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BS: Jade (UK show character)

jimlad9 26 Jan 07 - 09:46 AM
SINSULL 26 Jan 07 - 10:07 AM
Alba 26 Jan 07 - 10:09 AM
Manitas_at_home 26 Jan 07 - 10:14 AM
Alba 26 Jan 07 - 10:19 AM
Scrump 26 Jan 07 - 10:26 AM
Georgiansilver 26 Jan 07 - 10:37 AM
Alba 26 Jan 07 - 10:40 AM
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Hawker 26 Jan 07 - 11:03 AM
Bee 26 Jan 07 - 11:15 AM
Georgiansilver 26 Jan 07 - 11:21 AM
Richard Bridge 26 Jan 07 - 11:21 AM
Rapparee 26 Jan 07 - 11:27 AM
Georgiansilver 26 Jan 07 - 11:27 AM
JennyO 26 Jan 07 - 11:39 AM
artbrooks 26 Jan 07 - 11:42 AM
Gizmo 26 Jan 07 - 11:42 AM
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Subject: BS: Jade
From: jimlad9
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 09:46 AM

Jade is in the back of a car so who is driving?.

The policeman
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What does Jade use for protection during sex?.

A Bus Shelter
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How do you know when Jade has a orgasm?.

She drops her bag of chips


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: SINSULL
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 10:07 AM

???????????

Who is Jade?


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Alba
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 10:09 AM

I thought it was the stone in the very nice earrings a friend sent me for my Birthday but I haven't bought them any chips since I got them, do you think my Jade earrings are hungry Mary?:)
Jude


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Manitas_at_home
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 10:14 AM

Jade Goody is the 'star' of Big Brother, the reality TV show.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Alba
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 10:19 AM

Ah see now I wouldn't know Jade Goody from Bill Oddy or any of the other Goodies for that matter!:)
As for watching something called "Big Brother" well....never have so....therein lies the confusion..
Thank you Manitas for the info.
Have a good day at Work...of course you will it's FRIDAY! Hopefully you don;t work weekends..*smile*
Jude


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Scrump
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 10:26 AM

I see she has a perfume named after her in the shops. I can't imagine what it smells of, and I don't think I want to find out :-)

Even before the latest Big Brother controversy involving her, I can't understand why anyone, however intellectually challenged, would want to buy a perfume associated with her. Or why a company would consider her good for marketing anything.

But I gather she has made a lot of money from making a fool of herself on TV, so she can't be stupid in every way, in spite of her celebrated ignorance.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 10:37 AM

Jade is loud mouthed and not too careful what she says when she is angry but in the case of her argument with Shilpa..it was NOT racist. The only possibly offensive thing she did was to call her puppadom and it was done in fun(wrong all the same). Jade was bullying her verbally but I maintain it was made to seem racist by the media and Jade has been treated unjustly. What does everyone else who saw it think?


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Alba
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 10:40 AM

Well Scrump the same could be said of Paris Hilton who also has a perfume of her own.
Eau de Eegit I think it's called:)
Now who would want to go around smelling like that..*giggle*
Jude


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Scrump
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 10:42 AM

Jade is loud mouthed and not too careful what she says when she is angry

Is she ever careful what she says? That would imply some sort of ability to think :-)

As for the 'racist' issue, no, I didn't see it, but I expect as usual the media have exaggerated the seriousness of it. However, almost anyone except her would probably have known better than to say anything like that, knowing they were being broadcast to the nation.

I say 'almost', because I gather that the Scouse girl (some footballer's girlfriend or something equally worthy of fame) said worse things than Jade (but as I say, I didn't see it myself).


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Hawker
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 11:03 AM

I agree that Danielle (The scouse girl) was worse, but I dont think that Jade can be accused of being a racist - a bully maybe but not racist. In fact, she is of mixed race origin herself - her paternal Grand Father is from the West Indies.
Cheers, Lucy


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Bee
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 11:15 AM

What the heck is a 'scouse girl'? I don't see this show, btw.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 11:21 AM

Scouse or scouser = from Liverpool


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Richard Bridge
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 11:21 AM

"Pappadum" to an indian is not racist? What planet are you from?

