Kate Garraway forced to end GMB debate after guest says ‘Burkas look like letterboxes’

Good Morning Britain erupted into chaos this morning during a debate on cancel culture in which guest comedian Leo Kearse said women wearing burkas “do look like letterboxes”.

Click here to watch the GMB Debate: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tv/17468497/gmb-guest-burka-letterboxes/

Presenters Kate Garraway and Ben Shephard were forced to intervene and end the debate after Leo made the comment in reference to Boris Johnson’s controversial column while a journalist.

Leo Kearse said that he doesn’t see “off-hand comments” or “jokes that are misconstrued” as hateful.

He said: Boris Johnson said he thought women in burkas look like letterboxes – that’s not an expression of hate, it’s just a visual gag, because they look a bit like letterboxes.

“It’s not a hateful thing. The only hate I can see are from the people doing the cancelling – destroying people’s lives over off-hand jokes from 12 years ago like a public execution.”

Activist Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu who appeared alongside the comedian said “that it is unacceptable. Your words are utterly reprehensible.’’

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