BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty left heartbroken: 'This stopped us in our tracks'
Naga Munchetty has taken to Twitter to express her heartbreak in a moving post.
The BBC Breakfast host, 47, shared a video report from BBC Radio 5 Live about the ongoing search efforts in Turkey and Syria following Monday’s devastating earthquakes, which have killed more than 11,000 people.
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"This stopped us in our tracks this morning," Naga admitted in her candid post, adding a broken heart emoji.
Fans were quick to reach out and respond. "Thank you @TVNaga01 for your incredible professionalism in presenting these gut wrenching stories," one wrote. "I hope you're ok as goodness knows how much more info, as a journalist, you have access to? We're lucky to have you on our screens."
This stopped us in our tracks this morning.
— Naga Munchetty (@TVNaga01) February 8, 2023
Naga shared her heartbreak on Twitter
"Hard to put a 'like' to this," a second added. "Tragic." A third wrote: "It's absolutely heartbreaking, impossible to imagine the suffering." And a fourth said: "It's just awful, puts so many things into perspective. Bless those poor souls and the living too."
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Naga is a hugely popular and acclaimed presenter – as well as her role on BBC Breakfast, she hosts on BBC 5 Live, and has appeared on BBC World News, Newsnight and Sunday Morning Live.
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She has, however, experienced the downside of fame – and recently addressed criticism she receives from viewers about her outfits on Breakfast.
Referencing her co-host Charlie Stayt, she told the Radio Times: "I get more comments than Charlie but I think also that is because men just wear suits, so there isn't really too much to object to.
"Whereas I don't wear suits and buy my own clothes. So inevitably people think they can comment on what I wear."
She recently addressed criticism she has received
The TV host has frequently shown that she isn't afraid to respond to abusive comments online. Last year, she hit back at a negative remark from a Twitter troll that read: "God I hate that woman with a passion @DefundBBC."
The journalist jokingly replied: "Ooh. You are passionate about me… Am taking it. X."
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