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Darragh Ennis, 47, has corrected himself after he shared a fun fact on his Twitter account, that was proven to be wrong. The chaser admitted that he had chosen to upload the post after a “late-night” and did not check his sources before deciding to go public with the information.

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Darragh typed, in view of his 12,500 followers: “This one isn't true it seems. 

“That's what I get for late-night fact tweeting and not checking my sources. 

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“Thanks for setting me straight guys,” he added.

It comes after The Chase star shared that 18th-century writer D. H. Laurence was related to The Red Baron,  who was a famous fighter pilot in World War I.

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darragh ennis the chase news latest updateDarragh Ennis, 47, corrected himself after he shared a fun fact (Image: ITV)

darragh ennis the chase the menace chaser twitter apology news latest updateDarragh Ennis admitted that he had chosen to upload the post after a “late-night” and did not check his sources before deciding to go public with the information (Image: TWITTER)

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Darragh wrote: “Fun fact: DH Lawrence was the brother in law of Manfred Von Richthoffen, aka The Red Baron.”

Straight away his followers responded with their corrections based upon factual information.

One said: “Fake fact Darragh. Manfred von Richthofen was born in Wroclaw, now Poland. His father was Major Albrecht Philipp Karl Julius Freiherr von Richthofen. Frieda was born in Metz, now France. Her dad was Baron Friedrich Ernst Emil Ludwig von Richthofen, an engineer in the German army."

Darragh responded: “Yeah it seems the book I was reading had that one wrong. Whoops.”

darragh ennis the chase the menace chaser twitter apology news latest updateThe Chase has aired for 11 years and Darragh is the newest chaser to appear on the programme (Image: ITV)

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