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Skirting The Famous

by | 30th, September 2005

‘WE’LL shout out a few names and you see if you can guess which of them are actually interviewed by Hello!, and not just ogled at from afar.

Fiona in that skirt

TV newsreader Fiona Armstrong. Prince William’s squeeze Kate Middleton. Former Brookside actress Sunetra Sarker. Cameron Diaz. Coronation Street actress Wendi Peters. And Gary Webster, the actor who gave TV’s Minder series more shark jump moments than Jacques Cousteau on a pogo stick.

Well done you who realised the pattern of our little pop quiz and saw that Hello! has interviewed every other one of the stars we’ve just listed. And no, the order does not begin with Middleton; it starts with Armstrong.

Hello! seems to have lost its way of late. It keeps bumping into people at parties that don’t seem to want to speak to it. The photos are taken, but the one-on-ones are not forthcoming.

Take the front cover, which has shots of Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Jennifer Aniston and as the rule of celebrity magazines No 34278 clearly states, “Wherever Jen goes, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie must follow – Brad and Jen.

You pick up the magazine and expect to hear some pithy insights into these stars’ lives. And there is some news.

Kate Moss has been spotted taking cocaine. Sienna Miller has “always got the washing on,” says a source and “is always cleaning”. Brad and Ange have been seen riding his ‘n’ hers motorbikes. And Jennifer Aniston is not dating Vince Vaughn (a story that gets all the more incredible every time we hear it).

So instead of revelation and insightful glimpses into

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