I haven’t been watching the series, simply because it doesn’t deserve any of my attention.
But, I cannot seem to go one day without something cropping up on one of my subscribed RSS feeds about it.
Since I haven’t been watching it, I haven’t felt the need to post about it. But this story has really made me sit up and shake my head in disbelief.
Stuart Lubbock was found dead in quiz show host Michael Barrymore’s swimming pool in 2001.
Not enough evidence was ever found to convict Barrymore of any involvement in his death.
In 2004, Lubbocks father, Terry, sued Barrymore for Ã‚Â£100,000. Apparently they had come to this sum based on Stuarts earnings.
Fair enough, he did leave behind two young daughters.
Today, Terry Lubbock & his solicitor have been back to court to a private prosecution against Mr Barrymore.
Surely whilst the proposed defendant is participating in a national television program is not the best time to bring a prosecution against him?
I fail to see how this will do the Lubbocks’ case any good at all.
The channel running the programme, Channel4 will lap this up. It’ll push their ratings up, thus increasing their adverstising revenues and Barrymore will be synonymous with being ‘the guy who got endicted on live television’.
You really couldn’t make some of this stuff up. It’s getting like an episode of Eastenders.
- MP acts like cat, makes fool out of self, should resign.
- Rock star wears Gorilla hair coat, could be jailed.
- Anti-bullying ambassador bullied by housemates.
However disbelieving I am over these revalations, I still shan’t be watching the programme on television, still it is not worthy of my time.