An Australian sign language interpreter has taken social media by storm — while covering one that battered Queensland.
While Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk gave an update on Cyclone Marcia, social media began to take notice of her sign language interpreter — some saying he stole show, along with our hearts.
The interpreter, Mark Cave, has been dubbed #SignGuy on Twitter, and viewers have fallen in love with his larger-than-life, animated expressions.
“Early days but I declare the sign language translator at today’s press conference the star of TC Marcia. #TCMarcia,” tweeted @CookerandLooker.
Another person, @czhedgehog, tweeted, “#signguy doing a GREAT JOB at press conf - #disability matters , thank you. #TCMarcia”
@JBPooket tweeted, “This guy is magic #signguy #TCMarcia”
As for Cave, he’s not a big fan of his new found Internet fame.
“I’m sort of a private person. I’d rather not be in the spotlight, but I know this is such an important thing to do, and I feel confident I can do a