‘I might by no means put anybody else’s well being in peril’: Gogglebox’s Malone household hit again after viewers accused them of flouting social distancing guidelines
Gogglebox stars have defended themselves after they had been accused of not adhering to social distancing guidelines.
In latest weeks, the Channel Four hit present has been criticised by some who imagine members of the households are assembly up for the recordings.
Complaints have even been made to Ofcom whereas different followers have criticised the households on social media.
Observing the principles: The Malone household, who characteristic on Channel 4’s Googlebox, have assured followers they’re conforming to social distancing tips
Earlier than Friday’s present a Channel Four narrator introduced earlier than the present: ‘Simply in case you are apprehensive, they’re all protecting to the rules of social distancing.’
And now the Malone household, made up of Tom, Julie, Tom Jnr and Shaun, from Manchester, have had their say on Twitter.
Tom and Julie’s daughter Vanessa doesn’t seem on the present however the dad and mom defined she is a nurse and resides on the household dwelling.
Reassuring: On the household’s Twitter account, Julie defined their daughter who doesn’t seem on the present resides at their dwelling
Fan favourites: The Manchester household are standard amongst viewers and all the time have a bowl of tasty snacks in entrance of them when watching TV
Julie mentioned from the household’s Twitter account: ‘Simply going to place this on the market so we’re all updated, I do know the social distancing guidelines too, I like my Grandkids, I might by no means put them or anybody else’s well being in peril.’
However viewers have questioned whether or not among the stars reside collectively or assembly up for the recordings.
Sisters Ellie and Izzi from Leeds specifically have come beneath fireplace from followers.
Ellie’s boyfriend Nat had beforehand taken Izzi’s place in the course of the UK’s lockdown, however Izzi is now again together with her sister in latest episodes.
Criticised: Sisters Ellie and Izzi from Leeds have been the topic of complaints by viewers accusing them of not observing tips
Final month, Gogglebox was hit by complaints to Ofcom, because it was the topic of 20 objections to the TV watchdog.
On the time, a consultant for Channel Four informed MailOnline: ‘Many of the households dwell collectively however the place they do not, they’re complying with PHE social distancing tips.
‘Gogglebox will solely movie with households the place it is protected to take action. The well being and security of our solid and crew is paramount.’
Below present tips, Britons are informed to not go to members of the family who dwell exterior their houses as a way to sluggish the unfold of the virus.
Official recommendation from Public Well being England states: ‘Keep away from gatherings with family and friends. Be in contact utilizing distant expertise equivalent to cellphone, web, and social media.’
MailOnline has contacted Channel Four for remark.
Shock: Followers of the present had been anticipating to see Ellie joined by her boyfriend Nat who had beforehand taken Izzi’s place in the course of the coronavirus lockdown
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