After completing their latest self-titled CD, Libertines frontman Pete Doherty was so sick and unpredictable due to his heroin addiction, they decided to kick him out temporarily. In the meantime, second singer Carl Barat has been handling the mike. “It’s not much fun,” Barat tells The New York Daily News. “It’s very hard to push away someone you love.” Even after all this, Barat insists Doherty still can come back to the band if he cleans up. Every so often Doherty plays with his newly formed group Babyshambles — to get drug money, say his old bandmates. He has not spoken with Barat for several months. The full article at nydailynews.com has since been removed or relocated.
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