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Danny Baker blasts BBC after they fire him for posting 'offensive' monkey tweet over birth of Royal baby Archie


Danny Baker blasts  BBC after they fire him for posting 'offensive' monkey tweet over birth of Royal baby Archie
Danny Baker is sacked after he posted a 'racist' royal baby tweet yesterday He uploaded image of couple holding a monkey to his 504,000 followers The Radio 5 Live host later deleted the post after it sparked a huge backlash though  later apologized but BBC sacked him calling it a 'serious error of
judgement' It is the third time Baker has been axed by the BBC - previously in 1997 and 2012  Danny Baker today blasted 'pompous' BBC bosses after he was fired for a 'joke' tweet of a couple with a monkey that he posted hours after the royal baby was unveiled to the world.


when  he realized the controversy and later branded it a 'stupid unthinking gag' when he was hit by a huge backlash, insisting that it was about 'privilege and class' and not about race. He had posted the image just hours after Prince Harry and Meghan, whose mother Doria Ragland is African American, showed off baby Archie to the world at Windsor Castle yesterday. 
Danny Baker blasts  BBC after they fire him for posting 'offensive' monkey tweet over birth of Royal baby Archie
 As Baker was slated online, he also won the support of some celebrity friends, including the former Tory MP and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth, radio host Iain Lee, who said he was 'gutted' for him, and former Five Live host Richard Bacon.

' Later he revealed that he had told the head of BBC Five Live to 'f*** off' and said the phone call was a 'masterclass of pompous faux-gravity' when told he would no longer be working at the station. It is the third time Baker has been sacked by the BBC, after he was dismissed by Five Live in 1997 in a row over a referee and in in 2012, when his BBC London show was axed. 

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