‘Wake up Laurence Fox, you’re a white, privileged man – just like me’

My name’s Tom and I’m a white, privileged man.

Not a difficult thing for me to admit because I happen to believe it’s true. My life of relative ease comes courtesy of loving parents, a good health and education system – and the undeniable fact that I won the genetic lottery.

That’s not to say I’ve not worked hard to get where I am – 28 years old, living in London, leading a happy and (relatively) successful life.

But ignoring the indisputable advantages I had from birth in a society which still discriminates against minorities and women would be extremely blinkered.

Sadly this doesn’t seem to be a problem for Laurence Fox and his one-man crusade against the ‘woke’.

Until Question Time last week, most people probably knew Fox as a successful TV actor and (possibly) a mediocre musician.

But last week he stormed headfirst into the debate about Meghan Markle and racism.

Article URL : https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/wake-up-laurence-fox-youre-21347456

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