Gary Lineker breaks silence after ‘porn noises’ are played live in studio but says BBC has ‘nothing to apologise for

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GARY LINEKER has insisted that BBC has “nothing to apologise for” after last night’s porn noise controversy.

The weird “porn sounds” that interrupted the coverage of the Wolves vs. Liverpool FA Cup game left viewers perplexed.

Lineker and Alan Shearer, two pundits, battled embarrassment as they had to compete with a strange noise that viewers compared to a pornographic movie.

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Later it was discovered that a well-known practical joker had placed a cell phone on the TV at Molineux during Liverpool’s FA Cup victory over Wolves.

Serial pitch invader Daniel Jarvis then activated the seductive noises ringtone on his phone while watching the live photographs on BBC1.

This compelled the BBC to issue a statement in which it apologized profusely.

Lineker, however, does not think that an apology was necessary because he argued that he could see the humor in the situation.

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“If you had told me this morning that tonight I’d be on Newsnight talking about a porn scandal, I would have been scared,” he said in a statement to Newsnight.

“I did identify that sound when it first appeared. I believe we are all done with that when you launch WhatsApp or another app.

It was so loud that I was unable to hear Danny Murphy or even Alan Shearer when I was speaking to him. When the incident was occurring, I hardly could hear what they were saying. I have to admit, I find it amusing.

The 62-year-old added: “The BBC have issued some sort of apology, I know not why. It’s certainly got nothing to apologise for.

“It was quite hard to carry on the pre-match build-up and take it seriously when this was going on in the background.

“It added to the whole game actually. I don’t think anyone cared for the game. We had a screamer of a goal which was kind of the tone of the whole show in some ways.

As pranks go, it was a good one and credit to them. It was funny I thought.”

The BBC’s apology read: “We apologise to any viewers offended during the live coverage of the football this evening. We are investigating how this happened.”

The honking noises started just moments before the FA Cup third round replay was about to get underway.

It was first played as Lineker went live to co-commentator Shearer who was waiting to speak to him in the stadium.

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ted laughing and said: “I don’t know who’s making that noise.

“I don’t know if somebody is sending a joke on someone’s phone, I don’t know if you heard it at home.”

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Being the professional that he is, Lineker continued to present the show impeccably despite the sound simply not going away as it kept stopping and then restarting almost immediately.

Lineker took to Twitter to reveal exactly what had happened by uploading a photo of a phone taped to the back of the set.

The caption said: “Well, we found this taped to the back of the set. As sabotage goes it was quite amusing.”

Serial pitch invader Jarvis claimed responsibility for the incident.

The YouTuber, whose account name is Jarvo69, hosted a live stream as he hijacked the BBC’s coverage.

He proudly announced at the beginning of the video: “Here we are, we have set up a phone with a loud sex noise in the BBC studios at the Wolves v Liverpool FA Cup replay.”

Jarvo69 watches the coverage with his phone held carefully in hand, waiting for the moment to pull off his practical joke.

He has also now posted a short video to Twitter showing himself in the Beeb studio before coverage began

source.nsemwokrom.com

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