Now the tables have been turned and the chirpy teenage crooner has become a judge on ITVl
's latest hit show, Baby Ballroom.
Instead, it was filmed for ITVl
's new series Wacky Welsh Weddings looking at original ways of tying the knot chosen by Welsh couples this year.
The girls have gone from strength to strength since they were discovered on ITVl
's talent show Popstars: The Rivals in 2002.
But far from being a couch potato, Richard is actually gearing up for his very own GMTV show as we speak, after ITVl
bosses bowed to pressure from his army of loyal fans who have followed his early morning breakfast show career since day one.
In a statement on behalf of Ms Walsh-Smith, lawyers Bates, Wells and Braithwaite explained: "Following the broadcast of ITVl
's pilot episode of its new comedy drama Bonkers, Miss Walsh-Smith instructed us to act for her with regard to apparent breach of copyright.
's performance compares favourably with its previous update in May, when revenues for the half year were expected to be down 9.6%.
But spare a thought for ITVl
Wales weather presenter Ruth Wignall who is often personally held responsible for it!
Appearing on ITVl
's Parkinson show alongside current Time Lord David Tennant, Holden said: "I am the only person I know who hasn't been on Doctor Who.
In recent years, Liverpool's financial district has been turned into 1940s New York for a remake of the Alfie film, while Southport beach became the Iraqi desert for ITVl
's thriller Mobile.
It is reported that she has sold her story to ITVl
's Tonight with Trevor McDonald and a newspaper for a sum in excess of pounds 100,000.
"As a topic, cannabis is something that hasn't really been covered before in a sitcom, and also it's a far more universal subject than a lot of people would like to think," explains the star who was most recently seen in ITVl
's comedy Benidorm.
Europe minister Geoff Hoon told ITVl
's The Sunday Edition: "It is necessary to have someone who safeguards the public interest -and let's make it clear it is the public interest that is being protected - in ensuring that legal proceedings can continue without the kind of commentary that is a regular feature today of the modern media.