Danny Baker came under fire over a ‘racist’ tweet (Picture: Rex)Danny Baker is being investigated by police after posting a ‘racist’ tweet about the Royal Baby, shortly after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry unveiled son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
The 61-year-old was fired from his job on BBC Radio 5 Live after he tweeted a photo of a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee to his 501k Twitter followers, alongside the caption: ‘Royal baby leaves hospital’.
And a statement by Metropolitan police have confirmed they are launching an investigation into the deleted post, which is being ‘reviewed and assessed by specialist officers’.
‘An allegation has been received by the Metropolitan Police Service on Thursday May 9 in relation to a tweet published on the May 8,’ it read.
‘As is routine, the allegation will be reviewed and assessed by specialist officers.’