Romesh Ranganathan was subjected to ‘disgusting racial abuse’ by a woman during a comedy concert before the security guard expelled her from the scene … and an enthusiastic audience chanted a ‘cheerio!’
Romesh Ranganathan was reportedly exposed to heinous racial abuse by a woman during her comedy performance at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on Thursday night.
The comedian, 43, was forced to stop the show and apologize to other members of the audience when the woman rose from the crowd and heckled him, while the star was forced to ask security to intervene.
In a shocking video, the violent woman is seen being thrown and escorted by guards outside the venue, while a delighted audience chanted a ‘cheerio!’ at her.
Shocking: Romesh Ranganathan was reportedly exposed to heinous racial abuse by a woman during her comedy show at London’s Hammersmith Apollo on Thursday night (pictured last month)
A video shared online shows Romesh saying, ‘I’m sorry, I’m sorry’ to the audience members in front shortly after the woman spoke.
In the video, the woman is pulled out of the seat and marched out of the auditorium as the audience begins to sing: ‘cheerio, cheerio, cheerio!’
The viewer who filmed the incident expressed his shock from the scenes and remarked: ‘It is being carried out! They’re pulling her out! ”
Disruption: The comedian, 43, was forced to stop the show and apologize to other members of the audience when a woman stood out from the crowd and hacked him, while the star was forced to provide security to intervene.
Following the incident to the crowd, The Weakest Link presenter said, “Do you know anything? Let me tell you honestly, I have really mixed feelings about this, because I found it very disturbing.
“So I apologize for that and I’m glad it was resolved.
“But I’m also a little sad that it’s the most exciting thing you’ve ever heard all night!”
Meanwhile, in a clip won by The Sun, Romesh is reacted in shock shortly after hearing the abuse when he asked her to ‘damn shut up’ and asked, ‘What’s going on?’
Outrageous: In a shocking video, a violent woman is subsequently thrown by the guards and taken out of the venue, while a delighted audience chanted a ‘cheerio!’ at her
Directly to the address of the racist who was standing on her feet at the moment, the publication states: “Wait, listen, I’m starting to get distracted. You’ll have to shut up. What’s happening?
‘Am I here ap *** k? Why are you getting up, what’s going on? ”
Security is then seen approaching a woman who is angrily gesturing to the staff when the audience calls her to step out.
Apology: A video shared online shows Romesh saying, ‘I’m sorry, I’m sorry’ to members of the audience in front shortly after the woman spoke.
Get out: In the video, a woman is pulled out of her seat and marched out of the auditorium as the audience begins to sing: ‘chéerio, cheerio, cheerio!’
The Sun reports that the abuse began when Romesh joked about racism in football and joked, “I’d rather be P ** than Scouse,” which allegedly caused a man in the audience to chant, “Millwall!”
Romesh replied to the man, “Why do you let everyone know that you are a racist?”
The source added that the man was shouting a racial swear word: “Hip-Hop Coconut” and said how “terrible glaring racism” was before praising Romesh for dealing with things.
MailOnline contacted a Romesh representative to comment.
Amazed: Romesh directly addressed the racist person standing on his feet at the moment, saying, “Wait, listen, I’m starting to get distracted. You’ll have to shut up. What’s happening?’ (pictured in 2019)