Christopher Biggins - the harmless, camp, homosexual, panto star - has been in hot water recently.
In addition to making a tasteless/offensive joke to a Jewish contestant in the Big Brother household, further possibly offensive comments about bisexuality have landed him in hot water. The offensive Jewish joke wasn't broadcast but the comments on bisexuality were.
Here they are:
During a conversation about homosexuality, the gay actor said: “The worst type though is, I’m afraid to say, the bisexuals … what it is, is people not wanting to admit they are gay.”
Biggins claimed HIV had been spread by bisexual people who had sex with infected people abroad “and brought it back to their own families in America, and that’s how it became a worldwide disease”. (https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2016/sep/26/ofcom-investigates-christopher-bigginss-cbb-bisexuality-remarks).
Ofcom are investigating after receiving 20 complaints (yes, you read that right - twenty).
Now I, like most other people, disagree with Biggins' viewpoint on bisexuals.
But what the hell happened to free speech?