I’m sure we can all be guilty of being a hypocrite at times. We’re only human. We make mistakes. Some mistakes are bigger than others but that’s the beauty of life; we live and we learn.
Some of the mistakes will go unnoticed. Some of them will be made under the glare of others. And some, some of these mistakes will be made so publically you can’t help but draw attention to them and have a laugh in the process.
I take the piss out of celebrities. It’s something I’ve always done; I just can’t help myself. If I see some piss taking worthy material then I’ll jump on it and ride it like a metaphorical horse. I do it in jest. There isn’t a need to ever get personal.
Just last week there were a couple of fashion faux pas (to me they were faux pas but to the editor of Vogue they could be huge fashion wins; who am I to judge? After all, I buy my clothes in LIDL).
First up we have the lovely Caroline Flack.
Personally, this dress she wore to the Glamour Awards last week reminds me of a toilet roll holder my dear Grandma had c.1990. If you’re of similar age to me, you’ll know the ones I mean.
It’s not for me, but Caroline liked it and that’s fine.
Next up we have career fashionista Victoria Beckham. Now, if she wants to rock the Lime & Orange Tic Tac look, who am I to critique?
We all have different tastes. We all like different things. The world would be a very dull and uninspiring place if everyone wore the same; I can appreciate that.
Caroline Flack’s choice of dress grew criticism from someone else this weekend. Someone a little (a lot) more well-known than myself.
Once the anchor of Breakfast TV (remember GMTV?), she now passes her opinion via a tabloid; The Mirror. Ms Phillips has a column in the Saturday edition of the newspaper. I rarely read it myself, I prefer The Times (check me out eh?) but on a Saturday my other half buys The Mirror for his Barber shop and brings it home for my Nan. Love her heart.
I had a peruse. A quick flick through if you will. When something captured my attention.
It was a photo of Caroline Flack in said toilet roll holder dress.
“Oooooo, maybe Fiona Phillips’ Nan had the same toilet roll holder” I thought.
Not quite, indeed.
OK, Fiona, bit odd this one. Caroline Flack is a 37 year old woman. If she wants to wear something low cut, so what? She can wear what the F she wants. I doubt her Mum cares. If you have to seek the approval of how much flesh is appropriate from your Mother at 37 years of age is that not a bit strange?
It must have been a slow news week for Fiona. Perhaps she liked the aptly named headline “Flack from Mum” and just went with it.
I tweeted my opinion. As only I can. Besides, I happen to think Caroline Flack’s boobs looked quite comfortable. They didn’t look like they were making a bid for freedom in the toilet roll holder dress.
Twitter is a revolutionary tool you see. Because it connects you to so many people who are always happy to join in the conversation. You can learn a lot through Twitter. I certainly have.
Oh hi, Fiona Phillips. I hope you’re keeping warm on that moral high ground of yours.
And I trust you sought Mother’s approval before heading out to the TV Quick Awards? Because call me old fashioned but I wonder what Mum thought of this?