Controversial comedian looks to have made final appearance on Channel 4, following outrage provoked by his recent tweets
Channel 4 declined to officially back or condemn Boyle on Friday, after he branded Saudi Arabian Paralympians as "mainly thieves" and a Paralympics Gb high jumper's performance as "Taliban assisted".
However, Channel 4 insiders admitted the comedian – on the network as recently as Monday with The Boyle Variety Performance as part of its Funny Fortnight – was unlikely to feature again.
The comments were made on Boyle's personal Twitter account, but are an embarrassment for the Paralympics broadcaster. Channel 4 commissioned his series Frankie Boyle's Tramadol Nights after he quit BBC2 show Mock the Week following controversial jokes, including one about swimmer Rebecca Adlington that »
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