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Bet Blair is embarrassed...

(30 Posts)
JessM Wed 19-Feb-14 18:50:30

Bet Tony Blair wishes he had not taken that call from Brooks. Or been so supportive. She obviously had a talent for making friends with prime ministers didn't she.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26259956

mollie Wed 19-Feb-14 19:00:33

I don't think you can embarrass Tony Blair. As for Rebecca Brooks, she's a great networker and has obviously used her contacts to good use in the past. It wouldn't surprise me if she wiggles out of this...

Lona Wed 19-Feb-14 19:00:38

I bet Blair wishes he hadn't done a lot of things! grin #wendydeng

KatyK Wed 19-Feb-14 19:05:37

We have just been watching Ross Kemp Extreme World (or whatever it is called) on our Sky Plus. I said to DH 'I can't believe he was married to Rebecca Brooks'. They seem such an odd match - not sure why. Not that that's got anything to do with Tony Blair... just crossed my mind.

Riverwalk Wed 19-Feb-14 19:10:31

Didn't he just love mixing with the rich and powerful - I hope one day that grin is wiped right off his face.

margaretm74 Wed 19-Feb-14 19:14:14

Couldn't happen to a better person.

Mishap Wed 19-Feb-14 19:22:09

My heart bleeds for him!

kittylester Wed 19-Feb-14 19:36:30

Am I wrong to feel great glee whenever the Great Pretender is potentially embarrassed. grin

Agus Wed 19-Feb-14 20:13:10

I believe in Karma and can't wait for his day to come!

goldengirl Wed 19-Feb-14 20:16:04

Perhaps the net will close in on him at last

sunseeker Wed 19-Feb-14 21:47:49

Blair will come out of this like he does everything - he's not called Teflon Tony for nothing. How such an obvious phony has managed to maintain the influential positions he has is a mystery!

absent Wed 19-Feb-14 21:49:57

Just goes to show that you can fool all of the people all of the time.

merlotgran Wed 19-Feb-14 22:15:23

Too many people were happy to bask in the light of his halo, as absent has just said.

Kiora Wed 19-Feb-14 22:25:50

Just the mention of his name makes meangry for the second time on here today I say 'liar liar pants on fire' wouldn't it be justice if they both had their comeuppance. Too much to hope for though. These two are evidence that too much Power corrupts

ps Wed 19-Feb-14 22:29:24

Never trusted the man and he certainly was a master of fooling the people all of the time. I can't help feel that it was all about accumulating wealth. Champagne socialism at its worst and George Bush's best ally.

durhamjen Thu 20-Feb-14 00:21:56

That's the first time for ages that all the newspapers have had the same front page story.

besottedgran Thu 20-Feb-14 09:01:49

You can fool all of the people SOME of the time·· Some of the people ALL of the time····but not ALL of the people ALL of the time. Tony, you are exposed.

Very rich -- but exposed.

whitewave Thu 20-Feb-14 10:08:53

Her trial starts today - shall watch that with interest - be interested to see if she has any Teflon stuck to her. Bet she has paid a fortune for her legal team.

glammanana Thu 20-Feb-14 10:46:51

What he does talk about or advises on for 20millon a year is at a loss on me what an embarrassment of a man he is,what ever comes out during this trial mr.perma tan Tony will keep that smug smile on his face.

Elegran Thu 20-Feb-14 11:07:44

He is an expert on How to Make £20 Million a Year so maybe that is his chosen subject.

mollie Thu 20-Feb-14 11:56:01

Well, Rebecca has been cleared of one count already... no case to answer, apparently.

Deedaa Thu 20-Feb-14 21:54:06

I'm sure I should be impressed by Rebecca Brooks as an example of an empowered woman, but when she fiounces around with that great mass of hair I just want to give her a good slap! And the Blair connection is doing her no favours at all in my opinion.
Blair seems to be looking more unhinged than ever in recent photo's - must be the strain of trying to live in all those houses at once grin

JessM Thu 20-Feb-14 22:42:48

Its interesting that 3/4 of the jury are women on this occasion. She has obviously had a meteoric rise in a male dominated world (and not a very nice one at that). Not a usual sort of woman that's for sure. Wonder if any of the prosecution barristers are going to ask her why she told Who's Who that she studied at the Sorbonne? (see wikipedia)

laidback Fri 21-Feb-14 00:48:50

I'd be interested to know what she has that all those men want to save! If she gets away with this.......

laidback Fri 21-Feb-14 00:50:16

I'd be interested to know what she has that all those men want to save! If she gets away with this.......