Beeb’s Steph is told ‘get back to your coun­cil house’

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BBC busi­ness babe Steph McGovern has re­vealed how her strong Teesside ac­cent gets her loads of abuse from view­ers.

The 31-year-old from Mid­dles­brough, who presents the busi­ness news on the Beeb’s Break­fast, said her ‘strong north­ern ac­cent’ still gets re­marks from view­ers.

Blonde Steph told the Ra­dio Times: “I’ve had tweets ques­tion­ing whether I re­ally did go to univer­sity be­cause surely I would have lost my ac­cent if I did; a let­ter sug­gest­ing – very po­litely – that I get cor­rec­tion ther­apy; and an email say­ing I should get back to my coun­cil es­tate and leave the se­ri­ous work to the clever folk.”

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