The British music show "Top of the Pops" that has been on air since 1964 has now lost its host for the Christmas holiday special.
Reggie Yates, one of the BBC's most popular presenters, has stepped down from hosting Top of the Pops and will not helm the show's popular Christmas special after making comments many listeners perceived as anti-Semitic. So, I assume not too many people will be too disappointed by Yates standing down this time.
Yates quit as presenter on Monday after remarking, in a podcast, a new generation of singers are "independent, they're not managed by some random fat Jewish guy from north-west London". That latter remark was not especially well received.
'I can clearly see the words I used reinforced offensive stereotypes and that there is no context which would justify such remarks.
The relationship between Jewish agents and managers and black musicians has always been a complex, heated topic.
Reggie had appeared recently on a grime podcast, where he discussed the way many grime stars choose to manage themselves nowadays. "2017 has been a rich year in pop and I can't wait to celebrate it with the artists, Fearne and everyone at home".
"I'm so happy and honoured to be presenting Top of the Pops alongside Fearne", she said in a statement.
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The personality has co-hosted the festive shows alongside Fearne Cotton for 13 years, but his place will now be taken by dynamic broadcaster Amfo who hosts Radio 1's mid-morning programme. Clara and Fearne will be a formidable duo!'
He said: "The thing that makes it great about this new generation of artists is that they ain't signing to majors".
Reggie said sorry shortly afterwards, saying: 'I'm hugely apologetic for this flippant comment.
Now, Clara Amfo has been announced as his replacement, making her the first new presenter on the show in over a decade.
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