On Wednesday, a BBC news presenter was caught turning off her camera during a live broadcast, but she insists it was all a “stupid joke”.
Mariam Moshiri –One of the BBC’s “chief presenters,” she sat behind the news desk, shielded from the audience’s view by the midday program’s intro (a digital countdown mixed with other graphics).
At the end of the intro, a funny face flashed onto the screen with Moshiri flipping the bird over, his head tilted to one side.
She suddenly realized she was live on air, quickly dropping her goofy demeanor and turning serious as she jumped into a story about the former British Prime Minister. boris johnson We apologize to the UK for the distress caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Moshiri apologized after his embarrassing gaffe went viral on social media.
In a statement published on
She continued, “It was never my intention for this to happen and I am sorry if I offended or offended anyone.”
She also insisted that she had not “flipped the bird” to viewers or anyone else, and that it was all a “stupid joke” aimed at a few colleagues.
We have contacted the BBC for comment, but have so far received no response.
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