Live TV reporting carries with it a litany of uncontrollable variables. Among them: the possibility that an insect will swoop in and interrupt a newscast, as demonstrated during a recent Sky News report.

In case you missed the viral clip, a fly landed in reporter Adam Boulton’s mouth during a live TV hit this week, briefly derailing his analysis as he struggled to swallow the pesky insect.

While the incident knocked him off course, Boulton quickly recovered.

Watch the fly attack — and the journalist’s impressive attempt to try and hide what was unfolding — below:

(H/T: Mediaite)

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