August 30th, 2012

BBC Told to Cut Diane Abbott Appearances

The BBC Trust has ruled that Diane Abbott should appear less frequently on Andrew Neil’s This Week programme. The Beeb‘s editorial standards committee also found that the £6,700 Abbott has pocketed from them was against their guidelines as politicians paid to speak on BBC shows are not allowed to “express political views“.

If it means Diane won’t be appearing on Guido’s TV screen as often in the future then that really is cause for celebration…


98 Comments

  1. 1
    Ed Balls says:

    So what!

  2. 2
    Mike Hunt says:

    Thanks goodness for that.

  3. 3
    Broadsword calling Danny Boy says:

    Less r!ce and fewer pe@s in the Fatbutt household!

  4. 4
    Another Engineer says:

    She did have one thing in her favour.

    She isn’t Alistair Campbell.

  5. 5
    Labourite says:

    She should be forbidden

  6. 6
    Brillo Pad says:

    Thank the Lord. It took forever to get rid of the stench of hypocrisy from the studio after the fat cow was here. And the farts….

  7. 7
    SaltPetre says:

    How racist of the BBC. I hope they replace her with another black or asian Labour party member to spread party propaganda.

  8. 8
    Diane Fatbott says:

    Raaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaacists !!!!!!!

  9. 9
    Anonymous says:

    Finally getting rid of the most racist person tv. Outrageous what she has been getting away with in more ways than one. Good riddance.

  10. 10
    Mr Yvette Cooper says:

    Back in the kitchen you fat fuck

  11. 11
    Ed Balls says:

    Yes sir

  12. 12
    Diane Fatbott says:

  13. 13
    Anonymous says:

    What about the other one?

  14. 14
    Liarpoliticians says:

    Rejoice, one less hypocrite loud mouth to swig Andrew Neil’s Blue Nun collection.

  15. 15

    Shouldn’t the fat lump be forced to spend some of her ill-gotten £6,700 on health clinics; ie losing much of that blubber she carries around? perhaps then, and only then, might she be regarded seriously when ponitiffcating on health matters!

  16. 16
    Scamp The Excitable Dog says:

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.
    PS: Hahahahaha.
    Divided and ruled!

  17. 17
  18. 18
    Penfold says:

    Please make her pay the money back.

    Hasn’t she started screeching and shrieking from the roof tops that this ban is racist and sexist. ?

  19. 19
    Warren Valentine says:

    The entertainment provided by her lunacy is surely good value for money? I’d take Abbott over Cash in the Lean To or whatever other junk is on in the daytime…

  20. 20
    Airey Belvoir says:

    The BBC will claim that this move completely balances out their political bias.Measured by weight, they could even be right!

  21. 21
    Rice 'n Peas says:

    Gimme da Money!!

  22. 22
    Roscoe Rules says:

    As well as thickist and fatist

  23. 23
    The Meissen Bison says:

    Lard be praised: no need to buy a widescreen telly now.

  24. 24
    Henry Brubaker says:

    Thing is, Abbott is just a moronic, racist imbecile with the intelligence of a spastic goose and the common sense of Rachel Corrie.(for Christs sake will Abbot just go stand in front of a bulldozer)

    Surely her appearance do not actual count as political because she is actually just a giant fuckwit and impossible to actually take seriously?

    Hmm, then again I suppose because she is a giant fuckwit, and a Labour fuckwit, it is political because she just emphasises all that is wrong with Labour.

    I am happy to correct myself there.

    Will she give the money back?

  25. 25
    Rhodes Boyson RIP says:

    Just been announced he’s died.

  26. 26
    The Stilton Eater says:

    She’s been a great asset for the Conservatives, every time she opens her mouth wavering voters realise the madness of the left.

  27. 27
    Terrible But True says:

    One presumes, for balance, they will cast about and replace her with, who… Lord ‘I have my own Green Room’ Prescott?

    Well, more than already.

    That, or Laurie, Jonnie and Owen must be dusting off their petty cash tins as we speak…

    By the by, speaking of the padawans, is the BBC Anger and Protests Editor back from his extended hols yet? His last posting mentioned flying but is gathering cobwebs.

    One presumes he’s off dancing around a pyre of burning books with the rest of the NUT high command?

  28. 28
    Michael Portaloo says:

    Thank fuck I won’t have to sit next to that fat sweaty trout. Still the alternative is Alan Johnson’s halitosis!

  29. 29
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Imagine my surprise when I looked for Diane Abbott on http://www.searchthemoney.com ; there was nothing there. Perhaps her political achievements can be found here [].

  30. 30
    BBC says:

    Thank you. Yes, as always, we got it just about right.

  31. 31
    Roscoe Rules says:

    The Politics show,
    Featuring serious political debate on today’s issues…oh and Diana Abbott.

  32. 32
    Anonymous says:

    Face it, who else is going to sit next to you?

  33. 33
    Clegg the Smeg says:

    I’m Clegg the Smeg, diddle-iddle-iddle-um
    With my extra leg, diddle-iddle-iddle-um
    Wherever I go through rain and snow
    The people always let me know
    My extra leg, diddle-iddle-iddle-um.
    Screws the Tories, diddle-iddle-iddle-um.

