Saturday 20 January 2018

Celine Naughton: One moment of weakness is all it takes to be a social media star

Celine Naughton

The condemnation of a teenage girl at the centre of a social-media frenzy following her drunken rant in a Dublin eaterie is out of all proportion to her misdemeanour.

"I can afford a pair of ... do you know what Manolo Blahniks is?" boasted the well-heeled youngster to a group of diners who taunted and filmed her on a mobile phone.

She frequently referred to her father as being a partner in a major accountancy firm and asked, "How much do you earn an hour – €10? You're not a partner, you're a pleb. Good luck with your life, you f***ing losers." And so on.

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