Controversial footballer Joey Barton has sparked a Twitter storm after saying the stars of Channel 4’s Benefits Street should be banned from having children.
Barton, who plays for QPR, sent a string of shocking tweets saying residents should only have kids if they get a licence.
In a tirade of tweets on the social network site, he wrote: “Strong evidence to support the breeding licence theory. What chance do these kids have?
“World is f****d sometimes. Surely you should have to pass a test or at least show you are capable of looking after kids. Surely?
“They don’t even keep their own homes clean. I didn’t grow up in the best place but people cared about their homes and the way they looked.
“These people don’t give two f***s. Pile rubbish up in the street. Houses are manky.
“They expect the council to sort everything for them. Clean the street…
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