Katie Hopkins made an appearance at Hyde Park, this past Sunday and roused the crowd. As expected, not many at the Park have taken appreciation of her anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant comments. She believes she was “sexually insulted” for being called of all things, old. While I am sure she received horrible remarks from a group of young men, there is no way to verify who those young men were, what their political or religious views were.
However, what can be verified is that perhaps an element of football hooliganism was involved as towards the end of the propsective video she posted online, a Liverpool FC football chant can distinctly be heard. At another point, thankfully, seeing that a confrontation may have been brewing, a group of young probably Muslim persons decided to start a chant that they’d rather be in a mosque (Masjid – an Islamic place of worship). Kudos to their quick thinking, because that chant deflated the situation completely.
Regardless, Katie knew that emotions would be high at the Park that day and she knew her inflammatory comments would draw the ire of many, with that said, it’s still inappropriate that some lewd comments were made towards her by unknown young male individuals, but thankfully some Muslim youth were able to quickly deflate the situation.