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Why I'll never make fun of Barry Manilow again

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by terrier, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

  2. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Why didn't he have a problem with her when he sang on the show twice last year?
  3. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Seems like a really douchy thing to do. He agrees to go on because the show can help him sell his new album. Then after accepting the invitation, he pulls out and says it's because he has a problem with one of the hosts--and he won't appear unless she is not on HER show. Why did he book himself on the show in the first place? If I am not missing any details that that link ignores, he sort of comes off like an a-hole.
  4. So much for liberal tolerance and diversity, eh?
  5. Dan Rydell

    Dan Rydell Guest

    Manilow's also pissed off because the Plain Dealer still won't hire him.
  6. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Barry says Elizabeth's opinions are "dangerous and offensive."

    His attitude speaks volumes about the liberal world view: disagree with us, and you're dangerous and offensive.
  7. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Good to see the brain trust is hard at work, grasping at straws.
  8. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Not grasping at anything. Barry's comments speak for themselves. In other words, he doesn't want to be in a situation where someone sitting a few feet from him has a different opinion on some issues.
    Nothing like trying to find common ground.
  9. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    So you think Manilow is exhibiting tolerance and diversity?
  10. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    You're right, hondo.

    Extrapolating the entire "liberal world view" (find me a unicorn while you're out there) from Barry Manilow cancelling a talk show appearance is entirely reasonable.

    Go back to hiding under the bed.
  11. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    At the very least, he clearly feels uncomfortable being around anyone not in lock-step with Hollywood/entertainment industry elitist views.
  12. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Oh ... so it's not unreasonable to commit to appear on a show you've been on before, then back off because you think one of the co-hosts is "dangerous" because she holds opinions more conservative than yours?
    Then, when BS is called on him, you accuse people of being paranoid?
    Way to deflect the issue with personal attacks. But it's what you guys do best.
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