Katie Hopkins' divisive Irish chat show appearance hit with 1,131 complaints and threats of boycott
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Katie Hopkins' divisive Irish chat show appearance hit with 1,131 complaints and threats of boycott

IRISH state broadcaster RTÉ has received 1,131 complaints ahead of divisive Katie Hopkins' guest appearance on one of Ireland's prime time talk shows. 

The Late Late Show, which airs later tonightwill feature Ms Hopkins discussing Donald Trump's election as President of the United States.

A spokesperson for the broadcaster said Ms Hopkins will be "giving her take" on Trump's victory.

"Donald Trump's victory has been one of the biggest political upsets of our time. Donald Trump himself expressed many controversial views during the campaign and is now President-elect.

 

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"Katie Hopkins is one of his most vocal supporters in the UK. She'll be giving her take on why his message resonated with American voters, and her promise to move to America in the event of a Trump victory."

To date RTÉ has received 1,131 emails critical of Katie Hopkins' appearance on The Late Late Show.

Irish people have taken to Twitter to voice their anger over Ms Hopkins featuring on the programme and have called on others to complain to RTÉ and boycott the broadcast.

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