BAFTA awards 2019: Host Joanna Lumley BLASTED for Ku Klux Klan joke

JOANNA Lumley was attacked on Twitter for making a joke about the Ku Klux Klan during her opening monologue for the BAFTA awards 2019.

The Absolutely Fabulous star began the evening by making a string of gags about the stars in attendance, but one was just a bit too controversial for viewers. Ms Lumley was welcoming the guests representing BlacKkkKlansman, a crime drama that came out in August last year. The host addressed the film’s director Spike lee and star Adam Driver.

She said: “It’s an incredible film, it has already won many awards.

“I’m surprised it did so well at the Klan...
source: Express

2019-02-11 11:05
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