Ricky Gervais calls bullfight fans ‘evil c***s’ over horrifying video of bull set on fire and tortured

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has hit out over a sickening video of a bull being set on fire (Picture: Getty/ Animal Guardians)

Ricky Gervais has slammed fans of a bullfight pageant after seeing a horrifying video of a bull being set on fire in Spain.

The sickening viral clip presentations the animal’s horns being set ablaze, earlier than it’s allowed to run unfastened in entrance of a jeering crowd.

The spectators – which come with youngsters – pull the terrified bull’s tail and throw sand and plastic bottles at it as phase of the pageant Toro Embolado, or Fire Bull.

It’s believed that the animal was once later pressured right into a steel cage and killed with a knife.

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The horrifying clip presentations the bull’s horns being set on fire as phase of a pageant in Spain (Picture: Animal Guardians)

Ricky, who’s a fervent animal rights recommend, tweeted ‘evil braindead c***s’ in keeping with the photos.



He was once challenged through one person, who requested if he feels the similar manner about halal slaughter, which regularly refers back to the manner animals are killed for intake.

The comic, 58, answered: ‘To all the people asking why I’ve by no means criticised Halal, I’ve. Many instances. Along with all non secular slaughter.’

He then argued that every one animal cruelty is ‘wrong’, regardless of whether or not it’s phase of any individual’s ‘tradition’ or ‘culture’.

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The comic slammed animal cruelty on social media (Picture: Twitter)

‘Animal cruelty is improper. “But, it’s tradition”, doesn’t make it proper, “It’s part of my religion” doesn’t make it proper, “It’s my culture”, doesn’t make it proper, and “people are more important” doesn’t make it proper both,’ he raged.

‘You know why? Because it’s simply f***ing improper.’

The video of the bull was once recorded and shared through activists from two animal rights teams, Animal Guardians and La Tortura No Es Cultura (Torture Is Not Culture).

Activists are making ready to resort a criticism concerning the pageant, which takes position within the Vall d’Uixó in Spain and celebrates the tip of the Muslim career of Spain in 1492.

They declare Castellón’s regional executive has been selling and financing the development.

Ricky is understood for slamming animal cruelty and lately spoke out over a disgusting video of a YouTuber filming himself biting and beating his pet.

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The After Life big name prior to now mentioned that the mistreatment of animals ‘eats him up inside’ (Picture: Getty)

The After Life big name mentioned he ‘wants to smash his face in’ after being tagged within the photos.



He’s additionally been campaigning tirelessly to finish the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China, explaining that the mistreatment of animals ‘eats him up inside’.

‘I have empathy for everything – I’m hardwired to – and some other people assume that animals are like inanimate gadgets with out emotions and that canine, say, don’t really feel unhappy. But that’s simply no longer true,’ he informed AOL.

He added that after he sounds off about animal cruelty on social media, trolls at all times have the ability of ‘heckling’ him.

‘I’ll tweet a couple of bull being tortured to demise and say, “Ban bullfighting,” and any individual at all times says, “What about the kids in Syria?”‘ he mentioned

‘People can always think of a more worthwhile cause than yours, but they’re simply seeking to heckle you. They’re heckling.’

The comedian has additionally hit the headlines for falling utterly in love with Brandy, the canine he employed for his Netflix sequence After Life.

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