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23rd Dec 2016

Joey Essex has completely misunderstood what homophobia actually is

Give us strength.

Laura Holland

Give us strength…

As part of a series which aims to educate Joey Essex, aptly named Educating Joey Essex, they dedicated an episode to a Christmas theme.

What You Sleighing? was shown on ITV2 on Thursday night and, much to everyone’s delight (or mortification), Joey Essex came up with some very interesting theories about Christmas.

He’s known for often saying the wrong thing when it comes to facts and general knowledge but his latest understanding of the term homophobia has left everyone cringing.

According to Metro, he said: “Some people don’t like to leave the house. They’ve got home-ophobia?”

What he was actually thinking of was agoraphobia, bless him.


His comments prompted quite the reaction on Twitter.