Raoul Moat: Kelsey Donkin Becomes A Brand
WITH notoriety comes self-awareness for Kelsey Donkin, who walked upright from Newcastle Magistrates court as the owner of a 12 month supervision order after shouting “bang bang” to PC David Rathband who was blinded by Raoul Moat. She was dressed to impress.
Donkin is well on her way to becoming a brand. The new Cheryl Cole..? Too early? Maybe.
The flattened glitter ball stuck to a white vest was a triumph. Over her broad shoulders, Donkin sported a denim waistcoat, perhaps part of a three-piece denim suit. It’s size suggested that any attempt to gather the buttons would risk further loss of vision in a man or child as far as three or even four streets away. In her hand he held a sporty fruit drink. The woman needs her fluids. In her ear was her an earring fashioned, perhaps, from her unique DNA.
The string of pearls about her wrists were an ingenious parody of her role as the English rose in full orange bloom…