Will Young gets an apology from TFL

Transport for London has apologised after Will Young reported he was subjected to homophobic abuse by a bus driver.

Will Young

The Pop Idol winner said the driver called him a “poofter” and has appealed for help in tracking him down in order to stop any future abuse taking place.

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TfL said, according to music-news.com, it is “urgently” investigating what happened, and added that any form of hate crime is “unacceptable”.

Steve Burton, TfL’s Director of Enforcement, said: “We’re very sorry to hear of Will Young’s experience, and are looking into it urgently.

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