ALAN GREEN issued an on-air apology for a comment made about Jamie Vardy’s spouse Rebekah.
The BBC 5 Reside commentator was overlaying what turned out to be Leicester Metropolis’s Three-Zero residence loss to Crystal Palace.
Alongside the way in which the 65-year-old veteran of the mike mentioned Vardy ‘has acquired his childminder again from the jungle’.
It was a reference to Rebekah’s latest look on the fact tv present I am a Superstar, Get Me Out of Right here.
Inexperienced sparked a social media backlash as listeners tok to Twitter to recommend Inexperienced’s remarks had been sexist and pointless.
And he tried to undo the injury by saying sorry.
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Rebekah Vardy was the topic of an Alan Inexperienced comment that some listeners discovered offensive
“By the way in which I believe some individuals on social media took offence at what I used to be saying about Jamie Vardy and his spouse Rebekah Vardy in relation to I am a Superstar,” he mentioned.
“I actually did not imply any offence so I apologise to you if you happen to felt that any was meant.
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“I used to be simply attempting to replicate the truth that I really like the programme and actually loved Rebekah’s half in it and the opposite jungle celebrities. It is a heck of a present.”
Vardy responded on Twitter, saying Inexperienced’s remark was “pathetic” and that “they have to be determined for extra listeners” in response.
Elsewhere, Girls in Soccer requested: “What century are we in?”
Jez Wyke tweeted: “Alan Inexperienced there, making it worse and never apologising in any respect.
“You weren’t attempting to “replicate that you simply love the present” you had been making a sexist “joke” a couple of man’s spouse being a “childminder”.
Posted AndyWatson: “Was that an apology by Alan Inexperienced or not? Gave the impression of they simply laughed it off to vary the topic?
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“Even I, who thinks PC has gone too far, felt saying the spouse is the kid minder is again is one thing soccer has and cricket doesn’t.”
Rebekah completed ninth within the programme, which ended final weekend.
She has 4 kids, two with the Leicester and England striker.