Ade and a Bet

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Ade and a Bet

Even though I’m the proud owner of a Y chromosome, I love reality TV.  I even applied for ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’, but I didn’t fancy wearing a white suit.

I had a much better time on ‘The X Factor’.  As soon as I looked deep into Cheryl Tweedy’s eyes, I instantly knew there was something between us—it was eleven security guards.

I blame myself for not making it through to the boot camp—I told the judges that my parents were still alive.  I should have told them that my old man had passed on—it’ll be true if he mentions last week’s Newcastle tip again.

A number of years ago, Paul McCartney and I swapped partners for a programme that would revolutionise TV.  The format was still in its infancy then, so the pilot of ‘Wife-Beater Swap’ was never aired.

I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Heather Mills.  I have to admit that I couldn’t keep up with her in the bedroom, which was somewhat ironic. 

The wife was mostly disappointed by her stay with Paul, as she’s a big meat-eater.  She said the Dung Beatle was a perfect gentleman though, until he had a Stella. 

Adrian Chiles has reality television to thank for allowing the general public to become accustomed to seeing people who would normally only be employed on Halloween.

Chiles recently won first place in a Carlos Tevez look-alike competition, finishing narrowly ahead of Carlos Tevez.

The Brummie does have a pleasant personality, even taking into account the fact that his accent ensures that your thumb is always hovering over the mute button.  He’s like Frank Skinner, only with fresher gags.

Chiles may be evolution’s error, but he does have a genuine love of football; so he’s the ideal candidate to present a new reality TV show: ‘The King of the Castle’.

Each week, Mike Ashley would set all applicants for the Newcastle manager’s job a series of hypothetical tasks.   If any of the participants crack under the pressure by playing Wayne Rooney on the wing or paying over £7m for Robbie Keane, then they’re either fired or employed as Dennis Wise’s taxi driver.

The only possible flaw with the plan is that Ashley might sell his stake in the club before the show can be made.  One bright spark has suggested that 30,000 locals each donate £1,000 to purchase the club themselves.  I would have thought that a Geordie with over a grand to spare would no longer live in Newcastle.

All members of the Toon Army who are trying to raise cash should invest in Sunderland to beat Middlesbrough at 7/5.  If my one point investment goes down, I’ll be more embarrassed than Adrian Chiles’ girlfriend.

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