Katie Piper’s comments about “goth babies” that angered Loose Women viewers have led to a flurry of complaints on Ofcom.
The TV star was part of a discussion about her mother’s unusual home décor and her baby’s outfit and nursery on the Dec. 22 episode of the ITV1 show, but her strong opinions were controversial to many. I got
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Piper and her co-stars Kay Adams, Judy Love, and Nadia Sawalha said after seeing a social media post of Levy Hardy’s home decorated in the style of the Addams family mansion after its release, parents We were talking about whether or not we should impose our preferences on our kids…on Netflix on Wednesday.
Her photo showed a dark interior and her baby daughter in a Wednesday Addams-style dress.
Viewers were unimpressed by Piper’s comments.
“I’m just going to put it out there, it’s giving me diabolical vibes, it’s giving me bad energy, it’s toxic and I don’t like it and it’s baby is.
“A crib is a grave. You can’t put a baby in a grave.”
Some felt her comments were judgmental and painted Goth in a bad light, pointing Piper to a charity founded in the name of the murdered Sophie Lancaster who was attacked in Goth style. rice field.
One viewer tweeted: “I expect an apology. @Katie Piper_ In the next few days instead of being silent. This perspective of goth and alternative culture is why it continually punishes us. @sophie_charity Unlike Piper, it actually breaks stigma evenly. ”
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Others have commented that they were “surprised” by this. @Katie Piper_it’s okay if it’s not yours, but it’s never okay to blame people.
“Before speaking again, please take the time to research @sophie_charity And that’s the work Sylvia Lancaster has done to stop hate crimes. ”
But while many viewers didn’t like her comment, the 62 complaints that Ofcom received didn’t make the list of the most complained about TV moments in 2022.
Viewers were most upset by two other ITV shows. It’s all about the misogynistic behavior of Love Island’s male contestants over the summer and the casting of former Health Secretary Matt Hancock in his reality contest, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!. while serving as an elected member.