Naga Munchetty has referred to as out those that complained in regards to the Vicar of Dibley BLM scene (Image: Rex / BBC)
This 12 months, BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley returned for a collection of festive specials, with Daybreak French reprising the beloved character of Geraldine Granger.
In one of many episodes, Geraldine pays tribute to the Black Lives Matter motion, taking a knee and delivering a sermon about racism to her congregation.
It was lately confirmed that hundreds of people complained in regards to the scene, which options Geraldine stating: ‘I’m conscious all lives matter, clearly, however till all lives matter the identical we’re doing one thing very incorrect.’
In a report printed on Christmas Day, it emerged that the BBC obtained 266 complaints concerning the section.
Tv presenter Naga, 45, shared her astonishment over the report, tweeting a response on Friday afternoon that learn: ‘Are you kidding me?’
Earlier this month, Daybreak, 63, appeared to answer the complaints The Vicar of Dibley obtained after it was revealed the programme would come with a Black Lives Matter tribute.
In a submit shared on Twitter, she wrote: ‘A beautiful calm day, filled with humanity, compassion and assist all spherical…..’
The BBC later shared a statement concerning the scene, explaining that Daybreak’s character Geraldine could be ‘processing this 12 months’s occasions in her acquainted outspoken and high-spirited method’.
‘In The Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown, Geraldine shares together with her congregation her tackle a few of the key tales of 2020, together with clapping for the NHS, the Black Lives Matter motion, lockdown, and college exams being cancelled,’ the assertion learn.
‘She is a much-loved and well-established comedian character and might be seen processing the 12 months’s occasions in her acquainted outspoken and high-spirited method.’
The Vicar of Dibley is accessible to observe on BBC iPlayer.