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Thursday 23 January 2020

'Don't care what she did... if I find her on Tinder, I'll swipe right' - best reactions to Michaella McCollum interview

Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Michaella McCollum's interview on RTE last night generated huge reaction on social media.

The vast majority of tweeters condemned RTE for giving the convicted drug smuggler, who has emerged from a Peruvian prison having served two of her six year sentence, airtime.

The 'soft' tone of the interview also came under fire as many felt the line of questioning focused more on her physical transformation and new blonde locks than it did on the circumstances of her crime.

While a few lone voices supported the 23-year-old Tyrone woman many viewers opted to plough the situation for humour and make their point with a joke or two...

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