MEDIA STATEMENT: eNews has suspended sports anchor Lance Witten over tweets relating to the Linkin Park concert tragedy last night, Wednesday 7 November.
“Witten’s comments do not reflect the views or values of our company,” the news channel’s head of news, Patrick Conroy, said in a statement.
Witten tweeted, “Linkin Park is so badass, people are dying to see ’em.”
“Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the young woman who lost her life, and all those who were injured in this terrible accident,” Conroy said.
Conroy said an internal inquiry into Witten’s comments will be conducted in due course.