BREAKING: Katie Hopkins sacked by LBC

Left Foot Forward campaigned for an advertiser boycott when Hopkins demanded a 'final solution' after the Manchester attack

Katie Hopkins has been sacked by LBC, having called for a ‘final solution’ after the Manchester attacks.

This follows a Left Foot Forward campaign, launched this week, calling for advertisers to boycott LBC until Hopkins was removed.

Our campaign was a response to Hopkins’s comments about the terrible attack in Manchester. Within hours, while most of us were still reeling at the tragic news, she was already whipping up hatred — attacking Muslims and calling for a ‘final solution’.

We wanted to make it clear that such hatred and division has no place in our society.

With the thousands of you who joined us, we made it clear to LBC that they couldn’t afford to give a loudspeaker to hate.

Thanks so much for your support.

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