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To think reality music shows should quit with the sympathy vote attempts

(14 Posts)
Bearbehind Sat 08-Mar-14 19:56:54

Just watching The Voice- so far we've had:-

My brother is in a successful band and I'm not


I'm only on here because my sister, who has cancer, said I should do it

What relevance is any of that other than to go for the sympathy vote?

Bearbehind Sat 08-Mar-14 19:57:41

To be fair, it's not working as they've both been outed smile

CorusKate Sat 08-Mar-14 20:15:09

I think you could cut off the last five words of your title and I would agree with you. smile

I don't have a problem with the existence of TV shows that I don't watch, but the TV talent contests seem to seep out into news coverage, after programme programmes, newspapers, music charts, etc..

thesecowsaresmallthosearefaraw Sat 08-Mar-14 20:24:13

I don't think Danny-from-mcfly's sister should have been eligible. If she wanted introductions to agents etc I'm sure he'd have helped her. She's taken a place from someone with zero connections.

Bearbehind Sat 08-Mar-14 20:35:17

Blimey, now we've got 'Adele's my cousin'

What has that got to do with anything?

itsmeitscathy Sat 08-Mar-14 20:46:58

Yes yes yes it's so annoying.

anchories Sat 08-Mar-14 20:48:41

Gave up on them all a while ago for that reason.

Nocomet Sat 08-Mar-14 20:51:41

Some sort if sick or dying rekative angle on house renovation programs gets on my nerves too.

Anonymai Sat 08-Mar-14 20:55:10

Yanbu. There's one on it atm whose sympathy vote story is a load of shit so I can't take the rest of the sob stories seriously anymore.

HotPanda Sat 08-Mar-14 21:10:39

I like those. I play bingo with them. There are so many drinking games you can play watching reality tv.

Bearbehind Sat 08-Mar-14 21:12:40

Tell me more hotpanda- Saturday nights might never be the same again!

chocolatemademefat Sun 09-Mar-14 05:48:47

The winner of the voice is usually never heard of after the hoo-ha on many many saturday nights. I dont care now and I wont care later.

Pollyputthekettle Sun 09-Mar-14 07:02:44

Yanbu. The set up serenade of Kylie by the one with the sob story about being homeless when he was 19 made me feel sick. The guy has a beautiful voice but the constant reference to being homeless and living in east ln

Pollyputthekettle Sun 09-Mar-14 07:08:02

Dam phone.

As I was saying; and living in east London in a 'woh is me' tone just undermines his obvious talent. Although the one who is basically just jealous of her own brother is worse. It's basically sibling rivalry .

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