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Reality TV needs to be more inclusive for Eton & Oxbridge graduates

A Social Mobility Commission study has discovered that those who really run the UK are woefully under-represented on the only thing that matters to the British public – Talent Shows. As a new season of the X Factor begins on Saturday, Simon Cowell has been forced to admit that very few senior diplomats, civil servants or ‘people like Steve Brookstein’ will be appearing on the programme.

While small elites, educated at independent schools, still dominate the business and political world, they are being excluded from trying to pronounce Cheryl Cole’s new surname. A Child Poverty spokeswoman said: ‘An infant born to millionaire parents, regardless of ability, can expect to run a major corporation or political party but they will never get the chance to meet Ant & Dec. This is wrong. It’s just wrong. Social mobility should be for everyone, not just the Shanes and Chers of the world.’

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Posted: Aug 29th, 2014
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Noam Chomsky to become new X-Factor judge

the voice of a new generation has spoken ‘Your act is part of a propaganda state promoting a culture-ideology of comforting illusion’…

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Posted: Aug 23rd, 2014
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Rejected reality TV contestants discovered in sack in river Thames

 just being chosen for the sack meant the world to them‘They weren’t making any noise but there was movement so I knew there was something alive in there’.

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Posted: Aug 9th, 2014
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Glastonbury goers ‘furious’ as Chris de Burgh announced as emergency headline act

‘I’m currently working with festival co-ordinators to see how we can stretch out a performance of The Lady in Red over two days.’

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Posted: Jun 26th, 2014
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‘Debbie’s Law’ to reveal if partners have a history of ‘being boring’

A new law that could be passed within months will make men and women aware of previous instances of ‘dullness’ and ‘boring behaviour’ in their partners.

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Posted: May 5th, 2014
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