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Old 14-02-2013, 20:37
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Old 14-02-2013, 20:42
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Unfortunately the Maltese are used to hearing this sort of thing as their folk music - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dnjrfmuq_qg

So Katie would be right at home. Welcomed, in fact.
My cat jumped off the couch when the first gentleman started to sing.
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Old 14-02-2013, 23:20
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I agree ^^^^

My maltese step grandfather and his family said the uproar is actually more about the fact that a 'foreigner' has been given the post, who has no links with the island. The feeling is that it should have been given to a Maltese celebrity. They would have been just as animated and vocal no matter who it was, if they had no link to the island.
Whatever you do, don't let the facts destroy the fun.
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Old 14-02-2013, 23:28
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"Best international male" "Cultural Ambassador" both titles are equally bewildering, PA may not have asked to be CA, but for it to get this far, he certainly didnt say no, the people of Malta said that for him

You make it sound like the whole population of Malta have voiced their disapproval.

Let's put this into perspective What is the population of Malta? 400,000(approx)? Less than 1800 people have signed the petition...that is less than 1% of the population.

So, it would seem that the vast majority of the maltese people are not really that bothered by it.
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Old 15-02-2013, 21:40
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You make it sound like the whole population of Malta have voiced their disapproval.

Let's put this into perspective What is the population of Malta? 400,000(approx)? Less than 1800 people have signed the petition...that is less than 1% of the population.

So, it would seem that the vast majority of the maltese people are not really that bothered by it.
Have you asked them all?

I would assume that, like here, most people don't know or care what he does. The fact that enough people have complained for it to be newsworthy is, in itself, funny.

As is the idea of PA being the cultural ambassador to anywhere.
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Old 15-02-2013, 22:52
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Have you asked them all?

I would assume that, like here, most people don't know or care what he does. The fact that enough people have complained for it to be newsworthy is, in itself, funny.

As is the idea of PA being the cultural ambassador to anywhere.
it must be the consolation prize for not wining DOTY this year, I bet Alex Reid will be in the running next year (for both prizes )
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Old 15-02-2013, 23:13
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You make it sound like the whole population of Malta have voiced their disapproval.

Let's put this into perspective What is the population of Malta? 400,000(approx)? Less than 1800 people have signed the petition...that is less than 1% of the population.

So, it would seem that the vast majority of the maltese people are not really that bothered by it.
They haven't been able to sign the petition because they haven't stopped laughing yet.
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Old 15-02-2013, 23:48
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You make it sound like the whole population of Malta have voiced their disapproval.

Let's put this into perspective What is the population of Malta? 400,000(approx)? Less than 1800 people have signed the petition...that is less than 1% of the population.
Do you know that pretty much corresponds to the number of PA's Twitter followers that buy his music!
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Old 16-02-2013, 00:11
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Do you know that pretty much corresponds to the number of PA's Twitter followers that buy his music!
Ouch
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Old 16-02-2013, 01:24
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Truth hurts! - Like all those petitioners complaining about the Tangoed Talent Vaccuum representing them in a cultural capacity! 1800 Maltese signatories would be the equivalent of around half a million Brits signing a petition which would make it a big deal indeed, Only 100k is needed to get something discussed by the Commons. If five times that amount signed something requesting Peter Andre be removed as an "ambassador", it wouldn't be dismissed so easily!
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Old 16-02-2013, 02:38
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They haven't been able to sign the petition because they haven't stopped laughing yet.
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Old 16-02-2013, 10:22
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And he claimed to have been awarded this CA title for his charity work, he must have written that before all the objections came pouring in that publicly revealed the real commercial reason, just like he did with the harvey reunion lie

And as for his claims of spoiling his g/f this valentines according to OMG they double dated, never touched or kissed because he was too busy talking and checking his phone bet that made her feel really special, or maybe just like what she really is....a friend, just helping her friend out, in yet another of his media attention driven lies
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Old 16-02-2013, 10:25
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And he claimed to have been awarded this CA title for his charity work, he must have written that before all the objections came pouring in that publicly revealed the real commercial reason, just like he did with the harvey reunion lie

And as for his claims of spoiling his g/f this valentines according to OMG they double dated, never touched or kissed because he was too busy talking and checking his phone bet that made her feel really special, or maybe just like what she really is....a friend, just helping her friend out, in yet another of his media attention driven lies
I love just how well you've got him sussed Cym.
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Old 16-02-2013, 10:32
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And as for his claims of spoiling his g/f this valentines according to OMG they double dated, never touched or kissed because he was too busy talking and checking his phone bet that made her feel really special, or maybe just like what she really is....a friend, just helping her friend out, in yet another of his media attention driven lies
That's very strangest... Is she his "beard"?
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Old 16-02-2013, 13:55
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This article from Malta today http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/en/news...bacle-20130213 says that the leader who objected to the appointment had "nothing against Peter Andre per se ...And I think that the idea to nominate him was a good one. It just irked me that there was no proper consultation on it ... The only thing I sought to question him on was whether this would incur any expenses from the local council. He told me there wouldn't be, and that all the council would have to do would be to present Andre with a commemorative plaque."

