BBC Breakfast star Carol Kirkwood tries to cover up blunder after Jon and Sally call her out


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BBC Breakfast’s Carol Kirkwood was left squirming as co-stars called out a blunder during a weather report – and issued a warning. Carol was introduced for her regular weather forecast segment on Monday morning.

Sally Nugent was in the BBC studio alongside Jon Kay, her co host. The pair welcomed Carol on November 21 as she issued the forecast for the UK.

Sally noticed a technical blunder, as a random letter ‘T’ appeared on the screen beside Carol as she ran down what the nation can expect from the weather. “You’ve got a stray T there!” Jon said.

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Carol replied: “I know, I saw that.” Jon laughed: “T-T-Tuesday!” Carol replied: “Trying to hide it… nobody saw it!” as she tried to cover up the gaffe.

Sally said: “Until Jon pointed it out! Sorry Carol, thank you very much!” Carol then replied to her co stars: “Yeah, thanks Jon!”

Jon warned: “Don’t drop your Ts.” And Carol commented to the pair: “I’m off for one now, actually!” Jon said: “Get one for us as well, see you later!”

Sally said: “Carol’s had a very busy morning already! She’s on her own, and she’s spinning a lot of plates.” Jon said: “Okay, okay, okay!”

Carol won the TRIC award for best TV Weather Presenter in 2003, 2008, 2009 and 2012–2017. The BBC Breakfast favouirte received an Honorary Fellowship from Princess Anne for “contributions to broadcasting” at Inverness College, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, seven years ago.

She was married to Jimmy Kirkwood but they divorced in 2008. Kirkwood announced her engagement to her new partner, live on BBC Breakfast from the Chelsea Flower Show, in May of this year.

His identity remains a secret, though. BBC Breakfast cont…

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