I’ve seen it all during TV live shots. Sometimes people grab you or shout obscenities while you are either on the air or preparing to be. You just have to roll with it.
Some people are completely unfazed by pandemonium.
Absolutely elite focus and execution here by this reporter pic.twitter.com/ZsfM9KEXP1
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) September 6, 2021
Others are not.
After the first guy touched me I started rolling… this isn’t even all of it. So uncomfortable. Can we please respect people’s space pic.twitter.com/1r0VQVoBoq
— Lyndsey Gough (@LGonTV) September 5, 2021
It’s usually the social media know-it-alls who create a false narrative that gains steam. In this case, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly tried to be funny in a postgame interview with Katie George but it fell flat. Somehow…there was outrage!
Brian Kelly- stilll in favor of murder pic.twitter.com/b4oNI9Cd3Q
— PFTCommenter (@PFTCommenter) September 6, 2021
Here’s the full clip and explanation from ESPN.
For all of you whiny babies who cannot interpret an even benign joke…
This Brian Kelly thing is just peak 2021 stuff. Bunch of people mad about the possibility of other people being mad; very few people are *actually* mad. Everything is culture war. It’s all so boring.
— Mina Kimes (@minakimes) September 6, 2021
Peak 2021 sadly includes neanderthal football fans…
— Media Matters (@mmfa) September 7, 2021
You’re joking, right? C’mon Matt Walsh! Why would the most popular sport in America intentionally sabotage its success? You’re kookoo, bruh.
And now for the real jokes…