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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 15°C
# slip up
A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air

THE BBC’S ASSISTANT political editor Norman Smith made a bit of a slip up on the news this afternoon.

Speaking about Ukip leader Nigel Farage, he appeared to slip up and call him a personality c**nt instead of ‘cult’.


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Some thought that wasn’t the part he got wrong…

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Ah, the joys of live TV.

Written by Nicola Byrne and originally published on

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