West London Councillor watches I’m a Celeb, starts Twitter war
Councillor Susan Hall tuned in to ITV’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of here and began tweeting her reactions.
Hall, leader of the Conservative Group in Harrow, tweeted of Towie’s Gemma Collins: “who on earth is that stupid fat blond woman Gemma?” and “OMG this fat woman Gemma is ghastly, really ghastly… however watching her squeal may be funny!” [SIC]
The councillor has refused to apologise, telling ITV “I didn’t know who she was. People say would you say it to her face? Yes I would. I meant it. I still do.”
Hall has been accused of fat shaming and a petition is currently running which asks for her to resign.
Julien Blanc barred from UK
Julien Blanc, a “dating guru” or “obnoxious sociopath” according to where one stands on such matters, has been barred from the UK.
Blanc, who advocates violence against women as a method of seduction, charges £1,000 for a session in which he “coaches” men to “pick-up” women.
Videos circulating the web show Blanc encouraging manipulative tactics and rough play, which puts the web copy on the Real Social Dynamics site in an uncomfortable lights:
"Some of the techniques that we give you are just killer. The kind of stuff that simply knocks girls over, and has them intrigued with you right from the get-go."
Lynne Featherstone, minister of state at the Home Office, said: "I am very pleased that Mr Blanc will not be coming to our shores."
He has already been banned from Australia.
Father Christmas been on a 20 year diet
Research by Clintons has found Father Christmas has slimmed down over the last twenty years.
Traditionally plump, Saint Nick now appears around thirty pounds lighter than he used to and had less rosy cheeks, too. Perhaps the old chap is cutting back on his Christmas snacks?
The research also shows snowmen have made a comeback on cards in recent years, appearing more frequently than ten years ago by seventeen per cent.
Red-breasted robins are appearing more commonly on cards, with numbers up fifty per cent on the late ‘70s, but are now less common on festive cards than ever before.