‘Danger of recording at night!’ The hilarious moment Sky News star Deborah Haynes eats a fly while filming a report on the NATO summit
Sky News reporters are generally well versed during live broadcasts.
But Deborah Haynes left her followers in hysterics on Wednesday, after revealing she nearly choked during a report on the NATO summit.
In a hilarious clip she shared on social media, Deborah was forced to turn away from the camera and cough to clear her throat after the unexpected interruption.
The short clip, which now has more than 11,000 views, shows Deborah in the middle of reporting on the summit in Lithuania, before suddenly coughing and turning away from the camera, telling a member of the crew: ‘I’ve just eaten a fly!’
Luckily he saw the funny side, captioning his tweet: ‘I just ate a fly’ – the perils of recording TV at night with bugs swarming around lights.’
Oops! The hilarious moment Sky News correspondent Deborah Haynes accidentally ate a fly while filming a report on a NATO summit in Lithuania.
Oh dear! In a hilarious clip she shared on social media, Deborah was forced to turn away from the camera and cough to try and clear her throat after the unexpected interruption.
Oh dear! Luckily he found the funny side when he tweeted a clip showing him coughing and spluttering after a fly entered his mouth.
Farah Nasser, a global national anchor in Canada, shared footage of her own ordeal in 2022, marking the first time a news anchor’s report wasn’t interrupted by a rogue bug.
In the footage, he began presenting a story about the floods in Pakistan.
But the expression on his face changed as he squirmed and squirmed, struggling to swallow a fly.
She said of the now-viral clip, which has received more than 100,000 views: ‘Sharing because we all need a laugh these days.
Turns out it’s not just @FordNation, I swallowed a fly today. (This is a first world problem as the story I present).’
Speaking to CNN about the moment, she admitted she could feel the bug ‘curling’ at the back of her throat and said it was stuck.
Despite the situation, he continued to present the piece he was introducing.
In a separate interview with ET Canada, he explained in more detail how the situation unfolded.
Funny: This isn’t the first time a news anchor’s report has been interrupted, as Farah Nasser, a global national anchor in Canada, shared footage of her own ordeal in 2022.
Funny: She said of the now-viral clip, which has more than 100,000 views: ‘Sharing because we all need a laugh these days
Before he began the presentation, he saw the fly in the studio but was only concerned that it would cover the camera lens.
However, the fly suddenly fell on his throat and he had to rush to the reporter.
He said about the clip that went viral that he was happy to make people laugh, even if it was at his expense.
This comes after Ontario Premier Doug Ford mentioned in his tweet that he had been swallowed by a bee live on air.