Following the dire performances of Laura ‘Special Snowflake’ Bates and Sophie ‘Doughnuts’ Walker on University Challenge – both could have been replaced by a pot plant, without their teams scoring fewer points – our thanks to William for this. Extracts:
It is supposedly meant to pit famous faces against one another in tests of intelligence, while letting them pick their own ‘specialist subject’.
But Celebrity Mastermind has been ridiculed by viewers for featuring unknown Z-listers who struggled to answer ‘primary school’ level questions.
In the latest series of the long-running BBC quiz show, chosen subjects included Kim Kardashian, Beyoncé and the TV show Sex and the City, while four celebrities failed to make it into double figures.
Several fans failed to recognise a number of the contestants, who included Irish model and presenter Vogue Williams, The Only Way is Essex’s Lydia Bright and Radio 1 Xtra presenter Yasmin Evans. [J4MB: Is there a man in the country who would have recognized all three? I didn’t recognise even one of them.]