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Forces Majeure

by | 17th, December 2003

‘THE tidal change brought about by Pop Idol’s Michelle McManus’ high dive into the showbiz deep end has yet to reach all corners of the pool of fame.

”We’ll not meet again, don’t know where, don’t know when…”

The proof of her ability to alter the appearance of showbiz will be in the eating of the full-fat pudding.

But we suspect that that when Michelle one day goes out to entertain the troops in some war zone, she will not behave as Nell McAndrew has done.

Such is the upset caused by the model’s antics that the story of her visit to the troops in the Gulf makes it to the esteemed front page of the Mirror.

Having arrived at her base in Iraq, the “unofficial forces sweetheart” took one look at her billet and turned tail.

“This is unacceptable,” she is said to have told her hosts. “There is no way I’m staying here.”

‘Stop The War’ and ‘Not In My Name’ types will doubtless cheer heartily at this juncture.

They might suppose that McAndrew’s refusal is born of her anti-imperialist leanings. She’ll go and only

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