The previous adage you can’t please everybody, however that did not cease beloved meteorologist Sam Mack, who gleefully lashed out at his criticism of the “Poodle Celebration” skit throughout its broadcast this week.
Dawn and ABC Information Breakfast had been broadcasting climate updates from the identical location in Sydney on Friday morning, however the vogue through which they delivered the approaching storms to their audiences differed tremendously.
Whereas ABC journalist Mahnaz Anguri gave a severe replace straight into the digicam, Mack confirmed off a poodle on a scooter, earlier than giving the newest on what viewers had been anticipating.
Mack highlighted the massive engagement within the style in a enjoyable 15-second clip uploaded to TikTok later that morning.
“When two climate crews e book the identical spot,” he wrote.
“Shout out to Mahnaz Anguri who was a winner.”
The viral video garnered practically 750,000 views and a optimistic response from individuals inside and outdoors the media business.
However not everybody was comfortable, with one Twitter person saying Mac was “losing his life”.
“Think about losing your life doing this to your ‘occupation’… @MrSamMac. FMD,” he tweeted.
However Mack took the bitter criticism in his stride and delivered a humorous rebuttal.
“Ruining my life? Fairly the opposite… it is my legacy,” he joked.
“I’ve devoted my profession to offering a platform for extra scooter driving poodles #Proud.”
ABC Breakfast Information producer Lucy Carter additionally got here to Mac’s rescue.
“Personally I feel Sam Mack is without doubt one of the greatest within the enterprise. There are other ways of doing issues – not a proper/unsuitable binary,” she tweeted.
Mack expressed his admiration for the help, whereas admitting he had no concept the clip triggered such a stir.
“Thanks Lucy! It actually amazes me how some individuals acquired a enjoyable 15 second video … that includes a poodle driving a scooter,” he stated.
initially revealed Dawn weatherman Sam Mack’s humorous protection of the viral poodle clip