The UK’s broadcast and communications regulator Ofcom has received 126 complaints for the programme in which Evander Holyfield said gay people weren’t normal.

On Sunday night viewers were shocked when former boxer Evander Holyfield said that being gay was not ‘normal’ and that it could be fixed during a conversation with Luisa Zissman.

Today Ofcom announced that it had received 126 complaints about the programme broadcast on Sunday the 5th January.

The 2013 Celebrity Big Brother Series received a total of 956 complaints, in 2012 the programme garnered over 2000.

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It is unclear at this stage whether the broadcaster will be investigated by Ofcom.