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Postby bodge » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:08 am

an interesting view, which is currently very topical in America


We all watched or read about Jimmy Fallon, Meryl “Screech,” and others ranting about the President elect as if they have the brains to counsel we Americans at the Golden Globes. Well here is the perfect response which I received yesterday from a lifelong friend.
This thoughtful piece is priceless.


Dear Hollywood celebrities,
It’s time to wake up now. Get this!
The only reason you exist is for my entertainment.
Some of you are beautiful.
Some of you can deliver a line with such conviction that you bring tears to my eyes.
Some of you are so convincing that you scare the crap out of me. And others are so funny you can make me laugh uncontrollably. And others make music that makes my toe tap and my body sway.

But you all have one thing in common. You only exist and have a place in my world to entertain me. That’s it. Nothing else!
You make your living pretending to be someone else. You play dress-up like a 5-year-old. Your world is a make believe world. It is not real. It doesn’t exist. You live for the camera and microphone, while the rest of us live in the real world. Your entire existence depends on my patronage. I crank the organ grinder, and you dance.
Therefore, I don’t care where you stand on issues. Honestly, your opinion means nothing to me. Just because you had a lead role in a movie about prostitution doesn’t mean you know what it’s like to be a prostitute. Because you show a breast at a halftime football show while singing off key, doesn't make you a world spokesperson. Your view matters far less to me than that of a someone living in Timbuktu .
Believe me or not, the hard truth is that you aren’t real. I turn off my TV or shut down my computer or turn off my radio, and you cease to exist. Once I am done with you, I go back to the real world until I want you to entertain me again.
I don’t care that you think BP executives deserve the death penalty. I don’t care what you think about the environment. I don’t care if you believe fracking is bad. I don’t care if you call for more gun control. I don’t care if you believe in catastrophic human-induced global warming. And I could care less that you supported Hillary for President. Get back into your bubble. I’ll let you know when I’m in the mood for something pretty or scary or funny.
And one other thing. What was with all this “I’ll leave the country if Donald Trump wins”? Don’t you know how stupid that made you sound? What did you think my reaction was going to be? I better not vote for Trump or we’ll lose Whoopi Goldberg? Al Sharpton? Amy Schumer? Bruce Springsteen? or Barbara Striestand?And several more. Leave. I don’t care! And don’t let the door hit you in the ass on your way out. Oh by the way, is Clinton returning any of the money you so generously donated to her election?
Make me laugh. Make me cry. Make me sing. Even scare me. But realize this, the only words of yours that matter are scripted — just like your pathetic little lives. I may agree with some of you from time to time, but in the final analysis, it doesn’t matter. In my world, you exist solely for my entertainment.

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Re: interesting

Postby Arnie » Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:25 am

I could not agree more with sentiments so eloquently put.
I had determined to never watch, or listen to these people again, but this gives me the right to be entertained so I can go back to my computer or TV.
BRAVO to whoever wrote this.
Arnie :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

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Re: interesting

Postby Bill Bentley » Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:25 pm

Thanks for that Bodge,

Why is it that Arnie and I find that so many things appeal to both of us. A simply brilliant piece of writing I am humbled, I most certainly could not have put that one together, so I take my hat off to the author !

This really should be passed around to give the modern kids a chance of seeing things as they are: Hollywood is a smokescreen, believe it or not: the virtual world does not exist. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: interesting

Postby j kerwin » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:04 pm

agree with all of that. same could be said of all our MPs. here to serve all us plebs. not to live in cuckoo land. and make as much money as they can. as for the lords £300 per visit the the house, 1st class travel to and from signing in. not bad for 5 mins work. im sure I could wake up long enough to say Here Here a few times a year.

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Re: interesting

Postby j kerwin » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:05 pm

agree with all of that. same could be said of all our MPs. here to serve all us plebs. not to live in cuckoo land. and make as much money as they can. :evil: as for the lords £300 per visit the the house, 1st class travel to and from signing in. not bad for 5 mins work. im sure I could wake up long enough to say Here Here a few times a year. :D

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Postby j kerwin » Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:06 pm

agree with all of that. same could be said of all our MPs. here to serve all us plebs. not to live in cuckoo land. and make as much money as they can. :evil: as for the lords £300 per visit the the house, 1st class travel to and from signing in. not bad for 5 mins work. im sure I could wake up long enough to say Here Here a few times a year. :D

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Re: interesting

Postby 27 » Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:36 pm

It's the Oscars this weekend prepare for more celebrity guff :x :x :x


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Re: interesting

Postby Bill Bentley » Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:48 am

Never watched the Oscar's or any other self patronizing media bullshit and never felt as if I've missed out on anything in that respect. While we are on this subject, I also see all the hyp about sport and especially football as being equally brain killing. In my view, if you love a sport, get off your arse and take an active part in it. Watching it on TV while stuffing ones face full of things that make you ill is exactly the opposite of what sport is (should be) all about :wink: .

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Re: interesting

Postby Hawk195 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:27 pm

Bodge

I take it the person who penned this brilliant statement is in his/her later years. John I did not know you stuttered.

Tony
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Re: interesting

Postby j kerwin » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:57 pm

comes with old age, tony

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Re: interesting

Postby j kerwin » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:59 pm

or should that be, ttttttony :D :D


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