Wednesday, 28 May 2008

International politics and cup size

The cult of celebrity seems to be going further and further. On serious issues, the opinions that hit the headlines seem to relate directly to chest size and, presumably, thus have influence on people who (can) vote. Here's one from Sharon Stone on being asked whether she had heard of the situation in China (earthquake &c): you can read the full piece here. To her intellectual credit, she didn't ask where China is, but said:

Of course. You know, it was very interesting because at first I am not happy about the way the Chinese are treating the Tibetans, because I don't think anyone should be unkind to anyone else, and so I have been very concerned about how to think and what to do about that because I don't like that.Then I have been concerned about, oh, how shall we deal with the Olympics? Because they are not being nice to the Dalai Lama, who is a good friend of mine. And then this earthquake and all this stuff happened and I thought, 'Is that karma, when you're not nice that the bad things happen to you?'

Profound stuff! I can see a Nobel peace prize coming up. Incidentally, this is just about the only photo of Ms Stone that I could find in which she is (relatively) decently dressed.

1 comment:

gemoftheocean said...

The Nobel Peace Prize is such a joke anyway. NO ONE takes that seriously.