The homophobic slur was read out by a contestant as a seven-letter answer to the word quiz, for which he was awarded the points.
There's been a mixed reaction among the famous faces, although many are expressing support for the couple.
Ben Cohen was left with his head in his hands after he fluffed the name of Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell on a celebrity edition of the BBC game show. Ben, 37, who competed on Strictly and is expecting a child with dancer Kristina Rihanoff, 38, made the awkward gaffe when host Alexander Armstrong asked for the names of TV talent show judges. Ben yelled he wanted to go home after his blunder.