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Saw something on Wikipedia just now

Paris Hilton has reached the attention of the Indian film industry. She has been invited to play Nobel Peace prize recipient Mother Theresa in a film partly written by Pope John Paul II. The film will include the talents of other notables of her stature such as Pandit Ravi Shankar. Pope Benedict XVI is expected to give his blessing to this film.

Actually, I’d already heard about this. Astonishingly, I’d managed to forget all about it.

Meanwhile, Ian Penman channels Julie Burchill , and is of course entirely right.