22 Thursday, 8 October 2009 London Lite Moment a racist TV act was roasted by Hollywoods Harry grab more every thursday Offersarelimited;oncetheyvegone,theyvegone.24hoursalestartsat10amonThursday8thOctoberandnishes10amFriday9thOctober09. Pricescorrectattimeofgoingtoprint,subjecttoavailabilityandconditions.Seewebsitewww.lastminute.comforfulltermsandconditions. up to 50% off theatre stay till monday, hotels from 10 4* egypt holidays from 299 4* prague 2 nights from 109 marco pierre white 2 courses 10 for 24 hours only ends 10am tomorrow told them that had the show been in the US, there would be no show. He said he needed to speak up as an American and added: If I knew that was going to be part of the show I definitely wouldnt have done it. His condemnation of the routine spread around the world via YouTube and blogs, and news sites have covered the incident, with most feedback supporting Connick. But the shows presenter Daryl Somers said: I think this reflects the difference in cultural diversity between America and Australia. For most of Australia I think its a storm in a teacup. Im really happy and excited by the ratings for the show. SINGER Harry Connick Jnr was shocked by a joke Jackson Five comedy routine on an Australian TV show last night, leading a string of protests about racism. The segment featured white men with their faces blacked up to look like the Jackson family. US crooner Connick was a guest on the panel for the Channel 9 show Hey Hey Comeback Special, judging wild and wacky acts, when he was confronted by a group of doctors dressed up like the Jacksons, fronted by a very white Michael Jackson, who is a plastic surgeon They were repeat- ing an act which won the joke segment 20 years ago. But Connick, who lives in New Orleans where the population is predominantly black, looked uncomfortable during the performance of the Jackson Jive. He gave them a zero score and BY FRANK THORNE Uncomfortable viewing: the Jackson Jive Making a point: Harry Connick Jnr index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html