Viewers called out Bafta for hosting a woke awards ceremony last night, with many suggesting they would turn off or fast forward through the politically correct show.
Some even suggested renaming the organisation as the WAFTAs, the Woke Academy of Film and Television Arts.
The academy this year produced its most diverse lineup of winners in its history, honouring TV shows dealing with race, politics and sexuality.
Several of the hotly tipped picks including Normal People’s Paul Mescal and the Michaela Coel drama 1 May Destroy You picked up gongs to huge celebrations from supporters.
But other parts of the ceremony brought the wrath of viewers with the BBC who were broadcasting and BAFTA in the firing line.
Several people criticised Diversity’s win of the ‘Must see moment’ for their questionable BLM themed dance on Britain’s Got Talent, which sparked 24,000 complaints.
Officials were accused of pursuing a woke, political agenda when they first shortlisted the dance for the Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment Award.
One viewer wrote: ‘Up for a BAFTA award for being on their knees in support of BLM. Welcome to woke great Britain.’
Another added: ‘Must-see TV moment well that’s a shock, I don’t think. BBC is woke personified.’
Viewers were also left wincing over the ceremony’s host Richard Ayoade’s jokes, although the comedian is believed to have been hit by some technical problems.
The show took place at London’s Television Centre with stringent COVID 19 regulations in place, meaning a much-reduced audience to react to Richard Ayoade’s gags.
But delays in the communication systems meant that he was also left waiting several seconds before getting any laughs for his jokes, leading to a somewhat uncomfortable atmosphere.
One viewer tweeted: ‘This feels so… empty. I know it’s because there’s not a lot of people there but the atmosphere seems so off and awkward.’
Richard Ayoade even quipped about the circumstances himself, saying at one point that in just two weeks, the national lockdown may be lifted, but why wait until then to have this show? And that he liked things with no atmosphere, and as the audience roared and applauded, he replied: ‘Thank you, it’s good to wait three minutes to show any signs of appreciation.’
He then made a jibe about the virtual audience made up of members of the public.
The only way to free our lives from blatant brainwashing is to bin the TV and stop paying BBC licence fees, but perhaps we should let them have the BAFTAs, we can always tune into something else.
But this was all political drivel, not entertainment, and if they want to express themselves politically, they should get a job in government, and the British people shouldn’t have to be lectured in their own living rooms.
And there was a clear agenda last night, the same agenda that’s being pushed down our gullets, and ceremonies and shows like this are no longer of any interest to the great silent majority, and slowly, but surely countless people in this country are turning off their TV’s as there’s little worth watching.
And it wasn’t diverse at all, and we shouldn’t have diversity in any way. We are human beings, not races, and it’s about time we all understood that, and people should win or go forward on their own merit and nothing else.
It shouldn’t matter what colour your skin is, it’s what kind of person you are that defines the sort of person you are, and as for taking to the knee, that should only be reserved for the Queen, and most of these stars get paid way more than they’re worth, which is by far reward enough without getting a BAFTA.