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Clint Eastwood's daughter under fire after destroying a $100,000 Hermes Birkin handbag
Telegraph UK ^ | May 29, 2012 | Belinda White

Posted on 05/30/2012 4:45:39 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

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1 posted on 05/30/2012 4:45:51 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The Horror!!!!


2 posted on 05/30/2012 4:47:53 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Should have used a Koran


3 posted on 05/30/2012 4:48:38 AM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

These people are terminally bored.

Which makes them terminally boring.

They can do as they like, but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.


4 posted on 05/30/2012 4:49:30 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I don’t care about the artsy-fartsy crap, but if it was her bag she could crap in it and feed it back to the crocs, for all I care. Just gave a job to croc-bag maker and a hunter, skinner and a tanner.


5 posted on 05/30/2012 4:52:24 AM PDT by Safetgiver
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Oh, the Hand-baggery!!

Would it make Mrs. S. weep?


6 posted on 05/30/2012 4:54:16 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
"For her part, Francesca is so far unfazed by the reaction with sources close to her telling TMZ she knew people would be shocked, but that they just don't understand art."

My favorite part of the story. We little people just don't understand art. It takes an 18 year old spoiled brat to teach us the true beauty and meaning of art. Thank you Francesca....
7 posted on 05/30/2012 5:00:46 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This kind of crapart is about as worthwhile as watching Steve O from Jackass shoot bottle rockets out of his butt.

On second thought, it’s less worthwhile.

(By the way - I had the tagline a long time before this stunt. Even Ween was ahead of curve as opposed to this vacuous duo.)


8 posted on 05/30/2012 5:04:18 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Take off the Hermes label, and the handbag is only worth $500...


9 posted on 05/30/2012 5:09:56 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
It's not like she destoyed something productive worth $100,000 such as a piece of constuction equipment. She destroyed $20 of leather with $99,980 of celebrity ego added to it.
10 posted on 05/30/2012 5:11:24 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Hang Em High.


11 posted on 05/30/2012 5:15:52 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She has no Hermès bags, only scarves. Thank God!

No she pretty much just wears her Blueberry lately. Sometimes her Channel
for dressy stuff. Her Jimmy Shoe, Goochi and Louie Futons stay in the closet.
I hid her Sacks card...


12 posted on 05/30/2012 5:17:00 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks
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To: Tax-chick
Eastwood and Shields - known for his work with video portraits and celebrity photography - decided to publicly demolish a $100,000 crocodile Hermès Birkin bag by setting it on fire before taking a chainsaw to it, all in the name of art.

It's all fun and games until someone wrecks a handbag.

All this righteous indignation over the destruction of a $100k bag, but not a raised eyebrow over a *$100k* bag. Looks like the bag-burners are the ones who had a better idea of the true value and use for the idol er bag, although they surely could have picked up its twin at a flea market for $10... :-)

13 posted on 05/30/2012 5:17:59 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Mrs. Eastwood is even more vapid than Kris Kardashian.

I did not think that was even possible.


14 posted on 05/30/2012 5:20:56 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

In attempting to educate us unwashed peasants about “art,” she unwittingly revealed herself for an utter fool, in that she paid $100,000 for a satchel to carry her tampons in.

And she also pointed up the duplicity of a cadre of elitists who berate the common folks for neglecting the poor and downtrodden, while she and her friends vainly waste $100K on a self-indulgent stunt. That $100K could have fed a few starving peasants for years.


15 posted on 05/30/2012 5:21:11 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Ah, the ageless art of large-scale panty-knotting.


16 posted on 05/30/2012 5:23:00 AM PDT by Méabh
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
What a waste of money.

She should have spent it on vodka, heroin, and a sex change, like a normal celebrity kid.

17 posted on 05/30/2012 5:23:27 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

That’s funny.


18 posted on 05/30/2012 5:27:26 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Cowboy Bob
"Take off the Hermes label, and the handbag is only worth $500..."

