If you missed the news, one newscaster in Australia became a meme in record time when she was caught daydreaming on-air. Now she’s been demoted for her reverie, and the internet is not happy.

Natasha Exelby, a reporter for ABC News 24 in Australia, was covering late-night news over the weekend when caught in a moment of contemplation. She reacted exactly as anyone would when she realized the cameras were on she was back to her job.

Someone’s already started a petition to get her reinstated, which has about 2,900 signatures so far. Several politicians have reached out in support, including one who threatened to raise the issue with the Senate:


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