Graham Norton under fire for Maurice Gibb joke
BY Advocate.com Editors
January 16 2003 1:00 AM ET
BBC News reports that several complaints have been logged against openly gay talk show host Graham Norton after he joked about the death of Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees. Monday night on his show V Graham Norton, he said, "I bet the heart monitor was singing the tune of 'Staying Alive.'" The Independent Television Commission reports that it had received 13 complaints about the joke, which the outspoken Norton made the day after Gibb's death. An ITC spokeswoman said the number of complaints was "quite high for Graham Norton's program," adding, "People rarely complain to us about Graham Norton's program because they know the kind of content he has on."
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