‘Woman simply explains why taking the knee is bad but tweeting you condemn racism is good’ – parody
If you haven’t spotted the work of actor and satirist Rosie Holt before, now is the perfect time to put that right. As well as her stage work as an actor and stand-up comedian, she has been lighting up our Twitter timeline with her jokes and comedy sketches.
Her very funny bigot, who likes to share her views in patronising lecture form, is so good that she is often mistaken for a real person.
Here she is with a characteristically forthright opinion on the NHS.
Woman who thinks 1% pay rise for NHS is fine because they got clapping pic.twitter.com/sEJhxBCEWY
— Rosie Holt (@RosieisaHolt) March 6, 2021
Being a satirist, Rosie’s finger is always on the pulse. This short, brutal and very funny sketch about the controversy surrounding MPs who have criticised footballers for taking the knee, but condemned racism against them, is perfectly timed.
Woman simply explains why taking the knee is bad but tweeting you condemn racism is good: pic.twitter.com/m5BDciacSG
— Rosie Holt (@RosieisaHolt) July 13, 2021
‘Now, can you take a picture of me, cheering while watching the Olympics?’
You’ll remember this when the inevitable Downing Street photo dump of the Olympics happens.
Tweeters gave Rosie’s sketch the love it so richly deserves.
Bloody brilliant. https://t.co/ifuJbLUlAT
— Andrew Brooks (@taxbod) July 13, 2021
Nailed it 👇 https://t.co/dlHk4B7Ptq
— Amanda Nuttall (she/her) (@nuttallam) July 13, 2021
Absolutely love this. You just know its accurate. https://t.co/4JTNR0whf7
— Rich Bo (@BowyerRic) July 13, 2021
— Fionna O'Leary, 🕯🇪🇺 (@fascinatorfun) July 13, 2021
Far be it from us to name any names, but Steve Peers has had a good guess.
You are the Home Secretary and I claim my £5
— Steve Peers (@StevePeers) July 13, 2021
You can follow Rosie on Instagram, as well as Twitter, if that’s more your sort of thing.
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