Big Fat Gypsy Weddings
Big Fat Gypsy Wedding is a British documentary series produced by Firecracker Films for Channel 4, see the world of Gypsies and Travellers in Britain. The show has been criticized by travelers and gypsies communities for misrepresenting them.
Jane Jackson, Deputy Chief Executive of the Rural Media Company, a charity which publishes the Times travelers, he said, is going through a documentary, the voiceover is saying we’ll let you in on the secrets of the travel community – and that’s not true. It could be the case for families in particular face the camera, but not true in general. They are made to seem totally irresponsible, not really be taken seriously as an ethnic group.
Other travelers and Roma communities question the title of the series. Billy Welch, a spokesman for the Roma, said: While Channel 4 should be commended for at least the difference between Irish Travellers and the Roma, the first three episodes in fact, have focused exclusively on Irish Travellers and their traditions extravaganza called the Gypsy wedding of fat and I have yet to see a gypsy gypsy in it.
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