Friday, February 25, 2011

BREAKING. SuperSport fires presenter Andrew Lanning after breach of confidential information.

SuperSport has fired the SuperSport presenter Andrew Lanning with lightning speed citing a breach of confidential information.

In a statement SuperSport says Andrew Lanning, ''while attending a commentators' workshop at SuperSport on Wednesday [February 23], chose to tweet regarding various confidential matters pertaining to both SuperSport and SA Rugby.''

SuperSport says Andrew Lanning's actions were ''contrary to company policy'' and that Andrew Lanning ''was admonished for his conduct''. ''In response to this, Andrew Lanning expressed the opinion that SuperSport was conducting itself in a childish manner and proposed that he part ways with SuperSport. SuperSport, in the circumstances, accepted Andrew Lanning's suggestion to part ways.''