She said: “I wanted him to die, and then I thought that reflects badly on me and I don’t want to be the sort of person who wants people to die.
“So, then I wanted him to get better, which he did do, he did get better, but he didn’t get better as a human being and I really would prefer that.”
Her remarks sparked 494 Ofcom complaints, but no further action was taken.
In a U-turn of her words, she added to The Guardian this week: “Well, I don’t want him to die. But, I wouldn’t mind if he was castrated.”