"you may be a princess back in [something] land" to a foreigner is not racist? Hello??

And since when has "I'm not a racist bully, just a bully" been a defence?

Jade Goody is a disgrace to any civilisation. And she always was.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 11:27 AM

There used to be an aftershave called "Jade East" but I don't think it's made anymore. I bought some jade for my wife, opals too. But I became jaded with TV long ago and don't watch much of it now.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 11:27 AM

I believe that there needs to be an intent if racism has to be proved in court Richard...the way puppadom came out was not malicious..neither was the FACT that she may be a princess in.......India..Australia....Timbucktoo...anywhere...."but here you're 'normal',the same as everyone else" was what Jade said, not you are different!!!!. The bullying has been admitted but I still believe that Jade was not being racist in her comments.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: JennyO
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 11:39 AM

I have a jade plant near my house. It's supposed to be lucky and bring me money. Still waiting.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: artbrooks
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 11:42 AM

TV + "reality show"   Are we going to play the oxymoron game again?


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Gizmo
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 11:42 AM

Scrump - Someone I knew at an engagement party on the 30th Dec 06 was wearing the perfume Jade. On this woman it suited her, although nothing like Jade in ant terms! The smell is incredibly sweet and stickly (sickly and sticky rolled into one) - not to cloying like other types can be.

I personally would not wear that perfume, the scent would not suit me.

My dad works at the school Jade used to go to.
My friend lives next door to her uncle (her mum's twin - no less). He is completely different to Jackie and Jade. I have met Jackie (Jades mum) once. She was at the bus stop as me, and she was there with her girlfriend. They started talking to me, then she was saying things about Jade. I promptly replied - "Oh so you're related to Kevin then?" Which thus turned into one long conversation. - I had too much to drink, and all I wanted to do was go home, but this woman does chat on.

There is more to Jades background then many realise.

Even so, I still think she is a disgrace to herself (long before the racism blow - which I think went way out of proportion.

I think that there is something wrong with society and BB and the media, to promote this girl, who in all fairness, does not have the ability to think before she reacts, and put her on a pedestal to make herself look foolish for 'entertainment'. I find it cruel. It's not much different than putting a blindfold on a monkey, and laughing when he falls off the trees.

It's cruel. And wholly immoral.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: GUEST,Bruce Michael Baillie
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 12:03 PM

...Actually I've heard that Jade Goody is so repentant about the bullying incident that she aims to change her religion and become a Muslim, she's also changing her name to Yahfat Fuquar


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Ebbie
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 12:04 PM

I haven't seen the show nor had I ever heard the woman's name before but I'm getting confusing bits of information here.

It appears that Jade Goody's perfume is labeled 'Shh...'.

'Jade Perfume' (at least one of them)profits is aimed at children in need, based in Minnesota .

http://www.jadefoundation.org/perfume.htm


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: artbrooks
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 12:07 PM

Now, I've never heard of this lady before. However, I'm always interested in the differences between versions of the "English" language. From my (American) point of view, calling someone of South Asian extraction a "pappadum" is rather like calling a jew "bagel." Stupid, certainly - I suppose maybe insulting, depending upon the tone of voice - but racist? If I say to the wife of one of the young Windsor men (are any of them married? no matter, for this question) "you may be a princess back in England, but...," how is that a racist comment? Just wondering.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 01:07 PM

Chuck and Camilla are coming to Philadelphia (may already be here, for all I know). He might be the Clown Prince back in Blighty, but here he's just a tourist.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Scoville
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 01:15 PM

I don't think it's the worst they could have called her but I think it's at least mildly racist, not unlike calling a Mexican a "bean-eater". Just because it's not in common usage and we're not used to hearing it as an accepted racial term doesn't mean it's not racist. I might get called a "princess" in the sense of a coddled young woman, but it's unlikely anyone would think to call me a "pappadum" since I'm not South Asian.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Paul from Hull
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 01:35 PM

In the context that they were bullying, to then call someone a 'poppadom' is then a racial slur....after all, they wouldn't have called her that were Shilpa not Indian (well actually they MIGHT, I suppose...)


