It's a shame Gwynnie. But, if there was an instance of someone less worth giving a toss about than you, it could only be Posh Spice. So I did my best to ignore yesterday's media hype about the Portuguese translation service mixing up your Spanglish and reporting that you said "The British are much more intelligent and civilised than the Americans
" when you really said "Europe is older than America"
. Because somehow that is more inspired and less smacking of cultural reductionism. And I really was going to dismiss your inane babble, until you called yourself a 'New Yorker'
(move over Woody Allen, Gwynnie represents the 'real' Manhattan) and thought that would go unchallenged (because most New Yorkers I know were actually raised in Santa Monica
Look, it's not as if I know you or anything, but somehow I can't forget that just last year you called the UK rubbish
. And the year before that you condemned America as too American
. If only you weren't such a boring, macrobiotic teetotaler
this could have been your career saving mea culpa. You could have reduced the inconsistencies to drunk talk
and been welcomed on both shores. Because Britain loves a drinker and America loves a repenter. But nobody loves a back peddling do-gooder.
Never mind Gwynnie, at least your husband is a hot play: