RTÉ broadcaster Ray D’Arcy has responded to backlash from Niall Horan followers revealing they’re “extra upset than he’ll ever be” over feedback made by Dustin the Turkey.
he presenter was slammed by Niall Horan followers within the US on-line after Dustin stated that he most popular the singer’s former bandmate Harry Kinds.
The remark was made throughout a Comedian Reduction charity particular that includes a reunion of The Den aired on RTÉ on Friday when the One Route singer joined Ray, Zig and Zag, and Dustin for a digital efficiency from his London dwelling.
“We wished Harry Kinds. You are solely getting a minute-and-a-half! I did not realise folks from Mullingar had enamel,” Dustin stated.
Devoted followers of Niall’s set the hashtag #RTERayShowRespectNiallHoran trending for a number of hours after they started tweeting Ray to precise their upset over the comment.
Ray responded to the criticism on his podcast at the moment, telling his spouse Jenny Kelly: “I doubt that any of them are listening to this but when they’re, firstly, Niall will inform them himself, it was pre-recorded. So weren’t being impolite to him reside.
“We had very restricted period of time. And Niall, greater than anyone, is up for the craic.
“He wished to do The Den, he actually did.”
He continued: “That received’t make any distinction to his followers as a result of they’ll be much more upset than Niall ever shall be.”
“He received’t give it a second thought, not a second thought.”
Donations to comedian aid are nonetheless open at rte.ie/comicrelief and the fund now stands at a complete of over €5.5 million.