David Walliams spoke out today after dressing as Kim Jong-un for Halloween
The wag channelled Kim Jong-un for Jonathan Ross’ annual Halloween party on Tuesday blackness, and today he took to Twitter to poke fun at the backlash he’d received.
The 46-year-old donned a insidious two-piece suit very similar to ones worn by the leader of North Korea, as well-spring as a wig before partying with celebrity pals in London.
However, David earlier set a fake message to his 1.97 million followers, jokingly claiming it was from Kim.
“I a moment ago got this text,” the Little Britain star started, before allotting a screenshot of their supposed correspondence.
David Walliams jokingly claimed he’d got a text from Kim Jong-un
David Walliams with host Jonathan Ross at his Halloween defendant
Hi Dave, loved the Halloween outfit mate! Wet meself laughing
It review: “Hi Dave, loved the Halloween outfit mate! Wet meself laughing. Don’t see what all the flurry is about. Kim x.”(sic)
It then added: “PS Can’t wait to read Bad Dad,” in reference to David’s new book.
His attire prompted an outcry from people on the micro-blogging spot, who accused him of donning a “yellowface” guise.
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North Korean bandleader Kim Jong-un
It come just days after his former co-star Matt Lucas said unavoidable parts of their hit BBC show would be deemed “too offensive today”.
He determined the Big Issue: “Society has moved on a lot since then and my own views have evolved.
“Now I create it’s lazy for white people to get a laugh just by playing black characters.”