Is fame losing quality?
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So here it is, Desperate Scousewives, E4’s eagerly awaited addition to the panthenon of area-based “reality” television shows such as the infamous Big Brother, Geordie Shore, The Only Way is Essex and the proposed We Are Leeds; all programmes I have never watched. Despite the obvious dismay towards Desperate Scousewives, with tweets such as @hucks6dh6's "just when you thought #towie was the most ridiculous show on TV, just caught 2 minutes of #desperatescousewives frighteningly bad!" It is apparent that the majority of the British population enjoy watching these programmes. May I ask, why?! Of course, it is human nature to be nosey parkers. Gossiping has become a fundamental part of our social lives, albeit one of the worst ones and whilst we twist amongst societies awkward socialisations, desperate to spark an interesting conversation with the cute person at the bar, we spill our guts out about last night's episode. Our love for the "real" characters and our desire to be so much like them - we ALL do it. Our fascinations with “celebrities” often lay at the bottom of our to-gossip lists. Whilst some of you may be in denial surrounding this fact, it's indeed inevitable; humans are curious. And there is no doubt that such programmes fuel our need and ability to gossip. Who's seeing who? What's the new trend - the scouse brow or "Vajazzleing"? Who's cheated on who? Who's had surgery?
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