The actor-turned-politician was broadly criticised for remarks made about Ms Evans, a political correspondent with on-line outlet Joe, in a dialogue on Dan Wootton Tonight on Tuesday, which included asking, “Who would need to shag that?”
Each Fox and Wootton have been suspended by GB Information amid an inside investigation and a probe by regulator Ofcom, who obtained round 7,300 complaints in regards to the episode.
Talking in a video on X, previously Twitter, Fox mentioned he had been offended with Ms Evans over feedback she made on a BBC debate round male suicide, however apologised for “demeaning her”. He mentioned he anticipated to be sacked.
He mentioned: “If I used to be going to be wise and I may replay it, I’d say: ‘Any self-respecting man in 2023 would most likely be effectively suggested to keep away from a lady who possessed that world view as a result of she would most likely trigger him nothing however hurt’.
“However what I did say was, you recognize, ‘I wouldn’t shag that’, and all that type of stuff, which isn’t proper. It’s demeaning to her, to Ava, so I’m sorry for demeaning you in that approach.
“Nevertheless offended I’m with you continue to for doing that, and it demeans me as a result of it’s not consultant of who I’m.”
He added: “I do know I’m going to get sacked tomorrow. I’m saying these things to clear my very own conscience.”
GB Information anchor Dan Wootton beforehand apologised “unreservedly” for a “very unlucky lapse in judgement” in a follow-up put up to an earlier apology, which prompt he ought to have apologised for what was mentioned through the broadcast.
MailOnline, the place Wootton had labored as a columnist, mentioned on Thursday afternoon that he had been sacked from the position.
A spokesperson for DMG Media, the mum or dad firm of MailOnline, mentioned: “Following occasions this week, DMG Media can affirm that Dan Wootton’s freelance column with MailOnline – which had already been paused – has now been terminated, alongside along with his contract.”
Ms Evans beforehand mentioned she was “actually damage” by Fox’s feedback, which have been described as “unacceptable, unjustifiable and indefensible”.
She added she had obtained an apology from the broadcaster.