  34. 34
    Terrible But True says:

    ps: OT, but that BT Infinity ‘Hola’ at at bottom really is a fairly good metaphor for the whole UK, EU/socialist unique funding gig the BBC knows and loves.

    Pretty, vapid foreign totty fluttering their eyelashes to get dumber than box of rocks Brits to subsidise their a) staying here to ‘habla Inglese’ ”working’ whilst still also b) ****ing the guys back home

  35. 35
    Knob jockey says:

    “It must be jelly, cause jam don’t shake like that/ It must be jelly, cause jam don’t shake like that/Oh momma, you’re so big and fat.”

  36. 36
    Knob jockey says:

    I’d sit on his face, given half a chance

  37. 37
    Michael Portillo says:

    We were at school together. It’s because of her that I lost my interest in women.

  38. 38
    selfimportant says:

    Will have to watch repeats of South Park to see Fat Abbot again

  39. 39
    Nut Tosser says:

  40. 40

    What a disgusting, obese, loudmouthed, vacuous, useless, self-regarding, self-satisfied, obnoxious, slow-witted bolus of gobshite she is.

  41. 41
    john hill. says:

    She also emphasises all that is wrong with labour voters, who will happy stand behind any candidate wearing the red ribbon.

  42. 42
    Diane Abbot says:

    Andrew, Andrew, I – have – nothing – more – to – say.

  43. 43
    My eyes is rollin' says:

    I just luv the money I get

  44. 44
    Anonymous says:

    Why is the BBC so incompetent that it can’t keep track of its own guidelines? It can’t be that difficult.
    Why do we pay it so much to recycle it into politicians’ pockets?

  45. 45
    Philip McArthur says:

    The BBC will find some other excuse to get her ugly mug on a program somewhere.
    “Back Door” funding. Another example :- the Government subsidises the Unions who then subsidise the Labour Party.

  46. 46
    alexsandr says:

    BBC will save not having to strengthen the floor under the sofa.

  47. 47
    Anonymous says:

    Diane Abbott spouts rubbish most of the time, so she’s no loss to This Week. Thankful her son is at Oxbridge so she doesn’t have to fund those pesky fees for her son’s education at one of the top independent schools. HackneyAbbott’s policy is state school is for all but not for my little darling!

  48. 48
    Old Tory Bigot says:

    I believe Mr Charles Dickens based his Thomas Gradgrind character on the late Sir Rhodes Boyson (1822 – 2012)

    Critics at the time said it was a gross exageration and a far-fetched sterotype.

    Hard times indeed.

  49. 49
    Old Tory Bigot says:

    Enough of her good points. Dish the dirt.

  50. 50
  51. 51
    "Loo" Costello says:

    All right then, Diane, how do you plan to spend your time now that you won’t be showing up on BBC quite as often?

  52. 52
    AC1 says:

    and this

  53. 53
  54. 54
    Yesterday's nobody says:

    Who’s he?

  55. 55
    Old Tory Bigot says:

    Huzzah! Trebles all round!

    Now if only they could get rid of La Toynbee and that fatuous little gobshite Owen Jones.

  56. 56
  57. 57
    Roscoe Rules says:

    Funny enough most republicans in this country are tossers as well.

  58. 58
    Mr & Mrs Kinnock says:

    We are glad we don’t have to appear on TV to receive the lowly sum of £6,700

  59. 59
    Backwoodsman says:

    Big loss to the Tories. They should suggest she should continue on the show without receiving licence fee payers money .
    And of course the bbc have to issue a spoken and on screen appology at the start of each show she appears on, stating that the bbc had deliberately previously paid her , in breach of their own rules.

  60. 60
    Another Engineer says:

    One of the favoured replacements for Ms Abbott when the BBC want someone even less appealing.

  61. 61
    Selohesra says:

    Maybee she can appear on 40+ and other channels in the 900 range on my skybox

  62. 62
    albacore says:

    All I can say is it’s a crying shame
    The lovely Diane should be made a Dame
    She really brings home all the benefits
    Enrichment’s endowed on us boring Brits

  63. 63
    Cynical bastard says:

    How else is the useless fuck going to pay for her kids’ private education?

  64. 64
    SP4BS says:

    I’m looking forward to the BBC4 series where he and Jeremy Clarkeson tour britain with a caravan.

  65. 65
    Lord Chamberlain's Office says:

    I cannot agree.

    Cash in the Lean To is good wholesome viewing and, to be superb, needs only to feature Yeo and a few others more often.

    I consider that Abbott, on the other hand, tends to “Deprave and Corrupt”, and must be banned.

  66. 66
    Rodger The Lodger says:

    Forbidden fruit: Mandy, god forbid

  67. 67
    Boyley head on an arse says:

    Dianne Abbot is not as obnoxious a human being as frankie Boyle.
    Discuss.

  68. 68
    Fog of war says:

    There seems to be a lot of confusion about if this really happened anyway.

