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Noel Gallagher Blasts Jade Goody Coverage
The Quietus , March 9th, 2009 08:37

Oasis man attacks Max Clifford

Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher has taken a stand against the current obsession with the final days of former reality telly star Jade Goody.

Speaking to The Times, Gallagher said the sorry saga was indicative of the state of journalism in the UK. "I was watching the TV today and they're all outside her house," he told the newspaper. "There's a global crisis apparently going on, and it's 'Jack Straw, could you have a look at this?' Max Clifford somehow manages to shape the mood of the nation.

"I mean, I've got f* all against Jade Goody, that's nothing to do with me. But it bends my head. That, to me, sums up, in one tiny five-minute thing on the news, what an embarrassing place Britain is right now. You might as well shut No 10 Downing Street down and get Max Clifford to run the country."

The fourth most popular story on the Times website today: Jade Goody shaken after being confronted by woman brandishing hammer.