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"Simply went with it."

BBC's Simon McCoy didn't have time to ditch the ream of paper he picked up instead of his iPad before going on live TV. (Image via YouTube video screenshot)

A BBC reporter delivering a serious news report was spotted holding something that is getting a few laughs

Instead of grabbing his iPad before going live, Simon McCoy accidentally picked up a ream of paper and was forced to give the broadcast holding it as if it were the tablet device.

bbc simon mccoy paper BBC's Simon McCoy didn't have time to ditch the ream of paper he picked up instead of his iPad before going on live TV. (Image via YouTube video screenshot)

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"This morning as Simon McCoy was preparing to introduce this story, instead of picking up his tablet to hold as he went to air, he mistakenly picked up a ream of paper that was sitting next to it," the BBC said in a statement to the Guardian. "In the rush of live news, he didn't have an opportunity to swap the items, so simply went with it."

The Guardian also pointed out that this isn't McCoy's first on-air gaffe. Watch the footage of this other incident:

(H/T: Gizmodo)

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