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Anne’s Lesbian Shame

by | 4th, April 2005

‘“BITCHY ANNE’S LESBIAN BUST UP,” shrieks the Sun.

Screw you?

No, it’s nothing to do with the tireless royal charity worker. This is Anne Robinson, the scourge of hapless contestants on TV’s The Weakest Link.

Anne is in the Prince Philip class when it comes to upsetting people, having famously outraged the Scousers and the Welsh with her sweeping generalisations concerning their supposed characteristics.

Now she’s had a pop at the female prison officer community, and the sisters are up in arms.

Anne’s mistake was to make certain assumptions about a 47-year-old screw Louise who appeared as a contestant on the show.

“Are you gay?” asked Anne, by way of introduction, and Louise replied that she was not. “But you ARE a prison officer?” insisted Anne, to which Louise riposted: “Not all prison officers are gay.”

Another presenter might have let the matter drop at this point, but not Robinson. “You have short hair and no eye make-up!”

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