BBC draft in Clara Amfo to replace Reggie Yates for Top of the Pops after anti-Semitic slur

On Christmas Day, Top of the Pops will be a merry feast of all things pop, with a line-up of some of the biggest musical names of 2017 including Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, James Arthur, Clean Bandit, Rita Ora and The Script

THE BBC have drafted in Radio 1’s Clara Amfo to replace Reggie Yates as host of Top of the Pops festive specials after he quit over anti-Semitic comments.

The presenter, 33, will be the first new host of the show in over a decade.

 Clara Amfo has stepped into fill Reggie's shoes - and will be the first new TOTP presenter for a decade

Clara Amfo has stepped into fill Reggie's shoes – and will be the first new TOTP presenter for a decade

He apologised last month for using the phrase “fat Jewish guy” to refer to managers in the music industry.

Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/5076538/bbc-draft-in-clara-amfo-to-replace-reggie-yates-for-top-of-the-pops-after-anti-semitic-slur/

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