Michael Gove apologises over 'clumsy' Harvey Weinstein joke

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has apologised unreservedly for an on air joke about disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Mr Gove faced a furious backlash on social media after suggesting that being interviewed by BBC Radio 4 presenter John Humphrys was like "going into Harvey Weinstein's bedroom.

In a tweet he said: "Apologies for my clumsy attempt at humour on R4 Today this morning -it wasn't appropriate. I'm sorry and apologise unreservedly."

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