FOOTBALLER Alex Scott has netted one other massive time TV position fronting BBC Sports activities Persona of the Yr.
The pundit, 36, who’s taking up from Sue Barker as host of A Query of Sport, joins Gary Lineker, 60, Clare Balding, 49, and Gabby Logan, 47, within the line-up for the annual ceremony.
Alex Scott has bagged a brand new TV position fronting BBC Sports activities Persona of the YrCredit score: BBC
Scott joins Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan, 47, within the line-up for the annual ceremonyCredit score: BBC
Alex stated: “Now greater than ever it is going to be superb to champion those that have stood out this yr of their area, in addition to highlighting the unsung heroes who’ve made a constructive distinction in 2020 regardless of how difficult the yr has been for therefore many.”
Method 1 ace Lewis Hamilton, boxer Tyson Fury, snooker veteran Ronnie O’Sullivan, cricketer Stuart Broad and jockey Hollie Doyle are up for the prize, which is awarded reside on December 20.
Final month, the previous Strictly star revealed that she is often bombarded with death and rape threats – which worsened when she was tipped to current A Query of Sport.
The pundit can be taking up from Sue Barker as host of A Query of SportCredit score: BBC
Alex admitted within the chat that the immense hate can grow to be extremely arduous to take care of, and she or he was even fearful of residing alone.
The ex Arsenal star stated that whereas she has been a goal for on-line hate for years, the latest backlash got here after it was revealed that she will replace sacked Sue Barker as the host of BBC’s A Question of Sport – when trolls focused her race.
She advised Clara: “It was like every single day, every single day after I was coming off I used to be simply getting this wave and this wave. After which like I stated, then there have been dying threats and rape threats.
“I reside by myself and I am like, I am unable to even. Who can I even converse to about this? I do not need my mum to fret. I do not need, like how I stated folks to really feel like I am unable to deal with myself or I am unable to deal with this enterprise as a result of what?”
The previous Strictly star just lately revealed she was bombarded with dying and rape threats after she was tipped to current A Query Of SportCredit score: BBC
Alex went on to confess that in her darkest days she turned to drink, however has now determined to “use her voice” and “combat for change”.
She added: “I am able the place I can hold having these conversations.
“I do know I’ve received a task and I’ve to play; I’ve a platform and it is my accountability to make use of my platform in the correct manner.”
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