Reality TV star Bobby Norris says he ‘wakes up to death threats’ and the online abuse he receives has got worse since he started a campaign to make online homophobia a hate crime.
Bobby, who appears in ITV’s The Only Way Is Essex, set up a petition which has received nearly 140,000 signatures. It will be debated in Parliament in July. In this episode, he talks to ITV News Political Correspondent Paul Brand about some of the shocking abuse he receives on social media.
Having developed a taste for campaigning and encouraged by the success of his petition, would Bobby swap reality TV for a career in politics? His answer: “Never say never” – but if ever did become PM, he says he would be the first one to ‘rock skinny jeans’.
Listen to find out why Bobby would have David Attenborough in his fantasy cabinet, why he’d like to WhatsApp Donald Trump, and the scandal that would bring him down as prime minister…
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