BBC shows pic of NFL star instead of George Floyd during funeral coverage

6/11/2020 1:12:00 AM

British broadcaster BBC airs photo of wrong George Floyd during coverage of Houston funeral

British broadcaster BBC airs photo of wrong George Floyd during coverage of Houston funeral

THE BBC aired a photo of the wrong George Floyd during coverage of his Houston funeral. Instead of picturing the 46-year-old who died last month in Minneapolis, the broadcaster mistakenly showed an…

player Ellis Genge, but picturing his teammate Lewis Ludlam instead.Reddit names its first black board member The incorrect photo was shown for around 5 seconds, alongside other accurate photos of the Minneapolis man.The founder of the US fitness brand CrossFit will step down from his position as CEO following a disastrous few days that have seen the fitness program lose key partnerships, endorsements and the business of hundreds of affiliated gyms around the world.Buzzfeed reported that in a private, 75 minute Zoom call with gym owners and staff, hours before his tweets on 6 June, Glassman recounted unfounded conspiracy theories about the death of George Floyd, and the origins of the coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking about the incident, Ludlam tweeted : "I’m with Gengey on this one however, wrong mixed raced guy @BBCSport."Probably should be getting that right on an article about race issues.The BBC spokesperson added that it was now investigating what happened, and that"the BBC would never seek to cause any offence.Not the first time this has happened.He went on to say “Your failed model quarantined us and now you’re going to model a solution to racism? George Floyd’s brutal murder sparked riots nationally." most read in us news 'I CAN'T BREATHE' Who is George Floyd and why was he arrested in Minneapolis? BRUTAL DEATH Baby 'tortured to death' as cops struggle to look at horrific scene pics 'THEY KNEW EACH OTHER' Floyd & cop clashed working at nightclub together, colleague claims 'BATTERED & BRUISED' Teen mom caught on camera beating her crying toddler SHEER HORROR Mom and 2 kids 'beat and bound disabled relative' found dead on her BIRTHDAY STREETS OF RAGE Chicago records deadliest day in 60 YEARS with a 18 murders in just 24hrs While Genge.More than 2,000 attended the , alongside almost 6,000 mourners who visited Texas to pay tribute to the 46-year-old.

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Bit funny innit? Racists! People do make mistakes. Move on Oh leave the BBC alone. It takes alot if time to plan daytime TV as shit as they do. Omg racist BBC All look the same Who gives a shit. I’ll tell you what’s funnier the halos and angel wings in the art work at his funeral. The UK clueless about this man. He is a lifelong criminal

Spoiler alert: we don't all look alike..😐

BBC uses photo of wrong George Floyd on bulletin about his funeralIn a statement, the broadcaster said the illustrations were taken from George Floyd’s own funeral service I’ve a spare 🤷🏼‍♂️ All thugs tend to look the same.

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman resigns after offensive George Floyd and coronavirus tweetsFitness program lost key partnerships, endorsements and the business of hundreds of affiliated gyms around the world after Glassman tweets Why is he fat lol Shawn_Phillips 😂😂😂

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman resigns after offensive George Floyd and coronavirus tweetsFitness program lost key partnerships, endorsements and the business of hundreds of affiliated gyms around the world after Glassman tweets It’s honestly so simple. Don’t. Be. A. Bigot. Is this man the face of CrossFit? Did he make people cross

George Floyd laid to rest alongside mum as thousands line streets for funeralGeorge Floyd, whose death has inspired protests against racial injustice across the world, was buried on Wednesday at the Fountain of Praise Church in Houston Days between death and funeral: John F. Kennedy: 3. Martin Luther King Jr .: 5. George Floyd: 14 Floyd must have been a great man Shame they didn’t revere him when he was alive hypocritical ! He was a bad man he didn’t deserve to die like that but he wasn’t a saint rewriting history isn’t the truth

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman resigns over George Floyd commentsReebok had earlier announced an end to its partnership with the brand over the comments I also thought CrossFit was something Jesus invented Ha! I bet he will become a cop.

First Thing: George Floyd is 'going to change the world' - but how?Floyd’s family pay tribute in Houston, as the movement inspired by his death enters uncharted territory. Plus, the new Covid-19 class system Hydroxychloroquine could be bought over the counter and is fairly inexpensive. But its purchase and use has been severely restricted ever since it was named as a possible treatment for COVID19 coronavirus If only all the black people could change the world in the same way. Through violence and the destruction.