Articles Tagged 'Jade Goody'

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (March 22): Richard Littlejohn, Jade Goody

Rage is what’s trending today in the UK, and its being directed against right-wing columnist Richard Littlejohn. His column in today’s Daily Mail is titled: “Why my wife’s PoW grandad wouldn’t mark a minute’s silence for the Japanese.” Littlejohn writes: “Anyone who has visited or worked in Japan will tell you it is like landing […]

2009 In Review: Anglophenia’s Top 10 UK Stories

2009 has finally come to a close, and New Year’s can’t come quickly enough. This was a rancid year, with the economy in shambles, people getting laid off left and right, and thoughts of hope sliding into malaise. In the world of pop culture, things were hardly any more pleasant. In a year in which […]

Natasha Richardson, Jade Goody: Two Sad Tragedies Unfolding

8:11 PM EST UPDATE: Liam Neeson and family have released a statement confirming the passing of Natasha Richardson. 3:31 PM EST UPDATE: TMZ is reporting that Natasha has been pulled off life support. A sad ending to a devastating story. One woman’s death seems so assured that magazines have already released “In Loving Memory” tributes. […]

Reports: Jade Goody Gravely Ill

It appears Jade Goody is barely clinging to life: BBC NEWS reports she was “too ill to receive a visit from Shilpa Shetty” and her “condition deteriorated over the weekend.” The Sun says Jade’s family is holding “vigil at her bedside,” and the paper is even detailing Goody’s funeral plans. And The Mirror is reporting, […]

Jade Goody Confronted By Hammer-Wielding Nutcase in Hospital

Jade Goody doesn’t only have to fight cancer – she has to fight crazies like the lady who slipped into her hospital room “brandishing a hammer.” Jade’s publicist says, “She woke up to find this woman leaning over her. She was not hurt but was very shaken up, as you can imagine.” The perp was […]

Jade Goody Says “Final” Goodbyes to Loved Ones

Jade Goody has reportedly called all of her loved ones to her bedside to say last goodbyes. “Those close to the cancer-stricken Big Brother star say the next 24 hours are critical in assessing how long she has left.” Too sad. Our thoughts are with her family.(Daily Mail) Monkees guitarist Peter Tork says he’s been […]

UK TV Network Slapped Down for ‘Racist’ TV Show

Ofcom, the British media watchdog, has implicatedUK broadcaster Channel 4 in the Celebrity BigBrother racismcontroversy involving Shilpa Shetty and herabuse at the hands of Jade Goody, DanielleLloyd, and Jo O’Meara. The network wasaccused of “serious editorial misjudgment,” reports The Sun, and will have to makethree on-air apologies to viewers. Also, followingtoday’s findings, Channel 4 “released […]

The Reviews Are In for Daniel Radcliffe’s Stage Debut

Daniel Radcliffe‘s controversial foray into theater has been met with mostly positive reviews, reports the BBC. Stars like Christian Slater, Stephen Fry, and Graham Norton were on hand for Radcliffe’s debut as demented stableboy Alan Strang in Equus. For a 17-year-old whose penis has been making the rounds on every sex blog and message board […]

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