Blue snub The Big Reunion Tour, infuriate bosses as they only sign up to four dates

Blue have infuriated The Big Reunion tour bosses after it has emerged that they have snubbed signing up to the full UK arena tour.
Blue have pulled out of doing all 12 tour dates. Copyright [Rex]

The boy band, who were late comers to the ITV2 hit show, have decided not to commit to all twelve dates of the upcoming tour.

A source close to the group has told The Sun that the band may have been happy to use the show for publicity but now want to take a step back from it.

The source explained: “The boys were happy to appear in the show but there is a feeling they are too successful to be tagging along with the other bands.

“ITV weren’t best pleased. Their priority is The Big Reunion and they think Blue’s priority is Blue.”

A spokesperson for the group has confirmed that Blue will only be taking part in four of the twelve tour dates due to their busy schedule.

They said: “Blue will perform at four of The Big Reunion shows. They are unable to appear at the remaining dates because of prior commitments.”

The group are set to release their new single ‘Hurt Lovers’ next month and will embark on a UK tour of their own in September.

Live Nation, who are running the reunion tour, have yet to comment on Blue’s decision to downsize their role.

Other members of the tour will NOT be happy. Copyright [Rex]

The news will no doubt anger members of the other reunited bands which include Atomic Kitten, 5ive, B*Witched and Liberty X.

When the group were revealed as a last minute addition to the show, many of the formerly famous faces were less than amused.

B*Witched front woman Edele previously vented: “I feel like we’ve had blood sweat and tears and to get a band that aren’t reuniting, they're still together. I don’t get it.”

While Jessica of Liberty X agreed with her sentiment saying: “It feels like they can waltz in when everything is done.”

Let’s just hope the Big Reunion tour doesn’t turn into the Big Bust Up.

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