Radio 1 DJ in BBC rant

RADIO 1 DJ Chris Moyles hit out at his BBC bosses yesterday in an extraordinary rant on his breakfast show, accusing them of “a huge lack of respect” and revealing he had not been paid since July.

Moyles told listeners he was “very, very angry” about the situation and said he thought about not coming in to present the show.

He said the corporation could not “be bothered” to pay him and told listeners: “Why should I come in? It’s a two-way street. What annoys me is the fact I mentioned it to people this week. Fix it, just get it fixed. It’s a huge lack of respect and a massive FU to me.”

Moyles said BBC bosses would not treat other broadcasters in the same way, saying: “Can you imagine if Terry Wogan had not got paid for two months, would you even think that would ever happen? It just wouldn’t, would it?”

Moyles continued talking for around half-an-hour without playing any records.


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