Comedian Rosie Jones has had the final say against the sickening abuse she received from online trolls who mocked her voice.

Jones, who has ataxic cerebral palsy which affects her speech, was bombarded with abusive messages following her appearance on BBCQuestion Time last week, with people complaining that they couldn’t understand what she was saying and that her voice was “annoying”.

At the time, Jones condemned the ableist abuse she received, saying that she wasn’t “surprised” and that it was “indicative of the country we live in right now”.

“I will keep on speaking up, in my wonderful voice, for what I believe in,” she added.

A week later, Jones has finally shut the trolls up with a simply clap back on the new Channel 4 comedy show Complaints Welcome.

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In a filmed segment the 31-year-old said: “I love being disabled. I love being gay and I love being a woman. So, if you don’t like my voice or what I say you can f**k right off. OK?”

Jones quote retweeted the video on her own account adding: “And that’s all I’ve got to say about that.”


Jones doesn’t shy away from using her natural voice and has incorporated her talking style into her comedy act, often constructing jokes to subvert what many people expect a disabled person to say.

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