I suspect that was the point of the whole affair. I am sure that the first thing most people thought when they read this was "How can a handbag be worth 100K"? By destroying the handbag in such a frivolous manner, they are rejecting the notion that it has such a value, although they had to pay 100K to do it.

19 posted on 05/30/2012 5:29:21 AM PDT by PUGACHEV
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To: Clint N. Suhks

LOL!

BF bought me a fake Pravda at the flea market for $10 (he actually thought it was real!).


20 posted on 05/30/2012 5:30:17 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: dead

What a waste of money.
She should have spent it on vodka, heroin, and a sex change, like a normal celebrity kid.
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Didn’t the libs say it is OK to burn the US Flag - as long as you purchased it and could show ownership?

So what is up with getting shortsinawaditis over a purse?


21 posted on 05/30/2012 5:30:57 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 Let's start from scratch by voting ALL incumbents out.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I never knew alligators bags were that big.

I wouldn’t mind having a pair of their shoes though.


22 posted on 05/30/2012 5:31:24 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Imagine what it must be like having your 82 year old father come to your high school graduation.


23 posted on 05/30/2012 5:34:52 AM PDT by running_dog_lackey
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
She should have burnt a flag. Then she would have been a hero to all the leftards.

However they will no doubt try to pass a Bag Burning Amendment or some such that makes it illegal for the rich to dispose of their own property as they see fit.

24 posted on 05/30/2012 5:35:35 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (When we cease to be good we'll cease to be great. Be for Goode.)
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Imagine what it must be like having your 82 year old father come to your high school graduation.

Way better than not having a father at all.

25 posted on 05/30/2012 5:37:29 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (When we cease to be good we'll cease to be great. Be for Goode.)
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To: running_dog_lackey

It must be nice if he’s Clint Eastwood.


26 posted on 05/30/2012 5:39:02 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

i’m sure it’s a high crime!
But I am also damn proud of not knowing wtf a Hermes Birkin handbag is !!!!!
;)
Semper Watching!
Just Plain Dick
*****


27 posted on 05/30/2012 5:39:21 AM PDT by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

That’s exactly how she got started many moons ago. At the swap meets (aka
flea markets) in LA.

She didn’t start hitting the hard stuff until after her mom gave her a Marc Jacobs
for her birthday.

Now she needs a 12 step program. And don’t get me started about shoes...


28 posted on 05/30/2012 5:40:36 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She probably got more than $100,000 worth of publicity out of it, which was the only point anyway.


29 posted on 05/30/2012 5:40:55 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Ezekiel

I’d be willing to bet a week’s pay that they probably did pick up a $10 knockoff at the flea market for this little project. It’s only video, after all. And the evidence is destroyed by the process. No harm, no foul.


30 posted on 05/30/2012 5:41:50 AM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (<= Mash name for HTML Xampp PHP C JavaScript primer. Programming for everyone.)
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To: IronJack
That $100K could have fed a few starving peasants for years.

Or Sandra Fluck's birth control requirements for eternity.

31 posted on 05/30/2012 5:42:01 AM PDT by Stentor ("All cults of personality start out as high drama and end up as low comedy.")
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To: running_dog_lackey

Mine was 84.


32 posted on 05/30/2012 5:43:25 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: KarlInOhio
It's not like she destoyed something productive worth $100,000 such as a piece of constuction equipment. She destroyed $20 of leather with $99,980 of celebrity ego added to it.

Exactly. The only reason the handbag was supposedly worth $100,000 is because of the “designer” label attached to it. Sure the craftsmanship, if any and the hand stitching if any, might make it somewhat more valuable than a very similar looking leather handbag, just as nicely crafted that I might buy for the fraction of that price at Target or DSW, and BTW similarly produced in some third world country by someone making about a $1 a day in wages whether they are making a Hermes handbag or one I could buy for $30 bucks at Target. I’ve bought lots of very nice handbags at Target and DSW and Kohls that are just as nice looking, fashionable and just as functional as any of those overpriced designer handbags.

