What did Strictly Come Dancing’s Saffron Barker say about suicide? – Latest News


 Strictly Come Dancing’s Saffron Barker is sitting pretty in fifth place on the leaderboard as the competition enters its second week  The beauty and lifestyle vlogger and dance partner AJ Pritchard will take on the Paso Doble for Movie Week, featuring iconic films and the songs from them  Saffron is well-accustomed to the spotlight with four million subscribers on YouTube, a best-selling book titled Saffron Barker Vs Real Life, and three successful homeware ranges at Primark  Despite her successes, the 19-year-old previously managed to raise eyebrows with comments made surrounding suicide in a historic video  What happened? Here’s what you need to know… What did Saffron Barker say about suicide?  In the video, which resurfaced after the Strictly line-up was announced, Saffron was filmed ranting about a train journey  The social media star and other travellers faced delays after someone was hit by a train  In the video, she can be heard saying: ‘[The journey should have taken] 50 minutes, but instead it took me found and a half hours So that was amazing.  ‘So basically, obviously it’s really sad, someone did get hit by a train, but it meant that I couldn’t get home and it wasn’t just I couldn’t get home, it was the most stressful thing  ‘They weren’t doing no buses to help anyone, I was in an hour taxi line, stood in the cold for an hour taxi line ’  After the video came to light, a representative for Saffron told Metro.co.uk in a statement: ‘Saffron sincerely apologised straight after this incident, it’s a comment she regrets and it’s now in the past ’  Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC One on Saturday night at 7.10pm    

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