Scott Mills’ latest bond as Radio 1 presenter brought listeners to tears
BBC Radio 1 presenters Scott Mills and Chris Stark presented their latest show on the station, and We’re Not Crying, you are tears.
The pair announced the news – via “Someone You Loved” singer Lewis Capaldi, of course – last month, with Mills leaving to present an afternoon show on BBC Radio 2, and Stark co-presenting the Capital Breakfast Show with Roman Kemp in addition to being the show’s creative executive producer.
The duo have had a few plugs over the years on the station, including their ingenious and very wet game show Innuendo Bingo, and their creative approach to mentioning who was number five on the official UK charts on Christmas Eve last year.
If you’ve already forgotten, it was The Kunts’ “Boris Johnson Is Still AF**king C**t” which obviously throws some spanners in the works for a broadcaster who is regulated by Ofcom and can’t really say the naughty words live on the air.
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Although on Thursday it was when Mills gave his last link on Radio 1 that Twitter spoke – or rather, reached for the tissues.
“If you ever feel like there’s no one there, if you feel lost, or if you feel like there’s nothing good around you, I tell you one thing: turn on the radio,” he said, before performing Christina Aguilera‘s “Beautiful.” .
And we weren’t the only ones:
Oh, and because they like to be silly, they also decided to play “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey, because of course they did:
We will miss you guys.
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