Katie Hopkins slams people offended by “Real Housewives of Isis” as “sock knitting vegans”

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The public service broadcaster came under fire last week for the skit which featured in political satire show Revolting

Some audience members accused the of Islamaphobia as women and joke about beheadings, parodying reality TV shows.

Despite the public backlash, as some viewers slated the “disgusting, outspoke Hopkins came out full of praise for the programme.

“It’s about having a laugh about something that offends us,” she told Fox’s Business Network during a discussion on Thursday. 

“It’s a good thing to poke fun at things that we know are a little bit wrong – I don’t see any problem with that.”

The former Apprentice contestant lambasted the “easily offended” who she mocked as “probably not meat eaters, probably vegan and who probably knit their own socks.

“They need to suck it up and have a laugh,” she exclaimed.

Usually a critic of the BBC, Ms Hopkins lauded the “left-leaning broadcaster” for the programme, but admitted she was shocked the corporation had decided to mock the contentious issue.

“I think it’s surprising for us because usually the BBC would be sympathetic towards Isis in someway,” she continued.  

“They’re quite left-leaning, there’s a lefty bias that goes on. We’re always very careful when we’re around the BBC because they support multiculturalism, so we don’t say anything against any other culture ever.”

“It’s strange to see the BBC doing something like this and I can only assume the boss was away for a few weeks.”

The BBC Two show is the brainchild of Sussex University friends Jolyon Rubinstein and Heydon Prowse.

The pair jumped to defend the series, claiming it was important satire does not shy away from controversial subjects. 

Prowse said: “It”s important not to pull your punches in satire. You have to be fearless or it undermines your credibility.

“You can”t go after David Cameron for five years like we did and not go after Islamic State.”

The pair jumped to defend the series, claiming it was important satire does not shy away from controversial subjects. 

Prowse said: “It”s important not to pull your punches in satire. You have to be fearless or it undermines your credibility.

“You can”t go after David Cameron for five years like we did and not go after Islamic State.”

Ofcom, the U.K.’s media regulatory agency, received 39 complaints about the sketch in the days immediately after the piece aired, according to The Times.

The BBC declined to comment on the sketch.