February 3rd, 2012
Good Week/Bad Week: Babies, Boobies & Brian Dowling
As bromances go, we can’t say we expected this. But ya know what? It might just be mad enough to work… Image: REUTERS/Eddie Keogh.
It’s past 5 o’clock somewhere, Kickettes.
Consider that an explanation for our poor spelling, lack of coherence and just about anything else that’s horribly wrong after the jump.
Mr & Mrs K take a well earned break from the babies at the Australian Open tennis final on 29th January. Image: Scott Barbour/Getty Images.
Daddy Kewell: We mentioned a couple of weeks ago that the gorgeous Kewell fam had welcomed their latest addition, and now delicious Dolly has made her public debut. The babe was pictured taking a light beverage in Daddy’s arms this morning in Melbourne, while Momma Sheree shared pram pushing duties with the other kidlings. If we were ever going to have a ‘Favourite Football Family’ contest, this lot would have to be odds on to win. But then…
Touch Base With Torres: Always wanted to find out what exactly it is that Fernando Torres keeps in his shorts? Ask him whether he too believes that cutting his hair killed his mojo? Now’s your opportunity as the Chelsea striker will be appearing on Chelsea TV’s ‘Friday Night Live’ show shortly and taking viewer questions. Our advice? Keep things nice and friendly if you’re planning on asking him out. And avoid talking about his scoring record.
Fear & Loathing: Joey Barton has blamed the “archaic” attitudes of football managers for the lack of openly gay players in the English professional game. Barton, speaking on a BBC documentary presented by Justin Fashanu‘s niece Amal, said that some individuals still believed that a gay player would cause all kinds of “shenanigans in the dressing room“, and want to prevent that. The QPR midfielder, who has a gay uncle, blames a lack of social awareness for the problem.
Yes, we were surprised too, CBB presenter Brian Dowling. Image: Niki Nikolova/Getty Images.
No, Just Desperate: Horrendous news for those of you who like nothing more than challenging your mind with edifying, intellectual television. Rumours abound that Liverpool’s foray into the dramality genre, ‘Desperate Scousewives’, is going to be axed due to a “lukewarm” viewer response. Having sat through the show ourselves, we’re surprised that Channel 4 committed to a word as strong as ‘lukewarm’.
Big (Bad) Move: Nicola McLean has admitted that going into the Celebrity Big Brother house recently was “the worst decision of her life“. McLean, who is married to former Kettering striker Tom Williams, entered the house to much fanfare alongside de facto WAG Natasha Giggs, but was eliminated after getting involved in a row with Playboy twins Karissa & Kristina Shannon and ‘Loose Women’ presenter and eventual winner Denise Welch. Early reports suggest that no-one cares.
Egypt Riot: Sadly, it appears that the political instability in Egypt has spilled onto the football pitch, with security forces being criticised for the deaths of more than seventy people at the Al-Ahly vs. Al Masry match on Wednesday. Trouble flared when Al Masry shocked the hosts with a 3-1 victory and their fans stormed the pitch, reportedly attacking opposition players and other fans. Three days of mourning has been declared in Egypt and a minute’s silence will be held at the Africa Cup of Nations games this weekend.
Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the deceased and injured.