B*WITCHED singer Edele Lynch looks completely different after shooting to fame in the 1990s.
Edele shot to fame along with her other bandmates – twin sister, Keavy, Lindsay Armaou and Sinéad O’Carroll with some of their smash hits such as C’est La Vie and Blame It On The Weatherman.
The band was first formed in 1998 when Edele and Keavy decided to start a group with their friend Sinead.
B*Witched enjoyed huge success worldwide, becoming the first act in history to have their first four singles debut at number one in the UK.
However, in 2002 after their huge success and touring all over the world the band decided to split.
Since then Edele has had a sexy makeover, colouring her hair blonde and taking up yoga.
In 2013, she won Celebrity Apprentice Ireland and then the next year starred on Celebrity Big Brother.
The mum-of-three now lives in Manchester and married ex-husband Michael Barrett in 2006 after only a short time together, but the couple eventually split in 2014.
Edele moved to Manchester to her sister’s place after losing her B*Witched earnings she had invested in property and disappeared during Ireland’s recent ‘Celtic Tiger’ recession.
The singer who worked as a songwriter after the group split has wanted to get into acting but her pop past has got in the way.
She said: “It made it really quite difficult. My agent even says to me, she’s like, ‘You’re definitely a hard sell because of where you came from.’ And obviously I’m an older woman starting out acting too, it’s not like I’ve been acting since I was 10. It does get in the way sometimes.
“It gets in the way even to move forward in music, for God’s sake. They just put you in this little box called C’est La Vie and you can’t get out. And it’s like, you know that was 22 years ago, you can let me out now.”
Edele made these admissions when the B*Witched girls reunited last year to host a podcast called Starting Over.
In the podcast they looked back on their time in the band and it all coming to an end.
They appeared on This Morning and told hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield they’ll speak honestly about how they felt at the time, and the difficulties they faced when rebuilding their careers and identities after the rug was pulled from underneath them.
“We overshare quite a bit,” Edele revealed.
“In lockdown we missed talking to each other quite a bit and it makes you think how everyone is starting again in one way, shape or form.
“We cover that very openly and honestly in the podcast.”
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