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New Statesman Online
Misleading portrayal of gypsy life in the Channel 4 series is damaging, says traveller community.
The traveller community has said that it is "extremely disappointed and angry" with My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding's narrow portrayal of their way of life.
Gypsies demand air time for a right of reply, saying the series fuels hatred and suspicion of their communities
Irish Travellers living in Britain have attacked the Channel 4 series's My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding , claiming it fuels hatred and suspicion of Traveller communities. The Irish Traveller Movement in Britain tonight called upon Channel 4 to give Britain's Gypsies and Travellers air time for a right of reply.
Daily Mail online
Pity poor Tanya Welch. All she wanted was a caravan site somewhere for herself, her partner and 12-strong brood of children.
Now she’s been stuck with a £1.2million house in one of London’s most sought-after suburbs, provided by the local council at considerable cost to the taxpayer.
Daily Mail Online
Woman blasts C4's portrayal of traveller life
It's become the hit TV show that everyone is talking about as viewers marvel at the lavish and elaborate weddings and their traditional and old-fashioned culture.
But one woman has slammed My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding and said it has tarnished the traveller community.
CHER Lloyd has hit back after being abused about her gypsy background on Twitter.
The X Factor star, currently in rehearsals for the show's tour, has responded to the spiteful comments by saying she's not ashamed of her traveller heritage. As Big Fat Gypsy Wedding continues to air on Channel 4, pulling in millions of viewers, Cher has become the target of a vicious Twitter campaign.