The BBC’s primary primetime information presenter Huw Edwards and his circle of relatives are receiving recommendation from former Information of the International tabloid editor Andy Coulson, The Parent experiences.
The paper states that Edwards’ spouse Vicky Flind – herself a TV manufacturer – consulted Coulson prior to issuing her commentary figuring out her husband on Wednesday night.
The presenter is these days in health facility, in keeping with his spouse, following allegations that he had paid £35,000 for irrelevant footage from a teenage consumer of crack cocaine.
Coulson runs a PR company specialising in disaster control. He in the past edited Information of the International between 2003 and 2007, and went directly to develop into then-prime minister David Cameron’s director communications. He was once jailed in 2014 for hacking offences.
His make stronger for Edwards places him towards his former boss, Rupert Murdoch, boss of Information UK and proprietor of The Solar newspaper, which first printed the allegations however is going through backlash in some quarters, following the Met police’s determination to not pursue a felony inquiry.
The Solar mentioned the day prior to this that its unique tale was once within the public passion as it gave a “voice to 2 anxious oldsters.”
Whilst Edwards has now not but spoken publicly, his former colleague Jon Sopel, instructed ITV’s Excellent Morning Britain:
“We’ve had touch, clearly now not since he has been hospitalised. He was once very indignant, I believe he felt very let down by means of what had took place in The Solar, he was once livid with their protection. No longer overly inspired with the BBC’s protection both. Somebody that is aware of him is simply wishing him smartly.”