UK Gogglebox family slammed for 'derogatory' and 'insensitive' coronavirus comments last minute news
MetiNews.Com - The Channel 4 hit was back on screens last Friday for the first time since May
Breaking News ! One of the families on Gogglebox have been slammed for 'derogatory' and 'insensitive' coronavirus comments following the return of the series. The Channel 4 hit was back on screens last Friday for the first time since May. But some viewers were left upset by comments made by the Michael family, made up of parents Andrew and Carolyne and children Louis and Alex. As they watched a segment from BBC News, the family began to as discuss the impact the coronavirus pandemic may have on many young people are moving to other parts of the country to go to university. Read More Related Articles Corrie star Tina O'Brien hits back at trolls who said she should be 'ashamed of herself' Read More Related Articles How to sign up to our newsletter to get the latest headlines from the M.E.N. "As long as they're not going clubbing and picking up 18/19 year olds and taking them back to halls, things will be fine," Louis said. "It seems crazy that they were putting out all of these schemes like Eat Out To Help Out and trying basically to get everyone back to normal, and now they’re blaming young people.
. "And also it should be their choice because if they’re aware of the risks and the statistics then it should be their choice whether they isolate or not. But to make everyone else put their lives on hold, it’s ridiculous." According to The Sun, complaints were lodged to Ofcom branding which branded the comments 'derogatory' and 'insensitive'. And viewers also vented their disappointment on Twitter with one saying: "They should ban them from talking about corona on gogglebox." The series returned on Friday with two new families plus the comeback of fan favourites. The show continued to air during the national lockdown but finished in May before a celebrity version aired. Gogglebox continues Friday at 9pm on Channel 4.