Dapper Laughs Humiliated After Homeless Charity Shelter Rejects Christmas Album Funds

07/11/2014 15:43 GMT | Updated 12/11/2014 09:59 GMT

UPDATE:

A charity is the latest organisation to critically maul “lad comedian” Dapper Laughs by announcing it will not accept his money.

Dapper – aka Daniel O’Reilly - has carved a dubious fame via “jokes” trivialising rape and encouraging gross misogyny, bizarrely culminating in a charity Christmas album.

With said album featuring gems such as “Proper Moist” (sample lyric: “I’ll track ya down right/ I’ll fuck your mum” and “If she’s looking at you and playing with her hair by the end of the night she’ll need a wheelchair”), it will come as little surprise to learn the charity Dapper singled out to raise funds for has firmly vetoed the prospect.

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Dapper Laughs had intended to raise funds for homeless charity Shelter

Shelter, a housing and homeless charity, was apparently going to be the recipient of all funds raised from the album, which poignantly features a song where Dapper shouts at a ‘tramp’ “you smell like shit” and was expertly described by Us Vs Them as “really sad… cry for help”.

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However Shelter's response to this philanthropic gesture has been to reject it outright.

On Thursday a Twitter account for the charity tweeted: “Just to confirm: We won’t be accepting donations (however small!) from @dapperlaughs for reasons @UsVsTh3m make clear.”

Shelter’s CEO Campbell Robb told Huffington Post UK via email: “The fact that 90,000 children will wake up homeless this Christmas is no joke.

“Dapper Laughs’ brand of ‘comedy’ – which is deeply offensive about homeless people, not to mention many others – is something we felt it was important to take a stand against.

“The support from the public has been overwhelming and we’ve seen a fantastic rise in donations as a result, meaning Shelter can help even more people this Christmas.”

Us Vs Them had earlier highlighted that if you play the album on Spotify, each stream earns about $0.007 per play - less than half a penny, or £0.004. It then encouraged people to donate money to Shelter for every track they didn't listen to from Dapper's album - with impressive results.

If even a charity won’t take your money you should probably be taking a long hard look at yourself…