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GMB’s Susanna Reid forced to correct false claim that being gay is ‘punishable by death in parts of Caribbean’ after backlash

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supports HTML5 videoSusanna Reid was forced to correct a false claim made on the show that being gay is ‘punishable by death in some parts of the Caribbean’ on Wednesday’s Good Morning Britain.The presenter cleared up any confusion before the programme ended after viewers complained on social media for ‘spreading fake news’.‘Before we go, I’d just like to correct something that was said earlier on the show,’ Susanna said.‘One of our contributors suggested being gay is punishable by the death penalty in some parts of the Caribbean – it’s not correct although it is considered a crime with potentially long jail sentences in some areas.’Co-star Richard Madeley then added: ‘Just to make that absolutely clear.’The clarification came after guest Andrew Pierce stated: ‘In certain Caribbean countries you get the death penalty for being gay, we do business with them, they’re part of the commonwealth.

It’s called the real world.’His comments were made during a conversation about Boris Johnson’s upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia days after the largest mass execution in the kingdom in modern history.Andrew’s remark went unchallenged at the time, with the conversation about Mr Johnson’s trip to find new fuel sources continuing.Viewers hit out at Andrew’s remark online, with one asking: ‘Sorry where in the Caribbean do you get the death penalty for being gay ???!!!!????’Susanna Reid moved by viral Ukraine Frozen girl singing national anthem at charity concertBradley Walsh praises car salesman pal paying £5,000 a day to house Ukrainian refugeesMartin Lewis apologises for 'stepping over the line' during interview with Sajid Javid‘Spreading fake news on GMB as usual, states total lie that certain Caribbean countries have the death penalty for.

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