Atkinson was reprimanded for his comments.

Ron Atkinson in trouble following racist joke on Celebrity Big Brother

The former commentator previously came under fire for comments about Marcel Desailly.

FORMER FOOTBALL MANAGER and pundit, Ron Atkinson, has landed himself in hot water after making a racist joke on the latest edition of Celebrity Big Brother.

As Irish reality TV star, Danielle Marr, draped her jumper over her head, Atkinson implicitly compared her to a Muslim wearing a headscarf, remarking:

“You’re not carrying a bomb with you, are you?”

Atkinson, who previously lost his job as an ITV commentator for making racist remarks about then-Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly, was reprimanded for his comments, with a spokesperson for the show stating: “Ron made an unacceptable comment last night. He has received a formal warning.”

The 74-year-old has previously denied claims that he was racist, pointing out that he was the first high-profile manager to sign a considerable number of black players during his time in charge at West Brom.

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