Naga Munchetty remains absent from BBC Breakfast after being forced to bow out of Friday’s show
Naga Munchetty remains absent from BBC Breakfast after being forced to leave 20 minutes into Friday’s show due to losing her voice.
She was forced to resign Friday’s show, less than 20 minutes after the live broadcast .
And on Monday, Naga Munchetty, 47, of BBC Breakfast, remained absent. as he was still missing on the couch after losing his voice.
Instead, the start of the week was anchored by regulars Jon Kay, 53, and co-host Sally Nugent, 51.
Naga also confirmed on social media that he would not be presenting his BBC Radio 5 shows live this week due to the FIFA World Cup coverage.
Where was he? Naga Munchetty, 47, was absent from the BBC breakfast on Monday after being forced to leave Friday’s show in less than 20 minutes due to the loss of her voice.
When a fan asked on Twitter: ‘Are you back on the radio tomorrow or are you still not well…?’ Naga explained that he would be free for the whole week.
She replied: ‘There is no live show on @bbc5live from me this week due to X coverage of the #FIFAWorldCup.’
On Friday, Naga’s co-host Charlie Stayt, 60, was unexpectedly left alone to host the rest of the show, after first believing Naga’s absence might be temporary.
During the period of time that Naga was on the air, it seemed that he was fighting a sore throat.
Monday morning: The start of the week was anchored instead by regulars Jon Kay, 53, and co-host Sally Nugent, 51
Solo show: On Friday, Naga’s co-host Charlie Stayt, 60, was unexpectedly left alone to host the rest of the show, after first believing Naga’s absence might be temporary.
After they left, Charlie explained, ‘You may have noticed this morning that Naga just stepped away from the couch for a moment, a slight struggle with her voice. So, we’ll see how that works out.’
However, Naga did not return to the sofa, and Charlie was left alone to present the rest of the show.
The incident came after Naga admitted that she was branded a “useless b***dy” by bosses in the early days of her career.
The TV presenter said she was “thrown a copy” and left the office in “a flood of tears” when she was a print journalist.
speaking to radio schedules Last month, Naga said the harsh treatment made her better at her job in the long run.
She said: ‘A copy was thrown at me when I started in newspapers. They told me I was useless.
“I went home crying many days, but still, I learned not to make mistakes, that mistakes were not acceptable.
Explanation: After he left, Charlie explained, “You may have noticed this morning that Naga just moved away from the couch for a moment, a slight struggle with her voice.”
She said this made her do her research ‘twice as well and to the best of her ability’.
“That fear of making a mistake meant that you did your research twice as well and to the best of your ability,” he explained.
“I remember when I first decided that I wanted to explore being on air, I was told, ‘You’re pretty sensitive.’
You take criticism quite harshly and obsess over things. You have to toughen up.’ And I did it.’
MailOnline contacted the BBC for more information at the time.
OMG! The incident comes after Naga admitted that her bosses called her “b***d useless” in the early days of her career.