TV: That show...

The new insult is when I was drinking a vodka lime and soda over the weekend and told that was the sort of drink Jade Goody would drink. Jade is the latest bette noire after purportedly taking part in a series of racist incidents that appeared on Celebrity Big Brother. It came to its expected conclusion Friday night when she was voted off the show but over the past week it has been treated as if it were some major national event. Well the show needed the publicity as into its second week it was struggling to attract an audience.

Jade Goody has in the past few years carved out a niche in the "lovable slapper" market making TV shows on Channel 5 - known for showing CSI and wacky police videos - and generally showing up in the celeb photo columns. That is, she is world famous in Britain.

The fallout of the last week is that sponsors have "suspended their involvement" in the current series (at least until the whole incident blows over) and Jade has even had her perfume removed from a few shops as well. Apparently it was a best seller beating Britney's and J-Lo's fragrances. The house of Britney and J-Lo must be delighted at this news... There are plans to film various groups of outraged people to comment on the series as well... Apparently the gays will be covered by the chorus... Oh how exciting...

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