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In terms of what they do, if what they do they do badly or they are found to have done it in some way, engaged in some kind of corruption; if this great singer turns out to have been miming and it's somebody else's voice, then of course that is absolutely legitimate to be exposed as hypocrisy. But if they are doing something which is completely detached from their professional life, what they are good at, and they are doing something that's entirely legal in their own time in their own house privately, I cannot see any conceivable justification for saying, oh, this person is a role model, therefore we can put a camera in their bedroom or we can follow them down the road and expose their private life. I just don't see the logic.

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