John Sargeant: if you weren't the original target of a racial epithet, you can't be the one to reclaim it. #reviewshow
— Robert Sharp रॉबट शारप (@robertsharp59) January 18, 2013
John Sargeant’s performance on the BBC Newsnight Review show yesterday was bizarre. He managed to say the n-word twice during a discussion of Django Unchained, and later described parts of a TV programme as “American bullshit”.
Among those watching the show, some wondered whether the BBC would receive complaints. Others applauded Sargeant’s no-nonsense approach. I found his language tiresome.
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