THE One Show’s Jermaine Jenas was blasted by Alex Jones following a brutal snub to BBC Breakfast’s Carol Kirkwood.
Presenter Jermaine made an embarrassing gaffe yesterday evening, when he admitted that he had no idea who the legendary forecaster is.Termaine Jenas shocked fans after admitting he doesn’t know who weather reporter Carol Kirkwood is[/caption]
The duo kicked off the show by discussing the upcoming sunny weather expected this week.
Bantering his co-star, Jermaine said: “Didn’t I tell you that the sun was going to come back?”
Alex, 44, then jokingly said: “You are basically Carol Kirkwood.”
A baffled Jermaine started laughing before admitting “I haven’t got a clue who that is”.Carol is one of BBC’s best loved weather reporters[/caption]
Alex was left gobsmacked that her co-host didn’t know beloved weather reporter Carol.
She waved her hands in contempt and exclaimed: “Hang on, stop! Carol is a legend, isn’t she?
“She’s a legend, I will introduce you, you will love her.”
Jermaine was up for meeting the TV weather star and joked that Alex was “educating him every time he comes onto the show”.Alex was gobsmacked at Jermaine’s admission[/caption]
Carol, 58 is a BBC weather presenter, she was trained by the Met Office, and works mainly on BBC Breakfast and Victoria Derbyshire.
In 2015, she participated in the 13th series of BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing, finishing in 10th place.
Several fans were left stunned that Jermaine didn’t know “iconic” weather star Carol.
One fan wrote: “Oh my days still lifting my jaw off the ground @BBCTheOneShow ‘I don’t know who Carol Kirkwood is’ Go and sit in the corner, immediately Jermaine.”Alex promised to introduce Jermaine to TV weather star Carol[/caption]
Another posted: “Carol Kirkwood is an icon! Everyone knows who she is. #theoneshow”
A third shared: “@BBCTheOneShow How does Jermaine Jenas not know who Carol Kirkwood is?! For the love of weather, Aleex Jones get him educated please !!!”
Another added: “@BBCTheOneShow quote of the evening…… who is Carol Kirkwood????? really !! Lol.”
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One fan fumed: “Cannot believe Jermaine Jenas doesn’t know who living legend national treasure Carol Kirkwood is.”
Meanwhile, one viewer said that the weather reporter should be invited onto the show, in order for Jermaine to “redeem” himself.
The One Show airs every weekday at 7pm on BBC One.