Bloopers That Got These Reporters Fired

Bloopers That Got These Reporters Fired


We all make little blunders at work, and usually,
it’s not that big of a deal. But for those who read and report the news,
the public nature of their screw-ups can not only result in widespread internet mockery,
it can sometimes earn them a pink slip, as fans of Anchorman know all too well. “From the entire Channel Four news team, I’m
Veronica Corningstone.” “And I’m Ron Burgundy. Go F— yourself, San Diego.” It doesn’t just happen in the movies, though. Here’s a look at some bloopers that got these
real-life reporters fired. Pensive performance If you’ve ever been caught goofing off at
work, daydreaming or picking your nose or whatever, you probably just got treated to
the gentle suggestion that you remove your head from your rectum and carry on with your
job. Not so for poor Australian newscaster Natasha
Exelby, who was fired after going to her happy place and not coming back until the cameras
were already rolling. “ABC News, Mount Sylvia. Now to sports with Meredith…” News director Gavin Morris later backtracked
on the anchor’s dismissal, saying Exelby was just being taken off the air but not actually
let go. For her part, Exelby sent out a tweet blaming
her “mesmerizing pen.” How do you measure success? Is there anything that matters more to a professional
athlete than winning the playoffs? Not according to Comcast Sportsnet reporter
Susannah Collins, who insisted that the Chicago Blackhawks were totally focused on the postseason
despite some serious distractions. “All-season-long they have been saying that
this is the season that matters. And despite the fact that they’ve had such
a tremendous amount of sex—errr success during the regular season…” Three days later Collins was fired, supposedly
for unrelated reasons, but it was pretty obvious to everyone that her bosses weren’t comfortable
discussing Patrick Kane’s love life. When in Rome… Most on-air mistakes are simple slips of the
tongue. But one reader for India’s state media agency
Doordarshan had a much larger problem. While reporting on the visit of Chinese president
Xi Jinping in 2014, she misinterpreted his name…and read them as Roman numerals. As far as international incidents go, this
would seem pretty minor, but it was still enough to get her fired, even though plenty
of other news anchors around the globe have struggled to figure out his name too. (Various attempts at trying to say “Xi Jinping”) Celebrating an assassin When Lebanese politician Walid Eido was assassinated
in Beirut in 2007, not everybody was torn up about it. Least of all National Broadcasting Network
anchor Sawsan Darwish. “The anchorwoman then says… “So why did it take them so long to kill him?” “She cracks up laughing and her colleague
joins in.” Then she doubled down by suggesting some new
targets. “Then the anchor says in reference to Anti-Syrian
Parliament member Ahmed Fetfet.” “Fetfet should be next. I’m counting them down.” Viewers were outraged, and Darwish was immediately
fired … for three months. Then NBN reinstated her, and she issued an
on-air apology. Here’s hoping she doesn’t try to incite and
future assassinations. Farewell, foulmouth As the late local news broadcast wound down
on KSN in Wichita, Kansas, on Saturday night in December, 2013, anchor Justin Kraemer signed
off with a version of the same closing tag that pretty much every late night news anchor
uses. The end-of-broadcast music was playing, the
cameras had cut away to a lovely view of the city at night, and viewers were settling in
for Saturday Night Live. But then he pulled a move straight out of
Ron Burgundy’s playbook. “Let’s get the f— out of here.” “Oh! Great Odin’s Raven!” Kraemer lost his job two days after the Saturday
night broadcast, getting the news first-thing Monday morning. For his part, he took his firing in stride,
saying “I did something extraordinarily unprofessional. It’s something that’s drilled into you from
the minute you start in this business to always consider the microphones hot.” “Tony did I just curse? Are you kidding me? S—! I mean s—! Shoot!” Thanks for watching! Click the Grunge icon to subscribe to our
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  2. I was at a station in Portland Oregon right before the ten o'clock news and the on air talent had not shown up. 30 seconds before they were to go on the air they arrived, all four obviously drunk. As they were getting set up one of the women says "Let's do the news with no pants on!" So they all removed their pants or skirts. As they were seated at the big counter the viewers wouldn't be able to see it. Unfortunately, they started laughing uncontrollably and were unable to do the news. The station manager apologized and some sort of filler show was put on. Mr. Ed or something like that. Nobody was fired.

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  4. I bet this is total bullshit. If some of these people were fired for doing such basic shit, they'd be no employment at all. Another crap video where viewers are forced to take the word of the uploader.

  5. I got fired once.
    I was a lifeguard and when I went on break, drank a pitcher of beer where my boss could see me.
    Teenager stuff-ungood 🙁

  6. How do you leave this one out, he was fired on his very first day for cursing on air. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KqgDLVuaFo

  7. nbn is a shiaa terrorist media that supports hezbollah and other ayatollahs terrorists ..they cheer for war criminal assad and are owned by well known war mafia thug Nabih Berri

  8. There are too many intelligent people willing to do these jobs….I'm glad they fire the incompetent. I don't want some idiot telling me the news who doesn't even understand it themselves.

  9. just want to point out woman fucks up… gets fired… gets reduced penalty.  man fucks up ..gets fired… the end

  10. Why are we surprised by this when we have elected politicians who are supposed to act with restraint calling for the over throw of our president and setting members of the supreme court saying that they would like to remove certain rights from the constitution! Yes the modern world sucks and mainstream media is largely responsible along with its leftists liberal foreign bosses!

