Naga Munchetty was lacking from her normal spot on the BBC Breakfast couch once more this week – and her absence hasn’t gone unnoticed by viewers. 

The journalist often fronts the present with Charlie Stayt from Thursday to Saturday however has been absent from each final week’s and this week’s exhibits. 

Naga Munchetty on BBC Breakfast© BBC/James Stack
Naga Munchetty has been absent from BBC Breakfast lately

Enterprise presenter Nina Warhurst has been standing in for Naga, and on Thursday, hosted the present solo from the Salford studio while Charlie reported on the final election announcement from Downing Road in London. 

Taking to social media, followers have been questioning Naga’s whereabouts and lacking seeing her on their screens. One particular person wrote: “@TVNaga01 are you okay? We miss you from our TV screens within the morning,” whereas one other requested: “Anybody seen Naga Munchetty? I believe I am really lacking her in the present day.”

Nina Warhurst© BBC
Nina Warhurst has been standing in for Naga

A 3rd particular person penned: “@TVNaga01 Not such as you to be away. Lacking you. Hope you might be okay.”

Listeners of her BBC Radio 5 Stay present can even really feel Naga’s absence as she’s missed the final 4 exhibits. The 49-year-old often hosts the 11am to 1pm slot each Monday to Wednesday. 

Whereas Naga’s absence hasn’t been addressed on the present, it is doable that she’s merely taking a well-deserved break from work. 

Charlie Stayt, Naga Munchetty on BBC Breakfast© BBC/James Stack
Naga often hosts the present with Charlie Stayt from Thursday to Saturday

In a current interview, Naga detailed her morning routine forward of internet hosting BBC Breakfast, together with her “stupidly early” alarm that goes off at 3.45am to get her within the MediaCity studio for 4.50am. 

“Three days every week I stand up stupidly early,” she penned in The Instances. “My first alarm is at 3.45 and I am within the BBC Breakfast studio by 4.50. On radio days I get up naturally at 5.45, however I am a horrible prevaricator.”

Regardless of her early begins, Naga went on to say that she’s grateful for her working hours. “It is my nice luck I do not work 9 to five — I haven’t got the eye span, I am a goldfish,” defined the broadcaster. “As quickly because the present is over, it is gone. I’d meet a good friend for lunch — I like an enormous meal in the course of the day. Or get my buying performed. And I am an enormous fan of a nap if my physique wants one. I can sleep any time, anywhere, wherever, no concern or disgrace. I name it my superpower.”

Naga Munchetty on BBC Breakfast© James Stack
Naga wakes up at 3.45am to host BBC Breakfast

Naga’s absence from work comes a yr after she first opened up about dwelling with adenomyosis, a debilitating situation which causes the liner of the womb to develop into the muscle tissues of the womb. 

Throughout an episode of her 5 Stay present, Naga instructed her listeners: “Proper now as I sit right here speaking to you: I’m in ache. Fixed, nagging ache. In my uterus. Round my pelvis. Generally it runs down my thighs. And I am going to have some stage of ache for the whole present and for the remainder of the day till I fall asleep.” Watch what she stated within the video beneath. 

WATCH: Naga Munchetty opens up about adenomyosis prognosis

In October final yr, Naga spoke to members of Parliament‘s Ladies and Equalities Choose Committee about her situation, revealing that she had all the time been instructed to “suck it up” by docs regardless of her excruciating ache and heavy menstrual bleeding. 

Naga opted to endure non-public remedy, telling MPs it was “the one time” she felt she might “pressure explanations” from her gynaecologist with out feeling unhealthy that she was “taking over greater than 10 minutes of my GP’s time as a result of there was a queue of individuals within the ready room”.

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