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Rough times for Rockstar INXS winner

After performing to sold-out audiences worldwide and enjoying the apex of musical stardom, J.D. Fortune is now reported to be broke and living in his car, writes Toronto Star pop music critic, Ben Rayner. Both the band and officials from INXS record labels have yet to comment on the situation, and the firing of Fortune as well as the breakup of the band has not yet been officially confirmed.
February 23, 2009

After performing to sold-out audiences worldwide and enjoying the apex of musical stardom, J.D. Fortune is now reported to be broke and living in his car, writes Toronto Star pop music critic, Ben Rayner. Both the band and officials from INXS record labels have yet to comment on the situation, and the firing of Fortune as well as the breakup of the band has not yet been officially confirmed.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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