Martin Bashir Returns to BBC

By Mark Joyella 

Martin Bashir, who resigned as an MSNBC anchor in 2013, will return to the BBC as a reporter. He will cover religious affairs, reports The Guardian.

Bashir quit under pressure following comments he made about former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, who he called “a dunce.” He apologized, but remained on air as calls for his suspension grew.

Bashir, who famously interviewed Princess Diana about her marriage during his time at the BBC, joined MSNBC in 2010. Before that, he was at ABC News, where he worked for six years, including a stint as co-anchor of Nightline.

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