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Naga Munchetty slams troll who calls her ‘that Asian bird who wears whatever the hell she wants’

Naga Munchetty calls out snide trolls on Twitter as they refer to her as ‘that Asian bird who wears whatever the hell she wants’ on BBC Breakfast

Naga Munchetty publicly called out a pair of Twitter trolls on Thursday after they attacked her for what she was wearing on BBC Breakfast.

One – named Paul – derogatorily referred to the news anchor, 45, as ‘that Asian bird’ and slammed her for wearing ‘whatever the hell she wants’ to present the show.

It appeared to be a reaction to Naga’s footwear – a pair of silver trainers – as she sat alongside co-host Charlie Stayt who was in a suit and tie.

Hitting back: Naga Munchetty publicly called out a pair of Twitter trolls on Thursday after they attacked her for what she was wearing on BBC Breakfast

Clearly outraged at the funky shoes, Paul marched to Twitter to rant: ‘I never understand why Charlie has to wear a formal business suit and that Asian bird seems to be able to wear whatever the hell she wants?’

Naga replied to this with a simple: ‘Oh Paul!’

She then replied to another now-deleted tweet, which clearly also attacked the shoes.

It’s unclear whether this was from a different Paul or the same one, but Naga quipped in response: ‘Paul – Three suggestions: 1. Add a picture of yourself to your Twitter profile 2. Think about what you Tweet before you write 3. I’ll leave you to guess this one…’

Anchors: On the morning show, she sat alongside co-host Charlie Stayt who was in a suit and tie

Anchors: On the morning show, she sat alongside co-host Charlie Stayt who was in a suit and tie

Suited and booted: The outrage appeared to be a reaction to Naga's footwear - a pair of silver trainers

Suited and booted: The outrage appeared to be a reaction to Naga’s footwear – a pair of silver trainers

He's fuming! Clearly outraged at the funky shoes, Paul marched to Twitter to rant - 'I never understand why Charlie has to wear a formal business suit and that Asian bird seems to be able to wear whatever the hell she wants?'

He’s fuming! Clearly outraged at the funky shoes, Paul marched to Twitter to rant – ‘I never understand why Charlie has to wear a formal business suit and that Asian bird seems to be able to wear whatever the hell she wants?’

Followers rushed to Naga’s defence, hailing her ‘stylish’ and ‘fabulous’, with some branding her the best morning TV anchor across the whole of UK television.

The newswoman’s ensemble was far from scruffy, as Naga slipped into a navy blouse with red hearts dotted around it and black slacks.

Feisty Naga recently revealed she adored the Emily Bronte classic Wuthering Heights because its female star is cruel.

‘It showed me that women do not have to be likeable, that they can be hateful and that love isn’t glorious. I sound so dark by saying that – dark of heart,’ she told The Mail On Sunday last week.

Career: Naga is the second longest-serving member of the current presenting team, having joined the show in 2009, becoming a main presenter in 2014 [pictured with Dan Walker]

Career: Naga is the second longest-serving member of the current presenting team, having joined the show in 2009, becoming a main presenter in 2014 [pictured with Dan Walker]

‘Cathy is a hateful character, she is cruel. And I love her, I absolutely love her. Does that sound really awful?’

In May, Naga confirmed that ‘all four main presenters of BBC Breakfast’ are now paid the same following an equal salary complaint to the broadcaster in 2017.

The presenter was one of more than 100 female employees at the station who made complaints against the corporation over equal pay.

She, Charlie, Louise Minchin and Dan Walker are now all paid equally, which was not the case before the complaint was made. 

She said: ‘There are four main presenters who present three days a week, we do the same job, we have the same level of responsibility, the same expectation; we should be paid the same.’

Naga is the second longest-serving member of the current presenting team, having joined the show in 2009, becoming a main presenter in 2014.

Chic: Followers rushed to Naga's defence, hailing her 'stylish' and 'fabulous', with some branding her the best morning TV anchor across the whole of UK television

Chic: Followers rushed to Naga’s defence, hailing her ‘stylish’ and ‘fabulous’, with some branding her the best morning TV anchor across the whole of UK television

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