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Shilpa’s Just Desserts – Big Brother Winner Meets Tony Blair

by | 8th, February 2007

“SHILPA’S IN THE HOUSE,” announces the Sun.

And so it is that Big Brother’s Shilpa Shetty pulls on a white sari, a garland of flowers and heads to the Houses of Parliament.

“My name is Shilpa,” says the Big Brother winner as she meets and greets her new housemates. “Shhhh…” says the concierge in the debating chamber. “Shhhhh…ilpa,” corrects Shilpa.

Having met Jade Goody and survived to tell the tale over and over and over, Shilpa is now destined to meet the country’s MPs.

“Wow!” says Tessa Jowell, the Culture Secretary as she catches her first glimpse of Shilpa. If only Tessa had put a tenner on Shilpa wearing a white sari and not the 3-1 shot of tight jeans and boob tube.

Jack Straw stops by to have his picture taken with Shilpa. The Mirror hears Labour chair Hazel Blears collar Shilpa in the corridors of power and observe: “You’re so gorgeous.”

MPS and officials “acted like love-sick teenagers”, says the Sun, “begging her to sign autographs and pose for pictures”.

“Forget affairs of state, let’s all go and see Shilpa,” says the Mail. “Bombs are going off across the country, bird flu is causing panic and police are at Downing Street’s door,” trills the Mail. “But who cares when a Bollywood star is in the House?”

Who cares? Why, the Mail cares. And the paper takes a breather from the quotidian doom and gloom to see

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