Rose West & Myra Hindley: Their Untold Story with Trevor McDonald viewers have praised a former prisoner for ‘knocking out’ one of the notorious killers.
The ITV documentary, which aired last night (Monday, September 21), featured a woman named Julie McAllister who was in Low Newton Prison at the same time as Rose West.
Sir Trevor McDonald described how West had a terrible temper, which often caused friction with the other inmates.
What did the ex-inmate say on Trevor McDonald’s Rose West documentary?
Julie was in jail on a firearms offence. She said: “I was in the dining hall and Rosemary West came in and she asked to sit at my table. I said, ‘No, you can’t’ and she actually spat on us.
“She was standing in the queue, talking to the prisoners about how she’d cook them cakes. I tapped her on the shoulder and I punched her straight in the face. Caught her in the eye, because you could hear the thud when she hit the floor.
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“I knocked Rose West clean out and I’m shouting, ‘I’ll do it again because I’m a mother’. And the full dining hall ended up on the tables, giving us a round of applause.”
It seems those watching at home felt the same way.
How did Rose West & Myra Hindley doc viewers react?
On Twitter, a number of viewers praised Julie and called her a “national treasure”. Others said she should get a medal and called her story the “quote of 2020”.
One wrote: “The Geordie who knocked Rose West ‘clean out’, give that lass a medal #rosewest #RoseandMyra.”
‘I knocked Rose West clean out’. This woman is a British national treasure.
Another put: “That woman saying she knocked Rose West clean out has been the highlight of this documentary #RoseandMyra.”
A third said: “‘I knocked Rosemary West clean out’. Well, I think your criminal record should be wiped clean for doing that fantastic public service. #RoseAndMyra.”
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Someone else wrote: “‘I knocked Rose West clean out’. This woman is a British national treasure #roseandmyra.”
“That Geordie woman saying ‘A knocked Rose West clean oot and the whole dining room cheered’. Quote of 2020 that,” said another, using a crying-laughing emoji.
— worlaura 💫 (@LauraDeacon1) September 21, 2020
That woman saying she knocked Rose West clean out has been the highlight of this documentary #RoseandMyra
— Melissa. (@melissaztweets) September 21, 2020
“I knocked Rosemary West clean out”
Well, I think your criminal record should be wiped clean for doing that fantastic public service. #RoseAndMyra
— Andy Gibson of AndyGibsonTV.com (@AndyGibsonTV) September 21, 2020
“I knocked Rose West clean out” this woman is a British national treasure #roseandmyra
— a guy named Chris. (@kingofthecentre) September 21, 2020
— Stevie G (@Renegade_Vibes) September 21, 2020
West was sentenced to life in prison in 1995. A court found her guilty of 10 murders.
– Rose West & Myra Hindley: Their Untold Story with Trevor McDonald is available to stream now on ITV Hub
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