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Susan Boyle On Pride Watch: Holly Willoughby Patronises The X Factor Singer

by | 23rd, November 2009

7567515X FACTOR and Susan Boyle present Pride Watch: Pride Watch highlights instances of Remote Pride, when someone barely or not at all related to the subject says how proud they of them, a comment that at once patronises the target and takes partial ownership of their achievement.

On This Morning, X Factor spin-off show presenter Holly Willoughby patronises Susan Boyle:

“I’m very proud that she represents Britain.”

Where or how Susan Boyle represents Britain, catty Holly Willoughby does not say, nor why she, a former model and a face of reality TV mockery, should be proud of the singer for doing so…



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