Gary Lineker has strongly denied speculation that he is the BBC presenter who paid a teenager £35,000 to obtain sexual images. He, along with fellow presenters Rylan Clarke and Jeremy Vine, is denying that they are anonymous presenters.
The presenter, who is well known, allegedly started paying the teens when they were just 17 and then sent them the money which the teens were using to fund their drug addiction.
It was his mother who made the allegations in May and, speaking to The Sun, she said she felt “sick” every time she saw the presenter on TV, questioning why it took the BBC so long. . action on allegations
Gary Lineker, usually seen match of the DayNow there is a third prominent BBC presenter who has come out and strongly denied speculation that he was involved in the affair.
“Hate to disappoint the haters but that’s not me,” he wrote on Twitter in the evening.
On the morning of the same day, Rylan Clarke became the first BBC presenter to deny the rumours. “Don’t know why my name is doing the rounds, but that’s the story in The Sun – that’s not me babe. I am currently filming a show for BBC in Italy, so all of you take my name.”