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Dougie Poynter's Biography

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Dougie Poynter was born on 30 November 1987 in Orsett Hospital in Grays, Essex.

He plays the bass in the popular band McFly. They were the youngest band to chart at Number 1 with their debut album.

In 2011, the Daily Mail reported that Dougie Poynter had been to the Priory and had treatment for depression.

Previously he had been having an on /off relationship with The Saturdays singer Frankie Sandford, who had then become romantically linked to Wayne Bridge.

In November 2011, Dougie Poynter entered the jungle as a celebrity on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

In so doing he was following a pattern set by the other members of McFly: Tom Fletcher had appeared on The Cube, Danny Jones was a contestant on Popstar to Opera Star, and Harry Judd had entered Strictly Come Dancing.

Dougie Poynter went on to win I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

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