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BBC radio presenter sacked over Royal baby- chimpanzee tweet

Nabanita Dutta

News Editor

BBC broadcaster Danny Baker has been fired after tweeting a picture of a chimpanzee wearing baby clothes. He captioned this photo with 'the royal baby leaving the hospital'. The tweet received an enormous amount of backlash and following that Baker removed it and said the backlash was unexpected. A BBC spokesperson said that the tweet shows a serious error of judgment and it also goes against the values of the station.