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Old 19-04-2013, 10:27
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I don't know what it is. It isn't jealousy as someone above mentioned Charlize Theron who is far more beautiful (IMO) and talented and noone 'hates' her.

I think its the fact she is too self promoting. I liked her when she just did her singing and a few TV shows. But then she branched out into America and appeared on Dancing With the Stars and she was in the press too much. If she had just appeared on the show, then fine. But she was photographed constantly, and im sure someone tips them off. It was to get her profile in the states bigger.

Then she did a show about singing and dancing like she was a professional dancer, which she isn't. You don't see Gabby Logan dancing and prancing about on stage in next to nothing after her time on the BBC version. It was all very me, me, me. Aren't I a good singer, aren't I a good dancer, aren't i wonderful.

Plus, she seems to turn up at everything and anything in a revealing frock and her over made up face.

And then the Beckham thing sealed her fate.
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Old 19-04-2013, 10:55
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I can't say I dislike her, but I she does get on my nerves. She hasn't got the best voice, it's good but not brilliant. Her looks have helped her out a lot.l She turns up to the opening of an envelope aswell which is annoying. She's getting loads of money off the back of it though, can't say I wouldn't do the same if I was her
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Old 19-04-2013, 11:16
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I've always found her inoffensive personally. I can think of other celebrities and singers who irritate me more than she does.
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Old 19-04-2013, 12:39
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I don't know what it is. It isn't jealousy as someone above mentioned Charlize Theron who is far more beautiful (IMO) and talented and noone 'hates' her.

I think its the fact she is too self promoting. I liked her when she just did her singing and a few TV shows. But then she branched out into America and appeared on Dancing With the Stars and she was in the press too much. If she had just appeared on the show, then fine. But she was photographed constantly, and im sure someone tips them off. It was to get her profile in the states bigger.

Then she did a show about singing and dancing like she was a professional dancer, which she isn't. You don't see Gabby Logan dancing and prancing about on stage in next to nothing after her time on the BBC version. It was all very me, me, me. Aren't I a good singer, aren't I a good dancer, aren't i wonderful.

Plus, she seems to turn up at everything and anything in a revealing frock and her over made up face.

And then the Beckham thing sealed her fate.


100% agree, spot on
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Old 19-04-2013, 12:55
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Plus, she seems to turn up at everything and anything

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she's like Emeli Sande but with a less pleasant voice
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Old 19-04-2013, 13:56
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I know she is popera, so her voice shouldn't come under as much scrutiny as the true professionals, but even as a crossover artist,I have always found her voice very meh. The Beckham thing was just odd.
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Old 19-04-2013, 14:06
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I know she is popera, so her voice shouldn't come under as much scrutiny as the true professionals, but even as a crossover artist,I have always found her voice very meh. The Beckham thing was just odd.
I don't like her voice at all ... she seems to out bellow and out gurn anyone she duets with
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Old 19-04-2013, 14:08
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I don't like her voice at all ... she seems to out bellow and out gurn anyone she duets with
I can't stand her voice or her personality. Very pretty, but very much aware of it too, and that in itself is an unattractive quality.
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Old 19-04-2013, 14:14
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I don't like her voice at all ... she seems to out bellow and out gurn anyone she duets with


I've never understood why she has become a household name, the way she sings has always come across as very cold and contrived (to me anyway). I think she attracts a lot of negativity because she thinks she is far better then she actually is, that combined with turning up to the opening of an envelope is what gets on peoples nerves.
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Old 19-04-2013, 14:15
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as for this latest situation with her attending the thatcher funeral, she was invited and merely accepted an invitation issued to her by downing street. it is believed, katherine met the baroness due to their charity work for the armed forces. whether her attire was appropriate is debatable, some angles seem to expose more flesh, while front on pictures don't seem to look quite so bad.
The DM slates her for having an inappropriate low cleavage at Maggies Funeral, then in the comments some slam her for betraying the Welsh miners and others slam here for being stuck up stating;

" cant stand the woman and yes much to low for a funeral,spoke to someone once who knew her and said she is a nightmare to work with,all me me me and thinks she is royalty herself!!! "
Maggie's Funeral, eh? She went to Maggie's funeral. She hadn't got a bad rep before, but she can sure as hell expect to get one now!!!
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Old 19-04-2013, 14:58
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Dunno but in the operatic world she is not very highly regarded. As my dad calls it, Popera.
A friend of mine who's a professional opera singer really isn't very keen on Miss Jenkins
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Old 19-04-2013, 16:15
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She seems to just 'turn up' anywhere and everywhere lately. She's got herself ingratiated with the Royals, although I'm not sure how she bagged an invite to the funeral.

