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Katie Hopkins: I was too harsh on migrants

By Albertina Lloyd

Katie Hopkins has admitted she regrets some of the extreme language she used against migrants.

The media personality sparked outrage in April when she wrote a column in The Sun entitled "Rescue boats? I'd use gunships to stop migrants". She wrote: "Show me pictures of coffins, show me bodies floating in water, play violins and show me skinny people looking sad. I still don't care."

Hopkins prides herself on never having apologised for anything she has said.

But in a new interview she admitted: "There's some things which in hindsight you'd probably look to pull out. But I think overall my message isn't about the idea that we want to see people suffering, it's an idea that we need to find solutions to problems."

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