While we're feeling generous, can we maybe shed a tear for Liza Minelli? Judy Garland's daughter is now in the same zone as her friend Michael Jackson. To whit, a place where there is no act so outlandish that you cannot accuse them of it. As her impecunious former bodyguard has evidently recognised. Forced sex and battery? Yup. A new low after the allegations from top wearing-shades-inside-and-being-a-little-light-in-the-loafers-celebrity-husband David Gest. But still, can an addled, demented chanteuse get a break?