Six Nations 2018: Bungling BBC subtitles say ‘Nigel Owens is a homosexual’ during coverage of Scotland’s win over England

A SUBTITLE gaffe noticed the BBC flash "Nigel Owens is a homosexual" on the display during their coverage of Scotland's win over England.

The Welshman – the primary brazenly homosexual man to referee on the prime degree – has spoken in depth about popping out in a excessive-profile position and his struggles with bulimia.

 The BBC subtitles came up with the wrong text during Scotland's win

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The BBC subtitles got here up with the flawed textual content during Scotland's win

And whereas Owens, forty six, took cost of the Six Nations conflict, commentator Andrew Cotter stated "Nigel Owens is saying" on commentary, which was mistakenly translated.

A BBC assertion stated: "Our reside subtitling service produces accuracy ranges in extra of ninety eight per cent.

"However, as with all broadcasters, there are situations – notably during stay broadcasts – when errors occur.

"On this event the voice recognition subtitling software program made an error which was noticed and corrected instantly."

 Nigel Owens is the first openly gay man to referee at the highest level

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Nigel Owens is the primary brazenly homosexual man to referee on the highest degree
 The mistake was later corrected but not before viewers spotted the blunder

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The error was later corrected however not earlier than viewers noticed the blunder

Owens is probably the most-capped worldwide rugby referee after a excellent profession on the highest degree.

He has taken cost of three World Cups and was ref for the ultimate in 2015.

Former World Cup-profitable coach England Sir Clive Woodward and centre Will Greenwood defended Owens after BBC TV star Nick Knowles attacked him on social media.

The DIY SOS presenter accused the official of anti-English bias in a unprecedented rant.

 Some England supporters were accused at how top ref Nigel Owens took charge of the clash

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Some England supporters have been accused at how prime ref Nigel Owens took cost of the conflict

He posted: "So Nigel Owens single handedly making an attempt to avenge the England defeat of Wales – allow them to play. Refs are usually not the celebs of the present.

"Your anti England bias 2 apparent. It’s hilarious how if u criticise Nigel Owens the entire of Wales will get in your again. He’s not Llywelyn ap Gruffudd."

A SUBTITLE gaffe noticed the BBC flash "Nigel Owens is a homosexual" on the display during their coverage of Scotland's win over England.

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