Big Brother Goes Green?
London (UK) – Environmental groups have conveyed their gratitude and commendations to the producers of Big Brother UK for exemplifying the importance and benefits of recycling by launching the environmentally friendly ‘Recyclable Celebrity Big Brother 2007’ with recyclable celebrities.
So begins a recent satirical post on TheSpoof.com. It continues:
Due to a severe shortage of real celebrities in the UK, Celebrity Big Brother 2007 has decided to preserve the environment by attempting to recycle talent in a bid to save our planet from catastrophic reality TV syndrome; a rare, yet deadly bad-taste TV disease. So, this years Celebrity Big Brother is officially called ‘Recyclable Celebrity Big Brother 2007’. The first category of this experimental pilot consists of long forgotten and retired celebrities, whilst the second category consists of obscure and failed ‘wannabe celebrities’.
I love me some satire, and while this one was just okay, I did like the concept. Read on…