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January 24, 2007

More Racism From BBC Reality Shows

This time, it's rather more clear-cut.

CHANNEL 4 was at the centre of a new race row last night — after screening a teenager calling for the return of SLAVERY.

Public schoolgirl Lucy Buchanan’s rant on the first episode of reality show Shipwrecked follows international fury at Jade Goody’s Big Brother bullying of Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.

In an outburst aired at just 6.25pm on Sunday, Lucy, 18, said black people were “really bad”, adding: “My mind is completely open to different cultures — but I just do not think they should bring them to Britain.”

Shipwrecked contestants have to tough it out on the South Pacific’s Cook Islands for three months.

Blonde Lucy, from York, declared: “I’m a very traditional girl with very traditional values.

“I’m quite for the British Empire. I’m quite for slavery and things, but that’s never going to come back.”

One contestant told her they hated racists. She replied: “I’m afraid you have one here.”

All that, plus she's kind of cute.

On the downside, she looks like she might have a little shaven-Yeti blood in her.


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