Phil Creswick rose to fame as a member of British boy band Big Fun in the late 1980s. Now, being 51 years old he is brought to trial alongside 2 other people facing chemsex drug supply charges. The Sun reports that the ex-popstar was found with GHB, crystal meth and mephedrone at his flat in Clapham, south London. He appeared at Camberwell Magistrates’ Court alongside Carl Milton and Robert Attrill, both 41, accused of dealing drugs on a ‘commercial’ scale, the police caught them as they sent big sums of money to ne another’s bank accounts. GHB, or ‘G’ as it is more commonly known, is commonly used in chemsex parties to increase sexual desire and the consequences of overdose don’t go hard.
According to the book Europe’s Stars of 80s Dance Pop, Creswick got into pop after replying to an ad in Gay Times magazine. Renowned music producer Ian Levine picked up the jobbing singer, after he won a place in the band Seventh Avenue, before he left to form Big Fun. Though he is openly gay now, the book claims Creswick was advised to hide his sexuality while performing with Big Fun.