BBC Apologizes for Airing Picture of Prince William With Penis on His Head

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The BBC apologised on Thursday for accidentally showing an image of Britain's Prince William with a penis drawn on his head.

The blunder happened when the broadcaster's breakfast TV show aired a clip of a promo video for a comedy group who were appearing later on the programme.

The image of the second-in-line to the British throne, with a beard and moustache scrawled in black pen onto a picture of the prince in a newspaper flashed up on the screen for a couple of seconds.

He had also acquired glasses, missing teeth and a penis on his head.

More here, via Breitbart.com

Thank you, John Peter Zenger, and all the others responsible for the long American tradition of private, unregulated news media.

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  1. Well I never!

  2. The BBC apologised for the gaffe, stressing that the “offending material” was not produced by the broadcaster.

    It was produced by an intern named “Huey Bluitt”.

  3. The mythical penis unicorn, not as mythical as I was lead to believe. Also, divine birthright, not as mythical as I was lead to believe.

  4. The teeth look pretty standard for the majority of Britishers.

  5. That’s an interesting crown he’s wearing.

  6. If they really wanted to be transgressive, they’d show a picture of Princess Diana with a penis drawn on her head.

    1. I believe they dole out 600 lashes for that.

    2. Dodi always insisted “No Pictures”.

  7. Huh, NPR interviewed a British political cartoonist that draws the PM with a condom on his head. No apologies forthcoming.

    1. Elected officials do not, at least for the moment, claim to be divinely ordained.

      1. I think you mean:

        British elected officials do not, at least for the moment, claim to be divinely ordained.

        In DC, the divinity is deemed to be manifest, requiring no official claim.

  8. A circumcised penis!

    1. The only way to fly.

      1. here we go…

    2. “The BBC, due to circumcisions, bother, *circumstances* beyond its control ….”

  9. OT: Help. I just innocently loaded this page to read about the unicornification of a prince and now.. it’s her.. Elizabeth Warren in the upper right part of the screen.. she’s just.. staring at me. Unblinking. Unfeeling. I’m afraid to move.

    1. Warren no trust Paleface!

      1. I wonder what happens when she looks in a mirror.

    2. Scroll down, quickly; the Road Kill T-shirts girl beckons invitingly.

    3. That’s the turning to stone part you feel.

  10. They wouldn’t have had to apologize for airing a picture of William with a *rocket ship blasting off* drawn on his head.

    1. Yeah, it actually looks more like a rocket than a penis. Unless your penis looks like this.

  11. L?se-majest?! L?se-majest?!

    1st Voice Over (John Cleese): (and Roller Caption) ‘THE BBC WOULD LIKE TO APOLOGIZE TO EVERYONE IN THE WORLD FOR THE LAST ITEM. IT WAS DISGUSTING AND BAD AND THOROUGHLY DISOBEDIENT AND PLEASE DON’T BOTHER TO PHONE UP BECAUSE WE KNOW IT WAS VERY TASTELESS, BUT THEY DIDN’T REALLY MEAN IT AND THEY DO ALL COME FROM BROKEN HOMES AND HAVE VERY UNHAPPY PERSONAL LIVES, ESPECIALLY ERIC. ANYWAY, THEY’RE REALLY VERY NICE PEOPLE UNDERNEATH AND VERY WARM IN THE TRADITIONAL SHOW BUSINESS WAY AND PLEASE DON’T WRITE IN EITHER BECAUSE THE BBC IS GOING THROUGH AN UNHAPPY PHASE AT THE MOMENT — WHAT WITH ITS FATHER DYING AND THE MORTGAGE AND BBC 2 GOING OUT WITH MEN.’

    2nd Voice Over (Eric Idle): (and Roller Caption): ‘THE BBC WOULD LIKE TO DENY THE LAST APOLOGY. IT IS VERY HAPPY AT HOME AND BBC 2 IS BOUND TO GO THROUGH THIS PHASE, SO FROM ALL OF US HERE GOOD NIGHT, SLEEP WELL, AND HAVE AN ABSOLUTELY SUPER DAY TOMORROW, KISS, KISS.’

    1. WE WOULD LIKE TO APOLOGIZE FOR THE WAY IN WHICH POLITICIANS ARE REPRESENTED IN THIS PROGRAMME. IT WAS NEVER OUR INTENTION TO IMPLY THAT POLITICIANS ARE WEAK-KNEED, POLITICAL TIME-SERVERS WHO ARE CONCERNED MORE WITH THEIR PERSONAL VENDETTAS AND PRIVATE POWER STRUGGLES THAN THE PROBLEMS OF GOVERNMENT, NOR TO SUGGEST AT ANY POINT THAT THEY SACRIFICE THEIR CREDIBILITY BY DENYING FREE DEBATE ON VITAL MATTERS IN THE MISTAKEN IMPRESSION THAT PARTY UNITY COMES BEFORE THE WELL-BEING OF THE PEOPLE THEY SUPPOSEDLY REPRESENT NOR TO IMPLY AT ANY STAGE THAT THEY ARE SQUABBLING LITTLE TOADIES WITHOUT AN OUNCE OF CONCERN FOR THE VITAL SOCIAL PROBLEMS OF TODAY. NOR INDEED DO WE INTEND THAT VIEWERS SHOULD CONSIDER THEM AS CRABBY ULCEROUS LITTLE SELF-SEEKING VERMIN WITH FURRY LEGS AND AN EXCESSIVE ADDICTION TO ALCOHOL AND CERTAIN EXPLICIT SEXUAL PRACTICES WHICH SOME PEOPLE MIGHT FIND OFFENSIVE.
      WE ARE SORRY IF THIS IMPRESSION HAS COME ACROSS.

      1. That was beautiful.

        *** wipes tear ***

  12. Oh, and by the way,

    Thank you, John Peter Zenger, and all the others responsible for the long American tradition of private, unregulated news media

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAhaaahaaaaa…..

  13. Kate’s a Beard. Guy obviously has dick on his mind.

  14. Keep Calm Hard-On

  15. I demand congress defund that penis!

  16. Offending royalty? How DARE they? FOR GOD AND THE EMPIRE!

    1. My penis-head, right or wrong!

  17. So will the parties responsible be receiving 10 years and 600 lashes for insulting the future king?

    1. “You think we’re barbarians? Hanging, drawing and quartering should be quite sufficient.”

      1. For centuries that was the penalty for fucking the queen since it could have polluted the royal bloodline.

        1. Wasn’t it just an excuse for Henry VIII to execute Catherine Howard?

        2. There were more than a few princes that resembled the Royal Equerry.

      2. Half-hanged and then gutted is the traditional punishment for England.

  18. any comment on the queen’s dentures?

  19. It’s almost as good as many of the Friday Funnies.

    1. Not enough labels.

  20. So that’s how she got pregnant…

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