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Danny Baker fired by BBC over royal baby chimp tweet
Guest posted a topic in TopicsThe tweet, which he later deleted but which has been circulated on social media, showed an image of a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption: "Royal Baby leaves hospital". The BBC 5 Live presenter was accused of mocking the duchess's racial heritage. Baker claimed it was a "stupid gag". The 61-year-old presented a Saturday morning show on the network. The corporation said Baker's tweet "goes against the values we as a station aim to embody". It added: "Danny's a brilliant broadcaster but will no longer be presenting a weekly show with us." https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-48212693