Via Sky News
Olympic swimming champion Rebecca Adlington has made a formal complaint accusing the BBC of not being tough enough on a comedian who made a joke about her.
In a letter to the BBC Trust, the double gold medallist said she felt Frankie Boyle had been let off with a “slap on the wrist” after he made a jibe about her appearance.
The gag was made on the BBC gameshow Mock The Week when Boyle said Miss Adlington
“resembled someone looking at themselves in the back of a spoon”.
The comment led to 75 complaints from the public. Continue Reading…
I admit that when I read this story on the train this morning I burst out laughing. Frankie Boyle is one feisty man!
I feel for Rebecca though. She is a young woman and a remark like that is bound to knock her confidence.
Frankie should apologise but he won’t because that’s not his style.
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