Kate Garraway red-faced as she realises she is dressed like Austin Powers on GMB

Kate Garraway poses for photographers upon arrival at the gala screening of "Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie"  in London, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

Kate Garraway was left red-faced when she discovered she was dressed like Austin Powers on Good Morning Britain.

The presenter, 52, donned a bright red jacket with a ruffled white blouse for Friday's instalment of the ITV programme, and evidently had no idea that she looked just like the movie character played by actor Mike Myers.

She was mortified when her co-host Ben Shephard told her that her outfit had triggered a flurry of posts on Twitter from fans wondering why she was in fancy dress.

Show bosses then put an image of Garraway next to one of Myers in character as the International Man of Mystery.

"It literally is Austin Powers!" she squealed.

21 PHOTOS
Kate Garraway
See Gallery
Kate Garraway
Smooth presenter Kate Garraway working as a barmaid in All Bar One in Leicester Square, London, as part of her 24-hour Job Hop, raising money for Smooth’s charity, Global’s Make Some Noise.
Kate Garraway attending the press night of Rip It Up, at the Garrick Theatre in central London.
(left to right) Laura Tobin, Dr Hilary Jones, Piers Morgan, Susanna Reid, Charlotte Hawkins, Kate Garraway, Alex Beresford and Ranvir Singh attending the National Television Awards 2019 held at the O2 Arena, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION PHOTO. Picture date: Tuesday January 22, 2019. See PA story SHOWBIZ NTAs. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Kate Garraway arriving at Global's Make Some Noise Night in London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS
Laura Tobin, Charlotte Hawkins and Kate Garraway attend ITV Palooza!, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London. Tuesday October 16th, 2018.
Smooth presenter Kate Garraway performs the audience warm-up for Loose Women, at Television Centre in west London, as part of her 24-hour Job Hop, raising money for Smooth’s charity, Global’s Make Some Noise.
Smooth presenter Kate Garraway cleans out the pigs at Vauxhall City Farm in south London, as part of her 24-hour Job Hop, raising money for Smooth’s charity, Global’s Make Some Noise.
Smooth presenter Kate Garraway working as Piers Morgan's runner on Good Morning Britain, as part of her 24-hour Job Hop, raising money for Smooth’s charity, Global’s Make Some Noise.
Smooth presenter Kate Garraway performing on stage in Mamma Mia! at the Novello theatre in London, as part of her 24-hour Job Hop, raising money for Smooth’s charity, Global’s Make Some Noise.
Smooth presenter Kate Garraway working as a window cleaner with Aquamark in Old Street, London, as part of her 24-hour Job Hop, raising money for Smooth’s charity, Global’s Make Some Noise.
Smooth presenter Kate Garraway working as a guest greeter in the green room on This Morning, at the Television Centre in west London, as part of her 24-hour Job Hop, raising money for Smooth’s charity, Global’s Make Some Noise.
Charlotte Hawkins and Kate Garraway attending the TV Choice Awards 2018 held at The Dorchester, Park Lane, London. Picture credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS
Kate Garraway arriving during day one of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse.
Kate Garraway arrives at The Prince's Trust Awards at the London Palladium.
Kate Garraway attends The Global Awards, a brand new awards show hosted by Global, the Media & Entertainment group, at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday March 1, 2018. See PA story SHOWBIZ Global. Photo credit should read: Joel Ryan/PA Wire
Kate Garraway attending the National Television Awards 2018 held at the O2, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment
Left to right, Kate Garraway, Susanna Reid, Ranvir Singh and Charlotte Hawkins attending The Pride of Britain Awards 2017, at Grosvenor House, Park Street, London. Picture Date: Monday 30 October. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Smooth presenter Kate Garraway drinks fould smoothies to raise money during Global's Make Some Noise Day 2017 held at Global, 30 Leicester Square, London. The event unites all of Global's radio brands to help raise money for Global's make some noise, the charity set up by Global to help disadvantaged youngsters across the UK. Picture Date: Friday 6 October. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Myleene Klass prepares Kate Garraway a 'full English' smoothie as part of a challenge, during Global's Make Some Noise Day 2017, at their studios in Leicester Square, London. The event helps raise money for Global's make some noise, the charity set up by Global to help disadvantaged youngsters across the UK. Picture date: Friday October 6th, 2017. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/ EMPICS Entertainment.
Kate Garraway is transformed by a make-up illusionist in to her favourite �loud icon�, David Bowie, to raise awareness for Global�s Make Some Noise. Global�s Make Some Noise is encouraging the public to dress loud on 6th October to raise money for the charity. Picture date: 13 September, 2017. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/ EMPICS Entertainment.
Kate Garraway attending The European Premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 held at the Eventim Apollo, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday April 24, 2017. See PA story SHOWBIZ Galaxy. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

Rather than take all of the blame herself, Garraway insisted her outfit had something to do with the wardrobe department.

"Did they watch it last night on the movie channel and think 'I know what I'll put Kate in tomorrow morning?'" she asked.

She went on: "Every day I think I'm not going to be the idiot of this show. I'm going to be the one who's a proper grown up journalist."

However, Garraway need not have been embarrassed, as many viewers said the wardrobe blunder made their day.

The fact that she had a ride on a bike in one segment added to the amusement.

"@kategarraway you crack me up," one viewer posted on Twitter.

Another person admitted they were "actually crying with laughter".

"Thank you," the viewer tweeted. "A great start to the day. Kate as Austin Powers riding a bike in 6 inch heels. Love it!"

"Funniest start of show ever.....@kategarraway dressed as Austin Powers on a bike....this has made my Friday morning!" said another.

- This article first appeared on Yahoo

Read Full Story

FROM OUR PARTNERS