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Mariah Carey Spends £28k On Looking After Her Pets

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PEOPLE get terribly upset when famous people spend obscene amounts of money on frivolous things. They tut about how much good could be done with all that dough. However, those people are stupid and wrong. Us humans need outrageous and wealthy people.

Imagine a world without Liberace? Imagine who tedious things would be without the tales of Elton John’s private jets?

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Posted: 28th, April 2014 | In: Music | Comment


Journalists go mental and naked on Rihanna’s 777 flight

EVEN though Rihanna is the most annoying popstar on the planet (seriously, we get it – you’ve got a pair of buttocks you’d like us all to see and you will continue to try and make money out of an abusive relationship), even she doesn’t compare to the infuriating potential of a plane filled with Rihanna fans, sycophants and, worst of all, journalists and critics.

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Posted: 19th, November 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment


The Most Dangerous Snow Trick Ever: Video

WHEN building a huge snow manhood is not fun enough, the cool kids of Europe strap a mate /victim / relative to a sledge on a roof and push her off. She then falls. Falls. Falls. Falls. And then… Well, take a look. It’s not in the least bit dangerous – so long as you wear a hat and scarf…

Posted: 9th, December 2010 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1)


Children In Need In Pictures: With Taylor Swift, JLS And BBC Staff

CHILDREN IN NEED: BBC liggers, civil servants, The Nolans, Paloma Faith, Peter Andre, Madness, Duncan James, Pixie Lott, someone from Hollyoaks, JLS, Peter Andre and Taylor Swift present the national charity telethon…

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EDITORIAL USE ONLY. Alesha Dixon at the Children in Need appeal night at BBC Television Centre in west London.

Posted: 21st, November 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment


Everyone Is To Blame For Gone To The Wall Street

Victor Davis Hanson blames everyone:

No one dares to ask what really drove the wheeler-dealer portfolio managers… Who fostered the cash-in culture in which both Wall Street profit mongering and Washington lobbying are nourished and thrive? We citizens did — red-state conservatives and blue-state liberals… We may be victims of Wall Street greed — but not quite innocent victims.

 

We created the cultural climate for this shared madness. Television shows advised how to “flip” a house after putting in cosmetic improvements. Real-estate seminars and popular videos convinced us that homes were not places to live in and raise a family but rather no different from piles of chips on a Vegas table…The problem went way beyond real-estate fantasies. Five-percent interest as a return on our money was once considered pretty good…But soon retirement-account holders and institutional investors began to expect as a given 7, 10 — and even 20 — percent “return” on their portfolios.

You bastards!

Posted: 26th, September 2008 | In: Reviews | Comment