Dan Walker broke silence at the exit from the BBC Breakfast when he joined co-star Sally Nugent on the couch this morning.
yesterday, Dan has announced that he will be leaving the BBC 13 years after joining channel 5.
Appeared in BBC Having breakfast today to discuss why he was moving, Dan sat next to his friend and co-host Sally.
“We have been friends for 20 years and worked together for 6 months,” Sally said emotionally. “And you’re off!”
“Yes,” he replied. “But, as you know, as I explained before all the news came out, this was a very difficult decision for me. Probably the most difficult decision in my career.
“I love you little by little and I love working with you.”
“I love you too, Daniel,” Sally intervened.
Dan continued. “And I love the BBC breakfast team. The last six years I spent on this couch have been the best six years of my career. But sometimes opportunities come and you have to grab them. I don’t think it will be, right?
“I’ve never been motivated by money in the work I’ve done so far. I love everyone involved in BBC breakfasts and shows, but it’s a great opportunity to work with a great team on Channel 5. , Make other programs outside here. “
Asked about what they might see, he made fun of not being able to give anything.
“Oh my goodness, I can think of some ideas,” Sally joked. “The Travel Show?”
With a laugh, Dan replied: “You are always suggesting shows that show what I should do. Are you trying to get rid of me?”
She shouted: “Finally it worked! He goes!”
Dan joined the BBC’s Football Focus in 2009 and hosted it until 2021. He decided to resign Like Alex Scott took over.
He has been introducing BBC Breakfast since 2016, hosting the show on BBC Radio 5 Live and reporting on the Match of the Day.
* BBC Breakfast will be broadcast on BBC One on weekdays
https://www.irishmirror.ie/tv/dan-walker-breaks-silence-bbc-26636187 Dan Walker broke silence at the BBC Breakfast exit, and co-star Sally Nugent wept.