PwC fight reveals star’s lavish spending

The 53-year-old singer is suing his former accountants PwC, formerly Price Waterhouse, and Andrew Haydon, the former managing director of his management company John Reid Enterprises (JREL), for negligence in managing his business affairs.

Spendthrift Sir John under cross-examination told the High Court that his property bills alone between January 1996 and September 1997 amounted to almost £9.6m, according to reports of the court case.

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