Anne Robinson explains why she 'turned off' Rachel Riley's mic 'She likes a lot of noise!'

Anne Robinson addressed rumours of a feud between herself and Rachel Riley on Thursday’s Piers Morgan Uncensored. The Countdown host, who has announced her departure from the Channel 4 show, praised her co-star for being “brilliant at maths” but admitted she had asked for her microphone to be “turned off” because Rachel “likes a lot of noise around” her.

Anne said: “Susie Dent is great Rachel Riley is completely brilliant at the maths.

“I didn’t not get on but some performers like a lot of noise around them and others like me would like some quiet it was important to me to take her mic off.”

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