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TV ball buster Anne Robinson attacked over gay jibe

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anne-robinson-gay-jibeGAY campaigners are furious with TV game show ball-buster ANNE ROBINSON after she branded a WEAKEST LINK contestant's shirt 'gay'.


The contestant, vicar Rev Peter Hayler, wore a striped shirt in citrus colours as he took part in the show.

But Robinson, who's TV trademark is her acid-tongue, asked: “Is the shirt gay?” before adding: “I thought you had come from a vicars and tarts party.”

The comments were edited from the final show.

But David Allison, of gay rights group OutRage! called Robinson's use of the word gay as an insult 'particularly inappropriate for a public figure.'

Rev Hayler had the last laugh as he went on to win.

A BBC spokesman said Anne Robinson's comment was 'tongue in cheek.'

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