The leadership of the British newspaper the Sunday Times announced that it would stop cooperation with the columnist Kevin Myers in connection with his note in which he suggested that the presenters of BBC’s Claudia Winkleman and Vanessa Feltz get high salaries only because they are Jewish, reports the BBC.
The material was removed from the website edition, the editors have brought readers an apology.
We are talking about the column under the heading «Excuse me, girls — equal pay must be earned», in which Myers writes that the vast majority of highly paid employees of the BBC were men. Myers notes that the highest paid employee of the BBC are Jewish, and that their nationality was the reason for such earnings.
Column published in the Irish edition of the newspaper and posted on the newspaper’s website, has caused indignation of the British fighters against anti-Semitism.
Recall that in 2009, Kevin Myers in his column in the Independent newspaper denied the Holocaust.