Yates apologised for his feedback final month, however apologised once more yesterday in a press release he tweeted, saying that he’ll stand down from internet hosting the BBC music present.
On a current podcast, throughout a dialogue about grime artists, I made some ill-considered remarks which have damage many individuals.
I can see clearly that the phrases I used bolstered offensive stereotypes, and that there is no such thing as a context which might justify such remarks.
My feedback aren’t any reflection on how I actually really feel, and I wish to apologise unreservedly to the Jewish neighborhood, folks within the music business and anybody else I’ve offended.
This has been, and continues to be an enormous studying expertise for me, and on reflection I’ve taken the choice to step down from internet hosting High of the Pops this yr.
Scott Bryan is a TV editor for BuzzFeed and is predicated in London. Contact this reporter at: [email protected]
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