Monday, May 24, 2010

Ofcom uphold complaint about 'the R word'

Ofcom have upheld complaints made about the use of the word "retard" on Channel 4's Big Brother show last year. The word was used by Vinny Jones to describe presenter Davina McCall* "walking like a retard" 

Thanks are due to disability rights campaigner Nicky Clark in her efforts to see this complaint brought to fruition. Nicky sums it up perfectly;

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