First, I inspired Tampon Teabag (I know, I know) to write a much longer post dissecting the awful spectacle.
Second, according to the BBC:
The report goes on to say:
The government-backed sponsors of The Jeremy Kyle Show have cancelled their £500,000-a-year deal over concerns about its content.
Ufi, which runs the Learndirect adult learning service, said continuing the deal would not "protect and enhance" its reputation.
A spokesperson for the government's communications body, the Central Office of Information (COI), said: "The criticism of the show - sparked by Judge Alan Berg's remarks earlier this week - means that both Ufi and the COI consider it no longer appropriate for Learndirect to be associated with the programme."But why was public money being used to sponsor crap like this in the first place? It was never appropriate. It didn't suddenly become inappropriate when a case originating out of the show came before a judge and he said what is obvious to anyone who has watched it.