Jo Brand refuses to apologise to Nigel Farage over battery acid comment | 5 News

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Published on 13 Jun 2019, 12:34
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►Comedian Jo Brand has refused to apologise for suggesting that battery acid should be thrown at politicians.

Asked about a milkshake being thrown at Nigel Farage, she said: “Why bother with a milkshake, when you could get some battery acid?”

But today she refused to apologise, saying: “There have been plenty of explanations by the BBC and Victoria Coren.”

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