EuroMillions winners flee – Colin and Christine Weir from Ayrshire, the couple who scooped the £161m EuroMillions jackpot last week are said to have gone to Spain to escape the huge number of begging letters that they have been sent. There is a small industry of people who spend time sending out begging letters to the rich. See more about their tactics in this article on “How to ask rich people for money”.
Dannii Minogue – Kylie’s sister has been dropped by M&S as part of their advertising campaign. Dannii had already taken herself off British screens earlier this year when she announced she would not be taking part in X Factor this year as the dates clashed with Australia’s Got Talent. Read more on today’s M&S announcement in the Sun.
Jane Fonda – the two times Oscar-winning US actress has been axed from shopping channel QVC over what she believes is pressure from political activists. She was due to promote her self-help book “Prime Time” on the channel but believes that well-funded groups unhappy about her stance on the Vietnam War put pressure on the shopping channel to take her off the air. To see the story from her side read Jane’s posting about the cancelled appearance on her own blog page. Remind yourself why else America was talking about her in the 1960’s and have a look at the opening scene of Barbarella.
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