"She was big news for a while, but she's only been dead for five minutes, and already she's out of the limelight!"
Those were the words spoken by an unnamed fan today outside the home of the former reality TV star Jade Goody, who died on Mothers' Day, and who will be buried with full BNP honours at her funeral this Friday.
Jade commanded the world's headlines as her slow demise from cancer dragged on for what seemed like an eternity, but now she's dead, the 'star' has been almost completely forgotten by those who called themselves 'fans'.
As her illness wore on, Jade and her publicist, Max Cash, were able to weedle every last penny out of the hungry media organisations who greedily devoured every last morsel of garbage that she threw at them, and out of the general public, who believed anything they read about this 'saintly woman'.
Now though, barely a week after her death, Jade has been largely forgotten, and has been consigned to rot in the dustbin of our memories.
This morning there were no reporters outside her former Upshire home, no cameras clicking of photograpehrs lenses, and very few 'fans' paying their respects. One person who was there, was 21-year-old Janet Slaggg, a neighbour of the Goodys, who said: