Daryl Somers apologises to Kamahl for ‘inappropriate’ treatment on Hey Hey It’s Saturday

Daryl Somers apologises to Kamahl for ‘inappropriate’ treatment on Hey Hey It’s Saturday

The Guardian

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Hey Hey It’s Saturday star Daryl Somers has apologised to Kamahl for his “plainly inappropriate” treatment on Hey Hey It’s Saturday and conceded that the “offensive” skits which targeted the entertainer’s skin colour would not go to air today.

Somers, who is recording Dancing with the Stars for the Seven network, said he acknowledges that the historical footage – which includes racist sketches like Kamahl being hit in the face with a white powder puff – has “understandably” upset people.

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