Sunrise host Edwina Bartholomew accidentally suffers a VERY awkward slip of the tongue as she introduces a top doctor live on-air
Sunrise host Edwina Bartholomew suffered an unfortunate slip of the tongue on Wednesday morning.
The 38-year-old was hosting her regular news segment on the Channel Seven breakfast show and introduced a clip of deputy chief medical officer Dr Nick Coatsworth speaking about ‘Freedom Day’ for the unvaccinated.
But while introducing Dr Nick, Edwina briefly fumbled her words – and accidentally said a rude word instead.
Awkward! Sunrise host Edwina Bartholomew suffered an unfortunate slip of the tongue on Wednesday morning. Pictured during another segment earlier this year
‘It’s Freedom Day for the unvaccinated too, now able to mingle with everyone,’ she began.
‘Former deputy chief medical officer Dr Nick… D**k… Dr Nick Coatsworth says it’s the right time to ease restrictions.’
Ever the professional, Edwina didn’t burst into laughter at the brief faux pas – instead seamlessly cutting to a clip of Dr Nick speaking to Sunrise earlier in the day.
‘I think New South Wales are progressing in the right direction, and I’ve got to say – if not now, then when?’ Dr Nick said as he spoke about the state’s rule changes for the unvaccinated on Wednesday.
‘Former deputy chief medical officer Dr Nick… D**k… Dr Nick Coatsworth: While introducing Dr Nick, Edwina briefly fumbled her words – and accidentally said a rude word instead
NSW lockdown roadmap: the rules from Wednesday, December 15
These apply to everyone, regardless of vaccination status
MASKS AND QR CODES
- Masks will only be required on public transport and planes, at airports and for indoors front-of-house hospitality staff not fully vaccinated
- QR check-ins only required for hospitals, aged and disability care facilities, gyms, places of worship, funerals or memorial services, personal services, pubs, small bars, registered clubs, nightclubs, strip clubs, sex on premises, and indoor music festivals with more than 1000 people
EXERCISE AND RECREATION
- No limit to number in gyms, indoor recreation and sporting facilities
SHOPPING AND PERSONAL SERVICES
- Non-critical retail reopens to all
- No person limit for personal services including hairdressers, spas, beauty and nail salons, tattoo and massage parlours
WORKING FROM HOME
- Employers allow staff to work from home at their discretion
- International travellers who are not fully vaccinated still need to quarantine on arrival for 14 days
VISITING FRIENDS AND FAMILY
- No limit to number of visitors in homes
- No limit to number of people for outdoor public gatherings
- All visitors to residents in aged care facilities and disability homes permitted in line with their policies
RESTAURANTS AND HOSPITALITY
- No person limit in hospitality venues
- Singing and dancing permitted indoors and outdoors for all
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT
- Travel between Greater Sydney and regional NSW permitted
- Carpooling permitted
- Caravan parks and camping grounds open
EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
- No person limit for major recreation facilities like stadiums, theme parks and race courses
- No person limit for entertainment facilities like cinemas and theatres
- No person limit for information and education facilities like art galleries, museums and libraries
- No person limit for outdoor public gatherings and recreation
- Music festivals reopen with 20,000 person limit
- Amusement centres and play centres open to all
WEDDINGS AND RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES
- Weddings and funerals permitted with no person limit, eating and drinking allowed while standing and dancing permitted
- Singing and dancing indoors permitted
- Places of worship open to everyone
Source: NSW government
‘They’re 93 per cent double vaccinated, now is certainly the time.’
Edwina announced she was expecting her second child on Sunrise back in August.
‘And in some developing news, news that will be developing for the next six months, we are having another baby,’ she said at the time.
She is already mum to daughter Molly, who is almost two, who she shares with her husband of three years Neil Varcoe.
Growing family: The news presenter announced she’s expecting her second child on Sunrise back in August. Pictured with Molly and husband Neil Varcoe
During her announcement, Edwina joked that Molly was totally disinterested in the news.
‘Due in February, and I tried to tell Molly and she was not terribly interested. I showed her the photo when she scrunched up and threw on the floor,’ she said.
Edwina, who also shared a picture of her baby scan, told her Sunrise colleagues she will be keeping mum on the sex of the baby.
‘Yes, we know what it is. I will keep that one a secret for now,’ she said.
Not saying a word! Edwina, who also shared a picture of her baby scan, told her Sunrise colleagues she will be keeping mum on the sex of the baby. ‘Yes, we know what it is. I will keep that one a secret for now,’ she said