TV presenter sacked for hand gesture: wins compensation

Sarah Coles
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Charlie Vernon, a TV presenter on the Jewellery Maker show on the Gems TV channel, was sacked after a viewer complained that she seemed to be gesturing with her middle finger during the programme.

On the face of it, this seems pretty shocking, but at a tribunal it emerged that she was dealing with unacceptable comments through her earpiece at the time, and she was awarded compensation.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%