an unintended heroin overdose at her residence in Notting Hill on the tenth of her daughter Pixiee birthday September 2000.
The coroner dominated that her demise was not a suicide, however the results of “silly and careless” habits.
Throughout the inquest, Yates’ boyfriend revealed that she hadn’t used unlawful medicine in almost two years.
Coroner Paul Knapman concluded that whereas the quantity Yates ingested wouldn’t have killed an addict, including that “an unsophisticated heroin consumer” resembling Yates couldn’t tolerate the drug.
Her ex-husband Bob took custody of daughter Tiger Lily earlier than formally adopting her in 2007.
However the Geldofs would expertise additional tragedy in April 2014, when Yates’ second oldest daughter, Peaches, additionally died of a heroin overdose on the age of 25.
A day earlier than her demise, she posted a photograph on Instagram of her and her late mom, together with the caption, “Me and my mother.”
Paula airs Monday and Tuesday evenings at 9pm on Channel 4.