Listen, we know it’s not sophisticated or high-brow, but with things as grim as they are right now, we’ll take the laughs wherever we can get them, even if that includes a bit of an early-morning innuendo.
As Carol warned of high winds over the weekend, she told Naga: “You won’t be playing much tennis!”
Seemingly not catching what her co-presenter had just said, Naga asked her to repeat herself, to which Carol responded: “Not much [tennis]... their balls will be blowing everywhere.”
“Tennis balls,” Carol quickly added in a smaller voice, but it seemed the damage was already done, and as Charlie Stayt attempted to get things back on track, this was Naga’s reaction:
This isn’t the first time Carol has suffered an unfortunate slip of the tongue in recent memory, though.
Back in August, she was reporting live from a park in London, when she declared: “Look at it, the sun is beating down, we’ve seen a lot of doggers.”
Quickly realising her mistake, she abruptly added: “Not doggers, of course. Lots of dog walkers and joggers around here during the course of this morning.”
BBC Breakfast airs at BBC One and BBC News from 6am.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost UK and has been updated.