Richard Keys vows to take authorized motion towards Gabby Logan over claims in her guide that he and Andy Grey had been ‘merciless dinosaurs’ who joked about refusing to have intercourse with pregnant girls, whereas she was anticipating twins
- Gabby Logan claims in her new guide that Richard Keys and Andy Grey made feedback in entrance of her about refusing to have intercourse with pregnant girls
- The broadcaster, then at ITV, was seven months pregnant with twins on the time
- Logan additionally describes Keys and Grey as ‘dinosaurs, ready to turn into extinct’
- Keys stated the allegations had been ‘wildly inaccurate’ aimed toward ‘defaming him’
- Former Sky Sports activities presenter says he may take authorized motion towards Logan
Richard Keys has vowed to take authorized motion towards Gabby Logan after claims in her guide that he and Andy Grey joked about refusing to have intercourse with pregnant girls in her presence whereas she was anticipating twins.
Keys and Grey, previously of Sky Sports activities and now with Qatari community beIN Sports activities, had been sat within the row in entrance of her.
Logan writes: ‘I used to be seven months pregnant with twins, and I used to be large. I seemed like I might swallowed an area hopper.
‘In full earshot of me – and anybody who is likely to be listening in our business-class cabin – Richard stated: ‘So, Andy, what do you consider pregnant girls?’
‘I am afraid I do not discover them very engaging, Richard. In reality, I by no means slept with my spouse when she was pregnant with our youngsters.’
Broadcaster Gabby Logan claims in her new guide that Richard Keys and Andy Grey made jokes about refusing to have intercourse with pregnant girls in her presence whereas she was anticipating
Logan describes the pair as ‘dinosaurs ready to be made extinct’ in her autobiography
‘So you did not have intercourse, Andy?’ Keys requested.
‘No, I did not say that, Richard.’
‘Then they laughed their heads off at their little ‘comedy’ routine.
‘I used to be embarrassed, in fact, and thought their feedback had been particularly merciless, making an allowance for they each had kids and wives of their very own.’
Logan provides: ‘Keys and Grey had been dinosaurs, ready to turn into extinct.’
In response, Keys, 65, tweeted on Saturday night time: ‘Just about an article printed by The Mail on Sunday written by Ms Gabby Logan. Ms Logan has made plenty of wildly inaccurate allegations within the means of defaming my fame.
‘I’ve referred the matter to legal professionals with a view to continuing with libel motion.’
Keys has threatened to take authorized motion towards Logan on the grounds of defamation
Within the guide, Logan says Keys tries to assert he ‘kick-started her profession’ whereas righting to avoid wasting his following sexist feedback whereas working for Sky Sports activities
Elsewhere within the guide extract, Logan writes: ‘I do not actually need to write rather a lot about Richard Keys; he was dismissed, together with Grey, after they had been caught speaking lewdly concerning the lineswoman Sian Massey, and after he was caught asking pundits within the studio if they’d ‘smash it’, referring to a different lady.
‘In a single painful-to-listen-to monologue aimed toward saving his UK profession, he tried to argue that he could not be sexist, as a result of he’d helped get me a job and kick-started my profession. He really did not get it.’
Key left Sky Sports activities in January 2011 after the derogatory feedback about Massey and after additional clips emerged of him and Grey making sexist feedback off-air.
Key apologised for his ‘prehistoric banter’ on the time, saying: ‘Such feedback had been made off-air to work colleagues, and had been, in fact, by no means meant to be broadcast.
‘If off-air conversations of tv and radio presenters had been recorded, there could be nobody left working. That’s not to defend what occurred.’
In June 2013, Keys and Grey had been employed by beIN to host Premier League and European soccer.