Kimberly Wyatt regrets Pussycat Dolls’ decision to decline Lady Gaga’s “Just Dance”

Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt says her biggest regret is the band rejected Lady Gaga’s hit ‘Just Dance’.

The girl group – also comprising Nicole Scherzinger, Ashley Roberts, Carmit Bachar, Melody Thornton and Jessica Sutta – could have had a huge hit with the pop megastar’s breakthrough 2008 single, but they turned it down, and Kimberly insists it was not her choice.

“Lady Gaga wrote ‘Just Dance’ for the Dolls. “It certainly wasn’t my choice to turn it down.

“She went on to make it a massive hit and it broke her career, so ultimately it was meant to be hers.

“So if there’s one song I regret not working on, it’s probably that.”

Kimberly was due to reunite for a tour with the Pussycat Dolls in 2020 but the shows were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and then in January 2021 Nicole announced the plans had been dropped entirely.

But Kimberly only found out the reunion tour had been cancelled through a fan’s Twitter post.

She said: “The way it was communicated wasn’t nice or kind to most of us. “I found out through a fan’s tweet. I was devastated and cried my eyes out.

“We were planning a world tour and were even booked for Glastonbury.” However, the singer admitted late last year that she is still “hopeful” the band will hit the road again.

She said: “I feel really powerless right now but I am still hopeful that it will happen.”

Talking of Gaga. Lady Gaga wants to live ‘a life of solitude.

The Poker Face singer maintains a very busy lifestyle that consists of making music, shooting films, attending events, touring and working on her Haus Labs cosmetics company and the Born This Way Foundation.

Lady Gaga is interested in living more of “a life of solitude”. She is the happiest when writing music at home alone like she used in the early days of her career.

“I’m actually really interested in living more of a life of solitude. It’s really nice to just have time to be alone, and be expansive, and know that you’re enough. I wish I could tell my younger self that. When I was younger, I spent a lot of time alone writing music. But the more successful I became, the more I felt like I needed other people to tell me I was great,” she shared.

“I actually don’t spend a lot of time in Hollywood. I might look like I do, because sometimes award season happens and you see me on red carpets. But I’m very much at home working… that’s the thing that really makes me happy.”

The 36-year-old then highlighted the tattoo on her arm, a quote from Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke. The quote reads, “In the deepest hour of the night, ask yourself if you would have to die if you were forbidden to write. Look deep into your heart where the answer spreads its roots and ask yourself, Muss ich schreiben? (Must I write?)”

She explained that the quote speaks to her because she has to write music and would still be doing so if she wasn’t famous.

“I’d still be doing it, I’d be on the Lower East Side (of New York). I would do it no matter what. Absolutely, 100 per cent,” she added.

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