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Wishing On A Star

by | 4th, January 2005

‘HE’S “an icon in the Far East,” says the Star, and “top Thais believe he could offer a glimmer of hope amid the horror and suffering”.

Let the chanting begin

Not Buddha, stupid. The other hairless icon – Becks.

The saintly star is heading east to “comfort bereaved children and remind the world the devastated countries still need the wealth that tourists bring”.

Well, it’s the least he can do after failing to appear on the Mail’s Roll of Honour.

“Both Becks and his wife Victoria, 30, are huge stars across the Far East, where their selling power is worth millions,” explains the Star.

The chairman of the Thai Australian Friendship Commission agrees. “Thailand loves David Beckham,” he says. “Every second person tries to look like David Beckham.”

The other 50 per cent aspire to emulate our other great spiritual leader, Charles Windsor, of course.

But needless to say, in these mean-spirited republican times, the paper makes no mention of that uncomfortable fact.’



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