Agony Aunt

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Agony Aunt

A general term for an advice columnist for a periodical or media program. "Agony” refers to personal problems and "aunt” refers to a trusted person who offers comfort and advice.
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While some feel Aamir is merely playing Agony Uncle for the sake of TRPs even as the channel rakes it in using his Bollywood stardom to grab eyeballs, others feel at least someone has made a start in a desirable direction.
Poppy had established a fanbase of nearly 18,000 on her Twitter page and Rob even found himself becoming an agony uncle answering problem letters sent to her.
Armchair agony uncle I'M NOT an independent but agree wholeheartedly with Joan McAlpine's article on Syria.
Looking healthy and trim, he's a busy bee with his current BBC1 show, his Radio 2 Saturday morning slot and his agony uncle column for the Daily Telegraph.
He was known as an Agony Uncle because people would come to him with their problems."
ZOO magazine has issued an unreserved apology after a heartbroken man was advised in celebrity agony uncle Danny Dyer's column to cut his ex-girlfriend's face.
The Life and the Soul of the Party is the seventh book from the Birmingham-based author who has also worked as an agony uncle.
I know you are not that sort of agony uncle, but I have got myself into a bit of a pickle and could do with some advice.
Shock-jock Jeremy Kyle has become Britain's most controversial agony uncle as he dishes out no-holds-barred advice to listeners who pour out their hearts on Virgin Radio.
National agony uncle Duffy was number two in the highest-earner stakes.
And it's Todd who surprisingly turns agony uncle, reminding her how devastated she was when she lost baby Billy.