  69. 69
    Jebediah says:

    That would be Diane Abbott the racist. Career ending for a Tory, but no, a full on hypocrisy special Get Out of Jail Free from the Labour high command.

  70. 70
    Cultural Marxism says:

    My ghast is flabbered.
    The BBC Trustees actually doing their job!

    Next they’ll be allowing Christopher Monckton onto QT to challenge Tim Yeo! no no, I’m just getting carried away.

  71. 71
    Dave the cat says:

    Dat BBC Trust….dems alllllllllllllllll be rasis

  72. 72
    Cultural Marxism says:

    You’re just splitting hairs now.

  73. 73
    PhilO'TheWisp says:

    Damn! And I bought a widescreen just to fit her Flabbutt on the telly. What a waste!

  74. 74
    Penrose says:

    You mean like The Weakest Link broke their guidelines on prizes but they never noticed?

  75. 75
    Yes that Diane says:

    Is this the same woman who told a black woman to know her place and to effectively shut up ?
    Is this the same woman who is an enforcer for racial apartheid in this country by ensuring that black people do not wholly integrate with whites by ensuring that they “stick together” and not deviate from the agreed line as voiced by the self appointed “spokespeople” and who publicly castigated another black woman for suggesting otherwise ?

  76. 76
    hris CRock says:

    A-ha! Chris Rock attacked a camerawoman and nobody had a problem with that as she was obviously black!

  77. 77
  78. 78
    Diane Abbobotamus says:

    You are just all White people playing divide and rule. West Indian mums would go to the wall to keep the Daily Politics money coming in. Public schools are expensive.

    I’ve got nothing else to say on the issue.

  79. 79
    Norman Stanley Fletcher says:

    Which is probably why the BBC are taking this decision. Morals and ethics have nothing to do with it.

  80. 80
    TomCatesby says:

    The trustees should demand our £6,700 while they are about it! Another fat fucking gobshite in the same political sty as the likes of Vaz. what would be the point of regularly inviting a ‘politician’ on to a programme, if it is against the rules to pay them to or making political comment, did the producers not know the rules or did they just not give a shit? The trustees should demand answers.

  81. 81
    Hegemony says:

    @TomCatesby
    “did the producers not know the rules”

    The Beeboids think it’s their job to promote Cultural Marxism.

    They’ve been indoctrinated since birth for that alone.

  82. 82
    TomCatesby says:

    Maybe she needed the £6.7k so her kid wouldn’t have to mix with the likes of the ‘yoof’ who attend the local state school? Those of them that can bother to turn up on a regular basis.

  83. 83
    ho hum says:

    … and Jasmine Ali Baba

  84. 84
    Beeboid One says:

    She just takes up too much bandwidth.
    We will seek thinner but more vocal Labour activists.

  85. 85
    Anonymous says:

    and Kevin McG

  86. 86
    Anna says:

    “If it means Diane won’t be appearing on Guido’s TV screen as often in the future then that really is cause for celebration…”

    Maybe she could be replaced by Tim Yeo? It would be poetic irony to replace a more than usually self-serving and hypocritical politician from one party, a living advertisement for why not to vote for that party, with another from the opposing party but of the same ilk. On the other hand, Abbott can at least be very entertaining and goes rather well with a surfeit of Blue Nun, which is not a description you could ever in a million years apply to Yeo, so overall I think it would be a bad trade.

  87. 87
    Anonymous says:

    Excellent – Good for Mayer at Yahoo – I bet it is not mentioned on BBC.

  88. 88
    Pundit Too. says:

    Excellent on Meyer of Yahoo. I bet the BBC never mention this one as they have the peanut story.
    Must watch Newsbuster now that the election is starting to get interesting – it is alway entertaining.

  89. 89
    The Impartial observer says:

    So she’ll be spending a lot more of her evenings back in the woodpile, then?

  90. 90
    Anonymous says:

    Great news-but what about toynbee?

  91. 91
    twitatwat says:

    Stop watching the bias shyte a long time ago.

  92. 92
    Yes we Ken says:

    5 payments of £839 and one payment of £869 for 6 40 minute appearances on the BBC. (as quoted on the bbc website). Is this the same Diana Abbott who sent her son to private school ? We’re all in this together us socialists you know ! In other words, only socialist and Labour when it ain’t hitting the likes of Abbott in the pocket.

  93. 93

    Less of the Fat Racist Hipocrite. Cant be a bad thing, now if Dane the Hutt could be removed from Skys Sunday paper review…

  94. 94
    Who ate all the pe@s? says:

    I have nothing more to say.

  95. 95
    Grrr says:

    My I say on behalf of all right minded Britons

    Fuck off you fat ball of hipocracy.

    Less money I have to pay for your son to attend private school – while you wave the red flag and prattle on about Socialism.

    Why not piss off to Cuba where your tallents would be more appreciated.

    Or is this just another ‘Whitey trying to divide the Blacks’… hmmm

  96. 96
    evad666 says:

    says it all really.

  97. 97
    Anonymous says:

    M*hdi H*san??

  98. 98
    Anonymous says:

    Can also we include Jacq*i Sm*th in the removal list?


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