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'Where was the security?' comedian Alan Davies reacts to Smith's Oscars slap

Comedian Alan Davies has questioned why security officials did not manage to stop Hollywood actor Will Smith from hitting comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars. Davies said that Smith's reaction was "wildly disproportionate" to the joke made by Rock, but that he did feel sorry for the actor and the pressure he must be under.
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‘I’ll stick up for the comic’: Alan Davies says Will Smith hitting Chris Rock not ‘in any way reasonable’

Alan Davies has expressed solidarity with Chris Rock after Will Smith hit the US comedian onstage at the 94th Academy Awards on Sunday (27 March). The British stand-up comedian said in a new interview on Tuesday (29 March) that he will always “stick up for the comic” when asked about one of the most shocking incidents in the Academy Awards’s 94-year history. While presenting the Best Documentary Oscar during Sunday night’s ceremony at Los Angeles’s Dolby Theatre, Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head. “Jada, I love you. GI Jane 2, can’t wait to...
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Alan Davies says he poured a bottle of urine through Conservative Party's letterbox

Alan Davies has admitted to giving the Conservatives a piece of his mind and bladder by pouring urine through the letterbox of one of their offices.Speaking during an episode of Unforgivable, a Dave show in which celebrities share their scandalous stories, the comedian revealed his dirty protest to the other members of the panel. He said: "I once wilfully and deliberately vandalised the Conservative party headquarters."I must say, not the main office, it was the Loughton branch in Essex, which they had recently renamed Thatcher House.Sign up to our new free Indy100 weekly newsletter"They had empty milk bottles on the doorstep at Thatcher House and I weed in one and poured it through the letterbox and drove away at high speed".The audience then gave him a round of applause but we doubt Tories watching at home would have been as thrilled to learn about the mess he made.Meanwhile, urinating in public can land those who are caught a fine of up to £80, making Davies' wee pretty opulent indeed.Yuck.Have your say in our news democracy. Click the upvote icon at the top of the page to help raise this article through the indy100 rankings.
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