This morning veteran BBC anchor Simon McCoy was introducing a story about privately run drunk tanks while holding what appeared to be a heavy ream of photocopier paper.
The BBC later tried to say why their anchor was holding a package of paper while reading the news on the air?
This morning as Simon McCoy was preparing to introduce this story, instead of picking up his tablet to hold as he went to air, he mistakenly picked up a ream of paper that was sitting next to it. In the rush of live news, he didn’t have an opportunity to swap the items, so simply went with it.
Damn...maybe he needs to be in the drunk tank.
Here's the video: