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Old 02-21-2008, 08:47 AM   #1
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Thumbs down Celibrity Chef takes a hit

Another 'hero' knocked down
TV chef spiced up his past exploits

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Old 02-21-2008, 09:04 AM   #2
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I am very disappointed. I thought he was an upscale kinda guy. Apparently not.

I heard on the car radio yesterday that Martha Stewart is buying
Emeril Lagosse enterprises. All his cookware, cookbooks etc. Very odd.

He must have realized his shining star is radidly starting to fade.
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:14 AM   #3
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I don't get it? The author was using other media as a reputable source? Sounds like that newspaper or whatever it is has it in for him for some reason.
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:32 AM   #4
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I don't get it? The author was using other media as a reputable source? Sounds like that newspaper or whatever it is has it in for him for some reason.
The original article was from the St.Pete Times.....where Irving was making all the dealings....but I can't find it
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:45 PM   #5
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Wow. I have always liked his show, and when I heard him say all those things (Princess Diana's and Prince Charles's wedding cake, knight, etc.) I assumed they must be true, since I figured he wouldn't lie about them on his show, knowing they could be checked out. I guess it just proves what this one guy I saw on a show years ago said. This guy snuck into big group photos of famous people, and no one ever noticed. He said that he just acted like he belonged, so people accepted it as fact.

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Old 02-21-2008, 03:48 PM   #6
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I saw a clip on that guy. He used to crash parties and what not. lol
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:55 PM   #7
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I don't get it? The author was using other media as a reputable source? Sounds like that newspaper or whatever it is has it in for him for some reason.
No, sorry to say that RI's world seems to be an implosion of his own making.

The website Serious Eats has lots of chatter on it.
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Old 02-22-2008, 05:18 AM   #8
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If Irvine is anything like Bear Gryllis of Discovery's Man vs Wild, he'll bounce back all the better for free publicity his scandal affords. The show isn't about him, so to speak, so much as it's about what he does. Sure his "credentials" help to sell his shtick, but it's his shtick that gets people to sit through the commercials. Maybe I'm just so jaded as to expect celebrities to be phony more often than they're genuine, after all, I'm about to make the following sarcastic remark:

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"We went out one night and hit several restaurants," said Paul Guillaume, of Professional Restaurants in Sarasota. "He was flat-out rude..."
Hasn't he seen American reality TV shows? People with British accents are always rude!
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Old 02-22-2008, 02:15 PM   #9
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...The show isn't about him, so to speak, so much as it's about what he does...
That's true, so maybe the network should take this opportunity to have another reality show of their own, and choose another host for the show!

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ANOTHER FN personality with less than credible credentials? Wow, what a surprise...
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