- Louise Minchin was reading viewers’ thoughts on installing sprinkler systems
- But she tripped over her words and stumbled into very unacceptable language
- Instead of saying ‘fitted’ she accidentally said ‘s****d’ live on air
- Co-host Dan Walker’s face contorted in shock then they both dissolved in giggles
A BBC Breakfast presenter gave viewers a very rude wake-up this morning when she accidentally swore live on air.
Louise Minchin was reading viewers’ thoughts on installing sprinkler systems in schools when she tripped over her words and stumbled into very unacceptable language.
‘Ian says all schools irrespective of age should be s***… fit… fitted,’ said the soon-to-be mortified TV presenter.
Her hand flew up to her chest in shock and she immediately apologised.
She blushed and said: ‘I’m sorry. With sprinklers across the UK.’
Co-host Dan Walker initially looked terribly confused by this quick veer from the norm and his face contorted in abject shock, but he then burst into uncontrollable giggles.
Louise then sheepishly said: ‘Sometimes I should speak slower. Apologies!’ before she started laughing too.
Dan Walker took to Twitter to comment about the hilarious verbal mishap and wrote: ‘I think I might need to work on my ‘nothing to see here, move along’ face #FittedWithSprinklers #PottyMouthMinchin’
Rachel Burns wrote: ‘Made my little morning that! x
Ken Howe wrote: ‘Easy mistake to do. I frequently make the same one but thankfully never in front of a few million viewers.’
And Philip Dando wrote: ‘Giggling @Louise Minchin. Now giggling beyond belief.’
Louise Minchin (right) was reading viewers’ thoughts on installing sprinkler systems in schools when she tripped over her words on the BBC Breakfast show with co-host Dan Walker (left)
Oops! The TV presenter’s hand flew up to her chest as she registered that she just swore on TV
A very rude wake-up call: Co-host Dan was initially as shocked as she was by the verbal slip-up but he quickly saw the funny side and started giggling
Eating her words: Louise looked sheepish and apologised immediately for her accidental use of very unparliamentary language to millions of Britons this morning