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Norton - Warned by BBC over lesbian joke

Irish TV presenter Graham Norton has received an official BBC warning after he made a 'homophobic' joke about lesbians on his show.

The openly gay chat show host described a drawing of a large woman with short hair as looking like "a strange lesbian".

'Gavin and Stacey's' Ruth Jones, who was a guest on the show, asked him what a lesbian looked like.

Norton, 46, pointed at the picture and said: "That!"

Complaints were upheld by the BBC, which described the remarks as "reinforcing a potentially offensive stereotype".

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