Russell Howard says BBC told him to re-write a joke ‘in case it offended ISIS’ 

Comedian Russell Howard reveals BBC made him re-record a joke about ISIS in case it offended the murderous terror group

  • The comic was discussing freedom of speech on Sky’s The Russell Howard Hour 
  • Claimed BBC executives took umbrage at a line about ISIS ‘not being Muslims’
  • Told him to re-write remarks – made after Paris attacks – to ‘not devout Muslims’ 
  • BBC spokesman said today: ‘We don’t have any rules about not offending ISIS’

The UK comedian claimed he was made to rewrite a line about ISIS ‘not being Muslims’ to the group ‘not being devout Muslims’. A BBC spokesman said: ‘We don’t have any rules about not offending ISIS.’

Source: Russell Howard says BBC told him to re-write a joke ‘in case it offended ISIS’ | Daily Mail Online

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