BBC investigates after Gary Lineker interrupted on mobile phone playing pornographic noises | Entities and Art News

BBC investigates after Gary Lineker interrupted on cell phone enjoying pornographic noises | Entities and Artwork Information

The BBC has apologized after its reside FA Cup broadcast was interrupted by a pornographic prank.

Gary Lineker was performing when he was interrupted by loud moaning noises within the studio.

He later revealed on Twitter that the sound got here from a hidden cell phone that was “taped to the again of the set”.

“As a sabotage it was fairly enjoyable,” he tweeted.

The BBC later apologized for the incident and promised to analyze.

“We apologize to any viewers who had been offended in the course of the reside protection of the soccer tonight. We’re investigating how this occurred,” a spokesman stated.

The incident occurred in the course of the BBC’s reside protection on the Molineux stadium earlier than a match between Wolves and Liverpool.

Lineker was previewing the match, together with pundits Paul Ince and Danny Murphy, when the noises began within the background.

He regarded momentarily stunned and struggled to maintain a straight face as he rapidly switched the protection to Alan Shearer exterior the studio.

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The Match Of The Day host tried to giggle off the incident because the noise continued to blare and advised Shearer: “Somebody is sending one thing on somebody’s telephone, I feel. I do not know for those who heard it at house.”

Liverpool scored the one objective of the primary half, and in the course of the half-time evaluation, Lineker advised Ince and Murphy: “Harvey Elliott’s objective was a screamer … which wasn’t the one one we had tonight.”

Self-styled YouTube prankster Daniel Jarvis has since claimed to be behind the incident, which was broadly shared throughout social media.

Liverpool's Harvey Elliott scores his side's first goal of the game during the Emirates FA Cup third round replay match at Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton.  Picture date: Tuesday January 17, 2023. Photo: PA
Liverpool’s Harvey Elliott scored the one objective of the sport

Jarvis, who goes by the nickname Jarvo, was convicted of aggravated misconduct final October after he collided with England cricketer Jonny Bairstow throughout a pitching invasion at The Oval in south London.

He obtained an eight-week jail sentence suspended for 2 years, and was additionally banned from attending any venue the place a sporting fixture is held in England and Wales for 2 years and from touring overseas for 12 months.

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Earlier on Tuesday, Jarvis, who has greater than 170,000 followers on YouTube, posted a video on Twitter that appeared to point out him at Molineux.


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