Kemp does Dal­las... sadly not the best soap re­make ever

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Imay have got a tad ex­cited when some­one told me Ross Kemp was go­ing to be in Dal­las on Sky1 last night. Un­for­tu­nately it turned out not to be the best soap re­make ever, just the lat­est se­ries of Ex­treme World.

Ross went to Texas to in­ves­ti­gate grow­ing fears that Don­ald Trump’s Amer­ica is on the verge of a race war.

And he un­cov­ered plenty of ev­i­dence to sup­port his own the­ory that, although a full armed con­flict may not be im­mi­nent, the racial di­vide in Amer­ica on last night’s telly ap­pears deeper than ever. He took his time about it, though.

There was so much filler early doors I feared he had come back from a trip empty-handed for once.

One bizarre seg­ment saw Ross re-en­act­ing the shoot­ing of one of the white Dal­las po­lice of­fi­cers am­bushed by a black ex-sol­dier in 2016. Is­sues do not come much more se­ri­ous than this, so it was pretty odd to see Ross ham­ming around like Alan Par­tridge im­per­son­at­ing James Bond in the leg­endary Never Say Alan Again episode of I’m Alan Par­tridge.

Thank­fully, fol­low­ing that slow start, things heated up pretty quickly as Ross spoke to peo­ple on both sides – and some of those caught in the mid­dle.

The most shock­ing footage came when Ross was al­lowed to join a White Lives Mat­ter protest march.

As Ross pointed out, this sup­pos­edly peace­ful group was car­ry­ing more mil­i­tary hard­ware than some pro­fes­sional sol­diers take into bat­tle.

And, what­ever their griev­ances, that was tak­ing the Sec­ond Amend­ment way too far.

SHOCK Ross meets US mil­i­tant

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