While BBC declared it would investigate the blatant not safe for work error, Paquin found the humor in it, despite her topless chest being blasted across English TV screens - and ultimately, the internet.
However numerous nearly four million viewers became somewhat distracted when one of the computer screens in the background showed a woman removing a black top and bra, clearly revealing a set of breasts.
According to Paquin, this was one of the funniest things ever and she said she knew she had definitely "made it" after her nude body appeared on BBC News, going on to thank them for the laugh.
Yes, Paquin was revealed as the owner of the mystery set of tatas, but far from being embarrassed, Paquin said the impromptu boob flash was "hilarious", writing on Twitter: 'My breasts!
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Replying to a tweet about the story in which a BBC employee was caught watching something rather NSFW, Anna tweeted: "MY BREASTS!".
"Now that I know what u guys were talking about", she continued after linking to the moment that's gone viral. "What's there to look into my t**s photobombed the news because someone was watching #trueblood in front of camera".
Seven series of True Blood were broadcast between 2008 and 2014, which focused on supernatural events in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana.