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This Guy Tried To Get Himself Arrested To Get On TV And It Was Fucking Hilarious

I think he's from Auckland.

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A video involving a Kiwi man drunkenly trying to get himself arrested on New Zealand reality TV show Police Ten 7 has gone viral this week on social media.

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Police Ten 7 is a reality TV show that asks the public to help police in the search for wanted offenders and follows the work of police officers during patrols and other activities.


After it was posted earlier this week, the clip has since been watched more than 700,000 times and shared more than 5,000 times.

The New Zealand Herald spoke to the man, who was identified as Daniel McIvor.

McIvor said that he "barely remembered that night" but had decided to approach the cops after he "heard the famous police 10/7 voice introducing the segment."

He said that he was glad that the cop and the group of people around could tell it was a joke, adding that "everyone had a good laugh at the gags."

He also said that the compliments have been "overwhelming and so lovely" and has given him a lot of confidence.


Kassy Cho is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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