So the story has more to do with political in-fighting than personal objections to Pete.

As for the Valentines story, Pete and Emily shared a box at the Royal Albert Hall with Kevin Pietersen and Jessica Taylor to watch Cirque du Soleil. Who knows if it was a pre-arranged double date or if they just happened to find themselves sitting together but in the circumstances I think it's understandable that they didn't go in for PDAs. Good to see that they avoided being papped.
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Old 16-02-2013, 14:08
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Good to see that they avoided being papped.
I bet it wasn't for want of trying
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Old 16-02-2013, 14:54
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This article from Malta today http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/en/news...bacle-20130213 says that the leader who objected to the appointment had "nothing against Peter Andre per se ...And I think that the idea to nominate him was a good one. It just irked me that there was no proper consultation on it ... The only thing I sought to question him on was whether this would incur any expenses from the local council. He told me there wouldn't be, and that all the council would have to do would be to present Andre with a commemorative plaque."

So the story has more to do with political in-fighting than personal objections to Pete.

As for the Valentines story, Pete and Emily shared a box at the Royal Albert Hall with Kevin Pietersen and Jessica Taylor to watch Cirque du Soleil. Who knows if it was a pre-arranged double date or if they just happened to find themselves sitting together but in the circumstances I think it's understandable that they didn't go in for PDAs. Good to see that they avoided being papped.
The story is the masses of objections from people in Malta and Valletta who had no say in the matter and seem angry and embarrassed by the council's decision vis a vis Andre as an ambassador for them.
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Old 16-02-2013, 17:41
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The story is the masses of objections from people in Malta and Valletta who had no say in the matter and seem angry and embarrassed by the council's decision vis a vis Andre as an ambassador for them.
The anger seems more directed at the mayor for not having a public consultation and for selecting someone who is non-Maltese. Was Pete supposed to turn down the honour, surely that would have been more offensive to the locals?
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Old 16-02-2013, 17:56
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No he didn't.

The council of Valetta decided it would be a good idea to bestow this on him because he was voted "Best international male" at the Maltese music awards.and they also thought it would be a good idea because he could promote Valetta on his ITV2 programme.

I doubt he'd lose too much sleep if they took it away from him.
I lived in Malta years ago, there was only one record shop! (Just as you go into Valletta on the left). The main radio station that plays the same bloody 5 songs on repeat. I cant understand how they could have a music awards?!
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Old 16-02-2013, 19:08
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I lived in Malta years ago, there was only one record shop! (Just as you go into Valletta on the left). The main radio station that plays the same bloody 5 songs on repeat. I cant understand how they could have a music awards?!
It does kinda explain how Peter Andre could invited though.

Poor the Maltesers.

I do love the fact that so many were motivated to complain. Such is the Power of Pa.

He should just tell em he loves his kids...they may not know that.
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Old 16-02-2013, 19:23
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It does kinda explain how Peter Andre could invited though.

Poor the Maltesers.

I do love the fact that so many were motivated to complain. Such is the Power of Pa.

He should just tell em he loves his kids...they may not know that.
Perhaps the Maltesers are resentful of the love the Ambassador of Cheese has for his kids. And this petition, while masquerading as a national pride issue, is secretly because they can't compete in the kid-loving arena.
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Old 16-02-2013, 19:33
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Some of the posts in this thread are hilarious. Keep them coming.
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Old 16-02-2013, 19:41
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He should just tell em he loves his kids...they may not know that.
I never know that either. He's kept that quiet for sure
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Old 16-02-2013, 20:14
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Perhaps the Maltesers are resentful of the love the Ambassador of Cheese has for his kids. And this petition, while masquerading as a national pride issue, is secretly because they can't compete in the kid-loving arena.
Who can, Lexi? Who can? Fathers just did not love their kids before Pa came along and the rest of the world has such a long way to go to catch up.


I never know that either. He's kept that quiet for sure
See above, Blondie. He knows that this messianic "love" of which he spaketh is a new and potentially dangerous concept, so he tries hard not to ram it down people's throats.

If only they would leave him alone...WHY won't they leave him alone???

Won't someone (else) think of the children??
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Old 16-02-2013, 20:23
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Who can, Lexi? Who can? Fathers just did not love their kids before Pa came along and the rest of the world has such a long way to go to catch up.




See above, Blondie. He knows that this messianic "love" of which he spaketh is a new and potentially dangerous concept, so he tries hard not to ram it down people's throats.

If only they would leave him alone...WHY won't they leave him alone???

Won't someone (else) think of the children??
Oh be fair!
No-one with a normal,everyday Dad would be able to think of them as well as PA does.
The man has won AWARDS for his selfless service to Daddydom ffs.
We are truly not worthy.
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