THE BBC sparked outrage yesterday for giving Stay-backing Star Trek actor Sir Patrick Stewart a prime-time slot to advertise his marketing campaign for a second EU referendum.
His six-minute interview on the Andrew Marr Present was proven earlier than essential reside interviews with Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson over the Syria airstrikes.
Actor Sir Patrick Stewart was handed a chief slot on the Andrew Marr present demand a ‘Folks’s Vote’ on Brexit[/caption]
Sir Patrick helped launch a brand new marketing campaign demanding a ‘Folks’s Vote’ on Brexit – pledging to combat the 2016 vote to depart the EU.
The marketing campaign brings collectively 9 grassroots campaigning for a vote and was launched in Camden in north London yesterday together with a string of pro-Stay MPs.
However he admitted the marketing campaign was a masks for a second referendum. Organisers determined to model the marketing campaign a ‘Folks’s Vote after analysis discovered folks have been overwhelmingly in opposition to a second referendum.
Sir Patrick mentioned his Star Trek character Jean-Luc Picard and fellow charcter Charles Xavier would have rejected Brexit.
The six-minute interview handed the 77-year-old a chief slot for his second EU referendum bid earlier than debates on Syria have been aired[/caption]
The actor additionally made the barmy remark that each his Star Trek and X Males characters would have each ‘voted Stay’[/caption]
He mentioned: “(They) have been glorious, admirable people. Sure, intellectuals but additionally compassionate and anxious for the well-being of everybody.
“They’d have voted Stay.”
Tory MPs reacted furiously on the BBC for giving him the airtime whereas the Authorities was gripped with the Syria battle.
Tory MP Conor Burns mentioned: “Listening to him this morning informing the British those that fictional characters would vote stay confirmed the depths of despair that continuity-Stay have reached.”
Fellow Tory MP Philip Davies fumed: “I don’t know why the politically appropriate metropolitan luvvies like Patrick Stewart and his friends on the BBC suppose their private views ought to trump the 17 million individuals who voted to depart within the EU referendum.
“The consequence has been determined whether or not they prefer it or not.”
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