Ant Middleton says he ‘hasn’t been easy to work with’ amid Channel 4 axe
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Ant Middleton spoke out against allegations he was fired from Channel 4 over his "personal conduct" on Good Morning Britain today.
The 40-year-old star, behind and the host of the show SAS: Who Dares Wins, has been the talk of headlines after the channel confirmed that he will not be working with them again.
A Channel 4 spokesperson said that the star was not taking part in future series of the show due to his "personal conduct", according to The Mirror.
The spokesperson said: "Ant Middleton will not be taking part in future series of SAS: Who Dares Wins. Following a number of discussions Channel 4 and Minnow Films have had with him in relation to his personal conduct it has become clear that our views and values are not aligned and we will not be working with him again."
And now Ant has addressed his personal conduct after he was asked by the controversial Piers Morgan on GMB today.
Asked what the channel meant by his personal conduct towards women, Ant replied by saying bosses would often nag him for the way he spoke to female contestants but urges he spoke to them in the same way he would for men.
The star, who learned he had been dropped by Channel 4 on Monday, also admitted that he's not the "easiest" person to work with on a TV show.
Ant told Piers and co-star Susanna Reid: "I have butted heads with people the last few series. I probably haven’t been easy to work with."
The star then got into the allegations which have been going around about him, one being his personal conduct.
Ant said: "There's such coming out and excuses, everything like inappropriate comments it's like you're on SAS: Who Dares Wins you know we say inappropriate things and we do inappropriate things that if you get offended by them then so be it."
Ant continued: "You know the course is a hard course. It's hardcore, it's gritty.
"You're going to see inappropriate things, you're going to witness inappropriate things, but its never direct.
"When it says 'inappropriate comments' it wasn't direct its what someone has seen on the show and gone, 'oh I don't like what they've done to that recruit' and they have made complaints like that."
Piers then asked: "Just to be clear, Ant. As far as you're concerned, you were never inappropriate to female crew members for example which appears to be the implication from The Mirror story today."
Ant then laughed before he said: "No, never direct.
"There's a new protocol which came in with the health and safety that if they feel offended or want to complain then they can anonymously.
"So it's obvious its something they have seen."
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