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Rachel Riley To Anti-Semites: “Your Abuse Makes Me Speak Out Against Racism More”
15 March 2019, 12:06
Rachel Riley has opened up about the “tonne of abuse” she has received after speaking out against anti-Semitism.
The Countdown host told LBC she’d been targeted by “horrible people” after calling out racism within the Labour party which had been “largely brushed under the carpet for a long time”.
“I saw a problem and I spoke out,” she told Nick Ferrari.
“I got a tonne of abuse, an absolute tonne of abuse, for one post in the first instance.”
She continued: “Basically these horrible people have inspired me to speak out, they’re proving my point.
“Whenever I say there’s a problem, they show me there’s a problem.
“They only have themselves to blame really. If they want me to stop talking about anti-Semitism, they can stop being anti-Semitic.”
Watch the interview above.