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Scottish independence: Frankie Boyle reacts to referendum results - 'To be fair I've always hated Scotland'

By Jenn Selby

Famous reactions to the ‘No’ vote from ‘Yes’ campaigners has been a mixed bag thus far.

Some gracefully conceded the defeat – and the saviour of the Union – by thanking Scotland for taking part, and, as Billy Bragg put it, “putting devolution for England on the agenda”.

Others, like Russell Brand, took a predictably revolutionary approach.

“Fear is more powerful than faith,” he wrote on Twitter. “Until that changes none of us are free.”

Then there was Frankie Boyle. Who posted the tongue-in-cheek following:

"To be fair, I've always hated Scotland", he said.

He then posted something else...which we've had to censor.

"I should have expected this, because if you'd asked me to estimate how many ***** there were in Scotland I'd have said about 2 million"

Source: Independent

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