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Snoutport Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 11:30 AM
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From Stephen Fry to Hugh Grant: The rise of the celebrity activist
Source: Guardian UK

These are early days, of course, but it is possible Hugh Grant has changed the world. It was only at the last minute that his former partner, Jemima Khan, recruited him to write for The New Statesman, but now his article turning the tables on the phone hackers has created a sensation around the world, crashing the magazine's website, and being tweeted nearly 10,000 times

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2011/apr/16/celebrity-activists-hugh-grant



Thank you Hugh Grant!
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Snoutport Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 11:32 AM
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1. Link to the first Hugh Grant posting about him taping the secret confession :0)
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Keith Bee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 11:38 AM
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2. Editorials & Other Articles
is where this should be.
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Lorien Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 12:21 PM
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3. Man oh man, I hope that he will indeed change the world!
It needs changing for the better, and soon. May the taped confession that Grant obtained bring Murdoch's propaganda machine down in flames.
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undeterred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 05:12 PM
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4. OK, I thought he was arrested for getting caught with a prostitute.
Is there some other Hugh Grant?
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Blue_Tires Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 07:13 PM
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5. The Guardian never heard of Paul Robeson??
:dunce:
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classysassy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-17-11 11:57 PM
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6.  Paul Roberson
was a great man,actor,singer and a humane person,I am sure Mr Grant also have some of those qualities.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-18-11 12:38 AM
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7. Seriously.
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