Thursday, September 06, 2007

Sanctimonious Slebs? No Thanks!

The Guardian is reporting today that plans for an all-day save-the-planet-athon on the BBC have been dropped. Speculation is that some Beeb suits felt that it would breach their impartiality guidelines.

Forget impartiality - the idea should have been strangled at birth on the grounds of good taste. Who really wants to be lectured on consuming less by multi-millionaires like Ricky Gervais and Graham Norton?

The do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do contribution of slebs like Chris "Beemer X5" Martin and Sienna "Air Miles" Miller have hardly done much to move the debate forward, have they?

And let's not forget the embarrassing exhortations from Madonna at Live Earth.

Urggh. Shiver. Thank the gods it is not going to happen.

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2 Comments:

At 9:31 PM, Anonymous Tracy said...

I hear what you're saying, however, there are scores people out there who really look up to these slebs and will do as they say. What do you think?

 
At 8:34 AM, Blogger Gareth Kane said...

I think people are starting to hear "yadda, yadda, yadda" whenever one of these ubiquitous slebs starts pontificating...

 

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