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Oh Amstell...

A sure-fire way to whip up some much needed press attention is to make some controversial comments live on air. Luckily for ex-Never Mind the Buzzcocks presenter, Simon Amstell, he's the king of off-colour humour. So when he shared a breakfast interview platform with singer Russell Watson, who is recovering from a brain tumour, the stage was set for some uncomfortable humour...

The incident came at the end of Amstell's BBC breakfast interview. The presenters, Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams, trying to end the interview, said, 'We're finished now,' Simon reacted by mocking the presenters, saying, 'Stop talking! We're finished! Got to get Russell on with his tumour!' Sian responded, 'Now you do have to stop talking. He's right there! He'll hit you on the way out. That was a Buzzcocks moment there.'

Poor Russell Watson sat stoically off-stage, smiling a breakfast-telly smile.

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