Ken Morley Made Racist Frank Bruno Comment Before CBB Removal
Former Coronation Street star used unacceptable language again...
The circumstances surrounding Ken Morley's sudden departure from the Celebrity Big Brother house have now emerged - and it seems that a racist comment about Frank Bruno was to blame.
The 71-year-old former Coronation Street star was thrown off the show yesterday after using "unacceptable and offensive language".
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And now viewers have seen how it was the use of the word "n***o" AGAIN that led to his removal.
He was chatting with Keith Chegwin about their experiences working in panto - with both having previously starred alongside much-loved former boxer Frank Bruno.
Discussing Bruno's habit of playing loud music in his dressing room, Morley said: "Oh he used to do that."
And Cheggers added: "He was loud..."
"Oh very loud," Morley agreed. "My dressing room was next to him and I used to wind him up... I'd ring his number, he'd pick it up and I'd say.."
He then adopted a super-posh voice and continued: "'Lord Fauntleroy here, do you think you could turn those n***o-rhythms down?'"
"He was a nice guy," Cheggers interjected.
"...and then he turned it down," Morley finished.
Morley had been warned at the weekend after using the same word in a dispute with Alexander O'Neal.
And he had been rubbing other housemates up the wrong way anyway.
After annoying Patsy Kensit, the actress appeared to threaten him: "I'm here, man. I train sometimes with a punch bag... you're a d**k. I’m meditating. F**k off."
The Mirror quotes show insiders as saying it is "unlikely" that Morley will get his full fee - having broken the terms of his contract.