Julie Burchill Wiki
Julie Burchill Biography
Who is Julie Burchill?
Julie Burchill is a Telegraph columnist who started as a staff writer for the New Musical Express at age 17, since then she has contributed to newspapers such as The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. Burchill says she has been REMOVED after her “racist” tweet about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s new baby, Lilibet. The writer made a series of “offensive” comments after the name of the Sussex daughter, who was born Friday in Los Angeles.
Burchill is also an author and novelist whose 2004 novel Sugar Rush was adapted for television.
How old is Julie Burchill?
Julie Burchill is 61 years old in the year 2021.
Julie Burchill Wiki, Biography
Born on July 3, 1959, Julie was raised in Bristol and educated at Brislington Comprehensive School.
Her father was a communist union activist who worked in a distillery. Her mother worked in a cardboard box factory. She did not attend college, leaving the A levels that she had started a few weeks earlier to begin writing for the New Musical Express (NME).
Julie Burchill Telegraph
Newspaper columnist Julie Burchill says she was “fired” by the Daily Telegraph, one day after tweeting a racist comment on the name of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s daughter Lilibet. The Brighton-based writer made the announcement about her on her Facebook page on Tuesday.
Burchill said tonight that she was fired by The Telegraph, adding that she had a “lovely five years” but was unhappy after many of her “cutting edge ideas for columns” were rejected. This comes after a lawyer was suspended for a “racist” tweet about baby Lilibet Diana in a conversation with the columnist.
Joanna Toch was criticized for her comments following her royal birth, which was announced by Meghan and Harry on Sunday night.
What did Julie Burchill say?
The ordeal erupted when journalist Julie Burchill tweeted that Lilibet’s name was “a missed opportunity” for the new parents.
She said they could have called her “Georgina Floydina” after George Floyd, who was killed by police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, sparking protests around the world.
Referring to Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, attorney Toch responded, “No Doria?
“Don’t black names matter?”
Burchill replied that she “was waiting for Doria Oprah, the corrupt racists.”
Toch responded by saying, “Doprah?”
Hundreds of people criticized women online, before Toch apologized and deleted her profile.
Julie Burchill Tweet
The conversation between the women was labeled “disgusting racism” and “despicable”.
However, the Brighton-based Telegraph writer did not apologize for her tweets.
After the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the arrival of their second child on Sunday, Ms Burchill tweeted: “What a missed opportunity! They could have called him Georgina Floydina! “The post was met with backlash on social media, where it was described as” disgusting racism “and” despicable. ” A lawyer who tweeted an offensive joke in response to Burchill’s post was suspended from her job Monday and apologized.
Julie Burchill farewell
She said today: “I have been fired by the Telegraph, it has been five wonderful years and I will always be grateful to them for ending my years of wildlife.
“However, I would be lying if I said that I had not often complained to my husband recently about always rejecting my ideas of edgy columns and giving me more pedestrian ideas, which I have done splendidly anyway … Go ahead and upwards!”
The Telegraph did not confirm that Burchill was fired when asked by Sun Online, as she works as a contributor, rather than a staff member.
The newspaper clarified that they are not responsible for what is published on Twitter.