Lineker breaks silence on porn scandal & says BBC has 'nothing to apologise for'

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GARY LINEKER has insisted that BBC has “nothing to apologise for” after final evening’s porn noise controversy.

Viewers had been left shocked as a weird “porn noise” interrupted their protection of the Wolves vs Liverpool FA Cup conflict.

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Gary Lineker was left red-faced when a porn noise interrupted BBC’s protection of Wolves vs LiverpoolCredit score: BBC
The noise continued live on air as he spoke to Alan Shearer up in the gantry

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The noise continued dwell on air as he spoke to Alan Shearer up within the gantryCredit score: BBC/UNPIXS
The BBC issued a grovelling apology after the incident

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The BBC issued a grovelling apology after the incidentCredit score: Getty
Lineker told Newsnight he saw the funny side of it and said BBC had nothing to apologise for

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Lineker informed Newsnight he noticed the humorous aspect of it and stated BBC had nothing to apologise forCredit score: BBC

Pundits Lineker and Alan Shearer struggled to cover their embarrassment as they had been compelled to compete with an odd noise that viewers likened to a porn movie.

It was later revealed {that a} infamous prankster had hidden a cell phone on the TV set at Molineux for Liverpool’s FA Cup win at Wolves

Daniel Jarvis, who’s a serial pitch invader, then activated the attractive sounds ring-tone just by ringing the cell as he watched the dwell photos on BBC1.

That led to the BBC being compelled into releasing an announcement issuing a grovelling apology.

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Nonetheless, Lineker doesn’t consider that an apology was so as as he insisted that he may see the humorous aspect of the incident.

He informed Newsnight: “If you happen to informed me this morning that tonight I’d be on Newsnight speaking a few porn scandal I’d have been terrified.

“When it began, I did recognise that sound. I feel we’ve all been accomplished with that whenever you open up a WhatsApp or one thing.

“It was so loud I couldn’t hear anything that either Danny Murphy or even when I spoke to Alan Shearer. I could hardly hear what they said when the thing was going on.” I have to say I think it’s funny.”

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The 62-year-old added: “The BBC have issued some form of apology, I do know not why. It is actually acquired nothing to apologise for.

“It was fairly onerous to hold on the pre-match build-up and take it severely when this was occurring within the background.

“It added to the entire sport truly. I don’t assume anybody cared for the sport. We had a screamer of a aim which was type of the tone of the entire present in some methods.

As pranks go, it was an excellent one and credit score to them. It was humorous I assumed.”

The BBC’s apology learn: “We apologise to any viewers offended during the live coverage of the football this evening. We are investigating how this happened.”

The honking noises began simply moments earlier than the FA Cup third spherical replay was about to get underway.

It was first performed as Lineker went dwell to co-commentator Shearer who was ready to talk to him within the stadium.

Lineker began laughing and stated: “I do not know who’s making that noise.

“I don’t know if somebody is sending a joke on someone’s phone, I don’t know if you heard it at home.”

Gary Lineker revealed on Twitter that they found this phone in the studio which was making the noise

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Gary Lineker revealed on Twitter that they discovered this cellphone within the studio which was making the noiseCredit score: @GaryLineker
Youtube comedian Daniel Jarvis claimed he was behind the chaos in the BBC studio

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Youtube comic Daniel Jarvis claimed he was behind the chaos within the BBC studioCredit score: Jarvo69 aka BMWJarvo

Being the skilled that he’s, Lineker continued to current the present impeccably regardless of the sound merely not going away because it stored stopping after which restarting nearly instantly.

Lineker took to Twitter to disclose precisely what had occurred by importing a photograph of a cellphone taped to the again of the set.

The caption stated: “Well, we found this taped to the back of the set. As sabotage goes it was quite amusing.”

Serial pitch invader Jarvis claimed accountability for the incident.

The YouTuber, whose account title is Jarvo69, hosted a dwell stream as he hijacked the BBC’s protection.

He proudly introduced initially of the video: “Here we are, we have set up a phone with a loud sex noise in the BBC studios at the Wolves v Liverpool FA Cup replay.”

Jarvo69 watches the protection along with his cellphone held rigorously in hand, ready for the second to tug off his sensible joke.

He has additionally now posted a brief video to Twitter exhibiting himself within the Beeb studio earlier than protection started.

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He wrote: “Yes, it was me that pranked the BBC Match of the Day with the sex phone. The video coming soon!!!! Best prankster ever!!!”

Jarvis has a lengthy historical past of massive stunts throughout sports activities occasions, and as soon as even invaded the stage on the X Issue in 2016.



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