ITV launches 'woke' self-care classes to help the well-being of staff in the ...

ITV launches 'woke' self-care classes to help the well-being of staff - including origami, paint-pouring sessions and 'racial fluency' - in the wake of three suicides linked to its flagship show Love Island ITV launched a range of networking groups welcoming minority and ethnic staff  Insider says some white hetrosexual men irritated by lack of care for their needs  Chief executive Carolyn McCall ordered ‘woking up’ drive following criticism 

By Katie Hind For The Mail On Sunday

Published: 00:51 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 01:50 BST, 2 May 2021

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ITV has launched a series of ‘woke’ self-care classes for its staff, including origami lessons, paint-pouring sessions and ‘racial fluency’ lessons.

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The broadcaster has also launched a range of networking groups welcoming women, gay workers, those with disabilities, and minority ethnic staff, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

But one insider claimed some white, heterosexual men are irritated by the lack of a group to accommodate their needs.

Stressed staff can also drop into a new ‘frazzled cafe’ to share their woes over a coffee via a Zoom video chat

Stressed staff can also drop into a new ‘frazzled cafe’ to share their woes over a coffee via a Zoom video chat

The moves to improve the mental wellbeing of staff comes after the broadcaster was criticised for the quality of care provided to contestants on Love Island and guests on The Jeremy Kyle Show. (Pictured, Anna Vakili and Amber Gill 'Love Island' TV Show)

The moves to improve the mental wellbeing of staff comes after the broadcaster was criticised for the quality of care provided to contestants on Love Island and guests on The Jeremy Kyle Show. (Pictured, Anna Vakili and Amber Gill 'Love Island' TV Show)

Perhaps the boss should attend!

ITV’s director of television, Kevin Lygo, might consider attending some of the network’s classes, having once shocked the TV industry with some far-from-politically-correct comments.

Speaking in Edinburgh in 2017, he said: ‘There are quite enough gay people in

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