Horne known as Kuenssberg a “disingenuous plopcarpet” and instructed her to resign following her protection of the General Election.
The actor, who is about to look on BBC One within the hotly-anticipated Gavin And Stacey Christmas particular, posted the tweets within the early hours of Friday because the election outcomes got here in. He has now deleted them.
On Sunday he wrote on Twitter: “I apologise to each @bbclaurak and the BBC for my feedback on election night time.
“I used to be caught up within the frenzy of the election and realise I used my public platform and ardour for politics in an incorrect method. I remorse this & we should always stand collectively. Merry Christmas one and all.”
In his early morning tweets, Horne had written: “I actually want I liked myself as a lot as you Laura @bbclaurak – I feel, though deeply egocentric, I’d most likely be happier. For a bit. Lucky you.”
It is reported that Kuenssberg was discussing the Labour celebration losses across the time of Horne’s tweet.
Horne then retweeted a message from the political editor wherein she stated that the “swing within the North of England is fairly persistently v massive Labour to Tory”, and wrote: “Let’s see… your ‘journalism’ is aware of no bounds.
“Resign, you disingenuous plopcarpet.”
Horne will reprise his position as Gavin Shipman within the Christmas particular of the favored sitcom, which is about to air on BBC One on Christmas Day.
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