The Islington MP appeared on Radio 4 for the car crash interview yesterday, where host Ms Barnett asked him six times to explain how much free care for children aged two to four would cost the Government.
Bungling Mr Corbyn failed to answer, frantically trying to search on his iPad for the exact number during the live interview.
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Emma Barnett grilled Jeremy Corbyn over free childcare costs
And just minutes after the interview aired, Ms Barnett – an orthodox jew – tweeted: “So abuse from @jeremycorbyn supporters begins. He didn't know his figures plain & simple. Catch up on my interview”
The presenter was bombarded with sickening abuse online by ‘Corbynistsa’ trolls who claimed she deliberately tried to humiliated the leader.
The @labour_insider feed, which often backs Mr Corbyn, said: “Breaking news. Allegations have surfaced that @emmabarnett is a zionist. Are the allegations true Emma?”
Jeremy Corbyn couldn't answer how much his childcare plans would cost
Emma was sent a series of abusive tweets
Trolls targeted Emma Barnett and her family
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The award-winning journalist also had her family attacked in the series of highly offensive tweets.
A user, whose Twitter account has previously shared links to Holocaust denial websites, posted: “Zionist Emma Barnett (family lived off the proceeds of brothels) . . . Who would have thunk it.”
While another user added: “He should have known especially when a Zionist shill [stooge] like you who hates him is conducting the interview . . . she hate Corbyn.”
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It is totally and absolutely completely unacceptable for anyone to throw abuse at anyone else.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn
The Labour leader condemned the vile posts describing them as “totally unacceptable” following the embarrassing interview.
He said: “It is totally and absolutely completely unacceptable for anyone to throw abuse at anyone else.
“Journalists do ask difficult questions and journalists do do a job that does require asking difficult questions sometimes in difficult circumstances.
Jeremy Corbyn condemned the online abuse
The presenter was bombarded with sickening abuse onlin
“If you don't like what a reporter says or asks me, or anybody else, understand the question they're asking, we will all do our best to answer those questions.”
Jewish support for Labour has sunk to an all time low, with just 13 per cent backing the party under Jeremy Corbyn.
In contrast, nearly eight in ten said they will vote Tory on June 8, according to the latest poll for the Jewish Chronicle.