Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Bizarre

Just In: BBC Journalist Sacked For ‘Racist’ Tweet About Royal Baby

A popular radio host at the BBC in London Danny Baker has been sacked after he tweeted about the royal baby.

Baker used a photo of a chimpanzee to depict the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s newborn son Archie.

There was outrage on social media with calls for him to be sacked for his tweet.

He removed the picture after the backlash with social media users branding his action ‘racist’ and an insult to Meghan’s African heritage.

Baker had earlier denied he was racist, saying he was ‘shocked at my own foolishness.”

He was quoted by MailOnline as saying that ‘I put up a silly photo for a joke. It was monkey in a top hat or something.

BREAKING:  Doctor's Office Wrongly Texted 8000 Patients With 'Dying Cancer' Message Instead Of Holiday Greetings

“I would have put it up for anyone. I apologised and I took it down when it was pointed out. Once I realised [that it was offensive] I took it down.”

Prince Harry, Meghan Markel with the Royal Baby
Prince Harry, Meghan Markel with the Royal Baby

Grave Mistake
He continued to say that “It was obviously a mistake. I have made a full apology. Yes of course I’ve made a full apology. I put up silly pictures all the time. But that’s all.

I think even you must realize that it was a mistake. I’m shocked at my own foolishness.”

The radio host on Thursday announced on Twitter that he has been sacked by the BBC.

Subscribe to watch new videos

Source: OccupyGh.com 

Click Here To Join Our WhatsApp Community

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Advertisement

Entertainment

Following a writ for her arrest, Ghanaian media personality Afia Schwarzenegger has gone off the radar – she is missing. However, a netizen on...

Entertainment

A woman alleged to be a witch has been caught in a small town in Lagos, Nigeria. She was reportedly caught right in the...

Entertainment

The Ghana Football Association and the Ghana Black Stars team survived a fire outbreak in their hotel in Doha and this could have been...

Entertainment

Yesterday morning, a tragic online report that quickly gained popularity confirmed the death of Okomfuor Koleege’s wife, who passed away at the labor ward...

OccupyGh.com - Ghana Homepage, Ghanaweb, Ghana News, Ghana Entertainment News, We serve as an unbiased Ghana News source to inform people about recent or important events and information in categories including but not limited to entertainment, sports, finance, business, and celebrity news. Powered by OccupyGh Concept Limited, a premier entertainment company with 8 years of experience in Entertainment, Local New, and Everything Lifestyle. Phone +233 247 659 843. Contact us: [email protected]