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Jake Humphrey is right to stick up for Karen Carney as he asks if 2021 could be the year of living kindly

Telegraph
 2021-01-04

Cover picture for the articleWhat, Nick Lowe asked in the 1974 song covered into pop immortality by Elvis Costello five years later, is so funny about peace, love and understanding?. There was a plea for those three, or something like them, in a memorable piece of sporting television at the weekend, when BT Sport host Jake Humphrey used a minute of time shortly before the Saturday kick-off at Tottenham v Leeds to deliver a message of support for Karen Carney. That pundit had been the recipient of what Humphrey called “horrible, misogynistic, sexist, vile abuse” after her comments about Leeds on Tuesday night during an Amazon Prime broadcast of their match with West Bromwich Albion.

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