Rep. Jaime Andrade (D-Chicago) was giving a TV interview about the pigeon poop problem at a train station when a pigeon promptly illustrate the lawmaker's point.
"I'll just have to go clean up," Andrade said. "That's what happens to my constituents. They get [expletive] on all time."
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Jayme Nicholas, a spokesperson for the ABC affiliate in Chicago, told Inc. that the goof was the result of a mix-up. The graphic was created for a different “satirical piece” put together on Friday by sports anchor Mark Giangreco in which viewers were encouraged to invent their own Olympic sports, but it was mistakenly also used for the serious news story read on Saturday by weekend anchor Mark Rivera, Nicholas said.
What, um, "perfect" timing.
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A woman in the street interrupted a live BBC television interview and the reporter gently pushed her away with his hand. Did he know where he was pushing? Read the rest
Nine News Australia's anchor Amber Sherlock flipped out just before going on air that her colleague Julie Snook was wearing white, just like her, even though she advised her against it. Sure, they weren't live yet, but the Internet doesn't care. "It is an issue. Go and grab a jacket!"
Sherlock must be well-loved by her colleagues, especially whoever leaked the clip.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is a village on the island of Anglesey off the coast of Wales, UK. Nice work, Liam Dutton of Channel 4. Read the rest
Photobomber scares the wits out of a TV reporter in downtown Los Angeles. Read the rest