Singer Ronan Patrick John Keating popularly known as Ronan
Keating stated that once he was rejected by a renowned music
producer and told that he could not sing. The singer also said that
he was about to be dropped from his Irish music group named
The When You Say Nothing At All singer, who later achieved huge
fame and success as Boyzone member and also as a solo artist, said
he had worked very hard to come a long way since his rejection as
"My music career started with getting cigarettes and bottles of
beer thrown at us... A producer kept saying, 'The blonde one can't
sing - get rid of him', and I knew I could be dropped in a
heartbeat. I had to prove them wrong," Keating said in a
After enjoying a long stretch of success with his music career,
Keating now intends to try his hands at acting.
"I'm genuinely excited about it. It's been an issue I've had for
most of my career. When you're in a boy band, you're fitting the
mould that people want you to be. I spent years foolishly trying to
prove myself, trying to make everybody happy." Said Keating.
"I should have concentrated on the people that mattered to me.
It's a career I've been trying to do for years and years and years.
I've been trying for almost as long as the other career," Keating