Piers Morgan defended Michael Vaughan after the BBC axed him from Ashes, saying, “How is this fair?”

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Piers Morgan defended Michael Vaughan after the BBC axed him from Ashes, saying, “How is this fair?”

PIERS MORGAN took to social media to defend English cricket commentator and former player Michael Vaughan after the BBC announced that he would not be covering the Ashes this year due to racism allegations.

Piers Morgan, the former host of Good Morning Britain, has taken to social media to defend England cricketer Michael Vaughan after the BBC announced that he would not be part of the Ashes coverage.

Yorkshire cricket player Azeem Rafiq accused the former cricketer of making a racist remark, which he vehemently denies.

Is this even remotely reasonable?

Piers Morgan is a British broadcaster.

The former newsreader defended the international cricket player on Twitter, where he has 7.9 million followers.

“So let me get this straight, the BBC has effectively found @MichaelVaughan guilty of something he vehemently denies, but has no way of proving he didn’t do, after allegations from someone who spewed anti-Semitic slurs but hasn’t been banned by the BBC, after allegations from someone who spewed anti-Semitic slurs but hasn’t been banned by the BBC,” Piers wrote.

“How is this fair?” he asked at the end of the message.

The star was responding to a BBC statement confirming that the cricketer would not be part of the Ashes coverage team this year.

Piers also brought up cricketer Azeem Rafiq, who apologized last week after it was revealed that he used anti-semitic slurs on Facebook ten years ago.

The athlete expressed his “incredible anger at himself” as he apologized to the Jewish community for his remarks.

“While he is involved in a significant story in cricket, we do not believe it would be appropriate for Michael Vaughan to have a role in our Ashes team or wider coverage of the sport at this time,” the BBC said in response to the allegations against Vaughan.

“We expect our contributors to discuss relevant topics, and his participation in the Yorkshire story is a conflict of interest.”

Cricketer Azeem claimed Vaughan made a racist remark 12 years ago, prompting the BBC to issue a statement.

He claims the former England captain made the remark in 2009 while playing for Yorkshire.

He claimed that the cricketer told a group of Asian players that the Yorkshire squad had “too many of you lot.”

Vaughan has categorically denied the charges leveled against him.

“I categorically and unequivocally deny that I “Brinkwire Summary News,” he said.

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