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Big Brother: 50K bribe sex shocker! (DS:BB)

Even Channel Four wouldn’t be this pathetic and exploitative. If they refuse to market BB Condoms and Alcohol because they’re worried that it would play into the critics’ hands, then there’s no way on Earth on they’re going to offer money for sex. Besides which, common sense says they wouldn’t be that stupid.

Nice to see that the Daily Mail likes Big Brother again. Can’t imagine what made me think they didn’t like it. Oh, maybe it was this. Or this. Or this. Or one of the hundreds of other articles where they said just that.

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Comment from sjhoward (author of the post)


by sjhoward

Comment posted at 15:59 on 28th May 2005.

The Daily Mail’s confusion reached new heights recently – one of their listings magazines branded it a ‘Switch Off!’, whilst another had it as pick of the day. Glenda Slagg, anyone?


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