GB News has launched an investigation into Laurence Fox’s “completely unacceptable” comments about a female journalist during a broadcast.
Fox made a series of comments about Ava Evans, the political correspondent for the online news site Joe, including describing her as a “little woman” during an episode of Dan Wootton Tonight on Tuesday.
Ms Evans shared a snap of the comments on the social media site which was viewed more than 2.1 million times.
In a follow-up tweet, she added that the footage made her feel “physically ill.”
The discussion came after Ms Evans appeared on the BBC’s Politics Live on Monday.
In a statement posted on X, GB News said: “Laurence Fox’s comments on GB News this evening were completely unacceptable.
“What he said does not reflect our values and we apologize unreservedly for the comments and the offense they caused.”
“We have launched an investigation and will apologize to the individual involved.”
In a message to Ms. Evans on
“That’s not what our channel is about.”
Fox and Ofcom have been contacted for comment.