Day: March 25, 2009

BBC DEFENDS ‘EXCESSIVE’ JADE GOODY COVERAGE

Via Digital Spy The BBC has defended its coverage of Jade Goody’s death, after dozens of viewers complained that the story had been given too much prominence. The broadcaster received 69 official complaints, with many more being posted online, after reportage of Goody’s death led the news bulletins across the corporation’s TV, radio and world service outlets. However, BBC News executive producer Peter Horrocks has defended the coverage, saying that the prominence was justified because of the public interest in her and []

VIDEO: PHARRELL WILLIAMS ACTS THE FOOL IN MCDONALDS

Oh the shame…. On a connecting flight home from Malaysia, Pharrell and crew land in Paris at 6am. In this clip the super producer is desperate for a Big Mac and begs staff to open the restaurant early. I have to to hand it to Pharrell that was funny and I also give him credit for not using that tried and tested line “DON’T YOU KNOW WHO I AM???”

THE BROTHER OF COLOMBIAN DRUGS BARON PABLO ESCOBAR TALKS TO THE METRO

Roberto Escobar In an interview with The Metro Newspaper Roberto Escobar, brother of the late notorious drugs baron Pablo Escobar, talks about his brother, how his brother’s choices in life affected his family and the autobiography Escobar. Roberto became the accountant for the Medellín Cartel and later went on to become a professional cyclist and an electrical engineer.  Why have you written this book? I am dedicated to finding a cure for people with HIV and Aids so this book is to raise funds to patent the product []