  11. If it was just mistakes once in awhile, its ridiculous to fire them. It it was obvious unprofessionalism like being happy someone was assisted then yes they should be fired. I think the news executives just want to put control on the anchors by putting pressure on them.

  12. Give me a break at some of these firings. I hope these people went on to do better things and work for better and less idiotic bosses.

  13. 2:25 unfortunately, that would be the same reaction of the leftist media in America if a conservative were killed. And the horrible part would be the anchor would be celebrated by all the other leftist media organizations.

  14. I interned at a radio station in New Orleans when I was in college. The producer let me get on the boards for the host pretty much everyday. One day a caller called in, said his piece, and then we were going to break. I forgot to pipe the main hosts mic all the way down and he said “what the what was that dumbass talking about” 🤦‍♂️
    The phones rang off the hook. I didn’t lose my internship though. I just got on and said it was me who made the statement!

  15. I would have fired all but the one that mispronounced that weird name. I'd have put that one back in the field chasing storms or whatever to work their way back up the ladder to anchor. They wouldn't mispronounce another name, I'm sure.

  16. In New Zealand, during the 1960’s, golfer Bob Charles was winning every tournament. The TV interviewer asked his wife if she did anything to increase his luck before each tournament. ‘Why yes. Before every tournament I always kiss his balls.’ The male interviewer fell about laughing and was never seen on TV again.

  17. A sky anchor introduced the weather man knowing he got the previous days weather wrong he was off camera and did something while the camera was on the weather man he did the report then thinking the camera was off him he stuck up his middle finger realizing the camera was still on he put his hand over his mouth ,the anchor was nearly pissing him self !

  18. BBC were doing a piece on Blackpoole the Mayor was interviewed and gave a glowing report about the resort thinking the camera was turned off he said and if you believe that croc of old shit you will believe anything !

  19. Wow! How can a simple slip of the tongue or zoning out for a be grounds for termination ? Welp – I guess being human is a horrible and punishable thing ??

  20. In America we allow the celebration of mental illness , (LGBTQXYZ). In America we allow the mutilation and murder of babies in the supposed safety of their mothers wombs. In America we allow the most loving word, Gods word to be called hate speech, but people lose their livelihood for saying a curse word. Yeah that’s about right. Love me some hypocrisy!

  21. Fired for playing with a pen? When you announced she was fired for "going to her happy place" I was expecting something a lot more interesting.

  22. Under these standards. Donald Trump should be fired. Barack Obama should of been fired. Oh and don’t forget George Busch ha ha Ha how many open mics Did that guy have?

  23. Ridiculous that any of them people were fired. Bunch of hypocrites out there in butt hurt libtard land. They need a bottle and their diapers changed. Boo hoo

  24. After they make these mistakes and lose their jobs , how does CNN simply lie so much and not taken off air or lose their broadcasting licence ? ?

  25. WTF?….wheres the chicago felatio-loving "pick-a-dick picnic" vibrating toothbrush in her mouth newsgirl lisa duttons dismissal….i know, i know….the station-manager had her in his office for a "long disciplinary meeting"….after which she "mysteriously"…kept her job….but the perma-smiling station manager does have her in his office now twice a day for "progress reports."

  26. “Who’s in charge in China?”
    “Not Hu any more, Xi.”
    “She? What’s her name?”
    “Xi.”
    “She who?”
    “Xi, not Hu.”

    We can guess where this is going.

  27. CNN : …."you don't tell lies, ,you dont makeup stories,you love God , u love trump,you love America, you care and want to protect innocent helpless unborn babies from serial murderers hiding in abortion clinics,u hate fagotry …you are fired !!!….

  28. Hey grunge, maybe you'd have a better like/dislike ratio if you didn't pad your videos with pointless narration and just showed the clips.

  29. Couldn't even watch it. This whole thing where all these morons need to sound like the typical robotic MSM news reader just destroys the video.

  30. STUPIDITY

    WE ARE ONLY HUMAN
    GOD DID NOT MAKE US PREFECT
    FOR GE IS THE INLY ONE EVER PREFECT

    WE ALL MAKE ACCIDENTS

    WE ALL HAVE DONE WRONG OT FELT STUPID IN OUT LIVES

    WE ARE TO SUCCESS WE ALL ARE TO FAIL
    WE LEARN BY MISTAKES
    BUT SIMPLE THINGS SHOULDNT BE OVER OUR HEADS
    STUPIDITY IF YOU ASK ME
    NOT COMMON SINCE

    UNDERSTANDING IF YOU KILL OR ROB AND GO TO JAIL

    BUT EVERYDAY LIFE OR MISTAKES
    IS REAL STUPID

    PEOPLE THAT FIRE PEOPLE NEED TO GET OVER THEMSELVES
    THEY TOO HAVE THEIR OWN SINS AND HAVE THEIR OWN MISTAKES

    THERE US SO MANY STUPIDITY ‼️ IN THIS WORLD TODAY

    ITS NOT FUNNY

    HUMANS ARE HUMANS
    PERIOD

  31. “Plenty of other news records around the globe” showing just French news records and the French president messing up his name

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