People weren’t impressed.
Last night’s Gogglebox aired scenes where Ellie and Izzy Warner, sisters who regularly appear on the show, made a joke about Dr David Dao, a United Airlines passenger forcibly removed from a flight this week.
Social media of the incident has been circulated this week showing that the 69-year-old doctor was treated in a violent manner on account of ‘overcrowding’.
In last night’s show, news coverage explaining what happened was shown with the sisters laughing and joking about it.
Ellie apparently said it would make “an amazing Snapchat story” while Izzy said it would be straight to her story too.
This didn’t go down too well with viewers, who aired their grievances on Twitter, criticising the girls for making the comments but also questioning Channel 4 for broadcasting the scenes.
“That would go on my snapchat story” wow are those 2 girls serious?! The poor man was seriously injured #Gogglebox
— Al (@AlexxPan) April 14, 2017
Re: the Leeds girls making Snapchat comment. They shouldn’t have said it. But perhaps C4 shouldn’t have shown it either. #Gogglebox
— David Brown (@MrDavidEBrown) April 14, 2017
— Cara⭐️ (@CaraSidney) April 14, 2017
— Julie (@Julie_83) April 14, 2017
did that girl on #gogglebox just say that united airlines dragging video would “make an amazing snapchat story” ???
— jss (@janannnnn) April 14, 2017
— Caz (@CazKooke) April 14, 2017
Find it disgusting that the sisters on gogglebox would have put a video like that on snapchat #Gogglebox
— Ells (@EllieUnwinxx) April 14, 2017
— Emma Harvey (@Emarv2104) April 14, 2017
Don’t watch it anymore, don’t think I ever will since they made a joke about united airlines, just disgusting #Gogglebox
— Leighannedouglas^.^ (@TinyPurplePug) April 14, 2017