Hysterical moment an adorable puppy crashes live news report 'Forget the people!'

WHILE reporting the weather for a live news segment, reporter Bob Barnard could not help himself when a cute puppy ran from out of camera shot to greet him.

FOX 5 weather report interrupted by cute puppy

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During a weather report discussing the icy conditions in Northern Virginia, Fox 5 reporter Bob Barnard was joined by a runaway puppy and was quick to abandon his report to chase and coo over the pup. The dog, named Pierogi, ran over to Mr Barnard and he quickly scooped her up in his arms.
Mr Barnard said: “Forget the people we talked to earlier, I want to get to know this dog!”Pierogi seemed quite happy with Mr Barnard and was sniffing and licking his face cheerfully.

The presenter’s in the studio joked: “This is Bob’s ice scraping and kennel service!”

Mr Barnard then laughed: “I won’t even charge for this!”

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A dog crashed Bob Barnard's live weather report. (Image: Fox 5 DC)

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Bob Barnard was quick to abandon his report to coo over the pup. (Image: Fox 5 DC)

The puppy’s owner eventually came out of her house after realising Pierogi had jumped over the gate to get in on the action.

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The report ended when the presenter suggested Mr Barnard should set up a play date with Pierogi and his own dog, Meredith.

Dog’s crashing news broadcasts have become more common as some journalists had to report from home during lockdown.

Last year, Fox 13 reporter Paul Dellegatto was presenting the weather from his home when his dog, Brody, continuously interrupted his segment.

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Fox 13 reporter Paul Dellegatto was interrupted by his dog. (Image: Fox 13)First, the hound knocked Mr Dellegatto’s monitor, meaning the weather maps did not update for viewers at home.Brody then jumped up onto his owner’s lap and let out a big yawn. His owner joked: “Didn’t mean to keep you up!”

There has also been a fair share of child-related mishaps on live TV throughout the pandemic.

In September, a blunder on Sky News left hosts and viewers in stitches as Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat was terrorised by his two children.DON'T MISSPrince Philip health: Buckingham Palace give update on Duke [ROYAL]EU lockdown news: Brussels faces new closures as UK set for freedom [EU]Coronavirus new strain symptoms: Woman describes Covid hair loss [COVID]


MP's children crash live interview - 'They're jumping on the bed!' (Image: Sky News)As the politician was speaking about Covid restrictions, his young son, Adam, opened the door behind him and walked in.Sky host Kimberley Leonard said: "Your son is behind you. Good morning."

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Mr Tugendhat encouraged his child to leave, promising to do face-painting with him later.

Ms Leonard jokingly asked if he would be doing the face-painting, but the politician said that it was "beyond his skill set".

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The MP's children kept talking and then started to jump on the bed. (Image: Sky News)As the MP tried to continue with the interview, he was interrupted yet again, this time by his daughter, Beatrice.Ms Leonard laughed: "Oh there's another one!'

Again, the pair tried to keep the interview going, but his children kept talking and then started to jump on the bed in the room too.’

The MP said flustered: “I’m terribly sorry, we've now got jumping on the bed."

At this point, Ms Leonard said they would just have to leave the interview there.