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09:20 UK time, Wednesday, 2 April 2008

"Pointless garbage" - Famous author Sir Salman Rushdie gives his views on fame and celebrity.

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As a serious Booker Prize-winning literary novelist, Sir Salman does not take kindly to suggestions his favourite pastime is gadding around red-carpet events. And he takes a dim view of the obsession with celebrity in 21st Century society.

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