Two Hampshire venues have cancelled scheduled appearances from a comic who acquired backlash following a sequence of allegedly racist tweets in the course of the Euro 2020 closing.
A lot of offensive remarks appeared on Andrew Lawrence’s Twitter account on Sunday night (July 11) geared toward a few of England’s black footballers.
His account has since been suspended, and a few venues throughout the nation that have been set to welcome him for his tour between August and January have cancelled exhibits.
In an announcement, The Concorde, who have been set to welcome Andrew on January 7 2022, stated: “Following his feedback on the soccer final evening we have now taken the choice to cancel Andrew Lawrence’s look at The Concorde in January.
“We utterly condemn the ‘tweets’ and his views don’t replicate our organisation so in consequence we cant go forward along with his efficiency.
“Collectively we should combat towards racism.
“All ticketholders will probably be contacted over the subsequent week.”
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The Hangar Arts Venue in West Totton was additionally set to welcome the Kingston-born comic in January.
In an announcement, they stated: “Following the racist feedback made by comic Andrew Lawrence on Twitter we have now made the choice to take his scheduled present at Hanger Farm Arts Centre off sale and the present won’t happen.
“As a social enterprise of studying incapacity charity Minstead Belief, we work exhausting to advertise inclusivity, present protected areas for everybody inside our group and have zero tolerance for racism.”
Pages for ticket gross sales for each venues from Andrew Lawrence’s official web site not exist.
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