Sunday, 25 May 2008

Cult of Celebrity Madness

Jamie Oliver is losing the plot but I propose that he never knew where the plot was in the first place. With Jamie, the people’s chef, it’s not just a question of being a celebrity cook that drives him, it’s his desire to impose his ideals on the rest of us.

Take his latest outburst, as published in today’s Sunday Times: Women should deny their men sex unless they offer to start cooking.

Well, personally I think that is the most idiotic statement I have read for a long, long time (and I have read a few believe me). Just because he had some success in his campaign for healthier food for school children, something I actually agree with, the additional fame has gone to his head and now he feels the need to air his own private bugbears and impose his principles on the general public, presumably with this latest trick, to turn the entire male population into Jamie Oliver clones.

I have a message for you, Jamie. Just because cooking is your thing, it doesn’t mean to say that you have to impose it on every male in the country.

The sad thing is that there are women who will take his words to heart and actually follow his advice. How good will that be for marital relations?

Stick to the cooking, Jamie, and keep your philosophies to yourself.


drb said...

That IS news to me. It is a strange statement. I only knew about his school lunch campaign and the anti-obesity in USA.

Plastic Mancunian said...

Hi drb,

This isn't the only stupid thing he has said. His school lunch campaign was great and worthy of praise - but apart from that he simply winds me up.

The spaceship is waiting.