Boyle defends controversial Paralympic jokes as "his job"

The comedian Frankie Boyle has tweeted in response to criticism about controversial comments he made on Twitter about Paralympians during Wednesday's Opening Ceremony:

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I'd say my Paralympic tweets are celebratory. I'll be joking about Paralympics same way I joked about the Olympics. That's my job yo

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Where has this stereotype of disabled people being too weak & vulnerable to be talked about got us? It's got us to ATOS.

The Daily Mail reports that Channel 4 bosses "feel they [the offensive comments] would make it difficult for him to return to the broadcaster in the future."

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