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Zara Woodcock & Tasha Hall

Pat Sharp apologies for 'appalling' joke after being axed from radio show

Pat Sharp has broken his silence following an inappropriate remark he made live on air about a woman's breasts after it was confirmed he was let go from his radio show.

The entertainment star had hosted a show on Greatest Hits Radio since 2019, however, bosses recently confirmed Pat won't be returning to the airwaves, as Lizzy Easton, the woman at the receiving end of his crude joke, considers "taking action" against him.

The 61-year-old was at the Conference News Agency Awards at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London when he made a remark about Lizzy's chest in front of around 400 people.

The radio star has since apologised according to reports in The Mirror and said: "Last Friday, I made a joke on stage which was not well received. I upset one individual in particular and for that I am truly sorry.

"I apologised at the event to anyone who was offended and I have apologised to the individual personally too."

Company boss Lizzy had been shown a t-shirt with Pat's face as well as his infamous mullet from back in the day.

He jokingly told her: "That’s the only way I’ll get on your t**s today."

The radio star was at an event on Friday when he made the comment (Twitter)

According to The Sun, she launched the shirt back at him and immediately left the event after breaking down in tears.

Lizzy later shared: "Yesterday I was publicly humiliated, in a sexual nature, by the celebrity host of an industry event, on stage in front of 400 of my colleagues and peers.

"Afterwards I was in complete shock and hadn’t really processed what happened. Today I am struggling with it — I feel sad, dirty and, frankly, violated.

“I have worked incredibly hard to earn my reputation and hopefully be an inspiration to other young women in the events industry.

“Yesterday however, I was belittled, sexualised and objectified in front of hundreds of people I respect.”

And now according to the latest reports she is said to be considering taking further action against the star.

A spokesperson for Bauer Media later revealed that a "decision had already been made not to renew Pat’s contract which comes to an end later this month".

They added: "However with this issue now having been brought to our attention, we have agreed with Pat that he will not return to the station with immediate effect.”

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