The UK’s communications watchdog, Ofcom has cleared Channel 5 and the producers of Celebrity Big Brother of any wrongdoing in broadcasting comments made by entertainer Christopher Biggins.
The producers of Celebrity Big Brother and its broadcaster, Channel 5, have been clear of wrongdoing after broadcasting offensive comments made by the entertainer Christopher Biggins.
The entertainer caused uproar after he made a number of claims and comments about bisexuals in the 2016 summer edition of Celebrity Big Brother.
He was removed from the house after a number of official warnings by the show’s execs.
Ofcom receieved 44 complaints but said that the coments were “within the audience’s expectations”.
A spokesperson for Ofcom said,
“We investigated whether a discussion between Christopher Biggins and Renee Graziano about the sexual orientation of bisexual people was offensive
“We accepted that these remarks made in Celebrity Big Brother were capable of causing offence, but they were likely to be within the audience’s expectations of this programme.”