DANCING on Ice bosses have been prompted to axe Rufus Hound for publishing outrageous claims about the Manchester Arena attack.
Bomb survivors and MPs last night rounded on the Lefty comic– currently in hot water for political barbs on the ITV1 programs launch last week.
Rufus Hound has been threatened with expulsion from Dancing On Ice after his tweets about the Manchester attack resurfacedCredit: PA: Press Association
Bomb survivors and MPs last night criticised the comedian for his commentsCredit: London News Pictures
He shared a users comment which checked out: “Given the aggressor was known to MI5, the timing appears fortunate for May that an attack slips through as Labour are making progress”.
In his own comments along with the message, Hound included: “Apologies for mild tinhattedness, however Ive been believing the very same. Esp. as she was Home Secretary for so long.”
He even compared the blast to the 1933 Reichstag Fire in Germany, believed to have been staged by Nazis to increase Hitlers grip on power.
Conspiracy theorist Hound, 41, has actually formerly posted discuss social networks that then-PM Theresa May managed the 2017 atrocity to assist the Tories win the ongoing General Election.
Hound posted comments suggesting then-PM Theresa May orchestrated the attacks to help the Tories win the electionCredit: TWITTER/RUFUS HOUND
Hound later on deleted his tweets
Mum Jade Clough, thrown 10ft into the air and hit by shrapnel from terrorist Salman Abedis suicide bomb, prompted ITV to axe Hound.
MP Rob Halfon told The Sun on Sunday: “This is horrific.” These insignificant remarks are deeply offensive to victims of the Manchester attack.”
Fellow Tory Alec Shelbrooke said: “ITV have an ethical duty and its time that they chucked out entrants that spout conspiracy theories and usage household shows as political platforms.”
Hound, who has a million Twitter fans, later on erased the comments. They were discussed again on social media last week.
The comedian will miss Sundays show after touching with someone with CovidCredit: Rex Features
The comedian resolved his questionable remarks on his Twitter page last weekCredit: TWITTER/RUFUS HOUND
” When a celeb begins stating things like that other individuals will think its all right to do the exact same.”
Sam Armstrong, of counter-terror think tank The Henry Jackson Society, weighed in: “These comments are a disgrace and clearly offending to victims and to our security services who he suggests were in on the plot to murder 22 people.”
” Hes in the limelight and a lot of people look up to him.
Jade, 33, of Stockport, said: “Its outrageous. I cant believe anyone would even think it. I utilized to see him on Celebrity Juice and had no idea he was like that.
Hound was currently in hot water for political barbs on the show last weekCredit: PA: Press Association
Social media users blamed Hound for “ruining the show” and turning it political. A number of then described his earlier discuss the blast.
Recently there were 341 complaints to Ofcom about the program launch when Hound implicated the Government of not feeding “starving kids”.
Ellis Cole tweeted: “Rufus Hound is a staunch lefty who even suggested Theresa May prepared the Arena battles. Would not anticipate anything less from that w *.”.
Mr Shelbrooke stated of them: “Its not right he can make those claims with no balance.”
The comic has been knocked for his 2017 commentsCredit: TWITTER/RUFUS HOUND.
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” I guess, Im not truly alleging it as real, more that I dont think our facility is incapable of such evil. Esp. during an election.”.
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Another user composed: “For someone who declared Theresa May managed the Manchester bombing that eliminated numerous young people since shes a Tory, Im stunned Rufus Hound still gets any work from decent production business. Ofcom need to take a look at this.”.
ITV decreased to comment about his Arena remarks.
Hound will miss tonights program after being in contact with somebody with Covid.
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During last weeks social media exchange, he described: “It was something foolish I tweeted having spent three days at my good friends funeral service. I apologised.”.
TVs Piers Morgan tweeted Hound at the time: “This is absolutely outrageous– erase, you disgraceful fool.”.
The comic partially apologised in 2017, composing: “Okay, alright. Look, Im most likely too negative, but I struggle thinking our facility is incapable of great evil. Sorry if youre not.
In his own remarks together with the message, Hound included: “Apologies for moderate tinhattedness, but Ive been believing the very same. Jade, 33, of Stockport, stated: “Its outrageous. I cant think anyone would even believe it. The comic partly apologised in 2017, composing: “Okay, fine. Look, Im probably too cynical, but I struggle believing our facility is incapable of great evil.
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Piers Morgan criticised Hound for his tweets at the timeCredit: TWITTER/RUFUS HOUND.