TV host Michelle Hunziker arrives at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan in September 2019. Photo: AP TV host Michelle Hunziker arrives at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan in September 2019. Photo: AP
TV host Michelle Hunziker arrives at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan in September 2019. Photo: AP

Slant-eyed gestures, Chinese accent: Italian TV sketch launches racism debate

  • Hosts Michelle Hunziker and Gerry Scotti say they have received death threats in a ‘wave of hatred’
  • The duo have apologised, but the producers have refused, saying that the show is, ‘like satirical and comic programmes all over the world, politically incorrect’

Topic |   Racism and prejudice
TV host Michelle Hunziker arrives at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan in September 2019. Photo: AP TV host Michelle Hunziker arrives at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan in September 2019. Photo: AP
TV host Michelle Hunziker arrives at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan in September 2019. Photo: AP
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