Mother of two autistic daughters Nicola Clark criticises Ricky Gervais over his use of the word 'mong'

Oct 21, 2011, 09:27 AM

Ricky Gervais has been criticised for using the term ‘mong’ in his comedy routine. Disabilities groups say it’s deeply offensive, but Ricky insists he has only used the word to mean 'dopey' or 'ignorant'.

BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine spoke to journalist Nicola Clark, whose two daughters have severe autism, and Martin Mor, a comedian and comedy writer.

Hear the whole interview on BBC Radio 2 here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b015n3zr #comedy #disability #offensive #twitter #mong #bbc