PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 04:01, Mon, Aug 19, 2019
Carol Kirkwood: The BBC weather star was branded a 'harpy of doom' (Image: GETTY • BBC)
Carol Kirkwood urged two BBC Breakfast viewers to not “shoot the messenger” after they aired a complaint on Twitter. The BBC weather regular did not waste any time after being told she was “a harpy of doom” by a disgruntled wife at home. The 57-year-old pointed out it wasn’t her fault as she was told the fan’s husband had been far from pleased with her latest forecast. However, the star, who has been working as a weather presenter since 1998, certainly took the remarks well as the pair joked about the situation.
Nooooo!!! Don't shoot the messenger!!!
The user’s original message to Carol had read: “@BBCBreakfast @carolkirkwood CAROL! My husband Sean has just gone off to work calling you ‘a harpy of doom’.
“Please try to make the weekend weather nicer! We have a fence needing replacing. I will have to listen to him moan about it the whole weekend.”
It was then the small screen regular replied: “Nooooo!!! Don't shoot the messenger!!!”(sic)
They then replied: “We have been married 35 years and every time it rains when he is off we have the same conversation!
“I will be glad when he finally retires in 2-3 years. I myself just love weather