Saturday 17 March 2018

Ian O'Doherty: Gray Gate is NOT all black and white

Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

Okay, let's clear up something first of all. Andy Gray deserved to be sacked. But that doesn't mean I'm not extremely uncomfortable with the whole thing and the cynicism that has surrounded it.

And why, as someone who regularly rails against the diktats of political correctness, do I think it was right to sack Gray for making a few off-colour gags?

Well, it wasn't that he made a few off-colour gags, it was the way he behaved to Charlotte Jackson in that now infamous footage of him asking her to tuck his mic into his trousers.

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