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Minted Hugh Grant And Jemima Khan Rescue The New Statesman

by | 14th, April 2011

EVEN the ancient legend that is Madame Arcati finds herself astonished. I thought I’d heard and seen it all. Hugh Grant yes, the man who is the current incarnation of British movie upper class cock-cunter has saved the New Statesman . His naughty article on how he stitched up a former News of the World hack (see previous post) on illegal phone hacking in the Murdoch empire is now trending on Twitter. This is thanks to the feature going online (not from purchase!) – drawing in tens of thousands of new readers and reinventing the magazine in the process.

The mag now understands that celebrity power is its future, particularly since it is Stephen Fry who’s leading the battle tweet (with a link to the mag that doesn’t work). I tweeted first, natch. Also, countless people now know of the skulduggery at the Screws even though much of Hugh’s nuggets are not new.
And all this occurred on guest editor and socialite Jemima Khan’s watch . Frankly, if you haven’t done a Hello! spread,

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