Saturday, 27 October 2012

Paolo Berlusconi

NAME: Paolo Berlusconi

SIBLING: Silvio Berlusconi

CAREER: Media mogul (Il Giornale, Mediaset) / Entrepreneur (Paolo Berlusconi Finanzaria) / Racist / Polygamist / Fraudster

CONVICTIONS: Fraud (€49m), corruption, false invoices

QUOTE: "Anyone who says I'm only working for Mediaset because of Paolo is wide of the mark. I was famous in my own right already."

- Natalia Estrada (showgirl, TV presenter and mistress)

"Let's go and watch the little black boy of the family. All you ladies are invited as well, you can even have a chance to meet the President."

- Paolo Berlusconi (referring to Mario Balotelli and Silvio Berlusconi respectively)

Monday, 22 October 2012

Pamela Springsteen

NAME: Pamela Springsteen

SIBLING: Bruce Springsteen

CAREER: Actress (Modern Girls - with Virginia Madsen, Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers - with Renée Estevez, Sleepaway Camp 3: Teenage Wasteland / TV: Family Ties) / Rock photographer (Lucky Town, Ghost of Tom Joad by Bruce Springsteen) / Singer

QUOTE: "Oh I'm a happy camper / I love the clear blue sky / and with the grace of God / I'll camp until I die"
(from Sleepaway Camp 2)

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Louis Osbourne

NAME: Louis Osbourne

SIBLING: Jack Osbourne

CAREER: DJ / musician (Psychotron) / reality TV star (MTV's The Osbournes)

QUOTES: "He [Ozzy] does say to me sometimes, 'When are you going to get a real job?' I don't think he understands the fact that I've got a career."

"There was talk of me doing a TV show but that was all in negotiation and it never happened."

Monday, 8 October 2012

Aimee Osbourne

NAME: Aimee Osbourne

SIBLING: Kelly Osbourne

CAREER: Actress (MTV's Wuthering Heights, as Raquelle) / Singer / Pop columnist (Nylon magazine)

QUOTES: "I don't have huge intentions to be some big actress... I want to be a singer."

"I'm not some weirdo depressed daughter that's afraid of the world and locks herself in her room all day."

"Aimee, I know I've been unkind / I guess
I wasn't much of a friend / Oh Aimee, let's leave it all behind / Cos I'll always love you"
 Aimee by Ozzy Osbourne (1995, B-side)

Monday, 1 October 2012

Ben Bailey Smith

NAME: Ben Bailey Smith

SIBLING: Zadie Smith

CAREER: Rapper (as Doc Brown) / Stand-up comedian / Actor / Scriptwriter / Voiceover artiste

QUOTES: "When I was about seven and Zadie was nine, it quickly became clear to me that we were on different levels."

"Watching Zadie's success has been a beautiful thing. Such an inspiration."