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The Chase Viewers Furious At 'Unfair' Question Given To Partially Sighted Woman

Anish Vij

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The Chase Viewers Furious At 'Unfair' Question Given To Partially Sighted Woman

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The Chase viewers have slammed the show for the 'unfair' question given to a partially blind contestant.

Legal advisor Anna, 45, had already mentioned to host Bradley Walsh how she had difficulty seeing before getting stuck with the controversial brain-teaser.

The host said: "I know that you have a sight impediment," to which the contestant replied: "Yes, that's right."

Walsh then asked the court worker: "Has that helped you in the legal game? And what I mean is are you sort of paying more attention?"

Credit: ITV
Credit: ITV

"You know what, you're actually right," Annah replied.

"Because I actually am not distracted by visual cues - you're right, that's very true."

Annah, who required assistance getting to and from her seat throughout the show was then asked the question.

Bradley asked: "Which Only Fools and Horses character was often seen in a sheepskin coat?"

The 45-year-old contestant answered wrongly: "Boyce".

Walsh then informed her that the correct answer was Del Boy.

Many users took to social media to showcase their discontent.

One tweeted: "The chase just asked Annah, who is blind, which character from only fools and horses is often 'seen' in a sheepskin coat #TheChase."

Credit: ITV
Credit: ITV

Someone else commented: "I'm sorry, but asking that sheepskin coat question to someone who's visually impaired... #TheChase."

A third wrote: "'Which Only Fools & Horses character is often seen wearing a sheepskin coat?' F*** off ITV asking that to a BLIND contestant! #TheChase."

Another asked: "Are they taking the p*** with that coat question? She’s blind #TheChase."

"As if you’ve just asked a partially sighted lady who was often seen wearing a sheepskin coat #TheChase," a final user shared.

Notably, however, all questions that are asked on The Chase are believed to be selected at random.

Despite receiving a difficult question, Annah managed to rack up £7,000 in the cash-builder round.

Chaser Mark 'The Beast' Labbett then offered her a low option of £1,000 and a high of £50,000.

Annah decided to stick with the initial £7,000 and was able to make it back to her squad.

She featured with contestants Dave and Rachel and the trio ended up taking £15,000 to split amongst them.

Topics: The Chase, ITV, TV and Film

Anish Vij
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