BBC reporter, Ben Brown was left red-faced after he was slapped on live television. While live interview, he pushed the woman away unintentionally by grabbing her from breasts and continued the interview.
He was interviewing the BBC’s assistant political editor Norman Smith in Bradford when a passerby wearing sunglasses came into the shot behind them.
She was giving a thumbs up and could be heard saying: “Absolutely fantastic.”
The woman, visibly surprised, then slapped his arm and walked away.
In a tweet later, Brown said the incident was “completely unintentional”.
Unfortunate interruption of broadcast in Bradford – just tried to minimise disruption but v tricky live on air – completely unintentional
— Ben Brown (@BenBrownBBC) May 16, 2017