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Iain Lee says sorry to Richard Madeley for horrible comments about his family live on Good Morning Britain

Iain Lee has apologised live on air to Richard Madeley.

The ex-BBC WM radio host reportedly said horrible things about Madeley and his famous during his 11 O’clock Show on Channel 4.

Lee, who was on I’m A Celebrity in December, made amends with Madeley today.

His apology came live on Good Morning Britain.

Susanna Reid said: “We’ve just realised this is the first time Iain Lee has met Richard Madeley.”

Iain Lee says sorry to Richard Madeley for horrible comments about his family live on Good Morning Britain

Iain was sheepish as he replied: “Well I feel I know you, and we had words before because I was very rude about you and your family on the 11 O’clock Show years ago. Really mean.”

Richard – who was on GMB to cover for Piers Morgan – replied: “Don’t worry about it. It comes with the territory. It’s fine.”

Iain continued: “I loved the 11 O’clock show. I was so proud of it . But there was a real nasty tone about it.

“So I’m sorry to you and your family.”

Iain Lee says sorry to Richard Madeley for horrible comments about his family live on Good Morning Britain
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Richard replied: “It’s showbiz, don’t worry about it.”

Susanna laughed: “This is like a historic moment in showbiz.”

Richard joked: “Can you leave now please?”

Iain Lee has apologised to Jim Davidson after sparking a feud between the pair last week.

The ex-BBC WM presenter was blocked by controversial comic Davidson after he paid tribute to late friend Jim Bowen.

Lee refused to read out the tribute during a segment on Good Morning Britain, telling the audience Davidson didn’t “interest” him.

But after a backlash from viewers, Iain took to Twitter late last night to issue his apology.

“If someone could share this with @JimDOfficial I’d be grateful – Jim, I’m not a fan, but today I acted in an inappropriate and unprofessional manner and for that I apologise. Sorry fo the loss of your friend. X” he wrote.

“So, a bloke called Iain Lee has refused to read out my tribute to Jim Bowen on GMB whats his problem? And who is this t*t?” Davidson wrote on Twitter.

Iain went on to share messages of support from his followers.

Iain Lee says sorry to Richard Madeley for horrible comments about his family live on Good Morning Britain

Many said being blocked was “no loss”.

Another wrote: “If you’ve upset Jim Davidson, you can be confident you’re on the correct side of any argument.”

“Badge of honour,” another added.

Iain then issued an update, writing: “To clarify. That comment was not about Bowen. He was delightful and charming when I met him. Mr D seems to be making it about him! Poor form indeed.”

Iain had said on the ITV show: “Paddy McGuinness tweeted, and Jim Davidson tweeted – but Iโ€™m not interested in him.โ€

Susanna Reid, 47, asked: โ€œWhy not? Heโ€™s one of those comedy legends?โ€

Iain replied: “Letโ€™s not. Letโ€™s have this debate elsewhere.โ€

But fans were quick to voice their opinions – and not everybody was happy.

“Canโ€™t believe Iain Lee decided it was fine to skip quickly past a tribute from Jim Davidson to Jim Bowen for reasons of his own @GMB So wrong,” wrote one.

Another wrote: “Iain lee is the worst presenter ever. And his handling of #JimBowen death is insincere, krass (sic), and disrespectful.

“Don’t appreciate him trying to put a funny twist on it, hes just coming across as obnoxious #GMB”

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