Sex victims bring it on themselves says Coronation Street star.

(30 Posts)
Darkesteyes Tue 19-Mar-13 02:13:45

Bloody RAGE.

Ive always thought soaps were a bit mysogynistic. Seems in some cases they choose their actors to suit this.
he is full of rape and abuse apology here.

Warning...it will make you as angry as it did me.

www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/coronation-street-ken-barlow-actor-1772476

Phyllis55 Tue 19-Mar-13 02:16:05

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wonder what i did then hmm

what a twat!

Darkesteyes Tue 19-Mar-13 02:20:40

I reckon Corrie producers have got their head in their hands. What with the charges against another one of their actors and now this old duffer coming out with this bile.

TotallyBursar Tue 19-Mar-13 02:27:10

Corrie & the like should have been axed years ago. Any vague hat tip they get for handling a subject well (not that I can summon one to mind) is obliterated by the overwhelming mass of shit they pump out for the rest of the time.
I need a second crack at the link now, I got temporary rage blindness.

can't bring myself to be angry, he is clearly insane.

ChairmanWow Tue 19-Mar-13 07:26:47

Hmmmm. I wonder if we'll be hearing any revelations about him then. It seems a rather defensive attitude.

shrimponastick Tue 19-Mar-13 07:31:52

What ????

V strange indeed.

scaevola Tue 19-Mar-13 07:33:15

"they choose their actors to suit this"

Given that he was chosen nearly 53 years ago, I think it would be difficult to discover reasons for his casting. And it is totally unrelated to the current producers of the soap.

I think what actors say/do on their own time is nothing to do with soap storylines; many of which (especially in Corrie) feature strong women characters.

BornInACrossFireHurricane Tue 19-Mar-13 07:33:52

He is clearly deluded, not only to think this but to willingly broadcast it?!

Tosser.

AnyFucker Tue 19-Mar-13 07:38:45

Isn't he the ridiculous old fool that bangs on about all manner of stupid guff?

It was psychics or summat the other day. Best ignored, I think, the man is a tool

Mehrida Tue 19-Mar-13 07:40:01

Wasn't he on the tellybox the other day trying to talk to his dead dog through a medium?

He's clearly barking I love my puns I do.

scaevola Tue 19-Mar-13 07:41:16

Glen Hoddle had the same problem: easy to be trapped like this if you believe in reincarnation.

bootsycollins Tue 19-Mar-13 07:44:50

Horrible little man.

AnyFucker Tue 19-Mar-13 07:51:40

Just let the mad old codger keep yapping

He will yap himself out of a job soon

FannyFifer Tue 19-Mar-13 08:02:55

I don't think he said asking for it though, or bringing it in themselves, is it not his religious beliefs re past lives affecting what happens to you in this life?

Didn't someone else say that it was the same re children with special needs, that it was a punishment, sure there were threads about that a few years ago as well.
Can't remember who it was though, a singer or actor I'm sure.

Not something I agree with whatsoever or condone but if you believe in reincarnation then that is what you think.

scaevola Tue 19-Mar-13 08:04:00

Fanny yes, that was Glen Hoddle

AnyFucker Tue 19-Mar-13 08:06:54

Glenn Hoddle's career went from strength to strength after that

Not

scaevola Tue 19-Mar-13 08:09:57

The Dalai Lama manages to talk about reincarnation without causing offence.

Roache, after so many years in Corrie, seems unable to cope without a script.

wannabeEostregoddess Tue 19-Mar-13 08:10:25

So he talks about not asking for birth certificates to check ages and an apparent "grey area" if you like.

And he has slept with over 1000 women.

Sounds like hes teetering on the edge of some sort of confession to me.

BabyMakesTheBellyGoRound Tue 19-Mar-13 08:34:19

Yes,absolutely Bill,these girls who were sexually mature beyond their years somehow preformed some sort of voodoo to render these poor men helpless. Couldn't help it. hmm

Sounds like he is afraid of some revelations. Of course he should not have to ask for a birth cert,he and others could simply not be sexual with them. Say thanks,but no thanks. Or is he implying that men have so little control over themselves that they can't not,and in that case he is painting men as nothing more than animals.

duchesse Tue 19-Mar-13 08:51:10

My first reaction is that there are few skeletons rattling the doors of his cupboard then and he's getting in ahead of the reports.

duchesse Tue 19-Mar-13 08:53:02

ah, x posts with practically everyone else I see. He'll be the next one under the spotlight then, once JS has been fully dealt with (inasmuch as you can deal with a corpse).

harryhausen Tue 19-Mar-13 12:41:22

To me, he sounds like he's totally loosing it. Seriously incoherent.

Can I say something with the fear of being totally flamed?

When I was 13,14,15 (back in the mid 80's) I had one or two friends who I know used to dress up, had fake ID and would go out every weekend with the sole purpose of 'getting off' with older men. At the time, we used to eagerly listen to their exploits in the class room the next week. At the time I thought they were being fairly wild and outrageous, but didn't give it much more thought.

Only as an adult do I think back and wonder if these girls had problems at home, or of indeed all their tales were true. However, I do wonder if the men they 'got off' with knew or cared if they were so young? If they didn't know.....are they now sex abusers? Legally, yes of course they were. However, I know my friends actively sought them out.

I think in an awkward an unintelligent way, these are the 'groupies' that Bill Roache is trying to describe.

But in general, his rambling are crazy.

ubik Tue 19-Mar-13 12:43:31

I couldn't give a shit what some third rate soap actor thinks about anything

TheJoeufulPuddlejumper Tue 19-Mar-13 12:53:56

Good point harry. My feeling is that yes, the men those girls "got off" with would be classed as sexual offenders whether they knew it or not. I once worked on a case where a 19 year old male was convicted and placed on the sex offenders register for having sex with a 14 year old girl - despite the fact that we could prove she had told him she was 17.

As for Mr Roache, I hope he loses his job at the very least. He is scum and so are the tabloids that so gleefully print this muck.

Dervel Tue 19-Mar-13 13:06:07

The reason the Dalai Llama can talk about reincarnation without causing offence is first of all he has more than merely a passing comprehension of karma, dharma, and reincarnation as part of a tradition he is both humble and erudite about.

This utter spanner has simply replaced an old dude with a beard living on a cloud passing judgement on people, and replaced it with the idea of a metaphysical bank account that does much the same thing.

This sort of crass uneducated view has justified caste systems, subjugation and oppression, and what about this guff about purity. If he counts himself a spiritual man we are all pure!

Not impressed!

The mans a total tool, that much is for sure.

But, I actually think he should lose his job, because as a `soap star` he has a platform to say these things, and it should be a responsibility to not allow vile spew and if you do then you should lose that privalege. I also agree that it sounds as if he knows something is going to come out.

I agree ubik, I dont give a shit what a phoney celeb says but unfortunately lots of people do, they have influence for a lot of people, sadly.

TheJoeufulPuddlejumper Tue 19-Mar-13 13:08:30

Exactly what Dreams says.

DaffodilAdams Sat 23-Mar-13 11:00:49

Now there's a surprise

He is in business with child rapists.

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