ITV contemptible for Sir Lenny Henry gaffe

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ITV pronounced a square had been meant to “celebrate Sir Lenny’s poignant achievements”

ITV has apologised for display a news object about Sir Lenny Henry receiving a chivalry that quickly featured footage of TV prepare Ainsley Harriott.

The gaffe was picked adult by a series of viewers, among them Sanjeev Bhaskar, who suggested a broadcaster had “misunderstood farrago issues“.

ITV News blamed a mistake on “an blunder in a prolongation process”.

Sir Lenny pronounced he was “very thankful” to accept a chivalry from a Queen for services to play and charity.

The Comic Relief co-founder has mostly oral out on a theme of farrago in a media, a subject he was again asked to criticism about on Friday.

“We’ve finished swell as distant as on-screen illustration is concerned,” pronounced a 57-year-old following a investment rite during Windsor Castle.

“But there’s a lot of work to be finished in a furthering of farrago behind a camera.”

Media captionSir Lenny Henry described a chivalry as ‘wonderful’

“ITV News apologises for a blunder promote in a lunchtime news package currently per Sir Lenny Henry’s chivalry during a palace,” pronounced an ITV News spokesperson.

“This was a outcome of an blunder in a prolongation routine in a square dictated to applaud Sir Lenny’s poignant achievements in British entertainment.”

BBC News has contacted Ainsley Harriott for comment.

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