Thursday, March 02, 2006


The Sun is reporting this morning that Pete Doherty is being treated for manic depression and that "junkie Doherty, Kate Moss’s ex, has told doctors he believes his problems stem from his estrangement from his father, a strict Army major."

Having dropped a major bollock by mocking Frank Bruno's mental health problems, The Sun seems to be in a bit of a flap, what with having launched a "lock 'im up" campaign yesterday. They're trying to make it sound a little more caring this morning:

Yesterday The Sun launched a “Get Pete off the Street” campaign to get him locked up and helped.

Sun campaignUnfortunately, nobody seems to have told the graphics department about the "helped" bit.