‘David Icke invited me to his house. It was weird. It was wonderful. And it was worrying as well. But banning him for his crackpot theories on 5G and the coronavirus won’t stop him. In fact, it’ll only egg him on.
“David’s posting a video calling out the RT management for censorship.”
The message, from Icke’s son, came a couple of weeks after a beautiful day trip to the Isle of Wight where I’d spent the day interviewing David Icke. The unsanctioned brainwave had come to me while my editor was on holiday and we were strapped for content and ideas. At the time, I was the face of a satirical news segment for RT, and we wanted to do some more creative, longer form interviews. When I got in touch with Icke, I was surprised to learn that he’d watched some of my videos for RT and would be happy to have me over.’
Read more: I spent a day interviewing David Icke. He was charming, maddening and sad – I can’t believe THIS is the man UK establishment fears (how to be patronised by RT reporter Polly Boiko who the establishment will never fear)