BBC Journalist Accidentally Drops 'C-Bomb' Live On Air
BBC's political editor, Laura Kuenssberg clearly had one too many Red Bulls while trying to stay awake during the election coverage last night when she accidentally dropped the 'c-bomb' live on air.
The slip-up happened during live coverage with David Dimbleby on BBC last night. Kuenssberg was updating viewers on home secretary Amber Rudd's re-election into her seat after a recount. Recount...
Yup. She said "c*nt" while attempting to say "Amber Rudd has called for a recount".
A few people picked up on it on Twitter...
This comes after Prime Minister Theresa May has been facing calls to resign after the performance of the Conservatives. May called the election with the aim of winning a significant majority.
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As you will have definitely heard by now, when no single party can get enough MPs to form a majority on its own, the parliament is said to be 'hung'.
In a hung parliament, the Conservative government will remain in office until it is decided who will attempt to form a new government or unless May decides to resign.
Brexit negotiations are supposed to start in a week, but at this moment in time this is very uncertain. Especially when we don't yet know who will be taking the keys to Number 10, either as a minority government or as a coalition.
Speaking this morning, Theresa May seemed to hint at a coalition, saying: "At this time, more than anything else, this country needs a period of stability and if the Conservative Party has won the most seats then it would be incumbent on us to ensure that we have that."
In his constituency victory speech overnight, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said it was 'time for Theresa May to go' and make way for 'a government that was truly representative'.
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