James Blunt Responds To Attention Seeking Politician In Stunning Fashion

By Christiaan van Huyssteen (@cvh23)

James Blunt said people laughed at the idea of him going into the music business

Photograph: Ken McKay/REX

Last week, a British MP launched a tirade against what he perceived to be too much privileged people in the arts.

Chris Bryant – British Labour MP and shadow minister for the arts:

“We can’t just have a culture dominated by Eddie Redmayne and James Blunt and their ilk,”

The ‘You’re Beautiful’ singer James Blunt responded by setting the facts straight. In an open letter:

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