Thursday, 17 October, 2019

Lethal Bizzle explains why Lord Sugar's racist tweet is not a joke

His future at the Apprentice has been called into question His future at the Apprentice has been called into question Credit Martin Pope
Lora Ball | 20 June, 2018, 19:42

Among the 23 players in the World Cup squad for Senegal, who beat Poland 2-1 yesterday, seven are based in England - including five in the Premier League.

Business magnate Sugar, who was chairman of Spurs from 1991 to 2001, posted an edited photo of the Senegal starting XI along with images of sunglasses and handbags, together with the caption "I recognise some of these guys from the beach in Marbella". Multi tasking resourceful chaps [sic]'.

It provoked a huge reaction in the comments.

This is far from the first time Sugar has posted offensive tweets that have caused controversy.

'Seems it has been interpreted in the wrong way as offensive by a few people. As a black person I'm trying to be in the position you're in Lord Sugar, and you're just belittling us by saying things like this - it's uncalled for.

As the host of BBC One's "The Apprentice", Alan Sugar is used to giving candidates on the reality show a dressing-down.

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He had also tweeted, to a follower who asked when he would apologise: 'I can't see what I have to apologise for. you are OTT.it's a bloody joke'.

The BBC said: "Lord Sugar has acknowledged this was a seriously misjudged tweet, and he's in no doubt about our view on this".

Despite his condemnation, Collymore claimed he felt there would be "zero" chance of Sugar being relieved of his role at the BBC as host of hit show The Apprentice, because of the "high profile" enjoyed by the tycoon, likening him to U.S. president Donald Trump. Someone sent me the picture and I tweeted. "It's right he's apologised unreservedly", the BBC press office wrote on Twitter.

Lord Sugar was made a Labour peer by Gordon Brown in 2009, but quit the party six years later and now sits as a crossbencher.

The tweet had earlier seen Sugar facing swift condemnation.

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