It must be hard being Tory MP Jeremy Hunt.

Not only are you possibly the most despised health secretary ever and foreign secretary during a period when the UK is attempting to leave the European Union, but he also has a surname that is very easily mispronounced.

Earlier this week, BBC News reader Carrie Gracie dropped a real clanger on live television when pronouncing Mr Hunt's name during a report on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British woman currently jailed in Iran.

A video captured by Twitter user Tony Morris sees Gracie begin to say Hunt's name but somehow, someway she manages to say the C-word instead - and it was unintentionally hilarious.

It's possible that she did say Hunt but her pronunciation makes it sound like the other word and people couldn't get enough of it - with many suggesting that the blooper was no accident.

Still, this isn't the first time that Hunt has suffered this indignity.

HT The Poke

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