The BBC just made a hilarious blunder live on air, and now everyone’s talking about it [VIDEO, TWEETS]
BBC Breakfast just made a hilarious blunder live on air. And thanks to some quick-witted viewers, the clip is now spreading like wildfire on social media.
On the morning of 14 October at 6:30am, Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt were presenting live on BBC Breakfast. Munchetty was announcing an upcoming interview with Nicola Sturgeon about plans for a second independence referendum, when this happened:
After the clip aired, Stayt had to immediately apologise for the blunder, leaving Munchetty red-faced. Thanks to Twitter users, the clip is now spreading.
Wonderful facial expression by @BBCNaga on #bbcbreakfast this morning when the wrong video clip was put up to for Nicola Sturgeon #gorilla
— Roberto Perrone (@TalkRoberto) October 14, 2016
Unfortunately for Munchetty and Stayt, the blunders didn’t end there. Many viewers went on to criticise the pair for their report on the gorilla that ran away from London Zoo. While interviewing the Zoo’s zookeeper, Munchetty expressed disdain at the time it took to recover the animal:
We pay for such great interviewing skills. An hour to get a Gorilla back into it's enclosure. How dare they!#BBCbreakfast #Clueless
— Adam Humphries (@Adz_Ace) October 14, 2016
Ffs the Gorilla didn't get any further than the keeper area so really not news Naga trying to make it more than it is as usual #bbcbreakfast
— Tinks (@Tinks96763827) October 14, 2016
All in all, 14 October was not a good day of reporting for the presenting pair. But at least it provided the UK with an entertaining start to their morning.
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