Richard Madeley calls Chloe Kelly 'Coco' in awkward interview
Richard Madeley has left viewers gritting their teeth after conducting an awkward interview with Lioness Chloe Kelly.
Madeley and Kate Garraway interviewed the footballer on Tuesday morning after England's historic win against Germany at the weekend in the Euro 2022 final. Kelly scored the winning goal during extra time, securing victory and appeared on Good Morning Britain to discuss it.
But after a normal conversation, Madeley left people cringing when he thanked her for her time and called her "Coco".
"Chloe, or 'Coco' as I call my daughter Chloe, Coco, thank you very much indeed for coming in," he said, as she smiled politely.
\u201cRichard Madeley wrapping up his interview with Chloe Kelly by calling her 'Coco' "because that's what I call MY daughter Chloe" is exactly the sort of high level awkward cringe I can't cope with today\u201d
\u201cRichard Madeley you don\u2019t interview someone then end with calling them your daughters nickname \ud83e\udd37\u200d\u2640\ufe0f\ud83e\udd26\u200d\u2640\ufe0f.. show Chloe kelly some respect , she\u2019s more than earned it \u2764\ufe0f\u201d
— Sam .. why you following me, what do you want ;-) (@Sam .. why you following me, what do you want ;-))
\u201c\u201cRichard Madeley\u201d calling Chloe Kelly Coco because that\u2019s what he calls his daughter for short, how about Madeley Coco the Clown. #GMB\u201d
Elsewhere in the interview, Kelly discussed her iconic goal celebration, where she removed her top and ran around the pitch, and which saw her get a yellow card.
She said: "I'm taking my shirt off, I'm going crazy because a male footballer they'd be doing exactly the same so as a woman why can't we." She also added that it was the "best yellow card of her life."
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