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Support for Carol; briefing 60second.

CAROL THATCHER says she has received many letters of support after she referred to a black tennis player as a "golliwog".

Ms Thatcher, 55, was sacked from BBC's The One Show in February.

When asked on the Andrew Marr Show whether she regretted saying the word, she said: "No, because I used it in a context which wasn't appreciated at the time." "My store of golliwog fridge magnets has actually now gone up because people have sent them to me. The point about the mail I had was today's obsession with political correctness and I think that is a topic that has to be really addressed."
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Apr 20, 2009
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