Thursday, October 09, 2008

Gordon in the morning: The Boxer

Who knew that Gordon would try and drag a second day of coverage out of meeting Ricky Hatton at the Oasis Liverpool gig? Oh... you'd guessed, had you?

Even the people employed to make Gordon's stuff look seem less-than-inspired by some guff about how Ricky and Noel will share a small bus on a trip to Mexico (and how much would Gordo love a bunk on that charabanc, eh?). There's a half-arsed attempt to mock up how the brothers Gallagher and Hatton might look if they were in a Mariachi band, and then... they're reduced to sticking in a library photo of a bottle of beer. With the caption:

Wish you were beer? ... lads' road trip

Hatton, apparently, is going to be the new Michael Parkinson:
I met him afterwards as he left for an early-ish night as his gruelling training regime has kicked in.

He also has his own chat show, on a digital channel in the pipeline.

He said: “I want Noel on it. I’ve got great guests sorted already. It will be a laugh.”

I think that Gordon missed out a comma. Unless they're really going to just make Hatton present on a channel in an actual pipeline. And I'm sure that Hatton didn't mean that quote to read as 'I've already got great guests sorted, but I want Noel on as well'. Almost certain.

Noel, meanwhile, is going to put on his bikini and walk around the ring carrying a card reading 'ROUND ONE' or something:
Noel said: “I’m going to carry a belt into the ring for Ricky.

“He told me to hang it over my shoulder but I’ll be holding it up over my head, marching.

“We’re going to do a road trip to the Oasis gig in Mexico after. It’ll be a proper smash-up.”

It's like that bloke that Noel loves used to sing, isn't it? Love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love is all you need... love... love...

1 comment:

James said...

"He also has his own chat show, on a digital channel in the pipeline"

No word on which digital channel it'll be on though? That's a shame. I'm going to take a stab in the dark and guess that it's that odd fight-based channel up at the end of the 'Entertainment' section, which seems to show nothing but two burly men sitting on a sofa, introducing footage of cage-fights. Can't see why Gordon would consider this newsworthy though. It's just TV show due to appear on a channel which specialises in non-stop clips of muscular chaps in lycra outfits, getting all sweaty as they grapple with each other.


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