So went the headline to New Zealand TV’s ‘Close Up’ programme when they showed an interview with Russell in June of this year (2011).
“Imagine dragging yourself up from labouring in a bolt factory to becoming an international star and selling millions of CDs – then being diagnosed with two massive tumours in your head.”
Click the link above to go to TVNZ’s page. The interview can be watched on their site.
The video does take a moment or two to load and there’s a “sponsor’s message” first but it’s worth the wait.