CNN reporter Maggie Lake was broadcasting live in downtown Manhattan on the release of the Steve Jobs biography, when she was interrupted by a David Arquette fan who wanted viewers to vote for the actor on the weekly episode of Dancing With The Stars.
Benjy Bronk, a writer and regular on the Howard Stern show, jumped in front of the CNN camera Monday intent on telling viewers they should vote for David Arquette and not HLN’s Nancy Grace, on the latest elimination for the hit dance competition.
Bronk was forced off camera by an unidentified person, but not before he asked the viewing audience to vote for his man. He could be heard saying to CNN crew, "Oww Oww Oww, What the F*** are you doing Motherf******," as the camera cuts away from the vocal and vulgar fan.
Maggie Lake appeared startled by the incident but completed her report. Bronk can be seen in the camera again as the segment ends and cuts back to the studio.
Bronk was also responsible for disrupting Rep. Anthony Weiner‘s resignation news conference in June, heckling Weiner about the parts of his body that were at the center of the scandal that cost him his job.
In a statement to TVNewser, CNN said, “You take all the precautions you can, but there is always some unpredictably in live television.”
Arquette is reportedly a fan and friend of shock-jock Howard Stern. Stern has asked viewers to call in after each weekly Dancing With The Stars competition to vote for the actor, turned dancer.