The TV presenter said Lineker's reference to Nazi Germany in his criticism of the Home Office's crackdown on Channel crossings was a fair comparison.
The Emily In Paris star did not mince words when asked what he thought about the Match Of The Day pundit being told to 'step back' over his views on immigrants.
Former England star John Barnes has defended his former teammate Gary Lineker over his remarks on the government's refugee policy.
BBC chairman Richard Sharp is having his own impartiality called into question following the fallout of Gary Lineker's criticism of the government.
Lineker has been at the centre of a Holocaust row after he compared the British government's language on migrants to the Nazis.
The Match of the Day presenter was criticised for slamming the government’s new asylum policy on Twitter.
The TV presenter has seen the funny side of a prank which broadcast pornographic noises live on the BBC sports show.
BBC presenter Gary Lineker took a sly dig at rivals ITV as England sealed their place in the last 16 of the World Cup.
The BBC presenter made a sarcastic comment in response to Rob Rinder's tweet highlighting the death of migrant workers in Qatar.
The Match of the Day host has insisted that Qatar's attitudes and human rights record will be discussed on the BBC during the tournament – even if it angers the host nation.
The former England striker said he has several years left to run on his contract with the BBC.
The footballer shared on social media that his newborn baby son had died shortly after his girlfriend had given birth to twins.
The former footballer was one of many viewers moved by the desperate situation for Ukraine's children.