Joe Lycett issues cutting update on his David Beckham ultimatum on Qatar World Cup - and it’s not looking good
Brummie comedian Joe Lycett has threatened to shred £10,000 of his own cash if David Beckham doesn’t pull out of his World Cup deal with Qatar
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The Brummie comedian has released a vide ohn socila media addressing Beckham - saying tha the would donate £10,000 of his own cash to charities that support gay people in football if the footballer pulls out of his World Cup Deal with Qatar over the country’s stance on LGBTQ+ issues.
But Joe said, if Beckham did not do so he would shred his money - with each £1,000 for the reported £1m Beckham has receved to work with the World Cup - and live stream it as the tournament begins on Sunday (November 20).
Yesterday BirminghamWorld reported how Joe had issued a social media update to say thait he was ‘in a bit of a pickle’ as he had not heard a word from Beckham.
This has been followed up today with a new post from the comedian’s Twitter account which has 1.2m followers. In his latest post Joe simply says 48 hours to go - and has posted a giant shredder!
The Tweet has already had 890 likes. But not everyone is convinced that Joe would be doing the right thing if he does go ahead with shredding the cash.
One follower has asked him to donate the cash to his gofundme page. Another said: “To think people are struggling with living costs and your gonna shred 10k. Not a great move tbh.”
Others are right behind the comedian saying: “This is sad, but I think you better plug in the shredder my friend.” Another said: “This is what you meant with shredder had a little one for kitchens in mind … okidoki.” While a different fan said: “The message is worth more than the money.”