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Posted: 07 Oct 04, 18:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Quote from the Daily Mirror;

Comedian Billy Connolly told a shocked audience that Iraqi kidnappers threatening to behead British hostage Ken Bigley should "just get on with it".
Connolly reportedly said: "Perhaps I shouldnt be saying this... aren't you the same as me? Don't you wish they would just get on with it?" A man stood up and shouted "You're talking about a man's life, Billy. He simply replied, "Fuck off". The audience at the Carling Hammersmith Apollo gig on Saturday booed the ill-judged remarks.

I really like Billy, but for this comment I hope he rots in hell. What do you think?

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Posted: 07 Oct 04, 18:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I never could stand that annoying bastard anyway.

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Posted: 07 Oct 04, 18:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That sucks.


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Posted: 08 Oct 04, 03:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Its a shame, I love Billy Connely. I have a video.....An Audience With Billy, and Roger is in the audience. Hes a great comedian, but this time he's gone just a little bit too far. Im not gonna hold it against him though. People DO want to know whats gonna happen to the guy!


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Posted: 08 Oct 04, 06:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Personally, I think he has been the funniest person in the UK for the last 30 odd years. People KNOW that the guy can be rude or offensive, so don't go to his shows.

His remarks didn't bother me in the slightest.


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Posted: 08 Oct 04, 07:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There's always SOME near-the-knuckle topic that a comedian will use as part of his act.


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Posted: 08 Oct 04, 08:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brimon wrote:

Quote from the Daily Mirror;

Comedian Billy Connolly told a shocked audience that Iraqi kidnappers threatening to behead British hostage Ken Bigley should "just get on with it".
Connolly reportedly said: "Perhaps I shouldnt be saying this... aren't you the same as me? Don't you wish they would just get on with it?" A man stood up and shouted "You're talking about a man's life, Billy. He simply replied, "Fuck off". The audience at the Carling Hammersmith Apollo gig on Saturday booed the ill-judged remarks.

I really like Billy, but for this comment I hope he rots in hell. What do you think?


If you know anything about Billy Connolly and the Daily Mirror and the (Daily Record in Scotland) you'll know that he absolutely hates them and no doubt they will be the same in return towards him. So bearing that in mind about what he has "reportedly said" I personally wouldnt read too much into it - remember when it comes to newspapers sensationalism sells especially when its maybe taken out of context as well. Remember what John Lennon said all those years ago about the Beatles being bigger than God? Sensational stuff - until you read the full explaination from John and then you see what he was really meaning.

As for Billy telling this heckler to "fuck off" - this is his standard reply to all hecklers no matter what the subject.

Also, and unfortunately, as I type this there are uncomfirmed reports on TV that Ken Bigley has been killed. If this is true then my thoughts and condolences go to his family.


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