'Mum, can I have two biscuits?' Young children interrupted interviews for BBC and Sky News in two adorable live-TV snafus that highlighted the surreality — and occasional humor — that many parents are facing trying to work without childcare.
Kids adorably interrupted their mothers' live interviews for BBC and Sky News this week.
Dr. Clare Wenham, an assistant professor at the London School of Economics, was discussing the lockdown in the United Kingdom on BBC when her young daughter strolled in to conduct important research of her own in the background: Where should she put her framed unicorn picture?Anchor Christian Fraser offered his own real-time analysis as the interview continued:"Scarlett, I think it looks better on the lower shelf."Later that day, Sky News foreign affairs editor Deborah Haynes experienced a similar disruption when her young son entered her home office to ask for a snack. Haynes paused her analysis of China's new Hong Kong laws to gently ask her son to leave the frame — but her son seized the distraction to ramp up the negotiations."Mum, can I have two biscuits?" he asked, tapping his mother on the shoulder. She relented, later tweeting:"I can confirm that his high-stakes negotiating skills netted him two chocolate digestives."Read MoreThank you for the lovely comments after my son's impromptu appearance mid-live-broadcast. I can confirm that his high-stakes negotiating skills netted him two chocolate digestives https://t.co/OQRGiMNih2
— Deborah Haynes (@haynesdeborah) July 1, 2020 Twitter users across the globe ate up the sweet moments, with some drawing parallels between the two mothers' interviews and their own challenges working from home with young children during the pandemic. Others criticized Sky News for cutting Haynes' interview short.Shout out to Dr Clare Wenham (BBC News Channel clip), @haynesdeborah (Sky News) and all other working mums out there juggling their jobs and childcare during this period. I don't know how you're doing it, but you're bossing it - hats off to all WFH parents 👏Read more: CNN »
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AankhiGM starting to wonder if they are staged Makes it all more human .. Life as it really is .. 😍🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰😍 biscuits don’t taste very good 😂 Cute. A child stick its face, and waving to you, while in a telemed therapy session, not so cute. 🙄 Unprofessional, in my view. 😂 Dear BBC reporters....investigate door locks—like your careers depended on it. It was cute once...now it comes across contrived and maybe manipulative.
Statues of mothers should replace any statues torn down! 🤠 I don’t equate human kids w/pets (raised a child now in her 20’s) that said, I did a 4-hr trauma informed care training in June & didn’t realize the participants commenting on the snores coming from the Bull dog I’m fostering. Someone called it was “meditative”.
Thank God he at least got his biscuits (chocolate digestives.) At least something in the world is going right. CNN pretending to act as if they care... Children are always lovely Perfecto! You can only have 1 I think it's great. These things make the news much more personal and understanding. It feels like I'm sitting with a friend and discussing the events and issues. Not feeling that info is just being thrown out there or shoved at me.
This is great! I’ve had my son home with me for 13 weeks and he has interrupted many a call. The stuffed suit execs need to get over themselves. His is life and adapt! I’d rather have kids interrupting than listening to those who just like to talk. My solicitor had to suspend our phone call to rescue her mother from a spider.
I had to call my bank yesterday. While I was waiting there was a recording saying, 'Many of our ppl are working from home. Please understand if you hear pets or children...' I loved it and had a nice chat with the woman about her dog and my cat AllyCare Hydroxycloroquin is highly effective against coronavirus so everyone that lost their business get a lawyer and SUE Dr fauci and the Democrats
What an amazing person. A deputy professor and amazing mother bossing both! 😊 Adorable 😍😍😍 why the fuck is this news? CNN is a joke... Look here, JACK., I never voted to cut Social Security.. Attack the nationwide and talking wit h honor and around our global start! I will win the ca mpaign because of democracy that they can believe that I did now that what 's cau sing schools to come together an
Recently my friend's kid popped up on a Zoom work meeting. And she was severely reprimanded by the company that it wasn't a 'professional' look. She is black. So maybe this is cute thing for white mommies, but not POC Two biscuits. If you want a kitten, ask for a pony. Out the mouths of babes. Wonderful !!
'biscuits' are cookies, btw. Wow. Taking a break from trump bashing. Keep it up. Seriously. Bring in children and pets 🥰👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Please put your kids in a closet. Moms acting too cutsey for sympathy and ratings. Just do your jobs. Don't need to see the kids and pets and goats uuuuhhh cute فعلا برم بازی لیورپول رو ببینم...با تیم المنچستر السیتی بازی داریم و مربی نژادپرست و حکومتییش...
That was funny like 2 months ago.
Kids adorably crashed both BBC and Sky News live broadcasts todayOne girl was showing off a drawing. A little boy wanted a treat.data-page-subject=true cc EsmeArendse 😉 The BBCWorld News Anchor Christian handled this beautifully. No need to cut off working moms or ignore children. It doesn’t diminish these ladies’ expertise one bit for their children to make a cameo.
Kids adorably crashed both BBC and Sky News live broadcasts todayOne girl was showing off a drawing. A little boy wanted a treat.data-page-subject=true
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