Cherie Blair’s family history was deemed “too boring” by genealogists researching for the BBC series Who Do You Think You Are? Despite being “thrilled” when she was approached to do the show, Blair has revealed the project was killed off because her ancestors “weren’t very interesting”.
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I have heard “via the grapevine” of similar stories in the past concerning other celebrities who were rejected for the U.S. version of Who Do You Think You Are? However, I believe this is the first time I have seen the story publicized in the news media.