Russell Brand calls Fox News ‘a fanatical terrorist propagandist organisation’ after charged Iraq rant
The comedian-cum-aspiring revolutionary hits out at one of the network’s news hosts
Russell Brand has branded Fox News "a fanatical terrorist propagandist organisation", after one of the network’s legal analysts, Jeanine Pirro, described ISIS in the same way.
She also gave her ideal solution in dealing with the Jihadist militant group responsible for recent violence in Iraq and Syria.
“Bomb them, keep bombing them, bomb them again,” she said.
On a video recorded for YouTube channel, entitled 'Is Fox News More Dangerous Than Isis?', Brand criticised Pirro’s “volatile combative, angry language”.
“This isn’t reasonable, is it? Like the way she’s talking?” Brand commented. “‘Bomb them! Bomb them!’ She’s worse… She’s the savage, she’s totally espousing savage values.”
“It’s invective, just incendiary language, just volatile combative, angry language,” he continued.
“That – I’m not being sensational – that is more dangerous than ISIS. That’s attitude. That’s far-reaching. That’s affecting millions and millions of people.”
It’s been a busy week for Brand who on Saturday 21 June addressed around 50,000 protesters at an anti-austerity march in London’s Parliament Square where he called for a “peaceful, effortless, joyful revolution”.
He was also one of numerous high-profile names to have written to David Cameron this week campaigning for the decriminalisation of drugs.
- 1 BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 2 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
- 3 US? China? India? The 10 biggest economies in 2030 will be...
- 4 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes
General Election 2015: David Cameron catching up in polls – but he badly needs a clear lead
South Africa xenophobic attacks: Shops looted and violence on streets of Johannesburg as foreigners are forced to hide in police stations
18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes
Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: Front-End UI Application ...
£18000 - £26000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: They work with major vehicle ma...
£27000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Domestic Service Only Engineers are requ...
£23600 - £27500 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The Employability Service withi...