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Old 10-28-2008, 01:32 PM   #1
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It wasn't even in the slightest bit funny, it was witless and lower than the standard I'd expect from a 10 year old boy. Worse still, is this: he apologises. He's not in the slightest bit sorry about it, because if he was, he wouldn't have phoned the poor chap up three times and left those messages three times. He's only 'sorry' because he's expected to be and in this case, him apologising whilst not meaning it is even more of an insult. They should just sack the cunt and let him go back to being a penniless heroin addict.
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meh.
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Bose - I couldn't agree more. The pair of them are fucking idiots.
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meh. To be honest this doesn't change my opinion of Russell Brand... He'll always be a retarded prick in my mind.
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To quote a person that commented on the article:

What a load of nonsense. I'd love to know what has driven 1500 people to complain about this. Mr Sachs has a genuine complaint, which has resulted in 3 apologies from Brand, Ross and the BBC. I'd bet that the other 1499 people who complained have never listened to the Russell Brand Show and are simply jumping on the bandwagon - yet more evidence of this country being invaded by ambulance chasers looking for a victim to sympathise with.
The global economy is in meltdown, the US is in the final week of the most important presidential election since 1960, yet somehow this is newsworthy. Ridiculous.
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Old 10-28-2008, 06:41 PM   #6
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The show only received 2 complaints, on account of the swearing. The rest only started pouring in after the tabloids picked up on it- probably not listeners. Also, did you see David Cameron commenting on it? Jesus. Politicians will jump on any bandwagon that pleases them, as long as it results in them getting more air time.

I heard someone remarking that they should be sent to prison for 5 years. Oh please. Hit and run perpetrators get less*. All Ross and Brand are guilty of is being immature.

Leave them to it. No real harm done.

EDIT: Oh, the Prime Minister is also having his say. I would have thought that he has better things to do.

Amusing, though, how the article states that Sachs doesn't want any more trouble, and yet all the people who were unaffected are baying for blood. The typical knee-jerk response of the British public.

* I acknowledge that this is a sweeping statement.
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What annoyed me was his choice of target, his manner, the complete lack of respect (he didn't need to be a dick to be funny, though I've yet to hear him say anything funny), and that he now apologises and says he feels terrible to think that he might have hurt someone's feelings. I'd have more respect for him if he actually had the balls to say that he doesn't really care about what he's said, or at least he only cares about the potentially negative impact it might have on his career. Johnathon Ross though, I thought he was a bit more... mature. Also, Brand looks like a complete douchebag.

EDIT: New heights of douchebagosity Article a bit tl;dr, but just watch the video.
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Well the guy skipped out on his appointment. All is fair game.
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I can be obnoxious, but only when making a point for an idiot that they shouldn't need explaining. I tend not to be a dick for the sake of being a dick. That's precisely what Brand and Ross were.
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You think that they deserve this ridiculous uproar?
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