December 04, 2002

Did I Stutter, Susan? Because,

Did I Stutter, Susan? Because, really, just shut up.

Apparently the divine Ms. S and her paramour Tim (no, I have done movies since The Shawshank Redemption, honest!) Robbins are now being asked their opinions on political appointees. See their comments re: Kissinger here.

Perhaps I should address the following questions to reporters: Why do you keep asking celebrities about politics? Does it make you feel that your hack writing for the entertainment page is somehow more relevant if the overexposed photos are coupled with celebrity commentary on the issues of the day? Is it because you honestly think we read the celeb pages for their political ideas? Are you depressed and overmedicated? Closet sadists who laugh at the pain of the reader when confronted with such idiocy? Or are you just going straight for the kill by making my head explode?

Whatever the reasons, please stop. Celebrities don't need any more reason to feel self-important. You're just enabling their delusions of grandeur. And while I suppose you could argue that the entertainment value of these pieces approximates that of putting my eyes out with a knitting needle, it's not really a selling point for me. Just thought I'd point that out. Thanks.

Posted by Big Arm Woman at December 4, 2002 07:39 PM