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade
From: Spot
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 02:35 PM

Allo everybody...
                  This Jade character seems a bit Neanderthal to me, sorta reminiscent of a "missing link"...

                  That tv programme is completely beyond my comprehension..... but , so are most of 'em....

                  Regards to all

                         Spot


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Blindlemonsteve
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 02:58 PM

Jade Goody comes from a world where you say whats on your mind, you dont stop to think, because if you do, youve got worse coming to you, her antics were not racist, her approach was bullying, but thats just a by product of the world she grew up in. In her defence though, she has come a long way in the last few years, she has obviously worked hard and created a media world around her, her business acumen has actually been very good. If i was in that position and Shilpa had said to me that the only claim to fame i had was because i had spoken to her. i think i can say hand on heart i would have got the hump as well. Shilpa is a lovely girl, but she has absolutely no idea of the world that Jade comes from. i hope this doesnt cost jade her career, she doesnt deserve to be thrown back to a life of social poverty because of an ill timed rant.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Scoville
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 03:04 PM

Being a hard worker and being raised to say what's on one's mind doesn't mean one is not also racist. I don't know if she is or not, but I hope she at least learns that, as far as she may have come, she needs to learn to think before she flaps her mouth. And it doesn't matter at all if Shetty knows or doesn't know the reality of Jade's upbringing. I know a lot of people who were raised using "ni**er" casually, too, but that doesn't make it any less disgusting in the real world.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Blindlemonsteve
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 03:25 PM

Absolutely, scoville, I dont know if you saw the first BB with her in it, but she has come a long way since then, lets not shoot her down over a few silly words that have been taken out of all context by the media vipers. Might be a good idea to encourage her and not persecute her, we need to encourage others to follow in her footsteps and believe that the only way out of the slums is not through drug dealing and prostitution... just a thought, but i dont think i´m far off the mark, and in my experience, i reckon she might have come across people from ethnic minorities before, considering where she comes from. If she was racist, it would have been obvious before this media witch hunt.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: The Shambles
Date: 26 Jan 07 - 05:01 PM

"Pappadum" to an indian is not racist? What planet are you from?

If you (or an Indian) called me a sliced wholemeal or a jaffa cake - would that be racist?

There was a very successful TV sketch show (with an Indian cast) that made fun of Indian culture with comments that went much further than anything said about India on Big Brother.

The show is about watching individuals falling out.

Because one of them decided to state that she was there to represent the whole sub-continent - this does not mean that anyone falling out with this one Indian person is insulting India or is racist for not being seen to like her.

It may turn out to be a game winning stategy, if a dangerous one but it is this and the attitudes demonstrated by this individual that have turned a simple personal spat on a game show - into a major row - if a totally spurious one.

If you want to find some justifcation for the serious labels our disgraceful media are encouraging the public to call Jade Goody - you can find them - even if you have to scratch around a bit.

But the show is about choosing who to boo and who to cheer. In such a climate, it is not possible to be objective. And serious charges like calling someone a racist bully on the front page of a newspaper - is something that does need an objective assessment.

Those of us who have actually been watching the show (at least like me up to the point when the show's makers and Channel 4 sacrificed Jade to save themselves from the media induced witch-hunt) will have noticed some real racist attitudes and comments.

I am sure that Jermaine Jackson is not going the be denied his eviction night audience and be quized over his attitudes and comments in the same way as Jade was. But it was these - behind the scenes attitudes - that did poison the atomosphere and flamed the disputes - rather than calming them.

It has passed without much comment that the journalist evicted from the house referred to Jackiey (Jade's mother) as being 'sub normal'.

That Ken Russell stated to Jade that she had a screw loose.

Or that Jermaine Jackson referred to certain of his housemates as 'white trash' and told another that the reason she was not liked was the colour of her skin.

The point is that this show and the channel that hosts it have many responsibilites. Being seen to be giving equal protection to all of its contestants is one of them. One that they badly failed to do with Jade.

