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Goody’s Gumdrops

by | 4th, February 2004

‘BEFORE Katie Price and her Jordans got real, the top dog in the reality TV kennel was Jade Goody.

‘I’ll never make it – I’m even less talented than Posh Spice’

But the woman who turned a nation off kebabs in her Big Brother stint has not done too shabbily from her time in the spotlight. The Sun reports that Jade has become the show’s first millionaire.

How she has reached this financial milestone is not immediately obvious.

But whatever the secret to her success, Max Clifford, the charmless PR exponent, says Jade’s rise to the top ‘proves you don’t have to be talented to be a star’.

And if you don’t believe Max, ask those who manage the PR for Vanessa Feltz, Freddie Starr, Michelle Ryan, the cast of Hollyoaks and just about every single product to fall off of the reality TV conveyor belt.

That includes former Big Brother contestant Kate Lawler, who has, apparently, amassed a haul of around two hundred grand; ‘Nasty’ Nick Bateman (£418,000); Brian Dowling (£280,000); Helen Adams (£195,000); Paul ‘Bubble’ Ferguson (£120,000), Davina McCall (price on application); Dermot O’Leary (no job too meaningless) Peter Andre (nothing more Insania than that); Kerry…’

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