The Beckham 'claims' that nobody actually heard of, except for her, seemingly, were embarrassing.

I think there's a touch of 'it's all about me' going on there.
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Old 19-04-2013, 16:16
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Because she's a pain in the arse.
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Old 19-04-2013, 16:43
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Katherine Jenkins Why does she attract such negative press?

I think it may be because she has something of a Stepford Wife feel about her.
Something about her public personality appears a bit too media-trained and formally artificial. As though she's working hard at all times when in public to present a media friendly version of herself.

She may be very good to know in person, but it just comes across that way to me when I see her public persona.
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Old 19-04-2013, 17:34
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I can't stand her voice or her personality. Very pretty, but very much aware of it too, and that in itself is an unattractive quality.
Spot ON, however I think she is in danger of loosing her prettiness under a mask of thick foundation and over processed hair. She was way prettier when she didn't try so hard.
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Old 19-04-2013, 17:37
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She seems to just 'turn up' anywhere and everywhere lately. She's got herself ingratiated with the Royals, although I'm not sure how she bagged an invite to the funeral.

The Beckham 'claims' that nobody actually heard of, except for her, seemingly, were embarrassing.

I think there's a touch of 'it's all about me' going on there.
I cant remember when it was but when she sang for the Queen, the Queen looked really fed up with her and rightfully so.
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Old 19-04-2013, 17:40
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She's a very pretty girl in her own way and her voice is very distinctive but distinctive in not a very attractive way. I am no expert on the singing human voice but I know what I like and find her strange mezzo vibrato very odd and irritating.
I can just about tolerate Lesley Garrett but Russell Watson, Katherine Jenkins and other cross-over warblers, definitely not.
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Old 19-04-2013, 17:40
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Her first manager who got her into the big league, did a hatchet job on what she was really like. After she dumped him.

Rumours of her screaming at assistants etc and behaving like a total diva if a hair was out of place.
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Old 19-04-2013, 17:45
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Pretty much. She's female, pretty and talented - enough said.

Whether you think she has a great voice is kind of irrelevant, as she's still better than most famous singers nowadays. I can understand how the nicey nicey image annoys some, but she attracts far too much hate when she's really done nothing to deserve it.
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Old 19-04-2013, 17:47
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Pretty much. She's female, pretty and talented - enough said.

Whether you think she has a great voice is kind of irrelevant, as she's still better than most famous singers nowadays. I can understand how the nicey nicey image annoys some, but she attracts far too much hate when she's really done nothing to deserve it.
Yet there's posts from people saying she's not nice to work with. I know people who've performed on the same programme as her and her behaviour around other people left a lot to be desired.

The nicey nicey image is just that. An image.
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Old 19-04-2013, 17:49
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Yet there's posts from people saying she's not nice to work with. I know people who've performed on the same programme as her and her behaviour around other people left a lot to be desired.

The nicey nicey image is just that. An image.
All gossip and rumour. There's a negative story about virtually every celeb.
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Old 19-04-2013, 17:52
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All gossip and rumour. There's a negative story about virtually every celeb.
My story comes from someone who had first hand experience of her, yet had no axe to grind, or anything to gain personally from telling me how rude she was to people she believed were beneath her.
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Old 19-04-2013, 17:55
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Pretty much. She's female, pretty and talented - enough said.

Whether you think she has a great voice is kind of irrelevant, as she's still better than most famous singers nowadays. I can understand how the nicey nicey image annoys some, but she attracts far too much hate when she's really done nothing to deserve it.
How do you classify 'famous singers'? Better than those on the X-Factor, The Voice etc?
With whom are you comparing her? Angela Gheorghiu, Anna Netrebko, Rene Fleming etc. or female pop singers?
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Old 19-04-2013, 18:01
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It's because she's Welsh. Many English people are notoriously anti-Welsh. Just look at Neil Kinnock and the way the press went after him for being Welsh, largely contributing to his election loss.
Most hilarious post of the week. I just love Welsh paranoia!
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Old 19-04-2013, 18:49
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Most hilarious post of the week. I just love Welsh paranoia!
Is Freeman000 Anne Robinson perhaps?
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