The official line was that no racism was displayed - so why was Jade allowed by the makers and channel to be the scapegoat for the racism the makers claim was not displayed?

Jade Goody, to my mind is the only one to come out of this with any credit. What you get with her - is exactly what it says on the tin.

She was put in to achieve a reaction from her snobby housemates, who had to wait on Jade and her family. Then having caused the disired reaction - she (and her mother) was hung out to dry and take the flak that was due to the show's makers and the channel.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: The Shambles
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 02:50 AM

What planet are you from?

Richard - is there a term to be carelessly tossed around - for those od us who would discriminate against Martians?

Having seen the second of the three girls labelled by the media as racist bullies be evicted last night and also denied their 'normal' interview - it is now clear exactly what a storm in a tea-cup this was and how mis-judged the show's over-reation has been to it.

Davina, who for some housemates suddendly has become Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight - looked silly trying to grill a girl who honestly considered that she had done little wrong, did not apoligise and stated that it was all being blown out of all proportion - which was plainly seen to be the case.

The show's makers must stick to it claims for the show and not seen to be swayed by outside pressure (mostly from those who do not watch the show and who cannot see the editing clips in their true context).

Had they been seen to address the racist attitudes first openly displayed on the show by Jermaime Jackson and the later displays of prejudice on the grounds of class or mental illness - non of the later fuss would have occured.

Ironically it is Jremaine Jackson who is seen to be 'nice' and likely to win.

I am not sure what this is saying about our current society but it does not sound very heathly to me - or bode very well for the future.

For the record. Whatever planet they may have come from - Jade did not in fact call anyone a poppadom.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Blindlemonsteve
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 02:52 AM

Well done the shambles, couldnt have put it better myself......The programme you are talking about is called "Goodness Gracious Me" the scene is going out for an English. Really funny stuff....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9SE_qJ_hkg


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: eddie1
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 05:14 AM

If I can throw in my tuppenceworth.
I have never watched Big Brother, or indeed any of the so-called reality shows (is what happens on them reality?) except, by accident, late at night when channel-flicking and have quickly moved on.
My knowledge of Jade Goody is only from newspapers and having seen clips of her on a couple of news progs on TV. She comes across to me as a not very clever person who has lucked out for a reason I don't understand, giving her an importance in her own eyes and those of many others that she does not merit. She is so sorry about the racist accusation that she has given her fee for BB to a children's charity and intends going to India to apologise thus keeping her name to the fore even after she has been chucked out of the BB house. I can picture her arrival in India. "Do you have anything to declare?" "Yes, I'm sorry." "Right. Next!"
When the whole racist thing exploded, my sympathies were entirely with Shilpa, an incredibly beautiful young lady, famous in her own country as a model and film star and being quite unjustly attacked by three British ladettes.
I subsequently read that the main reason for her getting into the BB thing was to get her name known over here and to break into the British film scene. She has certainly achieved the first of these, for the second, only time will tell.
She and Jade have issued a joint statement to the effect that what was said was not racist after all.
The boss of Channel 4 has admitted that without the controversy BB was in danger of becoming boring!
Now, I have no idea what to think – and I really don't care.

Eddie


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: John J
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 05:46 AM

I don't watch the programme, my only exposure to Jade is through news broadcasts. IMHO the whole thing is a well-engineered publicity exercise. An apparently successful one at that, after all there's no such thing as bad publicity.

John


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: The Shambles
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 06:08 AM

I question whether a newspaper article such as the one on the front page of the Daily Mirror which started with the words - Racist bully Jade Goody - can be anything other than the very worse publicity possible.

After the eviction - last nights show featured a conversation with the remaining housemate's veiws about the Indian community.

It was instigated when Shilpa asked if there would be many people from India would be voting or present in the eviction audience....

The remarks from one of the American housemates Dirk Benedict - would if coming from any of the other homegrown housemates - have been sure to have started another race row.

He was pointed out that what he referred to as the native 'Brits' were soon to be outnumbered by the Indian 'Brits' - as he quoted statistics which showed that the Indians produced more children than the native 'Brits'.

