Friday 21 January 2011

George v Cheryl

Disclaimer:  I am not at all implying this is a cultural, UK v US difference, just a Cheryl Cole v George Clooney difference. 

Pop Quiz: What do George Clooney and Cheryl Cole have in common?

No, George hasnt punched a bathroom attendant and been charged with racially aggravated assault, and "The Nation's Sweetheart", Cheryl certainly hasn't won any humanitarian awards, but they both have contracted malaria and spoken to Piers Morgan about it.

After seeing George's interview, I couldn't help but notice the juxtaposition between their (and Piers') very different reactions  ...  Pick up Cheryl's interview at 6:25 for the malaria bit.

On a related note:  On behalf of the British people, I would like to apologize to the American people as word has it that Cheryl (Geordie accent and all) is about to "break America".

Get well soon George.


  1. Good grief, I managed 2 minutes of her interview before I had to switch to George. He's totally awesome.

  2. Ugh. I made it to 6:32. CANNOT WATCH THAT WOMAN. Good on you, George. xxx

  3. I think George was very George, and Cheryl very Cheryl. I think America will fall in love with Cheryl - she's adorable (so is Georgie). XOL

  4. I don't particularly like Cheryl "Nation's Sweetheart" *ahem* Cole", but Geordie if flawless. Not everyone has a boring SE estuary accent.

    As they say, haters gonna hate.

    urgh Piers.

  5. So Geordie is to British TV anchormen/women as _____ is to American TV anchormen/women? (If British anchors don't all force the same type of accent, I apologize in advance.)

    As the foreigner-lover I am, I think her accent is fun.