The presenter was missing in action at the start of the BBC News At 9, after something appeared to be up with her outfit.
As the BBC News theme played over footage of the newsroom, it then cut to the studio, where Victoria should have been in her usual place, ready to introduce the first item.
However, it appeared there might have been a mishap, as she could instead be seen in the corner of the studio crouching over.
What is going on here @vicderbyshire?
— Scott Bryan (@scottygb) August 12, 2021
With Victoria still off-screen, her mic then picked her up muttering: “Oh my god.”
After a few seconds of dead air, Victoria finally walked into shot and said: “Sorry about that delay.”
After Twitter users couldn’t quite work out what had happened, Victoria revealed her “very high” heels were at fault.
oh god, I couldn’t get my very high heels on 👠 👠 pic.twitter.com/1A962UxK2d
— Victoria Derbyshire (@vicderbyshire) August 12, 2021
Tweeting a picture of the offending footwear, she revealed: “Oh god, I couldn’t get my very high heels on.”