Thu, 17 Apr
° °
  • Firstline - TV3 New Zealand

    Firstline

    Weekdays 6am

  • 3 News - TV3 New Zealand

    3 News

    Nightly 6PM

  • Campbell Live - TV3 New Zealand

    Campbell Live

    Weekdays 7.00pm

  • Three 60 - TV3 New Zealand

    Three 60

    Sundays 9.30am

  • 3rd Degree - TV3 New Zealand

    3rd Degree

    WEDNESDAYS 8.30PM

  • The Paul Henry Show - TV3 New Zealand

    The Paul Henry Show

    Weekdays 10.30pm

  • The Nation - TV3 New Zealand

    The Nation

    Weekend 9.30am

Miley Cyrus slammed over stroke joke

Wednesday 09 Oct 2013 3:06p.m.

Miley Cyrus slammed over stroke joke

Miley Cyrus is under fire from stroke charity advocates over an ill-advised joke during hosting duties on US sketch show Saturday Night Live.

The controversial star has angered bosses at Britain's Stroke Association after her appearance on the series over the weekend, when she said she kept poking her tongue out because she "keeps having mini-strokes".

The remark has now received a response from charity bosses, who slam Cyrus for mocking stroke victims.

Stroke Association's Patrick Olszowski says, "Having a mini-stroke is no laughing matter. Around 46,000 people in the UK have a mini-stroke each year, with one in ten leading to a major stroke.

"Sticking out your tongue is not a sign of having a stroke, having a stroke is a serious medical emergency."

WENN.com

 
comments powered by Disqus