A group calling itself Badgers Unknown put up a web site in March listing the names, addresses and telephone numbers of more than 100 British celebrities that it labelled “bloodsports scum.”
The site urged viewers to take violent action against those on the list, including Guy Ritchie, Sting, Jeremy Irons and others. According to the group’s site,
These people are not immortal and their houses are not fireproof.
Most of those on the list appeared to have gotten there because of their love of angling.
Sting on hit list. Zoe Burn, Sunday Sun, March 7, 2004.
Animal sickos: Harm stars. Alistair Taylor, March 8, 2004.