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April 24, 2020

It's Time to Recognize the Real Heroes (TM) In These Trying Times (TM): Celebrities

Trump presser: It's late, as usual. here's the WH link, and here's the Fox link.

Thanks to m.

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Actually, I think the Real Heroes are "journalists," but I guess celebrities are also real heroes.

Note that almost all of the "celebrities" thanked below are Australian celebrities, so you probably won't know them. But then, American celebrities are less and less relevant too, so what's the difference? I didn't know half of the people in Gal Gadot's "Imagine" video.

Meanwhile, Ricky Gervais is roasting me-me-me celebrities again.

"I've got nothing against anyone being a celebrity or being famous," he told the New York Times in an interview published on Thursday. "I think that people are just a bit tired of being lectured to. Now celebrities think: 'The general public needs to see my face. They can't get to the cinema – I need to do something.' And it's when you look into their eyes, you know that, even if they're doing something good, they're sort of thinking, 'I could weep at what a good person I am.' Oh dear."

He also noted that "liberal elites" are now calling this leftwing atheist... "alt-right."

The funnyman said he was taken aback by the uptick in support from right-leaning backers but said he wasn’t aware of it until "a couple of disgruntled liberal elites suddenly said, 'Oh, Gervais is alt-right now.'"

"And I went, what? What’s right-wing about taking the mickey out of the richest, most powerful corporations on the planet?"


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