Kate Nash: ’40-year-old men were hanging out with me, happy to profit, not concerned about my health’

Overnight fame in the late-noughties led Nash to a nervous breakdown and bankruptcy. Now, with a documentary capturing that harrowing time and a new career as an actor, she talks about the dangers young musicians face Late in 2017, an Foundations and went on to win best British female at the Brits. The article explained: She was the cute vintage-dress-wearing girl we all wanted to be back in 2007. Presumably these days shes wearing baggy jumpers and DMs, but who knows? The article touched a nerve with Nash. Not long before it was published, she had been having a teeth-gnashing, snot-in-the-hair breakdown in Death Valley, California. Dropped by her label, in dispute with her manager, she was left bankrupt, broken, …