The real fool is the person who would pay $100,000 for a piece of leather crafted into a bag with a fancy label on it made by the very same people and means as the $30 handbag that I can buy at a fraction of that cost, just to hold their stuff.

33 posted on 05/30/2012 5:46:19 AM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: Tijeras_Slim; dead

I’ll second that. Very funny!


34 posted on 05/30/2012 5:49:48 AM PDT by TheWriterTX (Riding the Long-Wave Economic Contraction, Baby!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

A Pravda?


35 posted on 05/30/2012 5:50:05 AM PDT by Badabing Badablonde (New to the internet? CLICK HERE)
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To: Venturer

Taking a gators shoes away from them can be kind of dangerous, but give me your shoe size and I’ll see what I can do.


36 posted on 05/30/2012 5:53:11 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Venturer

Taking a gators shoes away from them can be kind of dangerous, but give me your shoe size and I’ll see what I can do.


37 posted on 05/30/2012 5:53:11 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Westbrook

Indeed, they look like the kid who is bored with his toy and then gets a bigger toy only to get just as bored, but still clenching at them.

They have salt but lost the taste of saltiness.

God blesses the wise and persecuted with connected taste buds passions that are matched with the tasty food He hands over.

All this money to naught, they revert to drugs and confusion, living entirely tasteless lives.


38 posted on 05/30/2012 5:53:52 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Badabing Badablonde

Yes . . . see the post I replied to and you’ll get the drift. ;-)


39 posted on 05/30/2012 5:53:52 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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Or Sandra Fluck's birth control requirements for eternity.

I think you meant "for a couple years."

40 posted on 05/30/2012 5:55:30 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

For some reason, Judas Iscariot’s famous line came to mind:

“Why was this not sold and the money given to the poor?”

Liberal heads would explode at the thought.


41 posted on 05/30/2012 5:57:30 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Yeah, I’m on a roll this morning...........must be the hail and thunder that kept me up.....waiting for all of the pistons to start firing, any minute now.........I’m a bag hag myself, and was getting excited that perhaps there might be a new Russian designer on the scene....;-)


42 posted on 05/30/2012 5:57:45 AM PDT by Badabing Badablonde (New to the internet? CLICK HERE)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Oh, and I got a pair of those Channel sunglasses in a border town on the Rio Grande a few years ago....that’s what happens when you shop after margaritas.


43 posted on 05/30/2012 6:00:33 AM PDT by Badabing Badablonde (New to the internet? CLICK HERE)
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To: Badabing Badablonde

Better to be thought a fool than to cut up a hand bag and remove all doubt.


44 posted on 05/30/2012 6:01:50 AM PDT by resistance (abandon all hope and rational thought, become a democrat)
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To: KarlInOhio

say what you will about killing animals, but it was a further waste of having killed an animal for no good reason


45 posted on 05/30/2012 6:02:16 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch (i a m t h e m a r g i n o f e r r e r)
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To: IMR 4350

I bet taking shoes away from a gator is dangerous. But I think taking a purse away from a female gator is way more dangerous!!


46 posted on 05/30/2012 6:02:40 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: dead

ROFL


47 posted on 05/30/2012 6:02:40 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Extraneous Wind sends ...)
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To: running_dog_lackey
"Imagine what it must be like having your 82 year old father come to your high school graduation."

Imagine what it must be like having an 18-year-old daughter giving you the finger in public by burning a $100,000 purse. Because that's his money...

48 posted on 05/30/2012 6:04:03 AM PDT by StAnDeliver
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To: Badabing Badablonde

LOL! Very dangerous. . .


49 posted on 05/30/2012 6:06:43 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Safetgiver

LOL!

Well said! (#5)


50 posted on 05/30/2012 6:07:04 AM PDT by samtheman (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2888480/posts?page=2#2)
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