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Friday, January 19, 2007

"Celebrity Big Brother" Guilty by Reason of Insanity

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After reading all about the racial firestorm surrounding "Celebrity Big Brother" across the pond in England, this reality TV obsessed blog had to check out the season for ourselves. In a word? Bananas! Besides the aforementioned feud between Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and reality TV star Jade Goody, who got the public-voted boot this evening, three celebrities have already walked off (or climbed out, in one case).

Film director Ken Russell bid buh-bye after Goody yelled at him for eating cheese and crackers. Old Australian pop singer Leo Sayer (most famous for "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing") broke through a fire door after "Big Brother" denied him underwear when he refused to clean his own. And punk rocker Donny Tourette climbed a wall to escape during a challenge. It's only Day 17! Why can't the American version of this show be this insane?!

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