UK NEWS: ONE SHOW HOST CHRIS EVANS IN RACE ROW AFTER SAYING HE COULD NOT SEE BLACK SCIENTIST

Viewers complained to the BBC, I posted news about this incident several days ago and mainstream media outlets have finally picked up on the story.

Via The Daily Mail

Chris Evans has been accused of racism after telling a black scientist he could not see her in a dim BBC studio.

The presenter told Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, a highly respected space expert and  government adviser: ‘I can barely see you, to be honest.’

The remark came after he mistakenly said she was Caribbean when she is of Nigerian descent. Continue Reading…..

I don’t know why Chris would just assume she was from the Caribbean and what did her nationality have to do with the topic being discussed????

Foolishness!

[Thanks Lorraine]

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3 replies »

  1. I wouldn’t say it was a racist remark according to how the conversation was going,

    Scientist: ‘There’s plenty out there to see, unfortunately, not tonight…’

    Chris: ‘No, it is terrible today. I can barely see you into it….’

    Scientist: ‘There are plenty of planets to see, you can see Jupiter, you can see….’

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