Sacked DJ Danny Baker says BBC 'threw me under a bus' over chimp joke about ...

Sacked DJ Danny Baker says BBC 'threw me under a bus' over chimp joke about royal baby Archie Danny Baker, 62, admitted to Tracy Ann Oberman that he got what he 'deserved'  Baker said that one of the BBC staff who called him was rude to his wife  Baker, who hosts his own podcast, Treehouse, said he doesn't want to be 'defined' by the 'revolting, terrible time' he suffered 

By Eleanor Sharples Tv & Radio Reporter For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:19 GMT, 4 March 2020 | Updated: 01:24 GMT, 4 March 2020

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Danny Baker has complained that the BBC 'threw me under the bus' after he jokingly compared Harry and Meghan's mixed- race son Archie to a chimp.

The broadcaster was sacked from his Radio 5 Live Saturday morning show last May after he tweeted a picture of a smartly dressed chimpanzee captioned 'Royal baby leaves hospital'.

Baker, 62, pictured, denied accusations of racism over the comment. 

He told Tracy Ann Oberman's Trolled podcast yesterday that he 'never had a great relationship' with BBC bosses because he is not 'club- bable' and claimed that one of the staff who rang his home over the matter was rude to his wife. 

Danny Baker is pictured speaking to journalists outside his home as a storm raged over his tweet about the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's son Archie last year

Danny Baker is pictured speaking to journalists outside his home as a storm raged over his tweet about the birth of Prince

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