Katie Hopkins appears to address leaving LBC 'immediately' on Twitter

'I can't say why, but please stop being kind on email'

Jack Shepherd
Friday 26 May 2017 13:05
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LBC and Katie Hopkins have finally parted ways following a controversial Tweet concerning the Manchester attacks that called for “a final solution”.

The message, which was quickly deleted from social media, echoed the Nazi term for the Holocaust and was widely condemned, even being reported to the Metropolitan Police.

Ever since the announcement, all eyes have been on Hopkins' Twitter account, with people feverishly waiting for the controversial commentator to speak out.

While not directly mentioning LBC, Hopkins wrote in a message to those hoping for a statement: “Listen funsters, you know I can't say why, but please stop being kind on email. Compliments and me are like [Jeremy] Corbyn and common sense. Opposite.” She did, however, share an LBC article about their 'most watched clip since launch'.

Hopkins also announced she will be joining Fox News this evening to discuss the Labour leader and “why Britain needs Trump.” She also replied to some bizarre tweets.

Numerous Twitter users have praised LBC for letting Hopkins go, including Russell Brand who called it “a small, moral victory”.

Hopkins came to the public’s attention in 2006 on BBC show The Apprentice. However, only after the show would she become internationally known, the 42-year-old carving out a niche by making controversial comments about sensitive subjects.

In 2015, she hosted the TLC talk-show If Katie Hopkins Ruled the World which was cancelled after one season due to poor ratings. Her subsequent LBC show aired on Sunday mornings between 10am and 12pm.

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