Nico Rosberg made a baby reporter apologise after the teen branded him by an previous nickname reside on air in a light-hearted second in the course of the Hungarian Grand Prix. The incident occurred as Rosberg co-commentated the Hungarian Grand Prix with kids as a part of the particular F1 junior feed.
Rosberg had shared the nickname earlier on within the present however clearly had not supposed for it for use once more. F1 junior presenter Scarlett stated: “Good luck Britney, I hope you do nicely.”
However, Rosberg rapidly fired again: “No Scarlett that was not cool. I share a secret there with you guys, that was not cool in any respect.” Scarlett retaliated once more: “Thanks Britney.”
However, Rosberg was not completely happy and demanded she stopped. The 2016 champion commented: “Please apologise.” Scarlett replied: “Sorry.”
Rosberg accepted the apology however rapidly walked out of the commentary sales space. Commentator Harry Benjamin grinned as he instructed Scarlett that she was “taking part in with fireplace”.
It’s believed Rosberg was first handed the nickname throughout his debut season in F1 again in 2006. Mark Webber branded Rosberg “Britney” after the German driver crashed into the again of him on the Brazilian Grand Prix.
The contact broken his entrance wing and Rosberg crashed out. As he handed the wreckage Webber instructed his race engineers: “Britney’s within the wall.” The moniker is a reference to Britney Spears because of Rosberg’s blonde hair. However F1 followers rapidly noticed the humorous facet with many praising Scarlett for making the comment.
@MrJamesCosgrove typed: “Massive shoutout to Scarlett from Sky’s F1 Juniors protection who stated ‘bye Britney’ when Nico Rosberg left the commentary field earlier. Spotlight of the weekend.” @chrisbrodie12 added: “The younger woman calling Nico Rosberg Britney, then getting an actual telling off from him and instructed to apologise..priceless.”
@formulawah posted: “The woman on F1 juniors known as Nico Rosberg Britney. He was like excuse me!!!! These items is definitely enjoyable I prefer it.” @MacAndEz2 wrote: “‘Please apologize’ lmaooooooo no matter you say Britney.” (sic)
Rosberg had opened up on the nickname in entrance of the F1 junior presenters simply eight laps earlier than the falling out. He defined: “Are you aware the nickname they used to present me? Are you able to guess, I had lengthy blonde hair. What was the nickname the opposite drivers gave me?”
With assist from Benjamin, Scarlett answered: “Britney Spears.” Rosberg responded: “Sure, they known as me Britney, Was that cool? That was not cool proper?”