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Florence Welch Punched Ex-Lover for Disturbing Her on Valentine's Day

March 16, 2010 (9:52 am) GMT
The frontwoman of Florence and the Machine admits that she once punched her ex-boyfriend on Valentine's Day because he started shouting outside her house and refused to leave.
Florence Welch

British singer Florence Welch once punched an ex-boyfriend after he began shouting outside her house in the middle of the night. The 's frontwoman is renowned for her feisty on-stage persona, and reveals she was once pushed to violence in real life due to a former partner's Valentine's Day antics.

She tells Britain's Daily Star newspaper, "I did punch an ex-boyfriend once. It was kind of funny, it was on Valentine's Day. He came to my house in the middle of the night after we had broken up and started screaming. I probably should have just stayed inside but I was furious with him for coming to my house. And then he wouldn't leave so I punched him in the face."

Beside talking about her ex-lover during the interview, Florence Welch also shares about her fame in singing career, saying "It is amazing to me that the album has reached so many people. But I don't really get recognized." She adds, "I think I'm at the level of fame where people know my album, they know me, but I'm not, like, famous."

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