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Ant and Dec confuse fans over Northern Ireland statement

Ant and Dec have left some fans confused following a statement they made about Northern Ireland during their Saturday Night Takeaway show.

Viewers were left puzzled after the famous duo referred to Northern Ireland as not being a part of Britain.

The pair were explaining the details of their game Sofa Watch: Battle of Britain when the comment was made.

Dec said: "Northern Ireland isn't actually part of Great Britain, but we still want it to be part of sofa watch.."

Fans of the show rushed to social media to correct the presenting pair.

One angry fan posted: @itvtakeaway @antanddec would just like to point out to Dec that Northern Ireland is actually part of Great Britain!!!!!! #SaturdayNightTakeaway."

Maureen Bell took to Twitter and said: "Ant and Dec referred to Northern Ireland as not part of GB, that's me finished with Ant and Dec show Saturday night takeaway."

However, some fans were quick to silence critics, stating that Ant and Dec were in fact correct.

Dan McAlinden posted: "Did anyone watch Ant and Dec last night? Even they know that the north of Ireland "isn't really part of Great Britain" according to Dec."

 

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