BBC chiefs instructed pundit Reanne Evans to depart a studio after her snooker participant ex claimed she was a “distraction”.
BBC chiefs instructed pundit Reanne Evans to depart a studio when her snooker participant ex mentioned she was a ‘distraction’Credit score: Instagram / @reanneevans
Evans was set to go stay from the observe space when Mark Allen complained on the CrucibleCredit score: PA
Evans reluctantly agreed to depart after talks between World Snooker Tour officers on the Betfred World Snooker Championship and her producers.
Evans, 35 — battling Allen over upkeep for his or her daughter, 14 — was mentioned to be “embarrassed” by the episode.
The BBC mentioned: “For the sake of ten minutes, Reanne left the gamers’ observe room so Mark Allen might practise earlier than his match with out distraction upon his request.
“Her broadcast commitments weren’t affected.”
Northern Irish potter Allen, 35, ranked world No13, made his plea earlier than his first-round win in Sheffield over China’s Lyu Haotian.
He mentioned: “There have been a number of circumstances of gamers asking for folks to be eliminated once they’re practising forward of a match.
The ladies’s world snooker champ reluctantly agreed to depart after talks between World Snooker Tour officers and her producersCredit score: handout
Evans is presently battling Allen over upkeep for his or her daughter, 14
Evans watching Allen in a earlier match
“I’m unsure why there’s a fuss about this one.”
The WST, which has jurisdiction over the observe room, declined to remark.
Allen went out of the competitors on Monday.
The BBC mentioned Evans’ broadcast commitments ‘weren’t affected’Credit score: Monique Limbos
BBC pundit Evans was mentioned to be ’embarrassed’ by the episode
Allen went out of the competitors on MondayCredit score: PA