BBC bosses order top reporter to take down spoof sex video made to raise cash for NHS staff – The Sun

BBC bosses ordered one of their reporters to remove a sexy spoof music video she made to raise cash for coronavirus workers.

The Beeb’s award-winning Ireland correspondent Emma Vardy, 39, writhed in bed with her boyfriend Aaron Adams during the footage.

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Other scenes featured her boyfriend’s pals recreating scenes from Queen’s I Want To Break Free video.

Emma pretended to have sex with her man while lip-syncing lyrics of the Freddie Mercury classic.

Aaron posted it on his Twitter under his hand @Mr_Bumcheeks – with the message: “So here it is. Four weeks of lockdown… no football…and this is what happens.”

Cash raised by the clip will go to the staff, patients and volunteers caught up in the coronavirus crisis.

The BBC realised the video was fun but claimed Emma had overstepped the line.

Despite it being for a good cause, bosses ordered Emma to remove her skit — launched on Twitter — and sent warning emails to newsrooms.

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Respected journalist Emma is known for confronting politicians linked to the New IRA.

The BBC said: “Emma accepts it was inappropriate and removed the clip."

"It was intended to be lighthearted.”

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