Britain's BBC has been forced to apologize after Iggy Pop
used a racist term live on air.
During the broadcaster's coverage of the Glastonbury festival
(June 23), Pop made a comment about visiting shops in north London.
In an interview after his performance, Pop launched into a long anecdote about going to Camden and visiting "Paki shops
Hosts Jo Whiley
and Mark Radcliffe
made no on-air apology on June 23, prompting three viewer complaints.
A spokesman for the corporation said: "We would like to apologize if anyone was offended.
The presenters on the BBC Two
program made no reference to the word after it had been said, reports BBC News
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