I am sure that on his exit, he will not be grilled over these comments in the same way as Jade and now Jo have been.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Alec
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 06:14 AM

Does seem a heavy-hande coincidence that all this blew up just as this witless show was dying on its feet.
Loss of lucrative sponsorship money might be seen as something of an "own-goal" though.
Some Reality TV is enjoyable,I personally love "Strictly Come Dancing" a show which has a live band & yet is STILL less orchestrated than BB.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: GUEST,ib48
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 09:38 AM

Jade is everything i hate about this country,a vile uneducated member of an underclass that has been allowed to develop here


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Alan Day
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 10:49 AM

When Jade Goody originally appeared on the Big Brother programme she became a cult figure in the same way as someone gets up on stage and is so bad that everyone screams for more.Her education is sadly lacking ,but she has a good personality and as already said speaks her mind without engaging her mind.On the strength of doing so well on the Big Brother programme she has been plunged into TV programmes,even The Weakest link and did as well as one would expect.She has made a great deal of money on the back of the original programme that made her name.In exactly the same way the programme makers have plunged her back into the Big Brother programme with a group of people that it was obvious she would not get on with.In my view she was set up and ruined by the very people who made her famous.
She was lucky to get her break,she made the wrong decision to go back on the programme and has suffered the consequences.
Al


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 10:54 AM

GUEST ib48...what does that make you? You obviously consider yourself something greater than Jade G.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Blindlemonsteve
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 11:38 AM

Oh dear ib48, nice to hear a balanced opinion. I bet youve got a chip on both shoulders.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Gizmo
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 05:14 PM

FWIW - Jade had the same opportunity as everyone else here to have a good education - in fact the school she went to was and still is very good for it's type.

She has not IMO got a very nice personality, and neither has she the excuse of how she was brought up, as there were plenty of other stable family members trying to get her to do better. Her problem lies in the fact that like her mum, she is stubborn, does not like to be told, and does not think before she flaps her mouth.

I found her awful in the BB where she got her fame. Her behaviour caused embarrassment to many who knew her. She speaks her mind, as she knows it, but then she does not get all the facts of her judgements. She also is not entirely honest, with what she says, thinks and does. She is however naive - despite thinking she is big.

She was a bully. She has had a hard life (who in this area of living hasn't?).

I have never agreed with her behaviour or attitude, the fact that she got praised and encouraged for it, just goes to show what a nasty little society I live in. What does this show our teenagers? children? She could be an example I agree, but a role model? Never!


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: The Shambles
Date: 27 Jan 07 - 08:00 PM

The fact that views about Jade's personality, fame and wealth divide public opinion is not in doubt.

Those who dislike her personality, fame and wealth perhaps should be aware that their feelings towards her alone - do not make her what our media have accused her (and others) of. I fear that was what was behind all this fuss which arose from an argument about stock cubes on a TV show.

Such accusations requires an objective judgement that cannot be made in such a climate.

This used to be thought of proudly as a fair country - but jealousy of those of our ranks who have risen to make good, seems to be behind the sort of outragous treatment that is openly displayed and reserved for public figures like Jade, David Beckham and his wife.

Where so-called football fans feel it is acceptable to shout out to David Beckham that they hope his children die.

That our media are irresponsible enough to judge and treat these public figures as if they were not real flesh and blood people with feelings just like us, but some sort of cardboard cut-outs is one thing - it does not mean that we must follow this example.

I suggest that it is vital that we do not.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Jan 07 - 09:10 AM

I think a lot of the publics anger directed towards jade is actually misdirected. She was celebrated for her ignorance and put onto a media pedestal, where she sold glossy mags and was allowed down sporadically to voice her opinions on mid day time filler shows.

