THE Chase viewers had been left shocked tonight as superstar contestant Kay Burley made an enormous mistake on a politics query.
Followers could not consider the broadcaster came across such a simple query about Margaret Thatcher throughout tonight’s The Chase Christmas Particular.
The Chase viewers had been shocked tonight as Kay Burley made a mistake on a simple politics query
Host Bradley Walsh launched Richard Herring, Tim Lovejoy, Eniola Aluko and Kay onto the ITV quiz present for a celerity particular — they usually walked about with £150,000 for charity.
And Kay raked in an enormous chunk of the money when she went for the upper supply towards The Beast Mark Labbett and he didn’t catch her.
She scooped £60,000 for the money pot and returned to Richard and Eniola after Tim was caught out by The Governess Anne Hegarty.
However viewers couldn’t resist mocking the journalist when she answered a politics query incorrectly and plenty of insisted it was “tremendous straightforward”.
Bradley was shocked when she stated the improper reply
Bradley requested: “What number of instances was Margaret Thatcher reelected as Prime Minister?”
To which she shortly replied: “Three”.
Nonetheless, the Sky Information presenter was improper and Bradley regarded stunned as he advised her “twice”.
The Chase viewers responded on Twitter, with one writing: “She didn’t know Thatcher was elected twice? ?”
Kay was up towards The Beast’s Mark Labbett who was dressed as Henry VIII
Another typed: “For an “worldwide journalist” who covers world political tales & interviews worldwide politicians, #kayburley certain would not know something about present occasions. She even bought the Thatcher query improper. How did she get her job? #TheChase“
One other penned: “Nicely she perhaps in shame after her covid fake Pas however Kay Burley just isn’t unhealthy at this quizzing lark despite the fact that she bought the Thatcher query improper surprising #thechase“
Kay was lately hauled off air for breaching Covid guidelines with a sixtieth birthday night time out.
Kay was lately hauled off air for breaching Covid guidelines with a sixtieth birthday night time out
She can be off work for six months after admitting she had been an “fool” in an e mail to Sky Information colleagues.
The veteran journalist was caught hosting an illegal birthday party in Soho, London, in a transparent breach of the federal government’s rule of six.
The Solar understands Burley can be on full pay throughout her six-month suspension.
She wrote in an e mail to employees: “I’m an fool. I’m actually very sorry.
“I do know I’ve let so lots of you down. There’s actually nothing else I can say to excuse my actions.”
Kay and 9 associates – together with Sky colleagues Beth Rigby, Inzamam Rashid and Sam Washington – partied on the Century Membership.
A bunch then carried onto a personal restaurant, Folie, earlier than 4 went again to Kay’s west London residence.