‘No connection between Barbados and Covid’ Captain Tom defended against ‘ludicrous’ trolls

Captain Tom: Holiday has ‘no connection to covid’ says Wright

Captain Sir Tom Moore raised almost £33 million for the NHS during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic and received a knighthood from the Queen for his sensational work. The 100-year-old is currently in hospital having been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Trolls on social media who have criticised Sir Tom for taking a trip to Barbados during the Christmas break when it was legal to do so have been slammed.

Journalist Lebby Evans tweeted: “I interviewed Captain Tom’s daughter before Xmas. She told me how ageist and sexist it was for trolls to assume she was making her dad do things he didn’t want to do.

“Barbados was top of his bucket list and it was legal to go when they did. Some of the comments on here are vile.”

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