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Two Fat Ladies chef in race row
after claiming visit to Muslim area
of Leicester was ´the most frightening
experience of her life´ where she<

Daily Mail [UK], by Niamh O´Doherty

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/16/2012 2:06:51 PM

Celebrity chef Clarissa Dickson Wright has caused outrage after claiming that visiting a Muslim area of Leicester was ‘the most frightening experience of her life’. Writing in her new book, Clarissa’s England, she said visiting the city--which has a large Asian population--made her feel like a ´pariah and an outcast in the middle of my own country.´ And when questioned on her description by a local newspaper, she fumed: ´I’m surprised any of the people who might object could read what I wrote as it is written in English.´[Snip] She describes coming off the ring road to

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Clarissa was born without the diplomatic gene, for which I am immensely grateful over all these years.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: sardonic, 11/16/2012 2:12:03 PM     (No. 9018858)

While I sympathize with her feelings her constant bashing of American food and American culture leaves me ambivalent.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoniTx, 11/16/2012 2:13:29 PM     (No. 9018863)

Way to go Clarissa!! Loved their show. I knew that Jennifer had passed away; Glad to know that Clarissa is still fighting the good fight. (The TRUTH hurts)

Thanks for posting!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thelmalou, 11/16/2012 2:16:12 PM     (No. 9018871)

Sic ´em, Clarissa. Loved their show...still catch reruns sometimes on the Cooking Channel.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: mean Gene, 11/16/2012 2:22:36 PM     (No. 9018884)

Clarissa might do well to avoid that ´´Asian´´ curry.
A couple of cases of honor killed female humans ended up in it over the years.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 11/16/2012 2:24:21 PM     (No. 9018890)

I loved their show but was always somewhat leery of what they were cooking, especially pigeons. Jennifer smoked to the end and lived to be 70. I see nothing to take offense here. She described how she felt. Is that a crime now?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 11/16/2012 2:30:07 PM     (No. 9018897)

Sorry for screwing up the header. It doesn´t matter that much because the DM has changed it to:

´I felt like a pariah in my own country´: Two Fat Ladies chef in race row after saying visit to Muslim area of Leicester was ´most frightening experience of her life´

And it looks as if the Mail has screwed up the header this time, writing "her" instead of "my."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lavalette, 11/16/2012 2:59:47 PM     (No. 9018971)

Always loved their show. Glad to see she is still anti-PC. Loved her answer to the thought police.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 11/16/2012 3:19:33 PM     (No. 9019024)

They had a great show. Witty banter and some good recipes that we are not familiar with here in the US.

The pigeons they talk about cooking are wood pigeons not the statue-pooping feathered rats that we have here in our cities.

Clarissa is not PC. A refreshing change from the usual mealy-mouthed apologists on the air.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: vesicant, 11/16/2012 3:29:54 PM     (No. 9019050)

Looks like the Religion of Peace isn´t so happy about the truth. Repeat after me: There is no such thing as a muslim moderate.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/16/2012 3:31:50 PM     (No. 9019054)

Very rare for a Brit celebrity like Clarssa to not only voice the obvious but NOT BACK DOWN. The scene she describes now all over England.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Observer177, 11/16/2012 3:56:14 PM     (No. 9019115)

Nice to see someone telling the truth for once.

The Brits are rapidly losing control of their own country, and pretty soon it is the native British who will be crammed into ghettos.

A recent stroll around the neighborhood of the British Museum reminded me of nothing so much as the pictures I have seen of Peshawar.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/16/2012 4:03:35 PM     (No. 9019126)

Reminds me of how Churchill was treated like a pariah for speaking the truth in the 1930s. At the 11th hour they suddenly embraced him.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/16/2012 5:53:35 PM     (No. 9019319)

As you can see, she is now the bad chef for saying something about their ghetto.

It´s those darn numbers.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: msjena, 11/16/2012 5:57:21 PM     (No. 9019325)

The good news is that it is only Mexicans who have immigrated in large numbers to the US--so far, anyway. At least they are Christians.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Hardright, 11/16/2012 8:22:49 PM     (No. 9019577)

I loved their show and good for her for having the guts to speak the truth!

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