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Vinnie's Bluster Put Down To Banter
Vinnie Jones' sarcasm and light-hearted digs have been put
down to the fact that he has always been surrounded by workman-like
Chatting to Vinnie's good pal Jeff Maysh on BBLB tonight
(Monday 25th January 2010), host George Lamb suggested that
the 'Snatch' star may have peaked too soon. However, in response
his mate re-iterated that Vin is just being himself in the
House and isn't putting-on any kind of act, nor playing a
When George suggested that Vinnie's cockiness might be getting
out-of hand, Jeff reminded the badger-haired host that Vinnie
used to work on building sites and was in various football
teams before turning to acting, adding: "Banter is a
massive part of his life".
The suggestion was that Vinnie's mickey-taking and regular
joshing of his peers is all harmless stuff, and it's just
what he's used-to in real life.
On the matter of his boasting, Jeff noted that Vinnie –
who has been in over 40 films – is doing well for himself
and is a big star in the USA, adding that he even helped build
his LA pad himself and lives next door to Quentin Tarantino,
so probably feels quite chuffed about how far he's come.
Some fans have defended Vinnie's behaviour, noting that he
has working-class roots and, unlike some of his peers, has
worked all of his life to earn everything he's got. Others
have excused his apparent bragging by saying that it's a result
of someone who came from nothing being fearful of losing it
We don't know, we're not psychologists. To be honest, we're
not analysing Vinnie in that much detail, although some BB
fans seem absolutely obsessed with bringing him down, in the
same way that they were obsessed with defending Lady Sov.
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