Good morning England with 800+ Ofcom complaints about Richard Madeley comments

Good Morning Britain, ITV’s weekday breakfast show, has been hit with 855 complaints about Ofcom following comments made by Richard Madeley last week where he appeared to ‘downplay’ death threats Keir Starmer

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Richard Madeley says death threats ‘never accepted’

Good morning England has been affected by more than 800 Ofcom complaints following Richard Madeley’s comments last week.

The ITV the TV presenter was heavily criticized after he appeared to ‘take down’ death threats sent to Sir Keir StarmerLeader of the Opposition, after the Prime Minister Boris Johnson falsely accused Keir of not indicting Jimmy Savile as a pedophile.

Discussing the threats, journalist Andrew said that “politicians get it all the time”, Richard replied: “I was going to say, actually, is that a big deal?”

Richard was stoned by fans for his comments, and the next day he apologized for his mistake.

Richard is a regular presenter on Good Morning Britain


“It was a really busy show yesterday, we had so much work to do. I want to say one thing very quickly at the beginning here,” Richard said during his appearance on the show today. after.

“I was trying to pose a question to one of our initial discussions on the show about the prevalence of death threats online. I really didn’t hit it the right way, I didn’t go into it.”

He added: “I just want to reiterate the clear statement that death threats are clearly never accepted.”

Mirror has reached out to an ITV representative for comment.

Sir Keir Starmer received death threats after Boris Johnson’s mistake



Fans of the ITV show have since demanded that Richard be dealt with from the show after his comment.

“Please, get rid of Richard Madeley. His insincere apology this morning exemplifies his vanity and self-obsession,” one person wrote. Twitterwith another adding: “This is not an apology or retraction, it’s a poor excuse.”

A third wrote: “WHY do you continue to recruit #richardmadeley after his crass and inflammatory comments about @Keir_Starmer’s death threats?” like his fourth time saying sorry.

“” #MadeleyOut ‘sorry’ is rubbish – Richard Madeley didn’t even start today’s story with it, which he quickly dropped after talking about his family then ‘sorry’ with all the enthusiasm of an 8-year-old boy wanting to say sorry to his brother for hitting him,” scathing tweet from one viewer.

Richard’s comment is not sympathetic to the viewer



One viewer said they first complained to Ofcom about the comments.

“First time in my life complaining about Ofcom,” the fuming viewer tweeted.

“Capture Richard Madeley’s comments to his close Tory guest yesterday about death threats being sent to Keir Starmer and other MPs is not a big deal. Crime can happen. “

Elsewhere, Saturday Night Takeaway received 71 complaints after hosts Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly wore scissors for the show’s finale special, while the Meena gunfight was at Emmerdale saw the program receive 76 complaints.

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