A newsman has risen to fame this week, after accidentally propositioning his co-worker on television. Since that time, the CTV Vancouver Island news anchor has become a viral video sensation. The proposition has made the pair famous.
The television station had just aired a story about a town on Vancouver Island where couples would come to "canoodle". Basically the word means to kiss and cuddle amorously. A more modern phrase would be "making out".
Once the story had come to an end, Johnson was going over to the weather when he decided to ad lib. Johnson said with a smile on his face, “It’s time now for a full look at your forecast with Astrid. Maybe we can canoodle before you get into it,” However, he did not realize what he had said at first. Johnson did not know the meaning of the word canoodle until a producer shouted in his ear what it actually meant. Johnson's smile quickly turned into a grimace.
“We’re not going to be canoodling,” Braunschmidt replied coolly.
Afterwards, she questioned what Johnson meant. Not quite believing that he could be so blatant. Coworkers sat chuckling off-screen, as Johnson explained that he thought canoodle meant chat. Braunschmidt soon started laughing as well. Braunschmidt told Johnson that he'd made a blooper reel.
The clip has grown in popularity even making its way to CNN, reports National Post.
This isn't the first time a weatherman has made a blooper either. Colorado's News Leader' 9News was recording when Ashton Altieri was congratulating sports guru Aaron Matas and made a mistake, reports Huffington Post. Watch the video at Huffington Post.
Live news is always unpredictable because things do and can go wrong. Anything could be captured on tape and make it to Youtube. A BBC video of weatherman Tomasz Schafernaker giving the middle finger soon went viral after it aired live on the news. Other clips show a news reporter falling and hurting herself whilst she was stomping grapes. One video shows a bird pooping in a reporter's mouth, Social Times reports. Meanwhile, Johnson's proposition is still gaining hits on Youtube. Take a look below.