Stars, including Zoe Ball, took digs at June’s historic referendum result.
French actress Isabelle Huppert said after Brexit we “would be much harder and our lives are the poorer for it”.
There was also jokes about Donald Trump’s presidency at the star-studded event held at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday.
Nick Ferrari wasn't happy about celebrities mocking Brexit
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If these people loathe it so much, go into politics
Host Stephen Fry mocked the US President as he called Meryl Streep an “overrated actress” at the 70th British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards.
Unhappy with the remarks, Ferrari hit back at the complainers.
Citing the moment Zoe Ball told La La Land director that the film was “something that people really need in the current climate,” Ferrari thundered: “What? That would be a democracy, would it? The fact that people voted for Brexit?"
Actress Isabelle Huppert said Brexit would make 'everyone poorer'
He continued: “And listen, we'll have to see how Donald Trump turns out. Much of what Mr Trump has done is absolutely reprehensible, but guess what? He also won by democracy.
“If these people loathe it so much, go into politics. Of course, they're entitled to an opinion, I'm not saying they are not entitled to an opinion, but the way they self-preen, this virtue signalling that it's all so wrong.”
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The LBC host railed against the mocking of Brexit and Donald Trump
Speaking on his LBC show, Ferrari accused the celebrities of being out of touch with their audience.
“These frocks cost two and a half thousand pounds. They'll probably keep a family in Sunderland going for two months. Why don't they give the cash there? Why have you got two and a half grand on a frock?
"They all are so right on, aren't they? And that ghastly Stephen Fry looking like a big Honey Monster or whatever, it's just horrific."
Director Ken Loach used is acceptance speech for Best British Film for I, Daniel Blake, to blast the Government’s treatment of refugee children.
The 80-year-old accused Downing Street of “a callous brutality” for ending the “Dubs amendment” scheme after taking in 350 Syrian children.
Upon collecting his award, he told the audience: ”The poorest people are treated by this government with a callous brutality that is disgraceful.
“It’s a brutality that extends to keeping out refugee children that we promised to help and that’s a disgrace too.”
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