Sky News Political Editor Adam Boulton Just Swallowed A Fly Live On Air

Like the true professional he is, he didn’t miss a beat.

1. Sky News’ Adam Boulton was reporting on today’s ministerial reshuffle today when this happened:

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2. “Do you want to take a pause?” asked Sky host Dermot Murnaghan. “No, I’ve swallowed a fly, that’s alright.”

But of course he doesn’t need to pause – he’s a consumate pro. It would take more than a fly to stop Boulton.

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3. So remember, TV journalists: beware flying insects while talking on camera.

And if you do swallow one, this is how you handle it.

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4. Meanwhile, let’s not forget that time Boulton took one of the great political selfies.

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Patrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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