If you are worried that celebrities may be falling on hard times because of the coronavirus — here is your chance to help. You can pay them to insult you.
A website offering personalised messages from actors, musicians and sports stars has seen a rush by locked-down celebrities to cash in on demand for video greetings from famous faces.
James Buckley, from the Channel 4 comedy series The Inbetweeners, has been happily swearing and cursing at his fans in the style of his character, Jay, for £41.50 a clip. He has earned £100,000 in three months from fans eager to be called a “bus wanker” by their foul-mouthed TV hero.
With film and television production and most professional sport suspended because of the virus,