Darts walk-on-girls slam bosses’ decision to ditch them following the Dorchester Hotel hostess scandal

TWO of the axed darts stroll-on women have hit out at the decision to ditch them, describing how they "can't consider a feminine job that's extra protected".

Additionally they denied that they’ve ever been subjected to sexual harassment.

 Daniella Allfree and Charlotte Wood appeared on This Morning today to say how their job as darts walk-on girls is 'safe'

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Daniella Allfree and Charlotte Wooden appeared on This Morning today to say how their job as darts stroll-on women is 'protected'
 Daniella Allfree and Charlotte Wood are two of the most recognisable darts walk-on girls

Daniella Allfree and Charlotte Wooden are two of the most recognisable darts stroll-on women

SunSport solely revealed how bosses have determined to scrap the fan favourites from the sport.

The fashions have accompanied gamers to the oche for greater than 20 years.

The women declare bosses have been caving in to strain following the Dorchester hostess scandal through which an undercover reporter claims she was groped at a males-solely charity occasion.

Two of these affected, Charlotte Wooden and Daniella Allfree, appeared on ITV's This Morning today to converse of their shock at the decision.

 Charlotte Wood and Daniella Allfree have spoken of their shock and sadness that their jobs as walk-on girls have been axed

Charlotte Wooden and Daniella Allfree have spoken of their shock and unhappiness that their jobs as stroll-on women have been axed
 Darts walk-on girls have been a fixture in darts as long as you can remember - now that is all set to change

Darts stroll-on women have been a fixture in darts so long as you possibly can keep in mind – now that’s all set to change

The women have been informed by Sky final week that they have been not wanted, however they solely obtained the bullet from ITV on Thursday.

Talking to Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, Daniella stated: “We’re 9 per cent of the promoting, we put on a sash with the emblem of the sponsor of the event.

"It simply brings a little bit of glitz and glamour to an occasion that’s predominately male.

“I can’t consider a feminine job that’s extra protected. We’ve acquired 4 huge safety guards with us always, it’s such a protected setting.

"It’s scary actually the place it’s going to lead this business. We do lots of sport, we do the horseracing, F1 grid – which for me is such a prestigious job.

"I’m actually proud and it’s very unhappy to see what’s going to come for the subsequent era.”

And Charlotte added: "It’s a really pleasurable job and we really feel very honoured to do the job."

However fellow This Morning visitor, journalist Sally Howard, described the job as "demeaning" and was happy "change" was occurring.

 The two walk-on girls were joined on This Morning by journalist Sally Howard, who described their job as 'demeaning'

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The 2 stroll-on women have been joined on This Morning by journalist Sally Howard, who described their job as 'demeaning'
 The walk-on girls have almost become celebrities in their own right - but has their time in the spotlight come to an end?

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The stroll-on women have virtually grow to be celebrities in their very own proper – however has their time in the highlight come to an finish?

She stated: “What we’re seeing is a broader social change that sees these roles as – if not demeaning to the particular person, as a result of that is an argument that it’s a selection of a few of these women – it’s demeaning broadly to ladies.

"This can be a structural change we’re seeing with the Grammys, and I feel Formula One will come.

“I feel the key right here is that it’s a type of ornamental position that’s being profitable for males.

"And you’ve got to keep in mind that this custom has solely been there since the Nineteen Nineties. It’s no sort of previous custom, it solely happened when the PDC was making an attempt to set itself up saying they have been going to do one thing loaded, fairly sensationalist.

“Each social change has individuals who endure from it. Nevertheless it doesn’t imply that the change is just not vital.

"It’s followers who additionally help this, not simply resisting it. Followers and broadcasters are behind this."

 Darts walk-on girls are now a thing of the past - unless the sport's bosses reverse their decision

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Darts stroll-on women at the moment are a factor of the previous – until the sport's bosses reverse their decision

Chiefs at the Skilled Darts Company informed these employed for the televised Masters event not to present up.

A PDC spokesperson stated: “This transfer has been made following suggestions from host broadcasters.”

Sky stated it felt final yr, at the side of the PDC, that it was time to axe the women in 2018.

Karen-Jean Cookson, forty six, the first ever stroll-on woman in 1994, stated: “It’s political correctness gone mad.”

Inside hours of the news a whole lot of followers signed a petition to have the women reinstated.

Over 23,000 darts followers have signed our petition to have stroll-on women return to darts.

  • To signal the petition go to www.change.org and search “Women in darts”.

TWO of the axed darts stroll-on women have hit out at the decision to ditch them, describing how they "can't consider a feminine job that's extra protected".