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Jade Goody’s Easter Egg Hunt

JADE Goody: Anorak’s at-a-glance look at Jade Goody’s post-reality career, with Michael Parkinson… It’s time for journalists to have a heated debate about a, er, journalist.

WITH Goody Friday over, it’s now time to celebrate Goody Saturday with Fiona Philips, who tells Mirror readers:

“If Jade Goody is paltry and wretched, Michael Parkinson is privileged and over-paid.”

She died for his sins of greed, having Billy Connolly on speed dial and being boring.

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Posted: 11th, April 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comments (5)


Billy Bob Thornton Presents The Most Awkward Celebrity Interviews Ever

ANORAK brings you the Most AWakwards celebroty interviews ever.

In 1963, the Irish writer Desmond Leslie – enraged by a nasty review of his wife’s latest play – was able to infiltrate the audience of David Frost’s studio discussion show, march up to offending reviewer Bernard Levin and land a superb left hook on his nose in front of 11 million viewers.

“Just a minute Mr Levin, this will only take a minute,” Leslie had said with impeccable politeness before unleashing a blow described by The Times as “the most public punch since Sonny Liston took the heavyweight title from Floyd Patterson”.

Billy Bob said he was upset because Ghomeshi referred to his acting career in the introduction to the interview. He said he’d told the producer to focus on the band and not mention his acting.

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Posted: 9th, April 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment (1)


Jade Goody Eats Out

JADE Goody: Anorak’s at-a-glance look at Jade Goody’s post-reality career, with grave robbers, Jade TV and awards…

The Mirror: “My lunch at Jade’s Grave”

Jade’s grave doubles as a picnic table. (Max Call me – I’ve ideas.) Jackiey Budden told onlookers [the snappers]: “I’m just having lunch with Jade” as she spent an hour reading the Bible and eating crisps and Scotch eggs.

The official Jade Goody Scotch Egg, made in Scotchland.

Jackiey, 51, had walked a mile from Jade’s former home to the churchyard that overlooks rolling countryside in Upshire, Essex.

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Posted: 8th, April 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2)