The news outlet took to social media after they were called and issued an apology for the photo of Viola with the caption, “Beyonce’s big night.”
See the egregious error below.
BBC News issues the following apology via Twitter:
We apologise for the mistake last night when our news channels briefly showed a photograph of Viola Davis from January’s Golden Globes alongside a headline about Beyoncé at yesterday’s Grammys.
This fell below the BBC’s usual standards.
On the bright side…both Viola and Beyoncé had amazing status-changing nights at the 65th annual Grammy Awards.
Viola achieved EGOT status after she scooped a Grammy for Best Spoken Word or Non-musical Album for her memoir, “Finding Me.”
Beyoncé is officially the most decorated artist in Grammy history with 32 wins.
Queen Bey broke the 26-year record previously held by Hungarian-British conductor Georg Solti.
We’ll focus on Black Queens making history during Black History Month while BBC News works on getting some melanin in their newsroom…