BBC News presenter Rita Chakrabarti rushed to A&E late Friday night
BBC news presenter Rita Chakrabarti told her fans on Twitter how she was taken to A&E late Friday night and was in pain but her health issue was “not serious”.
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BBC News Host Rita Chakrabarti revealed that she was transferred to A&E late Friday night
The announcer revealed her ordeal TwitterShe said she was in pain but her health problem was “not serious”.
She also thanked a “complete stranger” named Jimmy Marshall who she said bought her cold drinks after noticing she was in pain.
The newsreader wrote: “I was in A and E last night – it wasn’t serious and thankfully but I was in pain – a nice guy in the waiting room saw I was suffering and went to buy me some cold drinks.
“Just like that, a complete stranger.”
She also told how she hoped the stranger who came to her rescue on Twitter and found out her message would be.
She said, ‘I hope you’re on Twitter, thanks.
She added, “We spend a lot of time reporting bad news, so I wanted to share a simple act of human kindness – it’s happening!”
Fans were quick to send good wishes to the news reader and praise the Good Samaritan.
One wrote, “So sweet of all the bad news, it’s easy to forget how small acts of kindness can make a difference. I hope you feel better.”
A second said, “It is nice to read and restore your faith in people. I hope you are well.”
A third message written: “Sorry to hear you’re not feeling well @reetabbc and I’m so glad you’re doing well.
“What a lovely person to help you in this way… We are surrounded by wonderful people who are caring and come out of nowhere to help and care. Get Reeta fast better.”
A fourth person added, “I hope you feel better. A little kindness can make all the difference, especially when we’re at our lowest. I hope Jimmy sees your sweet message.”
In April, Rita attacked broadcaster Jeremy Paxman after he said that “any idiot” could read the news.
“Reading the news is a career for a hinged suit,” said Paxman, the former Newsnight presenter.
But Chakrabarti disagreed with this assessment and said it was a skilled work.
“It’s his opinion, but I wonder why he’s saying that when he’s spent a few years himself reading Autocue,” she said.
“And if I give the one o’clock news, I have written a lot of what I read. Those are not someone else’s words.”