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!

    • 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.

      • 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
          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.

  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. 13
    Anonymous says:

    What about the other one?

  11. 14
    Liarpoliticians says:

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

  12. 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!

    • 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.

  13. 16
    Scamp The Excitable Dog says:

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.
    PS: Hahahahaha.
    Divided and ruled!

  14. 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. ?

  15. 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…

    • 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.

  16. 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!

  17. 23
    The Meissen Bison says:

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

  18. 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?

    • 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.

  19. 25
    Rhodes Boyson RIP says:

    Just been announced he’s died.

    • 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.

  20. 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.

    • 79
      Norman Stanley Fletcher says:

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

  21. 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?

    • 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

  22. 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!

  23. 31
    Roscoe Rules says:

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

  24. 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.

  25. 38
    selfimportant says:

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

  26. 39
    Nut Tosser says:
  27. 40

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

    • 42
      Diane Abbot says:

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

      • 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.

    • 49
      Old Tory Bigot says:

      Enough of her good points. Dish the dirt.

  28. 43
    My eyes is rollin' says:

    I just luv the money I get

  29. 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?

    • 74
      Penrose says:

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

  30. 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!

  31. 58
    Mr & Mrs Kinnock says:

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

  32. 61
    Selohesra says:

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

  33. 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

  34. 63
    Cynical bastard says:

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

  35. 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.

  36. 71
    Dave the cat says:

    Dat BBC Trust….dems alllllllllllllllll be rasis

  37. 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.

  38. 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.

  39. 89
    The Impartial observer says:

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

  40. 90
    Anonymous says:

    Great news-but what about toynbee?

  41. 91
    twitatwat says:

    Stop watching the bias shyte a long time ago.

  42. 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.

  43. 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…

  44. 96
    evad666 says:

    says it all really.


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