Now with over 5 millions views, Gay Byrne's interview with Stephen Fry on the RTÉ programme 'The Meaning of Life' has definitely stirred a bit of controversy and caused a bit of a storm on the internet.
In the format of the show, Gaybo always asks his guests what they would say to God if they ever met him at the pearly gates. His response obviously surprised Gay by the expression on his face and Gay responded to say it was the longest answer he had received to that particulr questions since he started the show.
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Since the infamous interview, Stephen Fry on BBC Radio 4's Today programme has said he was "astonished" by the response that it has caused and that it has become viral on Twitter and elsewhere.
He added that he was "most pleased that it’s got people talking" and that he never wished to offend anyone and never mentioned any religion in particular.