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LORD SUGAR has been at loggerheads with outraged Twitter users who have slammed The Apprentice host for a comment he made about Ian Wright's outfit last night.

PUBLISHED: 12:26, Sun, Aug 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 14:14, Sun, Aug 2, 2020

The Apprentice frontman Lord Sugar, 73, made a comment about Ian Wright’s bright suit on Twitter last night, following the Arsenal an Chelsea game at Wembley Stadium. Ian discussed the game with his fellow football pundits, but it was his outfit choice which caught Lord Sugar’s attention.

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The businessman tweeted: “That is one hell of a suit @IanWright0 has on.

“A bit too dark don’t you think. He could be in camouflage on a beach."

Many of his 5.3 million followers flocked to his post to comment.

One user wrote: “I don’t get the part: ‘A bit too dark don’t u think???’(sic)

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Lord Sugar has hit back at claims his comment about Ian Wright's suit was 'racist'Lord Sugar has hit back at claims his comment about Ian Wright's suit was 'racist' (Image: GETTY•INSTAGRAM•IANWRIGHT)

Lord Sugar was slammed for a comment he made about Ian Wright on TwitterLord Sugar was slammed for a comment he made about Ian Wright on Twitter (Image: TWITTER•LORDSUGAR)

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“What does that suppose to mean? Dark for what!? Just being racist there.”

In response to this, Alan wrote: “Shut up you trouble making ar****le.”

A second penned: “Did you just call Ian Wright too dark?”

“Keep Ian Wright’s name out your mouth you racist p***k, a third commented.

Ian Wright wore the suit during the Arsenal vs Chelsea match at Wembley StadiumIan Wright wore the suit during the Arsenal vs Chelsea match at Wembley Stadium (Image: GETTY)

Lord Sugar defended his comment after backlashLord Sugar defended his comment after backlash (Image: TWITTER•LORDSUGAR)

Others insisted the tweet was not intended to be racist.

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