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Carol Kirkwood And Steph McGovern Play Down 'Feud' On 'BBC Breakfast'

'Some people watching think that you have fallen out.'

13/04/2016 16:20

BBC Breakfast’ stars Steph McGovern and Carol Kirkwood have played down speculation of a feud, after viewers believed they had fallen out.

The pair staged somewhat of a love-in during Wednesday’s (13 April) show, after host Dan Walker put fans’ concerns to them.

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Carol Kirkwood on 'BBC Breakfast'

As business journalist Steph gave the latest news on the Budget, Dan commented: “Some people watching think that you and Carol have fallen out.”

“Oh no!” Steph commented.

Dan continued: “So we thought why don’t you hand over to Carol with the weather and make sure that it’s all very friendly and lovely.”

Throwing to Carol, who presents the weather from a studio in London, while the rest of the team are in Manchester, Steph said: “Carol, gorgeous one. You know I love you. I have to say, thank you for all the biscuit crumbs that were all over the set that I had to sweep up before I started.”

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Steph and Carol have a lot of banter on the show

Dan couldn’t contain his laughter, as Steph turned to him and said: “You could never be any good at the weather like Carol.”

Returning to address Carol, Steph continued: “So go for it, kid!”

Carol responded: “What a fabulous introduction! I think you should do it everyday actually, Steph.”

Steph’s comment about the biscuit crumbs was in relation to Carol’s penchant for the sweet snack (we’ve got her down as a mid-morning bourbon type of gal), and she previously made a quip about it when she presented a segment with a pack of pigs nibbling at her wellies.

“This reminds me of when you’ve got a packet of biscuits in your pocket and you see Carol Kirkwood,” she joked last month.

‘BBC Breakfast’ airs daily from 6am on BBC One and BBC News.

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