Complaints over Princess Diana and Jade Goody fight sketch – Daily TV round-up

Ofcom has received complaints over a sketch in a new cartoon series in which the ghosts of Jade Goody and Princess Diana have a fight.

Controversial sketch: Ofcom has received complaints about Full English (Credit: Channel 4)

The skit featured on the animated show 'Full English', which started on Channel 4 last week.

In it the ghosts of Jade and Diana appear during a séance. They then argue over who is the 'real people's princess'.

The ghost of Diana enters the skit with the line 'Sorry I'm late everyone. Had some car trouble, the traffic was absolute murder'.

A fight then ensues with Goody calling Diana a 'poncey bulimic s**t' and Diana calling Goody 'baldy', a reference to her hair loss following treatment for the cervical cancer which later claimed her life.

There is also mention of Goody's racism controversy in the sketch, when she was accused of slurring fellow 'Celebrity Big Brother' contestant Shilpa Shetty on the reality show.

A spokesperson for Ofcom told the Daily Star: “I can confirm we have received a number of complaints. We are assessing them at the moment.”

The show, which featured a warning before it was broadcast at 10.50pm on Monday, has been drawn by Alex Scarfe, son of political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe, and animated by Rough Draft, the US company behind 'Family Guy'. [Daily Star/Metro]

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