Danny Dyer has been hailed as the voice of reason after followers unearthed comments he had made about folks on benefits.
The EastEnders’ star was trending on Twitter after followers started sharing comments he had made in his 2015 ebook The World According To Danny Dyer: Life Lessons from the East End, saying the reason persons are on benefits is that some jobs don’t pay them sufficient to reside.
The quote reads: ‘People bang on about benefits tradition, all that. There are p**s-takers, nobody doubts that.
‘But I do know lots of folks on benefits who work laborious – it’s simply they don’t receives a commission sufficient to cowl the fundamentals of life.
‘Now you may say, “Get off you’re a**e and get a better job.” All proper, say everybody does that. Who’s gonna really do the s**tty jobs then?
‘If you’re working forty hours per week and you’ll’t cowl your payments, that ain’t your fault. It’s the fault of the slags paying you.’
He added that if folks want to assert benefits as nicely as working they need to go forward and declare them and never really feel responsible as a result of ‘it’s not you who’s getting the profit anyway, it’s your employer.
‘They pay you s**t and expect the state to pick up the rest of the tab.’
Clearly hanging a chord within the present coronavirus pandemic which has seen many individuals’s jobs affected by cuts or furlough, Twitter customers started circulating the quotes of their 1000’s.
One tweeted: ‘If someone had said to me in January that the 3 voices of reason for 2020 would be Piers Morgan, Marcus Rashford and Danny Dyer I’d have laughed at them.’
Others added: ‘Danny Dyer spot on again’ and ‘Danny Dyer is quickly becoming one of my favourite people, this is spot on.’
Even those that haven’t agreed with Danny up to now had been sharing the quotes, writing: ‘Never thought I’d agree with Danny Dyer about anything but this says it all really’.
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