Boris Johnson: I've never heard of Naga Munchetty

Boris Johnson was forced to admit that he's never heard of Naga Munchetty after being asked if he backed her comments on LBC.

The BBC Breakfast presenter has received widespread media coverage after being reprimanded by BBC bosses for suggesting that a tweet by Donald Trump was racist but the prime minister seems to have completed missed the story.

Nick Ferrari asked: "Did Naga Munchetty breach editorial guidelines at the BBC by calling Donald Trump a racist?"

Mr Johnson responded: "I so sorry, I just don't... I've never heard of Naga Munchetty."

Turning to his team, the PM asked if others had heard of Munchetty and they all raised their hands.

Listeners were amazed by the exchange.

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