Host suspended for explicit Mau jingle

Dominic Harvey. Photo / Norrie Montgomery
Dominic Harvey. Photo / Norrie Montgomery

A breakfast radio host was suspended after airing an explicit jingle about TVNZ star Alison Mau.

Mau, 44, is understood to be in a relationship with hip-hop dance teacher Karleen Edmonds.

The jingle - written by The Edge breakfast host Dominic Harvey - made reference to the relationship and Mau's ex-husband, One News presenter Simon Dallow.

Its lyrics, sung to the tune of a Beyonce song, were explicit.

Harvey was suspended for 24 hours without pay after it aired.

The jingle has been taken off the station's website and from YouTube.

The suspension came a week after Harvey was warned by The Edge programme director Leon Wratt for singing another controversial jingle.

Wratt did not return calls.

- Herald on Sunday

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