Kay Burley will make her first TV appearance on The Chase after being suspended from Sky News for violating Tier 2 lockdown restrictions

The news reporter will join Richard Herring, Tim Lovejoy and Eniola Aluko in today’s celebrity edition of the quiz show that was filmed before the reporter was punished by the broadcaster

Kay went on Twitter on Christmas Day and shared a clip of the festive episode You can see her saying, “Bah Humbug”

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In the clip, host Bradley Walsh introduces the participants before we see clips of the celebrities trying to answer the questions

Towards the end, Kay Bradley says “Bah Humbug” in an answer to a question

It comes after the journalist met her 60th anniversary earlier this month Birthday had apologized for lifting the lockdown restrictions, which led to the host agreeing to take six months off

Correspondents Beth Rigby and Inzamam Rashid, who also attended the bash, have also agreed to take three months off

Kay explained how she had dinner in a “Covid-compliant restaurant” before going to a second restaurant to go to the bathroom

However, Guido Fawkes reported that the journalist first celebrated the occasion at the Century Club in Soho with a group of 10 that included three of her Sky colleagues, Kay’s party was held at two tables before heading in a nearby restaurant went

It is also alleged that a smaller group of four people returned to their home to continue the celebrations

Kay made a statement regarding her suspension, saying, “I agreed to Sky News today to step down from my broadcasting role for a period

“I know that we are all in the fight against Covid-19 and that we all have a duty to strictly adhere to the rules

“It doesn’t matter that I thought I was Covid compliant at a recent social event”The fact is, I was wrong, I made a big mistake and I’m sorry’

Kay, who on 17 Turned 60 on December 12, continued, “Some dear friends and colleagues – some of the most talented and dedicated professionals in our business – have been drawn into this episode and I regret this enormously

“I was one of the founding presenters of Sky News Nobody is prouder of our station’s reputation, the professionals on our team and the impact we make

“I am really looking forward to continuing my 32-year career at Sky when I return’

“A small number of Sky News employees attended a social event in London on Saturday night that breached Covid-19 guidelines,” a spokesman said in a statement

Jenny Ryan from Chase and Lucy Porter, co-host, show how to train your brain for the quiz

“As a result of an internal review, Sky News host Kay Burley agreed not to be on the air for six months and political editor Beth Rigby and correspondent Inzamam Rashid have agreed not to air for three months.” >

“Everyone involved regrets the incident and apologized. Everyone at Sky News is expected to obey the rules, and the company takes such violations very seriously”

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