A radio station denied a caller a prize because he 'mispronounced' a pop star's name. Then the star waded in

Spandau Ballet front man and 1980s icon Tony Hadley has stepped in to solve a bizarre controversy erupting in Singapore, earning a man a cash prize by clarifying exactly how the star's surname is pronounced.

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