BBC Host Drops ‘C-bomb’ Live On TV, Then Blames Men

A BBC presenter dropped the "C bomb" live on TV yesterday, then immediately apologized — kind of — and immediately blamed men for using the word.

A BBC presenter dropped the “C bomb” live on TV yesterday, then immediately apologized — kind of — and immediately blamed men for using the word.

During a segment about who should be the next Conservative leader in the UK, BBC presenter Victoria Derbyshire referred to Jeremy Hunt as “Jeremy C*nt,” before saying:

I’m so sorry, Jeremy Hunt. I’ve never said that before in my life, it’s usually men who say that, so I really, really apologize, I’m sorry.

Victoria Derbyshire’s instant blame-game may have raised eyebrows, but she is far from the first British broadcaster to C-bomb Jeremy Hunt. A YouTube video compilation includes ten recent examples of prominent broadcasters, male and female, all on live TV, dropping the C-word while talking about Jeremy Hunt.

Imagine the problems if someone called Mike Hunt ever enters British politics.

The British broadcasters with their fondness for the c-word join a long tradition of vulgarity in the UK. The c-word has been in common use in English since at least the 13th century, its earliest known reference being around 1230 when it gave its name to a street in Southwark, London, “Gropecuntelane” — a well-known red light district of the time.

Many other English cities had similarly named streets but the vulgarity meant their names were eventually changed to Grope Street or Grape Street.

Baxter Dmitry

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