Gary Lineker has challenged Twitter boss Elon Musk over a threatening message despatched to his son within the wake of the TV presenter’s row with the BBC.
The Match Of The Day host – who was reinstated on Monday – tweeted a screenshot of a personal message despatched by a person describing his son, George, as a “mug” who wanted to be “burned on the stake” for defending his father.
Lineker wrote with the picture: “Is that this acceptable @Twitter @elonmusk? And I do not imply the grammar.”
The Match of the Day presenter, 62, was suspended by the BBC for his tweets criticising the federal government’s migration coverage.
It has now agreed to permit the previous England footballer again on air this weekend, wth the BBC’s director basic Tim Davie denying it amounted to a climbdown by the company.
An impartial evaluate will look into its social media utilization pointers.
Lineker has began tweeting once more concerning the plight of refugees, writing: “Nevertheless troublesome the previous couple of days have been, it merely would not evaluate to having to flee your house from persecution or conflict to hunt refuge in a land distant.”