Brillo’s divorce from GB News has prompted the inevitable mockery from the Twitterati, although Jeremy Vine’s spiteful intervention seemingly came out of nowhere. In a now-deleted tweet, the BBC’s Vine posted:
Brazier eventually suggested the cause of this apparently unprovoked attack:
BACKGROUND: On Monday I pointed out that Jeremy Vine is paid twice more than our PM - wages we are legally forced to pay via the BBC license fee.— Colin Brazier (@colinbrazierGBN) September 23, 2021
I think publicly-funded broadcasters need to be careful how they express personal opinions.
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It turns out Vine doesn’t like people pointing out he gets £324,000 a year from the public purse…
This isn’t the first time Brazier and Vine have collided: when Prince Philip died back in April, Vine took the opportunity to lament the lack of diversity on display at his funeral – to which Brazier tweeted “whatever the question, racism’s the answer.”
Brazier had the final word when he signed off last night’s show, introducing viewers to the latest member of his household…