Media 26 May 2017 YOU’RE FIRED at last! Katie Hopkins is sacked by LBC after “final solution” tweet She may have avoided a firing on The Apprentice, but she couldn't get out of this one. Getty Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Remember when Katie Hopkins wasn't a notorious radical hate preacher and was just that mean lady on The Apprentice who resigned from the show? Well, let's cast our minds back to that time, in the heady days of 2006, when the nation sighed in frustration as the grand high angry bear Alan Sugar was denied his chance to point at her and growl "You're Fired!" For we have at last been given what we have been waiting for over a decade. Katie Hopkins has, finally, been fired. OK, apparently it was mutual. She and the radio station that employs her for realtime weekly bile spews a live show, LBC, have parted ways: LBC and Katie Hopkins have agreed that Katie will leave LBC effective immediately. — LBC (@LBC) May 26, 2017 According to the BBC's media editor, there were "cheers and applause" in the LBC newsroom when the decision was announced. Am very reliably told there were massive cheers + applause in @LBC newsroom when staff received email about Hopkins https://t.co/F1D8fAtWZ3 — Amol Rajan (@amolrajanBBC) May 26, 2017 This follows Hopkins tweeting (and then deleting) that there needed to be a "final solution" following the Manchester terrorist attack. It seems LBC has found its own solution to the backlash against Hopkins. › "We're an easy target": how a Tory manifesto pledge will tear families apart I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!