January 10th, 2013

Hugh Grant and the Guardian Advert: Owned

Hugh Grant stars in the new Guardian advert, apparently free of charge as he is a “long term reader and advocate of the Guardian”, but as Times hack Kaya Burgess points out, what is this under his arm? Owned…


70 Comments

  1. 1
    Huge Rant says:

    Suck me !

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  2. 2
    2013 is going to be bleak in sunderland as the benefit caps kick in says:

    I dont care what he read he still makes shit films!

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  3. 3
    James Delingpole says:

    #NotNews

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  4. 4
    Kebab Time says:

    Opps, Quality control seems to be lacking at the Tax avoiding, pedo supporting Guardian.

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  5. 5
    Anonymous says:

    “Celeb reads more than one paper shocker”. Really?

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  6. 6
    Ah! Monika 2013 +1 says:

    The Guardian is there. He’s hiding it behind The Times’ cover

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    • 15
      GUBU says:

      Plausible…

      I hide mine in a copy of Razzle. I wouldn’t want my neighbours thinking I’m some sort of leftist puff.

      There are also fewer spelling mistakes in Razzle.

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  7. 7
    Point of information says:

    Shouldn’t this be pwned rather than owned ?

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  8. 8

    Really? Does this count as news? Slow days at Fawkes towers? And who says he can’t read more than one paper?

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  9. 10
    Polly toynbee says:

    He only reads the guardian when I am in it.

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  10. 11
    13eastie says:

    The truly excellent crossword puzzle within justifies absolutely the price of a copy of the Guradian, even if the preservation of one’s dignity requires a further purchase of Razzle (or possibly even the Times) with which to effect its concealment.

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  11. 12
    Hugh twat says:

    Look I am a sanctimonious twat, get over it

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    • 57
      Marion the Cat says:

      Another member of the tribe that look at themselves in the mirror and feel that everybody loves them.

      This of course means that we will slavishly believe in everything they grandstand about. Its why they do it folks.

      What they dont realise is, nobody else thinks they are that good and wise.

      So unbeknownst to them lose more followers than they gain.

      Obvious if you think about it, anyone with money can get their knob sucked.

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  12. 13
    B Norman, Film Reviewer says:

    This is a still from Hugh’s latest film:

    The Englishman Who Went Out to Buy the Guardian but Bought the Times Instead

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  13. 14
    Southwark V Reading Confused.com1 says:

    Matt Foster ‏@mattfosteruk
    Chris #Huhne and Vicky Pryce trial still set to begin at Southwark Crown Court on Monday, according to list office.
    10 Jan 13 · Details

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  14. 17
    Sir William says:

    That’s Hugh on his morning paper round.

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  15. 18
    Mary Scary says:

    He also has the Daily Star wrapped up in his copy of the Leveson Report.

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  16. 20
    Huge Grunt says:

    Lick my dick!

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  17. 22
    DarrenRJones says:

    Whats the strap line for the new Hugh Grant Guardian Ad? “I like to pick it up on the street.”

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    • 33
      Simon Hughes says:

      I like to pick it up i̶n̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶b̶a̶c̶k̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶a̶ ̶t̶a̶x̶i̶ on the tube.

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  18. 23
    JH230923495834 says:

    They nailed the talentless one-note fucker a treat on Family Guy.

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  19. 24
    Raving Loon says:

    The Times? Aren’t they owned by the same media mogul who owned The News of the World?

    Just thought I should spell it out.

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  20. 25
    Brian Leveson says:

    What ya gotta ask yourself, punk, is “Do I feel lucky?”. Well, do ya?

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  21. 38
    ITS GOING TO BE BLEAK IN SUNDERLAND IN 2013 WITH ONLY ONE FOOD BANK AND 3 LABOUR MPS says:

    Wheres Liz Hurley?

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  22. 39
    George says:

    wow, lots of real jealous people here commenting about him.

    Just remember you keyboard gangsters, he’s done more for the average british guy than 99.999% of other british men.

    He’s pretty much the sole reason why you can fly to america and bang as many american chicks as possible….why? because they all think we’re a gentlemen because of the stereotype we have because of actors like him.

    So…I tell you all, say thanks and quit pretending you’ve done something useful for the male species.

    Hunts

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  23. 41
    lola says:

    The BBC subtitles (which I use to watch telly when Mrs L is asleep) interpreted the twats name as ‘You Grunt’. Couldn’t have put it better myself.

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  24. 42
    Hang The Bastards says:

    The whinging useless has-been actor will be phoning Leveson as we speak about that photograph.

    What an infringement on his life, I mean it shows him to be a lying bastard

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  25. 46
    Osama the Nazarene says:

    Hugh Grant is a hypocrite.

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  26. 47
    Osama2 the Nazarene says:

    Hugh Grant is a hypocrite.

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  27. 50
    Jimmy says:

    Apparently he’d forgotten his voicemail password and wanted to check his messages.

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  28. 51
    Joe McCarthy says:

    He’s just a whinging sex-crazed commie

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  29. 52
    Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

    One wonders what some of the more strident feminists amongst the ranks of the Guardian columnists (Bindel, Bidisha) think of their paper’s standard bearer.

    After all hiring hookers off the street to honk you off in the back of a car hardly seems to sit well with their views of what constitutes acceptable male behaviour.

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  30. 54
    fitzfitz says:

    … wee Hugh “Hacker” Grant’s TV appearance after the Divine episode is a useful template for the ghastly Lance Armstrong’s planned cathartic exercise with that black woman …

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  31. 59
    Baron Hogwash says:

    Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.

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  32. 61
    Divine Brown says:

    Sheeeet Hugh you’s a 24 carat ASSHOLE I’m tired o’ yo cussin’!
    You got caught wid yo pants down.
    Whut de hell wuz ya’ thinkin’
    You’s is nodin’ but some honkyfool.
    You be shittin yo pants at some BLACK pussy yo white boy pussy!

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  33. 68
    Max Clifford - honestly says:

    So it’s the Times of July? 2011. Which means that if he bought it for himself, he might then have decided to read The Gaurdian instead from then on, making him a regular reader for the last 18 months, which is 17.9 months longer than most people, including any staff which haven’t yet been made redundant.

    Or – he could have been buying it for a friend. (OK, not very likely – he has no friends).

    Or he could have bought it because on this particular day it gave him the best review he’s ever had – ‘Hugh Grant isn’t quite as awful as he is in all his other films.’

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  34. 70
    Geordieboy says:

    Doesn’t know his left from his right.

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