Controversial cartoon 'South Park' leaves viewers outraged over transgender athlete episode

South Park has been criticised over the episode titled 'Board Girls' (Twitter: ENIGMA_PGH)
13:31pm, Thu 14 Nov 2019
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Creators of South Park have been heavily criticised for distastefully mocking transgender athletes.

The latest episode titled 'Board Girls' revolves around a local strongwoman competition in which character Heather Swanson claims she started to identify as a female 'two weeks ago' in order to enter the competition.

"I'm not here to talk about my transition," says Heather, who bares a striking resemblance to late American wrestler Randy Savage, "I'm here to kick some f****** a**."

She immediately dominates the competition but is later revealed as an ex-boyfriend of a rival competitor, disguised as a trans woman in order to undermine her.

The controversial episode has sparked debates on Twitter as some have cited transphobia.

But fans of the show claim that making a mockery of 'political correctness' is what the show is famous for.