“People come up and say, ‘God, that’s brave’.'”
The actor, who was previously married to singer and actress Billie Piper, also addressed Jeremy Vine’s panel member Yasmin.
At the time, the Channel 5 host had replayed a moment from Question Time which showed Laurence hitting back at an audience member.
The member of public suggested Laurence was “white and privileged” and thus had distorted views on racism, which prompted the actor to claim that in itself was a racist remark.