SIR Lenny Henry claims black people no longer watch a BBC.
The TV maestro bloody bosses for unwell on diversity, heading a broadcaster to “haemorrhage” viewers.
Lenny, who co-founded Comic Relief with a Beeb in 1985, pronounced a series of black and Asian viewers branch off vital channels in 5 years was “mega”.
He added: “They don’t watch Holby City or Casualty.
“Believe me they (the BBC) are disturbed as people are voting with their remote control.
“Young people need to see themselves on a screen, differently they’re not going to watch human radio anymore.
“Young black kids are going, ‘Well, I’ll watch dual hours of Empire’ — on their phone, on a train or in bedrooms. They competence come down and watch Luther.
“The BBC are haemorrhaging observation total since they’re not representing us as a people.
“I and colleagues are perplexing to get taxation breaks for people with representation.” Speaking in Birmingham, 60-year-old Lenny added: “We’re not examination TV like we used to. The kids go one way, gran goes one way.
“The thought of us all entrance together to watch Walking With Dinosaurs or The Vicar of Dibley, that’s not function any more.”
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