News Presenter Has Awkward Moment, Pretends to Use an Imaginary iPad

I think it’s kind of instinctive that whenever people get caught in an awkward or embarrassing moment, they pretend to do something else either to quickly move on from the disaster or divert the attention of everybody. While some could get creative and pull it off, there are those that make the situation even worse.

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BBC television reporter Chris Mitchell got himself in a bit of an awkward situation on air when he forgot how to finish a report.

BBC Presenter

To make the mortifying moment appear less awkward, he did what he thought would make him look busy and let the fleeting moment pass: pretend to use an iPad.

Imaginary iPad

Nope, that didn’t make you look like a complete fool, Chris. Good save.

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