Weather Channel Reporter Appears To Fake Struggle With Hurricane Winds
A reporter for the Weather Channel gets caught seemingly faking the intensity of Hurricane Florence.
Reporter Mike Seidel has been in and near the eye of a dangerous Hurricane Florence. There is no doubt he’s experiencing a lot of its effects. However, the extent of those effects is now being called into question after Seidel was seen holding on for dear life as two guys casually walk by him.
You decide. Was Seidel putting on a show for the network? Leave us a comment below with your thoughts.
— Tony scar. (@gourdnibler) September 14, 2018
Maybe Mike Seidel should check out my handy hurricane survival guide?
Weather Channel Fake Hurricane Winds Response
UPDATE: The Weather Channel released the following awkward justification regarding the matter. Apparently, the reporter was tired and standing in grass.
The Weather Channel noted in a statement to The Hill that the reporter was standing on wet grass and was “undoubtedly exhausted.”
“It’s important to note that the two individuals in the background are walking on concrete, and Mike Seidel is trying to maintain his footing on wet grass, after reporting on-air until 1:00 a.m. ET this morning and is undoubtedly exhausted,” the network said.
Today Show Fakes Flood
This isn’t the first time major media has done something this ridiculous. Let’s go back to the Today Show’s similar flop in 2006…
Author: Jim Satney
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