Four years on and the public are given another large dose of jade and realise that they misguidedly ever put this woman on a pedestal in the first place. The British public love an underdog. Jade provided that role without trying.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Penny S.
Date: 28 Jan 07 - 10:55 AM

I think that Jade was used, as was, probably, her mother - I only saw a few tiny snatches, as I try to avoid the program. If a company runs a program which is predicated on huniliation of the participants, and the snatches I have seen since it started have never contradicted that impression, and which deliberately includes people who will not get on together, then it is the fault of the producers if there is bullying - and any bullying is unacceptable - and people getting hurt.

I am sorry for Jade. I started off feeling very differently about her behaviour, but I don't think it was her fault. The producers knew what she was like, and that she was not manipulating enough to handle the situation to her advantage.

There was one tiny little tell in the news footage of Shetty hearing that Jade was voted out which I did not like. She could have looked relieved that her bully was going. She could have looked happy that she was staying. But for a tiny second, she had an expression I have seen at school, that goes with a girl who has arranged for someone to get into trouble, and has succeeded in her aim. You know, the one that's called "the cat who's got the cream". Most infuriating at school, but makes one determined to get the evidence on that person and sort them out. And it's hard to do it. I'm surprised she hadn't learned not to show that face. I may, of course, be wrong in my interpretion, but the person I was watching with saw it too, and read it the same way.

Penny


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 28 Jan 07 - 11:35 AM

I ageed with Jade.

The Indian woman was an idiot, an overbearing stupid nasty piece of work.

There were three women in there who regularly cook for their families. yet she insisted on serving an enormous chicken after only cooking it for 45 minutes. Dingbat Jackson agreed with her. It made everyone sick . She insists on cooking when its quite obvious - she has never done a hands turn in her life. Still she shoos everyone else out of the kitchen. Complete arrogant moron!

JJ was going on about how ghe missed his family. he was lucky Shilpa didn't send him home in box with ecoli poisoning. would have served the dopey shit stirer right.

Not that I watch it a lot!


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Alec
Date: 28 Jan 07 - 05:08 PM

Shilpa won.
For what it's worth.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 28 Jan 07 - 05:46 PM

Yeh I saw that. She owes it all to Jade.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: The Shambles
Date: 28 Jan 07 - 05:47 PM

Not sure that the result was ever in doubt from the moment Shilpa played the race card (and then pretended not to have played it).

But there was only one winner as far as I am concerned. Jade is worth more than the rest of her housemates and her many critics put together, and is the only one who has come out of this sorry mess with any credit.

Did anyone notice any notable ommissions in what was referred to as Jermaine's gems?

He was not quizzed unlike the three girls (and Jack) were and there was no mention of his reference to his housemates as 'white trash'.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: GUEST,ib48
Date: 29 Jan 07 - 05:56 AM

i have no chip,i just hate blatant ignorance,am i so wrong to think this.Why do you not find her a vile untalented git?


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Captain Ginger
Date: 29 Jan 07 - 06:08 AM

What Jade Goodey seems to represent is the celebration of ignorance that seems to have become the hallmark of white working class culture in the UK. Now that so many of the English seem to be desperate to be bourgeois, the minority left behind in the working class seem to have made boorishness into a badge of honour.
It's interesting that Goodey comes from Bermondsey. It's always been dirt poor, but it had its share of Passmore Edwards libraries and WEA centres. It's where the locals joined with immigrants to see off Mosley's facists in the Thirties. Today, however - if Goodey is representative - the white working class of Bermondsey have no interest in learning and less in tolerance.
For me this whole affair is as much about class as race. Shilpa Shetty was perceived as a toffee-nosed snob by the three white-trash women in the house, and her race was merely a stick with which to beat her. Had she been Anglo, she would have had the same disgraceful treatment from the slatterns, with Goodey as their cheerleader.
To say that she is worth more than the housemates and critics put together is, I hope, misplaced irony. She is a vulgar peasant with abhorrent views and disgusting behaviour.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jade (UK show character)
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 29 Jan 07 - 06:35 AM

that's the difference between the officer class Captain, and us peasants - you Komissars may prefer The Internationale and peasant girls dancing in their wellies, before a bracing seminar and inspirational address getting to the bottom of what Karl Marx really meant, give me the song of the vulgar boatmen anytime....


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