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Friday, 27 May 2011

Cheryl Cole crisis...

I can understand why most of the press here are so preoccupied with whether Cheryl Cole's career will be damaged by the decision taken in the US to drop her as a judge for the US version of X Factor over the pond.

But cynics tell me that the entire episode(obviously of more significance to some papers than the G8 and other international situations) tell me that its all to do with good and well constructed PR meaning that you create some so called 'crisis' (as important to most of us as not having enough lemon for a salad) you get the public to sympathise with how the Yanks are treating our Newcastle girl, she comes back and saves the planet by sitting on the British version of X Factor and saving the world from sure catastrophe?? Get the twist? Then Simon Cowe turns up as a surprise and makes us all feel proud that we can grow such genuine talent in this country, then months of boring nonsense every Saturday night until Xmas ensuring that the X Factor winner gets the Xmas no one and makes Simon even more money than he already has...

My take on this is that you can take anyone from the street spend 2 to 3 million on heavy PR and publicity and you turn them into a so called star? Cheryl (and am sure she is lovely) is as talented as I am an expert on post depression Swedish nationalism... in other words she is not...

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