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EastEnders To Feature Gay Muslim Suicide Vest Plot

by | 28th, May 2009

syed THE funniest thing about EastEnders is that its producers think EastEnders is slice of life stuff. They actually think it represents the reaple, those “real people” for whom EastEnders is not just a bit of nonsense but a fly in the turd reflection of their world.

Now the BBC says EastEnders is “to tackle a storyline which will feature a Muslim man embarking upon a gay affair”.

Tackle it. As in, “Ooeh, nice tackle, sailor.”

The plot:

Newcomer Syed Masood, played by Marc Elliott, will fall for openly gay man Christian Clarke (John Partridge) and the pair will share an on-screen kiss. The plot is expected to hit TV screens from next month.

Hit like a wet nan bread slapping a lump of wood.

So Muslim kisses Christian indeed.

“I think EastEnders would be doing the programme a disservice if they didn’t give a voice to various communities,” Elliot told the BBC Asian Network. “I think that’s really important because I think London is a very ethnically diverse multicultural place, and EastEnders has a job to reflect that in the storylines it gives people and the characters they have on board.”

Which is why EastEnders wins awards at TV dos for Most Miserable Scene ; Best use of A Smirk ; Most Shagable Market Trader . Just like real life.

Of course if you want to see the real underground gay scene, just enjoy Phil Mitchell getting hard and being hard with other very hard men.

We’re not Worthy

Of course to give it real worth, the BBC must contact a Muslim to be offended:

However, the gay storyline has been criticised by Asghar Bokhari of the Muslim Public Affairs Committee.

Hullo, BBC calling…

“The Muslim community deserves a character that represents them to the wider public because Islamophobia is so great right now. There’s a lack of understanding of Muslims already and I think EastEnders really lost an opportunity to present a normal friendly Muslim character to the British public.”

What a normal family with a

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