Frankie Boyle - Controversy - Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

In a performance on his 2010 tour, Boyle interrupted a "long, seemingly semi-improvised skit" about Down's syndrome by challenging a woman in the front row who seemed uncomfortable with the material. The audience member explained that her five-year-old girl had the condition, and strongly criticised Boyle's portrayal of Down's syndrome. Boyle replied to the woman, “Oh well, it’s all true isn’t it?” Mencap spokesman Ismail Kaji said that the comments could be misconstrued and seen as "no different to bullying".

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