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  Pop Idol: the rejects
Updated 20 January 2002, 11.16
Pop Idol
For seven unlucky contestants, the Pop Idol dream is already over - or is it?

They may have been booted off the show by viewers, but many have made their mark on the music world and could be going on to bigger things.

Here are the seven who've already gone:

Laura Doherty from Pop Idol

Laura Doherty
Age: 19
Job: Part-time TV presenter in Northern Ireland
Interesting facts: Laura fancies Will Smith and got an A in her music A-level
What are they doing now? She's still determined to be a star

Rosie Ribbons from Pop Idol

Rosie Ribbons
Age: 18
Job: Shop assistant
Lives: South Wales
Interesting facts: She adores Mariah Carey and EastEnders
What are they doing now? Rosie is in 'talks' with Pop Idol judge Peter Waterman about a possible record deal

Jessica Garlick from Pop Idol

Jessica Garlick
Age: 20
Lives: South Wales
Job: Professional singer
Interesting facts: She likes fish finger sandwiches and Robbie Williams
What are they doing now? It's only a rumour but it's said she's been asked to replace Kym Marsh if she leaves Hear'Say

Korben from Pop Idol

Age: 21
Job: Communications adviser
Lives: Bedford
Interesting facts: He changed his name to Korben after Bruce Willis' character in The Fifth Element
What are they doing now? Lots of interviews and he's still trying to make it as a popstar

Aaron Bayley from Pop Idol

Aaron Bayley
Age: 26
Job: Train driver
Lives: Newcastle
Interesting facts: He's a Elvis fanatic and has visited his old home, Graceland, in Memphis, Tennessee
What are they doing now? He's been approached by several agents and music bigwigs

Rik Waller from Pop Idol

Rik Waller
Age: 20
Interesting facts: Rik weighs 20 stone and has been asked to do modelling
What are they doing now? Rik has been snapped up by Charlotte Church's former manager and is about to release a record

Hayley Evetts
Age: 25
Interesting facts: She used to have a crush on Dec!
What are they doing now? Hayley's not going to give up trying to be a pop star.

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