Kay Burley has apologised for breaking lockdown guidelines (Image: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Pictures)
Sky Information broadcaster Kay Burley has apologised for ‘inadvertently’ breaking coronavirus tier two restrictions whereas out celebrating her sixtieth birthday on the weekend.
The journalist advised her Twitter followers that she had spent Saturday evening at a ‘Covid-compliant restaurant’ in London, earlier than flouting the principles by utilizing a rest room in one other venue whereas ready for a taxi residence.
Taking to social media on Monday evening, the reporter stated she was ’embarrassed’ for her ‘error in judgement’ and that she might solely apologise for her behaviour.
‘I wish to apologise to you all for an error of judgment,’ she penned.
‘On Saturday evening I used to be having fun with my sixtieth birthday at a Covid-compliant restaurant. I’m embarrassed to say that later within the night I inadvertently broke the principles.’
‘I had been ready for a taxi at 11pm to get residence. Determined for the toilet I briefly popped into one other restaurant to spend a penny. I can solely apologise,’ she added.
Kay Burley apologised for her behaviour (Image: SKY TV)
Underneath tier two restrictions, mixed households are not allowed to gather indoors except a one-person family types a help bubble with one other.
Kay didn’t affirm the place she went for dinner, or who she went with.
Nevertheless, in keeping with the web site Guido Fawkes, a ‘star-studded group of 10’ which included Sky’s Beth Rigby, Inzamam Rashid and Sam Washington all gathered collectively to rejoice her sixtieth celebration.
The outlet additionally claims that the group was unfold out throughout two separate tables.
Kay’s admission comes after Rita Ora apologised for breaking the coronavirus lockdown guidelines twice.
The I Will By no means Let You Down singer initially got here underneath fireplace lafter it emerged that she threw a party to celebrate her 30th birthday at a swanky London restaurant, with a bunch of shut family and friends.
The pop star then admitted to flying to Egypt in November and didn’t comply with authorities guidelines to quarantine for 14 days upon her return to the UK.
What are the tier two restrictions?
Pubs and bars can open in tier two lockdown areas so long as they will function as a restaurant by serving ‘substantial meals’, and supply desk service solely.
All hospitality venues should take final orders at 10pm and shut doorways by 11pm.
This curfew applies to casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums, bowling alleys, amusement arcades, funfairs, theme parks, journey parks and actions, and bingo halls.
Public hospitality venues can proceed to promote foods and drinks for consumption off the premises after curfew so long as that is by means of supply service, click-and-collect or drive-through.
Nevertheless, you’ll be able to solely sit indoors on the pub or a restaurant with individuals out of your family or help bubble.
Metro.co.uk has reached out to Kay’s rep for additional remark.