|Stephen Chan is not only chief executive of Commercial Radio but host too|
"At one point, he said that if I did not go to the press conference that day [announcing the change], he would have no choice but to fire me," Lee said on Monday evening during her show with co-host Elizabeth Wong Kit-wai.
However Chan said the message, which said he would "have no option but to end our contractual relationship" if she did not take the evening hosting duties, was an attempt to ensure she confirmed arrangements for a meeting and press conference.
Either way he did it in the most insensitive way possible -- but then again many bosses in Hong Kong can be like this in order to have their cake and and eat it too. What he did was threatening and possibly illegal. Who gives someone 21 minutes to decide whether they want to keep their job or not?