The Games’ Holly Willoughby apologizes after being criticized for ‘mocking’ co-star
Holly Willoughby apologized on live TV tonight as she hosted ITV’s The Games with Freddie Flintoff. She was accused by viewers of ‘mocking’ Derny pacer in the women’s cycling race
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Holly Willoughby apologized on The Games tonight for ‘mocking’ her co-star on yesterday’s show.
The This Morning presenter has been heavily criticized by fans of the online ITV show after she and co-star Freddie Flintoff ‘digged up’ one of the people who worked on the show with them.
Yesterday, multiple fans called for Holly and Freddie to apologize after they ‘mocked’ cyclist Derny during the women’s cycling race when he was overtaken by Chelcee Grimes and Christine McGuiness.
He was unimpressed when he was overtaken by them, as he intended to take the lead in the first few laps to establish pace.
Opening tonight’s show, Holly reflected on last night’s competition, as she revealed her favorite moment was when Christine and Chelcee overcame Derny. “Don’t disrespect Derney,” Freddie later added.
Holly then replied: “As we found out on social media last night, sorry guys! It might explain why player Derny pacer wasn’t very impressed with the whole thing. He shook his head. head and accompany.”
It also caused some conflict on the show, as Rebecca Sarker and Phoenix Gulzar Brown felt it was unfair that Chelcee and Christine had overtaken Derny, giving them an unfair advantage.
However, independent experts say that doesn’t give anyone an unfair advantage as they’re less than half a lap ahead, leaving both the Emmerdale actress and her co-stars on fire.
ITV viewers took to Twitter to criticize Holly for her remarks on Thursday night.
“That episode of #Game it’s shameful. No one knows the rules, obviously in both live races, and it feels like Holly is mocking the sport and the derney racer in particular. If you’re going to apply this at least do it properly and respectfully,” one person wrote.
” #Game Holly and Freddie – leave the poor guy on the bike alone! He’s just doing his job! Idiots,” added another, as a third wrote: “But despite the utter confusion, it was truly disappointing to see @hollywills and @ flipntoff11 ridicule derny racer. #Game. ”
Some fans suggested that the couple should have been eliminated after what happened.
” #Game So we just let them break the rules and get away with it? At the swimming part, I had to put my hands on the wall for the last count, so how to pass Derny’s bike? “, one person wrote.
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