Is Susan Boyle a Fake?
April 22, 2009 1 Comment
SUSAN BOYLE HAS BEEN KISSED.
We’ve wondered what would happen if it turned out some part of Boyle’s story turned out not to be “true.” Well, here we are. Let’s see how much the package matters.
How does the public (or the media) falsify a package like this? Where does our investment lie?
IF talent takes center-stage, the only revelation that should matter—and falsify Boyle to her fans—is whether or not she lip-synched onstage.
Instead, the web is in hysterics over whether she was indeed “joking” when she said she’d never been kissed. She’s either an Angel or Crazy For Publicity!!! (screams a blog).
IT MUST BE ONE OR THE OTHER, the population screams. Either SHE IS AN ANGEL or she’s Crazy For Publicity.
Notice that neither option concerns itself in the slightest with whether or not she can sing.
So–let’s try this:
Let’s watch the real ugly stakes of the cultural obsession with her emerge.
Welcome back to high school, Susan.