After allegedly saying something disrespectful to a woman at an event, broadcaster Pat Sharp resigned from his position at Greatest Hits Radio.
According to Deadline, the 61-year-old presenter made a remark about a woman’s breasts while emceeing an industry awards presentation.
Sharp claimed to be “really sorry,” and he added that he had apologized to the victim immediately.
The DJ would depart from Greatest Hits Radio “with immediate effect,” according to a station official.
Sharp’s contract was set to expire at the end of this month anyhow, according to the network’s parent company Bauer, and a decision not to renew it had already been made before to the dispute.
Sharp, who has hosted shows on BBC Radio 1, Capital FM, Smooth Radio, and Heart, is best known for hosting the children’s television game show Fun House in the 1990s.
He hosted some episodes of the music show Top of the Pops while working at Radio 1. Since 2019, Sharp has presented his program on Bauer-owned Greatest Hits Radio.
A Bauer representative stated: “A decision had already been made not to renew Pat’s contract, which expires later this month, due to the launch of new weekend programming.