‘Channel 4 has become embroiled in a new race row after complaints about racist comments on reality show Shipwrecked. A contestant made offensive remarks about black people, as well as gay and fat people.
Media watchdog Ofcom said it received 46 complaints about the programme, in which young people compete on two desert islands in the South Pacific.
Public schoolgirl Lucy Buchanan, 18, from York, praised slavery and said she would get a black person to do her "slave work".
It follows 45,000 complaints over alleged racist bullying on C4's other reality show Celebrity Big Brother.’
Be sure to tune in for next season’s reality TV special, “KKK: The Survival Show”. Contestants who make it through a fortnight in a specially-constructed bunker in South Carolina without being lynched win their very own Sports Utility Vehicle! (A white one, of course).
45,000 complaints for ‘Poppadom, a staggering 46 for endorsing “slave work”?
Here’s a clue: Jade “Beast of Bermondsey” Goody vs. Lucy “Public Schoolgirl” Buchanan. The message here is as clear as it’s ever been: working class fat girls are only allowed to be famous when we’re laughing at them…