The Indie agree with me on this one…
“In an interview last April, Mr Brown said: “I think we’re moving from this period when, if you like, celebrity matters, when people have become famous for being famous. I think you can see that in other countries too – people are moving away from that to what lies behind the character and the personality.”
Oh dear. Gordon you might live to regret this!!
“After a year in office, however, it turns out that the notoriously dour Prime Minister is not averse to allowing the occasional well-known face into No 10 after all. Mindful of the successes Bono and Bob Geldof have enjoyed in highlighting global poverty, he realises that celebrities can help to bring worthy subjects to the attention of voters more preoccupied with Big Brother than Third World debt.”