COMMENTS by actor Bill Roache have led the public to question the infallibility of celebrities.
The Coronation Street stars remarks on victims of sexual abuse have raised the possibility that celebrities may not be 100% right about everything all the time.
Office worker Tom Logan said: Normally Id unquestioningly believe everything celebrities tell me.
“But Im having difficulty with the suggestion that terrible things happen to us because of what we did in past lives, due to a nagging suspicion it may be utter cock.
Whats worrying is that if a soap actor is wrong about the karmic cycle of rebirth, maybe other celebrities are wrong about things.
What if Jeremy Clarkson is wrong about foreigners and the environment? That would mean I shouldnt have run over that Frenchman in my 4×4.
Or what if the Spice Girls were wrong when they said that if you believe in yourself you can achieve anything? Does that mean Im never going to be an astronaut and have space sex with Lucy Pinder?
Suddenly the world seems a very dark and lonely place.
Marketing manager Nikki Hollis said: If Tom Cruise is wrong about Scientology, then thetans and the galactic dictator Xenu might not exist and Ill have spent the last 10 years paying a fortune to fill my head with rubbish.
Frankly Id expect a more rigorous approach to metaphysics from the star of Top Gun.
Shop assistant Donna Sheridan said: I hope all those celebrities werent wrong about lip enlargement and tattoos. Because now I look like a carp that someones scribbled on with a black marker pen.