The Prime Minister was asked his thoughts on whether Ms Munchetty breached editorial guidelines at the BBC. Mr Johnson apologised because he didn’t know who she was despite his team knowing, as host Nick Ferrari asked them to raise their hands if they did know her. In a report from the BBC’s Executive Complaints Unit (ECU) published last week, it was stated the Breakfast host had “breached editorial guidelines” by responding to the tweets posted by President Trump after he told four congresswomen of colour to “go home".
Speaking on LBC, Mr Johnson said: “I’m so sorry, I just don't. I've never heard of Naga Munchetty. Has anyone heard of Naga Munchetty?"
Nick said: “You’ve never heard of Naga Munchetty? The row over racism.”
Mr Johnson said: “I’m so sorry, I should know. Does anyone know about Naga Munchetty? Hands up.”
Nick Ferrari said: "Your whole team has their hands up."
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Boris Johnson stunned his aides when he failed to answer a question on BBC Presenter Naga Munchetty (Image: LBC)
The Prime Minister was asked his thoughts on whether Ms Munchetty breached editorial guidelines (Image: BBC)
Ms Munchetty had said: “Every time I have been told, as a woman of colour, to go back to where I came from, that was embedded in racism."
“I'm not accusing anyone of anything here, but you know what certain phrases mean,” the presenter continued as she offered her stance on the situation.
“I am furious, absolutely