BBC viewers spot awkward typo during King Charles coverage
Posted by  badge Boss on Sep 10, 2022 - 12:12AM
‘Oops.. BBC should really be more careful with their auto subtitles…’ (Picture: James Veysey/Shutterstock)

The BBC suffered an awkward NSFW typo during coverage of , following .

 confirmed the news that the Queen had died shortly after 6.30pm on Thursday, as celebrities and politicians around the world paid tribute to the monarch.

The former Prince of Wales automatically became the new monarch, and was greeted by.

The BBC, who have since midday yesterday – when concerns about the Queen’s health broke – were following the King as he travelled back to the Palace, but, viewers spotted a mistake during the coverage.

At around 1.40pm, as the King disembarked his jet from Balmoral, newsreaders and experts were speaking about the late Queen, her eldest son and his wife, Camilla, who is now Queen Consort.

The BBC presenter was explaining how Queen Consort differed to Queen Regina, but instead of ‘Regina’ being displayed in the subtitles, ‘vagina’ showed instead.

‘Oops.. BBC should really be more careful with their auto subtitles..,’ one viewer penned.

Another wrote: ‘BBC subtitles spectacularly mis-hearing the words “Queen Regina” during a conversation about Camilla just now.’

The typo came during an explanation of how Queen Consort and Queen Regina differ (Picture: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Charles, 73, has been heir to the throne since 1952, four years after his birth at .

He ascends to the throne as tributes pour in for his mother and her remarkable reign of more than 70 years.

: ‘The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family.

‘We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished sovereign and a much-loved mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.

‘During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which the Queen was so widely held.’