BBC News guest’s unfortunate caption when she appeared on TV segment has the Internet in stitches

  • A chief financial officer from firm ‘Clearly Drinks’ was interviewed on BBC News
  • But a caption explaining Clare Connelly’s job and her firm’s name tickled viewers
  • ‘That’s not a very nice thing to say about someone, BBC News’ joked one person
  • The tweet has been liked over 26,000 times, with dozens of lighthearted jokes 

Viewers saw the funny side of a BBC News caption which innocently described a woman’s job title.

Clare Connelly, the chief financial officer a bottling company based in Sunderland, found herself the centre of attention on social media after being interviewed.

An unfortunately worded caption stated her name, followed by her job title below and the name of her firm ‘Clearly Drinks’, Metro reports.

The positioning of the words sent viewers into hoots of laughter.

‘Well now, that’s not a very nice thing to say about someone, BBC News,’ tweeted Amy Van Gar, along with a screenshot of the caption.

The tweet has now amassed over 26,000 likes.

‘Well now, that’s not a very nice thing to say about someone, BBC News,’ tweeted Amy Van Gar, along with a screenshot of the caption. The tweet has now amassed over 26,000 likes

Other Twitter users reacted with equal mirth at the post. ‘After the last few years, who can blame her?’ quipped Neil Collins

‘I mean, wouldn’t you’ wrote Andrea Kuszewski, poking fun at the dire political events of the last few weeks and cost of living crisis

Katie Morgan joked: ‘I actually think “clearly drinks” would be amazing on my gravestone. I always wanted “smells of wine and cheap perfume” but now I’m not so sure’

Other users were quick to reminisce about amusing captions, including an appearance by Helen Dewdney, a consumer expert at The Complaining Cow, on BBC Breakfast in 2014

Other Twitter users reacted with equal mirth at the post.

‘After the last few years, who can blame her?’ quipped Neil Collins.

‘It’s been a tough few weeks for all of us. Can we really blame her?’ added Jini Mae.

‘I mean, wouldn’t you’ wrote Andrea Kuszewski, poking fun at the political upheaval around Prime Minister Liz Truss and cost of living crisis

‘Hardly surprising with the economy how it is,’ said another person, while one Twitter user wrote Ms Connelly ‘should be protected at all costs’.

Katie Morgan joked: ‘I actually think “clearly drinks” would be amazing on my gravestone. I always wanted “smells of wine and cheap perfume” but now I’m not so sure.’

Other users were quick to reminisce about amusing captions, including an appearance by Helen Dewdney, a consumer expert at The Complaining Cow, on BBC Breakfast in 2014.

Clearly Drinks has been manufacturing bottled drinks in North East England since 1885

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