Radio 1 breakfast DJ Nick Grimshaw loses nearly a million listeners in six months
Gay Radio 1 breakfast DJ Nick Grimshaw has lost nearly a million listeners since taking over from Chris Moyles last year, Rajar audience figures show.
Grimshaw has seen his audience figures drop by 950,000 in six months.
Last September, the 28-year-old took over from Chris Moyles who on occasion, during his eight and a half year reign angered gay rights campaigners by some of his allegedly anti-gay jokes and questionable antics.
The Today programme on Radio 4 has since overtaken Grimshaw’s Breakfast Show by 1.2 million listeners since the beginning of 2013, with Chris Evans’ Radio 2 morning slot beating Grimshaw’s by more than 4 million.
Grimshaw, who is currently single, also said to the Sun newspaper he would love to have children one day.
“I’d like to have a big house with loads of kids in it.
“I reckon I’d like three, because any more than three you have to get a weird car don’t you?
“You have to get a van. And I don’t want a van.”