When luvvies and the famous find they live in the same world as the rest of us
By Frank Hovis
There are the obvious examples which have been posted here before of celebs getting a wildly unrealistic view of their importance and thinking that they can do or say anything without consequence.
Lest we forget:
But there are plenty of others. Elvis Costello had agreed to sing one song on Saturday Night Live in 1977 but to "stick it to the man" he changed it to his "meaningful" "protest" song Radio Radio. Which is a rubbish song and for being such a dick he was banned from US TV until 1989. He also with his "stop, stop" comes across as being as angry and edgy as Duncan Norvelle:
First ten seconds.
And then of course Sinead's career destroying "Look at MEEEEEEEE!" moment:
There must be plenty of others.
By One percent
Game shows regularly run celebrity charity editions where famous faces compete to win money for their chosen cause.
However it claimed that the celebrity contestants who appeared on the ITV show Catchphrase are thought to have been paid up to £5,000.
Household names such as Jonathan Ross, Catherine Tyldesley and Jimmy Carr were allegedly paid for taking part in a celebrity versions of the programme.
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