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Hoffman, Kunis and Walsh star in Celebrity Savers

by | 13th, May 2012

TV executives looking for the next big strand a dog named Pudsey has just won Britain’s Got Talent , a sign that Simon Cowell’s dumb animal circuses have reached their goal could consider Celebrity Savers , a TV show in which stars rescue ‘ordinary’ members of the public from a disaster. (Celebrity charity gigs and quiz shows are old hat. Direct action is required, and stopping short of getting Olly Murs to conduct open heart surgery on a child, heroism is the way to go.)

The ‘process’ in already well advanced. This week we’ve seen ‘Marathon Man’ Dustin Hoffman save the life of a jogger named Sam Dempster, who suffered a cardiac arrest while out jogging in London’s Hyde Park. Hoffman was billed as a hero in the press for dialling 999.

Paramedic Martin Macarthur and Luke Sullivan raced to the scene. They used a defibrillator on Mr Dempster. It could be argued that it was these trained medic who saved the jogger’s life. But the joy of spotting a star cannot be understated, and Mr Sullivan seems keen to appear on Celebrity Savers, telling media :

“He was the calmest person I have ever seen in that situation. He had witnessed someone collapse and crash into the tarmac, he witnessed us doing CPR and defibrillating, and witnessed him waking up. He said to us ‘good job guys’ and calmly walked away.”

Not long after, Hollywood actress Mila Kunis saved the life of a 50-year-old man working at her home by dialling the emergency services. The man had collapsed, having been “choking, coughing up blood and vomiting”.

TMZ reported that Kunis had “grabbed the man’s head turned it to the side so he wouldn’t choke”, another person (unnamed) “stuffed a wallet in his

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