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CORRIE RACE STORM: Charlie Lawson Sets Record Straight After ‘Indian Murder’ Tweet

CORRIE Star Charlie Lawson, better known as Irish hard-man Jim McDonald was embroiled in a ‘race storm’ following a tweet linked to the Liam Neeson backlash.

The tweet in question that was alleged to be from the Coronation Street actor, 59 appeared on a fake news website.

Charlie Playing Jim McDonald in Corrie’s 90’s Heyday – Credit: Granada Television

The tweet read: “I could murder a f**king Indian.’

The story appeared on a suspected fake news website and alleged that the Irish-born actor posted the Tweet after a hefty boozing session last night which ‘sent the internet into meltdown.’

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Lawson has denied that he sent the tweets and said: “I have nothing to do with the tweet”.

He said:  “To whom it may concern, I have nothing to do with the tweet purported to have come from me. I’m told it’s from The Dundonald Liberation Army.”

Politicalite has contacted Charlie’s representatives for comment.

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