The Irish Times has finally issued a formal retraction of its 2007 inclusion of Michael Bublé on the paper’s popular “What’s Hot‘ list.
A shame faced, marketing intern was forced to read a statement to reporters, declaring that “On this occasion, the paper of record got it wrong”.
The tearful DCU student continued, “Furthermore, we acknowledge there is no such thing as ‘the cruise ship blues,’ or at least, not in the sense that we used it”.
“I wasn’t even alive then,” he protested to journalists leaving the briefing in The Buswell Hotel.
Unconfirmed reports later placed him in the bar, repeatedly whispering into a pint of ‘black and tan, “Please don’t print my picture, please don’t print my picture”.