Posted by Gareth Icke Posted on 14 November 2020

Laurence Fox claims acting agent has ‘dropped him’ weeks after ‘racism’ row on Twitter

Laurence Fox has claimed his acting agent has dropped him over his controversial views.

The actor, 42, said online his agent “let him go on the phone” – adding her move “reaffirmed exactly why” he decided to launch his Reclaim political party.

It comes just weeks after he was embroiled in a heated exchange with a number of Twitter users including Coronation Street actress Nicola Thorp and the deputy chair of Stonewall, Simon Blake.

They accused him of racism after Fox suggested supermarket Sainsbury’s was “promoting racial segregation and discrimination” by recognising the role black people had played throughout history across its supermarkets.

In the past, father-of-two Fox – whose ex-wife is actress Billie Piper – has caused controversy by criticising “woke” culture.” He clashed with academic Rachel Boyle on BBC Question Time after she called him a “white privileged male”.

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