Gogglebox viewers 'complain to Ofcom over homophobic jokes'

Gogglebox viewers complain to Ofcom over ‘homophobic comments’ after Pete Sandiford wears lingerie and wig for Halloween

Gogglebox viewers have complained to Ofcom over ‘homophobic comments’ on the show.

It has been claimed that fans of the Channel 4 show were left incensed after a moment in last week’s episode, which saw Pete Sandiford wear lingerie for Halloween. 

The reality star wore a semi-sheer cami, a leather skirt, fishnet tights and crudely insisted the outfit gave off the impression he was: ‘Getting c**k tonight.’ 

Complaints? Gogglebox viewers have reportedly complained to Ofcom over ‘homophobic comments’ on the show

The scene saw the Gogglebox star stroll into the living room wearing the racy ensemble, much to the amusement of his sister Sophie.  

Before his outfit was revealed, viewers heard Pete moan: ‘Oh my God, I’m going to have to take these heels off – how do women wear this s**t?’

After revealing his Halloween costume, he continued: ‘I look like a d***head, honestly – this outfit says: “I’m getting c**k tonight”.’

Sophie replied: ‘That is the look we were going for!’ to which Pete responded: ‘Well it’s not the look I want to give off!’

Furious: It has been claimed that fans of the Channel 4 show were left incensed after a moment in last week’s episode, which saw Pete Sandiford wear lingerie for Halloween where he said: ‘I look like a d***head, honestly – this outfit says: “I’m getting c**k tonight”.’

According to The Sun, following the scene, Ofcom received ‘multiple complaints’ about ‘alleged homophobic comments’.

An Ofcom spokesperson told MailOnline that three complaints had been made.  

The report comes after Gogglebox was hit with more Ofcom complaints after some viewers were left unimpressed with comments made about Bill Bailey’s dance moves.

During the episode Giles and his wife Mary were seen watching the comedian’s first routine on Strictly Come Dancing, with Giles saying: ‘He looks like a sex tourist.’ 

Oh dear: The report comes after Gogglebox was hit with more Ofcom complaints after some viewers were left unimpressed with comments made about Bill Bailey’s dance moves (Giles and Mary pictured on the show)

Work it! During the first live Strictly show Bill Bailey and his pro partner Oti Mabuse performed a Cha Cha to Pata Pata by Miriam Makeba

The Channel 4 show received 10 complaints after it aired last Friday, with some people expressing their shock at the TV regular’s description. 

An Ofcom spokeswoman told The Sun the complaints ‘were mainly about alleged homophobic comments and two complaints about Giles’ description of Bill Bailey as a “sex tourist”.’

MailOnline contacted Ofcom and Gogglebox for a comment at the time.     

Skills: Bill also showcased his talents for playing the drums as he moved around the dance floor in bright yellow trousers and a patterned shirt

During the first live Strictly show Bill and his pro partner Oti Mabuse performed a Cha Cha to Pata Pata by Miriam Makeba.

For the energetic routine Bill donned bright yellow trousers and a patterned shirt as well as showing off his ability on the drums. 

After watching the routine on Gogglebox, Giles could be heard telling his wife: ‘He looks like a sex tourist. Look at that movement Mary.’ 

While Mary also wasn’t sold on Bill’s performance, saying it was ’embarrassing’.  

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