JANEY Godley has pulled out of her function in a pantomime in Aberdeen after she was axed from Scottish Authorities Covid TV adverts.
The comic, 60, was because of seem within the panto Magnificence and the Beast at Her Majesty’s Theatre within the north east this Christmas.
2Janey Godley was axed from her panto role2She took to Twitter to apologise for her offensive tweetsHowever, she has now stepped down from the function by “mutual settlement”.
It comes after she referred to former X Issue choose Kelly Rowland as “the black horse from the USA” – and she or he additionally directed insults to 50 Cent and Snoop Dogg in sequence of tweets.
She had tweeted: “If Kelly talks like a ghetto blaster racist black chick am gonna punch her rice and peas.”
Audio footage emerged of the Scottish comic utilizing horrific derogatory language to consult with black folks, Pakistanis and travellers throughout numerous episodes on her personal present.
The SNP-backing comedian refused to again down in a single episode after calling travellers “Irish tinker gypos” – regardless of her daughter stating that it was offensive.
A press release from Aberdeen Performing Arts learn: “As we speak Janey Godley, by mutual settlement with Crossroads Pantomimes and Aberdeen Performing Arts, has withdrawn from Magnificence and the Beast at HMT Aberdeen this Christmas.
“We don’t condone any type of discrimination, nor can we condone on-line bullying, trolling or abuse.
“We recognise that the one acceptable plan of action in these circumstances was for her to step down.”
We instructed earlier how First Minister Nicola Sturgeon mentioned “these items occur” when she was quizzed on the racism row.
The SNP chief was “casually accused of dismissing racist tweets” by Tory rivals – however she admitted Ms Godley’s posts had been “utterly past the pale”.
A Scottish Conservative spokesperson mentioned: “As increasingly proof emerges, it’s astonishing the SNP Authorities thought this was somebody acceptable to entrance an important public well being marketing campaign.
“This was a misguided choice from the SNP which finally got here on the expense of a big sum of public cash.”
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