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Old 19-12-2012, 09:18
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Stupid, but not worth the false outrage.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:19
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Don't quite get the photo anyway. What's a gun got to do with lingerie? Maybe I'm not 'arty' enough to understand why a half naked girl would put a gun to her head. Not sure whether this was an advertising campaign or just photos for a lads mag, but whatever is this a good image to put out, regardless of the recent shootings?
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:21
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Posing with guns to your head is stupid, tweeting the said pictures is even more stupid.

What is the most insensitive and ridiculous, is some stupid reporters going to grieving parents, who lost their children due to someone shooting the children,and showing these pictures for the shock value. HF has nothing to do with America, this shooting or the parents. The parents shouldn't have to worry about some silly ex-soap actress from UK, and her idiocy.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:23
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Don't quite get the photo anyway. What's a gun got to do with lingerie? Maybe I'm not 'arty' enough to understand why a half naked girl would put a gun to her head. Not sure whether this was an advertising campaign or just photos for a lads mag, but whatever is this a good image to put out, regardless of the recent shootings?
Seems a bit daft regardless of the reason. She doesn't have her finger on the trigger, which is one thing I guess lol.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:24
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Not everyone should or is going to stop doing things because of a tragedy that doesn't directly affect them. Nobody has a right to pass judgment on her for posting a picture on her own page. She probably didn't know some journalist was going to wave it in the faces of grieving parents for the sake of a trashy headline.
Very true about the journalist. Thing is with public judgment - that is all a lot of these 'celebs' have. If she wants to remain popular with the general public, and hence remain a popular celeb (if she is), then she needs to be careful of her actions.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:31
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Helen Flanagan ‏@helenflanagan1
I am absolutely disgusted in this. Completely cruel. I will absolutely NOT stand for this kind of bullying. http://lockerz.com/s/270118411
Helen Flanagan ‏@helenflanagan1
Anyone who knows me knows I have the biggest heart.... I feel really chocked up that's so cruel.
Helen Flanagan ‏@helenflanagan1
Honestly I've got tears streaming down my face how can you do that to someone over something so tragic #feelsick can't believe I woke up to that
Helen Flanagan ‏@helenflanagan1
I've just been crying to my bf before he left for work.... Now I am just absolutely livid. I am really worried about my mum
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:32
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Don't care either way for her, but to use a photo taken in October to try and stir up outrage with a grieving community just goes to show how pathetic the Sun and Daily Mail really are.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:37
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Don't care either way for her, but to use a photo taken in October to try and stir up outrage with a grieving community just goes to show how pathetic the Sun and Daily Mail really are.

Exactly. The papers are in the wrong in this one, no doubt about that.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:40
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Very true about the journalist. Thing is with public judgment - that is all a lot of these 'celebs' have. If she wants to remain popular with the general public, and hence remain a popular celeb (if she is), then she needs to be careful of her actions.
I totally agree with you in that respect, the picture itself is bound to provoke both positive and negative responses based on it's content. What I meant, and should have worded better, was that I think they should form those opinions irrespective of the tragedy in the US. We're in a world of 7 Billion people and not everybody is going to change their behavior for something that doesn't personally affect them. We can't hold that against her.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:41
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Exactly. The papers are in the wrong in this one, no doubt about that.
Agreed. Good to see Leveson having an effect
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:42
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Don't care either way for her, but to use a photo taken in October to try and stir up outrage with a grieving community just goes to show how pathetic the Sun and Daily Mail really are.
The Daily Mail have a nerve they posted the same set of photos a few months ago with no problem.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz...ew-tattoo.html
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:42
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The Daily Mail have a nerve they posted the same set of photos a few months ago with no problem.
It's the Daily Mail, that's all that needs to be said.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:45
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Its not a new photo and why the hell did our newspapers think it was appropriate to fly all the way to USA to show grieving families the photo?
It was available to be seen by anyone with access to the net on her Twitter page, so it's not solely the responsiblity of the Sun.

She's the idiot for posting it after the shootings happened.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:45
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The Daily Mail have a nerve they posted the same set of photos a few months ago with no problem.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz...ew-tattoo.html
It is the Daily Fail, any way they can bash women they will do it.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:46
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I totally agree with you in that respect, the picture itself is bound to provoke both positive and negative responses based on it's content. What I meant, and should have worded better, was that I think they should form those opinions irrespective of the tragedy in the US. We're in a world of 7 Billion people and not everybody is going to change their behavior for something that doesn't personally affect them. We can't hold that against her.
Very true. And I totally agree that this is pretty low of the media. It's the media that has put a slant on this which was never intended. Blimey, who'd be famous?
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:46
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It was available to be seen by anyone with access to the net on her Twitter page, so it's not solely the responsiblity of the Sun.

She's the idiot for posting it in the first place.
Like the parents of these kids in America were REALLY going to check out Helen Flanagan's twitter page to see what kind of photos she has tweeted on there?
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:47
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Not clever to have a picture of anyone holding a gun to their head at any time.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:47
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It was available to be seen by anyone with access to the net on her Twitter page, so it's not solely the responsiblity of the Sun.

She's the idiot for posting it after the shootings happened.
Yeah, she was stupid to post it, but The Sun then decided to be just as stupid to generate outrage about it.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:50
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Yeah, she was stupid to post it, but The Sun then decided to be just as stupid to generate outrage about it.
You do realise the internet can be seen by anyone with access to a PC don't you?

If it hadn't been the Sun, another organisation or individual would have said something about her posting it on Twitter.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:50
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Not clever to have a picture of anyone holding a gun to their head at any time.
Even less clever for various newspapers to then reprint pictures and make sure it is circulated worldwide
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:51
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Flanagan is a brainless idiot who should have her social networking accounts cancelled. A three year old would have had more sense. Time she spent some of her easy gained money on getting advice on how an adult behaves.
This.

The Sun are sick for showing the parents the picture but Flanagan is a grown-up and I cannot believe even one person would stick up for her. Crazy!
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:53
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This.

The Sun are sick for showing the parents the picture but Flanagan is a grown-up and I cannot believe even one person would stick up for her. Crazy!
I don't think anyone is sticking up for her, but placing the blame of the papers for being insensitive douches just for the *shock* factor at the expense of grieving parents. This doesn't take away form the fact, that HF is an idiot.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:53
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It does say the picture was originally published from a Photoshoot done in October.
I was going to deffend helen, but it seams she posted the pic on monday
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:54
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This.

The Sun are sick for showing the parents the picture but Flanagan is a grown-up and I cannot believe even one person would stick up for her. Crazy!
Yes the sun had no justification what so ever for showing that pic to parents very very insensitive.
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Old 19-12-2012, 09:55
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Even less clever for various newspapers to then reprint pictures and make sure it is circulated worldwide
Perhaps better for her not to have posted the pics on Twitter in the first place, then the Sun wouldn't come out with the faux outrage?
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