Daily Mail’s top gay says he’s ‘not easily shocked’ as he is given a massive fright (VIDEO)
A top gay at the Daily Mail has been caught out saying he is “not easily shocked”, just as a television host jumps out and gives him a fright.
Andrew Pierce of the Daily Mail appeared on Sam Delaney’s News Thing on RT.
Asked whether he was surprised by Theresa May’s announcement that she would call for a snap election earlier this week, he began saying he is “not easily shocked…” by many things.
But Delaney jumps out shocking Pierce who says he has a “dicky heart”, and that it is “more dicky now”.
Check out the moment below:
Pierce earlier this year penned a column for the Mail attacking the rights of trans people following a report about skirt-wearing in the RAF.
The newspaper launched the vitriolic attack on trans people after a story in the Sun which claimed the RAF had “banned” women from wearing skirts as part of a “transgender review”.
Although the RAF insisted “no decisions have been made to make any changes”, and the entire story was attributed to a single anonymous tabloid source, Pierce seized on the news to brand trans people “gender fascists”.
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Back in 2013, Pierce said his opposition to equal marriage meant he was denounced by his critics as a “homophobe and Uncle Tom”.
Mr Pierce says that for speaking out against the reform in the past, he has been attacked in a derogatory fashion, despite a long history of championing gay rights and being a supporter of Stonewall.
“We’ve got marriage, it’s called a civil partnership and I rejoice in the fact that people like me who are different from straight people can do something they can’t. I relish that.”
Writing for the Mail in June 2012, Mr Pierce criticised Prime Minister David Cameron for pressing ahead with equal marriage and stated: “Well, Mr Cameron, I am a Conservative and a homosexual, and I oppose gay marriage. Am I a bigot?”