About the only thing that Shane Warne does be er than bowl leg-spin is reality television. Honestly, we’re selling him short to label him merely as a champion sportsman; he’s really quite good at that most modern of arts, celebrity-hood. That said, it was hard for a sport diehard not to feel distaste for the Warne
Steve Waugh spat and how it became fodder for the I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here TV show. The tension between the two had never been a secret, and as Ma hew Hayden noted, was the inevitable consequence of two alpha males bu ing up against each other. It certainly was an insight into how team harmony isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. But its public airing was plain tawdry – like finding out what Don Bradman really thought of the Catholic blokes in the side during segments of Hey Hey It’s Saturday. Fortunately, the resolution to the controversy was pre y much status quo: Warnie had shot his mouth off yet again, and Waugh took the high road.