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Jim Davidson sparks outrage as he tells audience 'women are only on the planet to be f***ed by men' before dismissing #MeToo movement and sympathising with Harvey Weinstein (3 Pics)

Jim Davidson has sparked outrage after telling an audience: 'Women were only put on this planet to be f***ed by men'.
The 65-year-old former Generation Game host made the comment while talking about the #MeToo movement at a sold-out show in Redruth, Cornwall.
Witnesses told of a sharp intake of breath among the audience at the Regal Theatre in Friday as Davidson made the comments and sympathised with disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.
He also joked during the performance - part of his 27-date On The Road Again tour - that members of the LGBT+ community should still be called 'poofs'.
In addition, Davidson told the audience that he believed his portrayal by some critics as a racist and sexist man was unfair - and argued that the point of jokes was to make fun of other people.
Davidson's show was steeped in controversy from the offset, after the 2014 Celebrity Big Brother winner nearly cancelled two days before the show.
He did not like reports that a number of people from Cornwall did not want him to return to the area - but changed his mind and the show eventually went ahead.

And there was further drama during the event when Davidson brought the first half to an abrupt halt after a drunken fight broke out in the auditorium.
He returned for an elongated second half to a largely appreciative audience, although there was one heckle of 'you Tory-voting c***.' 
Audience member Gareth Bartlett tweeted: 'Poor Jim Davidson gets knocked for his racist and sexist jokes but unfairly overlooked when it comes to his achievements as an inventor.

'He did an incredible job tonight taking Redruth back to 1978. I went because I've been a fan of him all my life. So I went to laugh. Sad to see he's just become a racist, sexist bigot.'
But while not everyone in the audience found his jokes funny, Davidson received a warm applause at the end of the two-hour show, with many supporting his humour. 
Damon Walters said: 'Typical night in Redruth, show stopped midway for a scrap. Absolutely great night. Most I've laughed in a long time. Top, top bloke. Thanks, Jim.'
Another fan added: 'Great show, my two millennials were a little confused with some of your jokes but we all had a brilliant night. Thank you so much.'
And Jamie Edwards, who attended another of his gigs, in Wellingborough, tweeted: 'I watched Jim Davidson the other night. The audience was I'd say 55 per cent female.
'I turned around at times to view the reaction of the women around me and they were p***ing themselves... Not once did I personally think he crossed the line.'
In March, it was claimed Davidson sparked controversy during filming for Piers Morgan's Life Stories on ITV after he discussed his controversial 1970s stage act.
He allegedly caused members of the audience to walk out mid-interview as he discussed his stage act from yesteryear, a West Indian character called Chalky.
Discussing Jim's infamous character, presenter Piers commented that his act would be deemed racist if performed today.
He said: 'Have you noticed black guys now don't like that? West Indian. I don't know where that accent comes from. That. I find funny. The way other people talk.
'I don't know what black people think. I have not met them all yet. When I did that Chalky stuff it was about an accent. The only reason he was black was because I could do the accent.'
In March, it was claimed Davidson sparked controversy during filming for Piers Morgan's Life Stories on ITV after he discussed his controversial 1970s stage act.
He allegedly caused members of the audience to walk out mid-interview as he discussed his stage act from yesteryear, a West Indian character called Chalky.
Discussing Jim's infamous character, presenter Piers commented that his act would be deemed racist if performed today.
He said: 'Have you noticed black guys now don't like that? West Indian. I don't know where that accent comes from. That. I find funny. The way other people talk.
‘I don't know what black people think. I have not met them all yet. When I did that Chalky stuff it was about an accent. The only reason he was black was because I could do the accent.'
In 2014, Davidson was criticised by anti-racism campaigners after he described his old stand-up routines as 'cartoon racism' in an expletive-laden podcast.
He said impersonating a West Indian accent was 'a vehicle to help us all really' – but a spokesman for anti-racism group Hope Not Hate said: 'No racism is ever acceptable.'
The entertainer also said using the word 'poof' to describe gay men can be acceptable as 'sometimes they like to be called poofs and sometimes they don't'.
Davidson was previously axed from Hell's Kitchen in 2007 after making homophobic comments in which he branded gay men 'shirtlifters'.

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