Matthew Wright denies reports he’s been sacked from his TalkRadio show

Matthew Wright

has reportedly been sacked from his TalkRadio show.

The presenter is said to have been sacked with “immediate effect”, according to MailOnline .

The publication says bosses have chosen his co-host Kevin O’Sullivan and Kait Borsay to step in as his replacements.

However, he appeared to deny the reports, taking to Twitter to say: “I’ll discuss this on @talkRADIO tomorrow!”

It was reported that the 54-year-old’s contract was terminated with immediate effect.

The publication says insiders claimed other TalkRadio presenters, including Iain Lee and Eamonn Holmes, were left fearing for the future at the station now that it’s being taken over by Times Radio in the new year.

Matthew denied the reports
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The insider said: “Matthew’s had his contract terminated with immediate effect after relations turned sour between him and several of the producers.

“He received an email telling him not to come in as of today, with Kevin and Kait stepping in to fill his regular slot.”

But Matthew’s tweets seems to very much suggest that the reports he’s been let go with immediate effect are not true, especially given that he says he’ll be back on the airwaves tomorrow.

Matthew says he’ll be back on his show tomorrow
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A TalkRadio producer also denied the reports.

Gabriella Mansell shared Matthew’s tweet, adding: “Don’t believe everything you read in the Daily Mail..”

The star replied: “See you tomorrow x”

Matthew joined TalkRadio in September 2018 to host the weekday afternoon show, which airs from 1pm to 4pm.

At the time, he said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be joining talkRADIO at this fascinating time in history when there’s so much to discuss and debate.

Matthew and his wife Amelia
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“My new afternoon show will see me team up with Fleet Street legend, critic Kevin O’Sullivan – two real-life chums who don’t agree on anything!

“Free of the restrictions imposed when I was on the goggle box, I’m looking forward to full-on phone-ins and laughs a plenty, not just with talkRADIO’s growing army of loyal listeners, but with an array of celebrity guests too.

“It will all kick-off at 1pm on Monday 10 September when I’m planning on not just discussing the news, but making it too.”

Matthew’s new hosting job came three months after he said goodbye to his Channel 5 show The Wright Stuff, which he had hosted since 2000.

Mirror Online has contacted Matthew’s representatives for comment.

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