Jason Cundy issues apology on talkSPORT over female commentators remarks

first_imgJason Cundy has issued an apology on talkSPORT for his “idiotic” comments about female commentators.The former Chelsea and Ipswich Town defender sparked fury during an appearance on Good Morning Britain on Monday, by saying he didn’t enjoy listening to a woman commentating during a match because their voices are too “high-pitched”. “I regret my comments and the hurt and anger caused. I’m truly sorry.”Jason Cundy issues a statement. pic.twitter.com/NyYIHZvZY2— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) June 25, 2018 Former Chelsea footballer Jason Cundy says women’s voices are too ‘high-pitched’ to commentate football matches. pic.twitter.com/yYKH8CL2kR— Good Morning Britain (@GMB) June 25, 2018Cundy was branded a “sexist pig” by GMB host Piers Morgan, and he admits he has got it badly wrong.His foolish remarks came after Vicki Sparks made British television history by becoming the first female lead commentator for a World Cup match.Speaking on the Sports Bar, which he co-hosts with Andy Goldstein, Cundy said: “I  want to sincerely apologise for the comments I made.“I came away feeling how foolish and out of order they were and how I deserved the backlash that I received.“There are times you have to admit you were wrong and admit you have been an idiot and today was definitely one of those days.“I regret my comments and also the hurt and anger it has caused and realise there is absolutely no place for these demeaning comments towards female commentators and for that I am truly sorry.”last_img

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