He added of the report: “Not true, but hey-ho. BBC recognise that I tweet carefully and will continue to do so.”
In the latest earnings list from BBC, Gary is currently at the top with a salary of £1,750,000 to £1,754,999.
He is set to make a cut to £1.35m, which will be reflected in next year’s list of figures.
He is followed by Radio 2 Breakfast host Zoe Ball, who earns a staggering £1,360,000 to £1,364,999.
Chat show host Graham Norton takes third place with a salary of £725,000 to £729,000.