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by | 15th, March 2004

‘IT is at times of crisis, such as in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks on New York and the Pentagon, during the war with Iraq or while the grief caused by the Madrid bombings is still fresh, that the vacuous would of celebrity seems just that.

At it like rabbits

Indeed, it is more than vacuous, it is obscene – and our celebration of its empty world only serves to make us collaborators.

Tonight, VH-1 presents a programme entitled The Fabulous Life Of Hugh Hefner, part of a series of documentaries that make Hello! magazine appear hard-hitting.

Hefner, as we all no doubt are aware, is the founder of Playboy, a sort of adolescent stuck in the pyjama-clad body of someone old enough to be your grandfather.

To the observer and depending on your perspective, Hefner’s life appears either to be one long bachelor fantasy or a sad escape from having to engage with the complexities of the real world.

For VH-1, it is just an excuse to show lots of scantily-clad women…’

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