Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson occupied the top spot on the trends list on Friday after a short clip from her new cookery show, wherein she pronounced microwave as “me-crow-wav-vay”, went viral on social media. This particular snippet is from one of the episodes of Cook, Eat, Repeat, on BBC.
WHAT DOES THE VIRAL VIDEO SHOW?
In the viral video, Nigella Lawson, while cooking a dish, said, “But I still need a bit of milk, full fat, which I have warmed in the me-crow-wav-vay.” The clip, tweeted by user @EtceteraWithEst, has gone crazy viral with over four million view so far.
“Nigella Lawson saying ‘Microwave’ like this has made my Christmas already,” the caption of the post reads.
HOW DID THE INTERNET REACT?
Nigella Lawson’s me-crow-wav-vay clip is doing the rounds of social media and netizens shared their thoughts and opinions in tweets.
“Out of all of the possible ways of her saying “microwave” that I ran through my head, I did not expect her to say it like THAT,” a user said.
Another comment reads, “This sounds like Nigella was just back from a mini-break on the Neapolitan gulf coast and wanted to say the word the way she imagines the Italians would say it, if that were the Italian word for microwave.”
Several other users also posted funny memes.
NIGELLA LAWSON RESPONDS
After Nigella Lawson trended furiously for her pronunciation of microwave, she responded to one of the users in a tweet and said:
Nigella Lawson, 60, is an English food writer and television cook.