Sting gets stung

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Sting gets stung

Postby keelio » Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:03 pm

This is rich...exceptional back-pedaling, sir! Sting sells his soul, once again, to headline an Uzbecki arts festival and tries to lay the blame on Unicef - deflecting criticism of his big payday.

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Re: Sting gets stung

Postby supaunknown » Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:21 pm

There's been a trend in recent years for rich Eastern Blocheads to overpay for big-name entertainment for their swanky parties. I seem to remember reading about Amy Winehouse being given a king's ransom for one performance for some Russian oil baron.

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Re: Sting gets stung

Postby Kenneth Burns » Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:59 pm

How fragile we are.

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Re: Sting gets stung

Postby thebookpolice » Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:02 pm

The financial aspect of this takes the following thoughts into a different direction, but Sting's at least on somewhat defensible ground as far as his justification for taking the gig in the first place. I'm thinking mostly of the Dalai Lama, who of all people should be in favor of an international boycott of China, and yet takes every opportunity to oppose it.

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Re: Sting gets stung

Postby Uncle_Leaver » Mon Feb 22, 2010 3:58 pm

I hope the Uzbeks love their children too.

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Re: Sting gets stung

Postby Marvell » Mon Feb 22, 2010 4:31 pm

At least he's not playing for...peanuts!

Get it? Because 'Peanuts' is the name of one of his songs...

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