Diversity’s Ashley Banjo says ‘hate’ from BGT viewers and 24,500 complaints convinced him to ramp up his BLM campaign

ASHLEY Banjo said the “hate” he got from Britain’s Got Talent viewers has only convinced him to ramp up his Black Lives Matter campaign.

Diversity’s dance routine – which saw a police officer kneeling on Ashley – received 24,500 complaints, making it the most complained about show this year.


Diversity’s BLM performance received more than 24,000 Ofcom complaints

In a new video addressing the uproar on Instagram, Ashley says that he will “never forget” the hate and abuse he got after the performance but also thanked people for their support.

Sharing the defiant video with his 935,000 followers, he wrote: “One of the most complained about moments of the decade?

“Yes… But also one of the most impactful conversation starters the country has ever seen.

“I’ll take that… And I’d do it 100 times over.”

The dance saw a police officer kneeling on Ashley


The dance saw a police officer kneeling on Ashley

Talking about the dance, he said: “I don’t think we anticipated the level at which this would cause a sort of uproar.

“To be the second most complained about television moment in the last decade pretty much 25,000 people took a time to fill out a form and complain that came as a bit of a shock.

“If the fact black lives matter…

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