The young reporter was sent to city of Puebla in central Mexico, which was inundated with floodwater.she said two local residents told her an elderly neighbor in a wheelchair who had been badly affected by the floods and they offered to carry her to the lady’s home.
She told El Pais:
‘I try to maintain a good relationship with people and I was afraid I would sound rude if I turned down the favor. They carried me two seconds and after I asked them to put me down.’
‘Shameful. Lydia Cumming, reporter with TV Azteca Puebla, calls for a lift to avoid getting wet.’
The story was picked up in the Mexican capital and within minutes was trending as #LadyReportera on Twitter, with jokers using the image in a number of memes, ranging from Star Wars and Game Of Thrones to Titanic.